Wings over Point Reyes 2

Sunday, January 25, 2004, Led by Steve Shunk

Photos by Bill Walker

90 Species at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle
We watched for several minutes as this eagle devoured a chicken from one of the Point Reyes ranches.
Cooper's Hawk
Bob Power notes: "Perched bird you can see the folded tail feather detail w/the short outer tail feathers facing you and the long rounded central tail feathers giving the tail a long-rounded look."
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

90 Species at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle
We watched for several minutes as this eagle devoured a chicken from one of the Point Reyes ranches.
Cooper's Hawk
Bob Power notes: "Perched bird you can see the folded tail feather detail w/the short outer tail feathers facing you and the long rounded central tail feathers giving the tail a long-rounded look."
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

90 Species at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Point Reyes National Seashore
Cooper's Hawk
Bob Power notes: "Perched bird you can see the folded tail feather detail w/the short outer tail feathers facing you and the long rounded central tail feathers giving the tail a long-rounded look."
Golden Eagle
We watched for several minutes as this eagle devoured a chicken from one of the Point Reyes ranches.

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Also saw Dowitcher sp.