Wings over San Joaquin Valley

Sunday, January 12, 2003, Led by Steve Shunk

Photos by Bill Walker

97 Species at 2 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Snow Goose MNWR
Gadwall MNWR
Mallard MNWR
Canvasback MNWR
Ruddy Duck MNWR
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Virginia Rail (h) MNWR
Sora (h) MNWR
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer MNWR
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Dunlin MNWR
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Strigidae (Owls)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit HCSP
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Marsh Wren MNWR
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit MNWR
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Lincoln's Sparrow MNWR
We got a good look at the back of the bird and the side of its face, but no look at the breast. Not a life list look.
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Henry Coe State Park, CA = HCSP
Merced NWR, CA = MNWR

97 Species at 2 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Snow Goose MNWR
Gadwall MNWR
Mallard MNWR
Canvasback MNWR
Ruddy Duck MNWR
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Virginia Rail (h) MNWR
Sora (h) MNWR
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer MNWR
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Dunlin MNWR
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Strigidae (Owls)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit HCSP
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Marsh Wren MNWR
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit MNWR
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Lincoln's Sparrow MNWR
We got a good look at the back of the bird and the side of its face, but no look at the breast. Not a life list look.
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Henry Coe State Park, CA = HCSP
Merced NWR, CA = MNWR

97 Species at 2 Locations

Henry Coe State Park
Merced NWR
Lincoln's Sparrow
We got a good look at the back of the bird and the side of its face, but no look at the breast. Not a life list look.
Sora (h)

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