eruther
Apr 23, 2013
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
Traveling
4 miles
200 Minutes
Observers: 2
All birds reported? Yes
Comments: Quite a birdy afternoon. Wonder if the winds last night brought some birds down for the day. 2 Wild Turkey
3 Red-tailed Hawk — 2 circling together, 1 with prey and calling. Looks like a bird – maybe CEWA. 1 Band-tailed Pigeon
10 Mourning Dove
1 White-throated Swift
8 Anna’s Hummingbird
2 Allen’s Hummingbird
6 Rufous/Allen’s Hummingbird
1 Nuttall’s Woodpecker
1 Hairy Woodpecker
2 Northern Flicker
4 Pacific-slope Flycatcher — Nice looks while vocalizing
1 Black Phoebe
2 Hutton’s Vireo
1 Warbling Vireo
6 Steller’s Jay
2 Western Scrub-Jay
6 Common Raven
11 Chestnut-backed Chickadee
1 Oak Titmouse
30 Bushtit — watching 2 nests suspended in an Oak
4 Red-breasted Nuthatch
1 Brown Creeper — Actively singing
6 Bewick’s Wren
1 House Wren
7 Wrentit
1 Swainson’s Thrush — FOS, no rust on tail, large round breast spots 1 Hermit Thrush — Thought they were gone, definitely a HETH 6 American Robin
28 Cedar Waxwing
1 Orange-crowned Warbler — Flying into ground nest, can hear babies but no sight of nest passing by 1 Townsend’s Warbler
1 Hermit Warbler — Beautiful male working along upper edge in Oak tree on Panoramic Way 8 Wilson’s Warbler
6 Spotted Towhee
10 California Towhee
4 Song Sparrow
1 White-throated Sparrow — Seen in same Oak as HEWA
1 Golden-crowned Sparrow
33 Dark-eyed Junco — lots of buzzing babies
1 Black-headed Grosbeak — FOS
1 Hooded Oriole — Female
4 Purple Finch
13 House Finch
25 Lesser Goldfinch