Our Wings over Monterey

Saturday, January 21, 2006, Led by Mary and Bill

Photos by Bill Walker

69 Species at 7 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall LR
Mallard LR
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer (h) MLSB
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet WCD
Whimbrel WCD
Surfbird WCD
As many as twenty-four birds in a single flock
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl MLSB
A pair of birds heard and seen just off Highway 1, approximately one mile north of Moss Landing State Beach parking lot.
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Legend
Coast Guard Pier, CA = CGP
Fishermans Wharf, CA = FW
Monterey Beach Resort, CA = MBR
Moss Landing State Beach, CA = MLSB
Lee Road, CA = LR
Long Marine Laboratory, CA = LML
West Cliff Drive, CA = WCD

69 Species at 7 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall LR
Mallard LR
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer (h) MLSB
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet WCD
Whimbrel WCD
Surfbird WCD
As many as twenty-four birds in a single flock
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl MLSB
A pair of birds heard and seen just off Highway 1, approximately one mile north of Moss Landing State Beach parking lot.
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Legend
Coast Guard Pier, CA = CGP
Fishermans Wharf, CA = FW
Monterey Beach Resort, CA = MBR
Moss Landing State Beach, CA = MLSB
Lee Road, CA = LR
Long Marine Laboratory, CA = LML
West Cliff Drive, CA = WCD

69 Species at 7 Locations

West Cliff Drive
Surfbird
As many as twenty-four birds in a single flock
Fishermans Wharf
West Cliff Drive
Long Marine Laboratory
West Cliff Drive
Fishermans Wharf
West Cliff Drive
Long Marine Laboratory
West Cliff Drive
Lee Road
Fishermans Wharf
Lee Road
West Cliff Drive
Moss Landing State Beach
Monterey Beach Resort
Fishermans Wharf
Coast Guard Pier
Moss Landing State Beach
Great Horned Owl
A pair of birds heard and seen just off Highway 1, approximately one mile north of Moss Landing State Beach parking lot.
Killdeer (h)
Fishermans Wharf
Moss Landing State Beach
West Cliff Drive
Fishermans Wharf
Long Marine Laboratory
Moss Landing State Beach

Trip Map

Trip Notes

We finally decided to try this big trip on our own.