Santa Clara Audubon Walk

Saturday, May 13, 2000, Led by Al Eisner

Photos by Bill Walker

43 Species at Pigeon Point, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle
The eagle was being harrased high in the sky by some Red-Tailed Hawks over Pescadero Marsh; proportionally, it looked like a Raven being harassed by Blackbirds. In other words, Eagles are BIG.
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Downy Woodpecker
male bird
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Olive-sided Flycatcher
heard but not seen
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Yellow-breasted Chat
heard but not seen
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)

43 Species at Pigeon Point, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle
The eagle was being harrased high in the sky by some Red-Tailed Hawks over Pescadero Marsh; proportionally, it looked like a Raven being harassed by Blackbirds. In other words, Eagles are BIG.
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Downy Woodpecker
male bird
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Olive-sided Flycatcher
heard but not seen
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Yellow-breasted Chat
heard but not seen
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)

Trip Map

Trip Notes

We started this walk at Pigeon Point lighthouse, then walked up Gazos Creek road. We ended by walking around Pescadero Marsh