MBBE 2011 - SFBBO California Fall Challenge

Saturday, September 24, 2011, Led by Bob Power

Photos by Bill Walker

135 Species at 16 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Wood Duck PRS
Gadwall AL
Mallard TB
Ruddy Duck LGSP
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Pandionidae (Osprey)
Osprey AL
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora OM
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer PPR
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet DBOF
Dunlin AL
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Tytonidae (Barn-Owls)
Strigidae (Owls)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Merlin CR
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit BVVC
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit AL
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
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
Abbotts Lagoon, CA = AL
Bear Valley Visitors Center, CA = BVVC
Chimney Rock, CA = CR
Drake's Bay Oyster Farm, CA = DBOF
Drake's Beach, CA = DB
Inverness, CA = I
Las Gallinas Sewage Ponds, CA = LGSP
Limantour Road, CA = LR
Nicasio Reservoir, CA = NR
Olema Marsh, CA = OM
Pierce Point Road, CA = PPR
Point Reyes Station, CA = PRS
Roy's Redwoods, CA = RR
Teal Pond, CA = TP
Tomales Bay, CA = TB
Tomales Bay State Park, CA = TBSP

135 Species at 16 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Wood Duck PRS
Gadwall AL
Mallard TB
Ruddy Duck LGSP
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Gaviidae (Loons)
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Pandionidae (Osprey)
Osprey AL
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora OM
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer PPR
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet DBOF
Dunlin AL
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Tytonidae (Barn-Owls)
Strigidae (Owls)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Merlin CR
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Alaudidae (Larks)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit BVVC
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit AL
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
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
Abbotts Lagoon, CA = AL
Bear Valley Visitors Center, CA = BVVC
Chimney Rock, CA = CR
Drake's Bay Oyster Farm, CA = DBOF
Drake's Beach, CA = DB
Inverness, CA = I
Las Gallinas Sewage Ponds, CA = LGSP
Limantour Road, CA = LR
Nicasio Reservoir, CA = NR
Olema Marsh, CA = OM
Pierce Point Road, CA = PPR
Point Reyes Station, CA = PRS
Roy's Redwoods, CA = RR
Teal Pond, CA = TP
Tomales Bay, CA = TB
Tomales Bay State Park, CA = TBSP

135 Species at 16 Locations

Roy's Redwoods
Olema Marsh
Limantour Road
Bear Valley Visitors Center
Inverness
Tomales Bay
Pierce Point Road
Teal Pond
Pierce Point Road
Abbotts Lagoon
Pierce Point Road
Tomales Bay State Park
Chimney Rock
Drake's Beach
Drake's Bay Oyster Farm
Point Reyes Station
Nicasio Reservoir
Las Gallinas Sewage Ponds
Tomales Bay State Park
Nicasio Reservoir

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Mary, Bill, Bob, and Eli. An _awesome_ day. We also saw a Jaeger during our sea watch. We believe we saw a female Cape May Warbler at Drake's beach that has also been reported by Andy Engilis on NBB mailing list