Christmas Bird Count

Sunday, December 19, 2004, Led by Mary and Bill

Photos by Bill Walker

59 Species at Drawbridge, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Canada Goose [144]
Gadwall [4]
Mallard [26]
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Eared Grebe [456]
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle [2]
two birds, one defending its meal. The first challenger was a Northern Harrier, the second was the other Eagle.
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora [5]
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet [7]
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Herring Gull [1533]
Glaucous Gull [1]
one bird, seen sleeping on a berm in the salt ponds. At first, we mistook it for a white Goose, much bigger and whiter than the other gulls in the flock.
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Rock Pigeon [212]
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

59 Species at Drawbridge, CA

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Canada Goose [144]
Gadwall [4]
Mallard [26]
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Eared Grebe [456]
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Golden Eagle [2]
two birds, one defending its meal. The first challenger was a Northern Harrier, the second was the other Eagle.
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora [5]
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet [7]
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Herring Gull [1533]
Glaucous Gull [1]
one bird, seen sleeping on a berm in the salt ponds. At first, we mistook it for a white Goose, much bigger and whiter than the other gulls in the flock.
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Rock Pigeon [212]
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

59 Species at Drawbridge, CA

Drawbridge
Canada Goose [144]
Gadwall [4]
Mallard [26]
Golden Eagle [2]
two birds, one defending its meal. The first challenger was a Northern Harrier, the second was the other Eagle.
Sora [5]
Willet [7]
Herring Gull [1533]
Rock Pigeon [212]
Glaucous Gull [1]
one bird, seen sleeping on a berm in the salt ponds. At first, we mistook it for a white Goose, much bigger and whiter than the other gulls in the flock.

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Also saw: 69 sparrows, 106 dowitchers, 483 gulls