High Sierra Workshop Day Two

Tuesday, June 12, 2007, Led by Bob Power

Photos by Bill Walker

74 Species at 5 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall HL
Mallard SV
Redhead HL
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Mountain Quail AVR
Seen and Heard
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora SV
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet SV
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl YP
Forest Service Road 52
Caprimulgidae (Nightjars and Allies)
Common Nighthawk YP
Seen by some trip members in the early morning in Sierra Valley, seen by Bill and Mary flying and calling around 9pm near Overlook on Highway 49.
Common Poorwill YP
Forest Service Road 52
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Lewis's Woodpecker AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Red-breasted Sapsucker AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
American Kestrel AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Rock Wren AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Hermit Thrush (h) YP
Mary heard only
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Yellow Warbler AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Spotted Towhee AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Lazuli Bunting AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Bullock's Oriole AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Antelope Valley Road, CA = AVR
Hariot Lane, CA = HL
Sierra City, CA = SC
Sierra Valley, CA = SV
Yuba Pass, CA = YP

74 Species at 5 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall HL
Mallard SV
Redhead HL
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Mountain Quail AVR
Seen and Heard
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora SV
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet SV
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl YP
Forest Service Road 52
Caprimulgidae (Nightjars and Allies)
Common Nighthawk YP
Seen by some trip members in the early morning in Sierra Valley, seen by Bill and Mary flying and calling around 9pm near Overlook on Highway 49.
Common Poorwill YP
Forest Service Road 52
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Lewis's Woodpecker AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Red-breasted Sapsucker AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
American Kestrel AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Rock Wren AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Hermit Thrush (h) YP
Mary heard only
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Yellow Warbler AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Spotted Towhee AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Lazuli Bunting AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Bullock's Oriole AVR
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Antelope Valley Road, CA = AVR
Hariot Lane, CA = HL
Sierra City, CA = SC
Sierra Valley, CA = SV
Yuba Pass, CA = YP

74 Species at 5 Locations

Hariot Lane
Sierra Valley
Antelope Valley Road
American Kestrel
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Lewis's Woodpecker
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Sierra Valley
Antelope Valley Road
Rock Wren
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Yellow Warbler
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Spotted Towhee
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Lazuli Bunting
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Bullock's Oriole
Seen at Rotary Picnic Area on Smithneck Road.
Sierra Valley
Yuba Pass
Sierra City
Yuba Pass
Common Poorwill
Forest Service Road 52
Great Horned Owl
Forest Service Road 52
Common Nighthawk
Seen by some trip members in the early morning in Sierra Valley, seen by Bill and Mary flying and calling around 9pm near Overlook on Highway 49.
Hermit Thrush (h)
Mary heard only
Hariot Lane
Antelope Valley Road
Mountain Quail
Seen and Heard
Sierra Valley
Antelope Valley Road
Sierra Valley
Sierra City
Sierra Valley

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Others saw Pine Siskin, Lesser Goldfinch, Pygmy Nuthatch, Red-brested Nuthatch, Warbling Vireo