Borrego Day Seven

Friday, March 28, 2003, Led by Steve Shunk (See also...)

Photos by Bill Walker

86 Species at San Diego, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Brant
saw from very very far away.
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Procellariidae (Shearwaters and Petrels)
Black-vented Shearwater
seen from shore at sunrise with great light behind
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Little Blue Heron
Seen in the San Diego River, walking along fishing.
Pandionidae (Osprey)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
California Gnatcatcher
After ten or twenty minutes of watching two or three of these bouncing up and down in the scrub, a male finally popped out in the open and displayed all his glorious, metallic blues and greys.
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit (h)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

86 Species at San Diego, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Brant
saw from very very far away.
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Procellariidae (Shearwaters and Petrels)
Black-vented Shearwater
seen from shore at sunrise with great light behind
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Little Blue Heron
Seen in the San Diego River, walking along fishing.
Pandionidae (Osprey)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
California Gnatcatcher
After ten or twenty minutes of watching two or three of these bouncing up and down in the scrub, a male finally popped out in the open and displayed all his glorious, metallic blues and greys.
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit (h)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

86 Species at San Diego, CA

San Diego
Black-vented Shearwater
seen from shore at sunrise with great light behind
Brant
saw from very very far away.
California Gnatcatcher
After ten or twenty minutes of watching two or three of these bouncing up and down in the scrub, a male finally popped out in the open and displayed all his glorious, metallic blues and greys.
Little Blue Heron
Seen in the San Diego River, walking along fishing.
Wrentit (h)

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