Wings over Mojave, Day Two

Saturday, May 27, 2006, Led by Michael McQuerry

Photos by Bill Walker

76 Species at 7 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Mallard CCGC
Redhead CCGC
Ruddy Duck CCGC
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora GH
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer CCGC
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Butterbredt Spring, CA = BS
California City Central Park, CA = CCCP
California City Golf Course, CA = CCGC
Fay Ranch Road, CA = FRR
Galileo Hill, CA = GH
Jawbone Canyon Road, CA = JCR
Kern River Preserve, CA = KRP

76 Species at 7 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Mallard CCGC
Redhead CCGC
Ruddy Duck CCGC
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora GH
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer CCGC
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Butterbredt Spring, CA = BS
California City Central Park, CA = CCCP
California City Golf Course, CA = CCGC
Fay Ranch Road, CA = FRR
Galileo Hill, CA = GH
Jawbone Canyon Road, CA = JCR
Kern River Preserve, CA = KRP

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Thanks to Michael's comprehensive local knowledge, we had a great time at the two big migrant traps, Galileo Hill and Butterbredt Spring. He also showed us a wonderful colony of Yellow-headed Blackbirds in California City.