Wings over Merced

Sunday, January 15, 2012, Led by Mary and Bill

Photos by Bill Walker

72 Species at 3 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Snow Goose MNWR
Cackling Goose [3] MNWR
Gadwall [25] MNWR
Mallard [20] SFL [30] MNWR
Northern Shoveler [500] MNWR
Northern Pintail [100] MNWR
Green-winged Teal [100] MNWR
Canvasback [25] SFL
Ruddy Duck [5] SFL [10] MNWR
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Great Blue Heron [1] SFL [5] MNWR
Great Egret MNWR [1] SFL
Snowy Egret [10] SFL [5] MNWR
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
White-faced Ibis [7] MNWR
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Turkey Vulture [1] MNWR
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Northern Harrier [15] MNWR
Bald Eagle [1] MNWR
Red-tailed Hawk [15] MNWR [4] SFL
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Common Gallinule [2] MNWR
American Coot [8] SLR
Gruidae (Cranes)
Sandhill Crane [2000] MNWR
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer [20] MNWR [6] SFL
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Black-necked Stilt [50] MNWR
American Avocet [20] MNWR
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Long-billed Curlew [10] MNWR
Least Sandpiper [4] MNWR
Dunlin [3] MNWR
Long-billed Dowitcher [30] MNWR [40] MNWR
Wilson's Snipe [3] MNWR
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Ring-billed Gull [5] MNWR
Herring Gull [4] SLR [15] MNWR
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl [2] MNWR
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Downy Woodpecker [1] MNWR
Northern Flicker [1] SFL [1] MNWR
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
American Kestrel [1] MNWR
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Black Phoebe [10] MNWR
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Loggerhead Shrike [1] SLR [3] MNWR
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
American Crow [10] MNWR
Common Raven [4] SLR [6] MNWR
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Tree Swallow [60] MNWR
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit [40] MNWR
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Marsh Wren [5] MNWR
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
American Pipit [2] MNWR
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Yellow-rumped Warbler [2] SLR [20] MNWR
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Savannah Sparrow [2] MNWR
Song Sparrow [10] MNWR
White-crowned Sparrow [20] MNWR [5] SFL
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Red-winged Blackbird [200] SFL [30] MNWR
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
House Sparrow [200] MNWR
Legend
Merced NWR, CA = MNWR
San Felipe Lake, CA = SFL
San Luis Reservoir, CA = SLR

72 Species at 3 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Snow Goose MNWR
Cackling Goose [3] MNWR
Gadwall [25] MNWR
Mallard [20] SFL
Mallard [30] MNWR
Northern Shoveler [500] MNWR
Northern Pintail [100] MNWR
Green-winged Teal [100] MNWR
Canvasback [25] SFL
Ruddy Duck [5] SFL
Ruddy Duck [10] MNWR
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Great Blue Heron [5] MNWR
Great Egret [1] SFL
Snowy Egret [10] SFL
Snowy Egret [5] MNWR
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
White-faced Ibis [7] MNWR
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Turkey Vulture [1] MNWR
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Northern Harrier [15] MNWR
Bald Eagle [1] MNWR
Red-tailed Hawk [15] MNWR
Red-tailed Hawk [4] SFL
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Common Gallinule [2] MNWR
American Coot [8] SLR
Gruidae (Cranes)
Sandhill Crane [2000] MNWR
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Killdeer [20] MNWR
Killdeer [6] SFL
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Black-necked Stilt [50] MNWR
American Avocet [20] MNWR
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Long-billed Curlew [10] MNWR
Least Sandpiper [4] MNWR
Dunlin [3] MNWR
Wilson's Snipe [3] MNWR
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Ring-billed Gull [5] MNWR
Herring Gull [4] SLR
Herring Gull [15] MNWR
Strigidae (Owls)
Great Horned Owl [2] MNWR
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Downy Woodpecker [1] MNWR
Northern Flicker [1] MNWR
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
American Kestrel [1] MNWR
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Black Phoebe [10] MNWR
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
American Crow [10] MNWR
Common Raven [4] SLR
Common Raven [6] MNWR
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Tree Swallow [60] MNWR
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit [40] MNWR
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Marsh Wren [5] MNWR
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
American Pipit [2] MNWR
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Savannah Sparrow [2] MNWR
Song Sparrow [10] MNWR
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
House Sparrow [200] MNWR
Legend
Merced NWR, CA = MNWR
San Felipe Lake, CA = SFL
San Luis Reservoir, CA = SLR

72 Species at 3 Locations

San Felipe Lake
Mallard [20]
Canvasback [25]
Killdeer [6]
San Luis Reservoir
Merced NWR
Mallard [30]
Killdeer [20]
Gadwall [25]
Dunlin [3]
Bushtit [40]
Ruddy Duck [10]

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