SCVAS Big Day, BOBOLINKS 2014

Sunday, March 30, 2014, Led by Bob Power

144 Species at 17 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall PADP
Mallard CS
Canvasback PADP
Lesser Scaup DM.SWPCP
Ruddy Duck PABBL
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Wild Turkey SCCPVM
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Snowy Egret PABBL
Green Heron DM.SWPCP
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Northern Harrier DM.SWPCP
Bald Eagle SCCP
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora CS
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet PABBL
Whimbrel PABBL
Dunlin CS
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Mew Gull PADP
Western Gull PABBL
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Tytonidae (Barn-Owls)
Barn Owl MCR
Strigidae (Owls)
Caprimulgidae (Nightjars and Allies)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Merlin CS
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Barn Swallow PABBL
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit SCCP
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit SCCP
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
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)
Purple Finch SCCPVM
House Finch SCCPVM
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Alviso Marina, CA = AM
Byxbee Park, CA = BP
Charleston Slough, CA = CS
Don Edwards Center, CA = DEC
Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant, CA = DM.SWPCP
Gates of Heaven, CA = GH
Geng Road, CA = GR
Jubilee Christian Center, CA = JCC
McClellan Ranch, CA = MCR
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch, CA = PABBL
Palo Alto Duck Pond, CA = PADP
Rural Areas of Santa Clara County, CA = RASCC
Shoreline Lake, CA = SL
Stevens Creek County Park, CA = SCCP
Stevens Creek County Park Villa Maria, CA = SCCPVM
Stevens Creek Reservoir, CA = SCR
Yahoo/Moffett Pond, CA = Y/MP

144 Species at 17 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Gadwall PADP
Mallard CS
Canvasback PADP
Lesser Scaup DM.SWPCP
Ruddy Duck PABBL
Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Wild Turkey SCCPVM
Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Snowy Egret PABBL
Green Heron DM.SWPCP
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Northern Harrier DM.SWPCP
Bald Eagle SCCP
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Sora CS
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Willet PABBL
Whimbrel PABBL
Dunlin CS
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Mew Gull PADP
Western Gull PABBL
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Tytonidae (Barn-Owls)
Barn Owl MCR
Strigidae (Owls)
Caprimulgidae (Nightjars and Allies)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Merlin CS
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Barn Swallow PABBL
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Bushtit SCCP
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Certhiidae (Treecreepers)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Wrentit SCCP
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
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)
Purple Finch SCCPVM
House Finch SCCPVM
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Legend
Alviso Marina, CA = AM
Byxbee Park, CA = BP
Charleston Slough, CA = CS
Don Edwards Center, CA = DEC
Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant, CA = DM.SWPCP
Gates of Heaven, CA = GH
Geng Road, CA = GR
Jubilee Christian Center, CA = JCC
McClellan Ranch, CA = MCR
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch, CA = PABBL
Palo Alto Duck Pond, CA = PADP
Rural Areas of Santa Clara County, CA = RASCC
Shoreline Lake, CA = SL
Stevens Creek County Park, CA = SCCP
Stevens Creek County Park Villa Maria, CA = SCCPVM
Stevens Creek Reservoir, CA = SCR
Yahoo/Moffett Pond, CA = Y/MP

144 Species at 17 Locations

Charleston Slough
Rural Areas of Santa Clara County
McClellan Ranch
Stevens Creek County Park
Stevens Creek Reservoir
Stevens Creek County Park
Stevens Creek County Park Villa Maria
McClellan Ranch
Gates of Heaven
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch
Palo Alto Duck Pond
Byxbee Park
Geng Road
Charleston Slough
Shoreline Lake
Yahoo/Moffett Pond
Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant
Jubilee Christian Center
Alviso Marina
Don Edwards Center
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch
Shoreline Lake
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch
Charleston Slough
Palo Alto Baylands Boat Launch
Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant

Trip Map

Trip Notes

We had to leave the team between 3:45pm and 7pm. During that time, Bobolinks saw Allen's and Rufous Hummingbirds, Golden Eagle, Osprey, Yellow-billed Magpie, Horned Lark, and Redhead. We believe we saw Lesser Yellowlegs but the rest of the team did not.