Knitting/Birding Retreat Day Two

Sunday, April 30, 2006, Led by Mary and Bill

Photos by Bill Walker

51 Species at 4 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall ES
Mallard ES
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Common Loon MLSB CGP
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet ES
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Coast Guard Pier, CA = CGP
Elkhorn Slough, CA = ES
Garland Ranch State Park, CA = GRSP
Moss Landing State Beach, CA = MLSB

51 Species at 4 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall ES
Mallard ES
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet ES
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Coast Guard Pier, CA = CGP
Elkhorn Slough, CA = ES
Garland Ranch State Park, CA = GRSP
Moss Landing State Beach, CA = MLSB

Trip Map

Trip Notes

We had a fun visit to Monterey Harbor before breakfast. I explored a new park in the late morning, then we finished out the day in and around our familiar stomping grounds near Elkhorn Slough. It was a great weekend.