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BIRDING IN SAN FRANCISCO

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BIRDING BLOG

Well, maybe not so much a blog as a collection of San Francisco birders' accounts of particular occasions. They appear in reverse date order. See end of page for links to older entries.


Sunday 29th October - Pt. Reyes National Seashore

Notes:      We did Olema Marsh, Bear valley and Five Brooks, nothing coastal. Tricoloreds were at Bear Valley. Varied Thrush were at Five Brooks as were the GC Sparrows. Cold, foggy morning.

Number of species:   61

Canada Goose 16
Wood Duck 2
Gadwall 4
American Wigeon 20
Mallard 15
Cinnamon Teal 8
Ring-necked Duck 5
Pied-billed Grebe 4
Great Egret 1
Snowy Egret 5
Turkey Vulture 56
White-tailed Kite 1
Cooper's Hawk 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 4
Red-tailed Hawk 6
American Kestrel 1
Merlin 1
Sora 1
Common Moorhen 1
American Coot 24
Killdeer 14
Greater Yellowlegs 1
Dunlin 1
Short-billed Dowitcher 2
Western Gull 4
Band-tailed Pigeon 22
Anna's Hummingbird 12
Kingfisher 1
Acorn Woodpecker 10
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 2
Black Phoebe 5
Say's Phoebe 1
Hutton's Vireo 1
Steller's Jay 4
Western Scrub-Jay 8
American Crow 30
Common Raven 23
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 6
Bushtit 10
Marsh Wren 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15
American Robin 8
Varied Thrush 2
Wrentit 17
Cedar Waxwing 30
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3
Townsend's Warbler 6
Spotted Towhee 2
California Towhee 1
Fox Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 4
White-crowned Sparrow 5
Golden-crowned Sparrow 18
Dark-eyed Junco 7
Red-winged Blackbird 30
Tricolored Blackbird 24
Brewer's Blackbird 65
House Finch 1
Pine Siskin 20
American Goldfinch 2


Sunday 22nd October - Pt. Reyes National Seashore

Notes:      Five Mule Deer
Number of species:     21

California Quail     15
Great Egret     1
Turkey Vulture     35
Cooper's Hawk     1
Red-shouldered Hawk     1
Killdeer     2
Greater Yellowlegs     1
Anna's Hummingbird     1
Northern Flicker     2
Black Phoebe     2
Say's Phoebe     1
Western Scrub-Jay     3
Common Raven     12
Marsh Wren     1
Western Bluebird     5
Yellow-rumped Warbler     16
Spotted Towhee     1
California Towhee     2
Fox Sparrow     1
White-crowned Sparrow     10
Golden-crowned Sparrow     12


Wednesday 18th October - Golden Gate Park

Number of species:     27

American Wigeon     1
Mallard     370
Green-winged Teal     1
Ruddy Duck     1
Pied-billed Grebe     15
Great Egret     2
Black-crowned Night-Heron     1
American Coot     44
California Gull     1
Herring Gull     1
Western Gull     360
Anna's Hummingbird     2
Belted Kingfisher     1
Black Phoebe     5
Steller's Jay     1
Common Raven     47
Winter Wren     1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     2
Hermit Thrush     1
American Robin     23
Cedar Waxwing     36
California Towhee     1
Fox Sparrow     4
Song Sparrow     5
White-crowned Sparrow     14
Golden-crowned Sparrow     2
House Finch     2


Monday 16th October - Lake Merced Area

Notes:      Missed Least Bittern, Phil. Vireo, Chestnut-sided and Hermit Warblers seen in the area.

Number of species:     38

Mallard     48
Ring-necked Duck     6
Lesser Scaup