Dow Wetlands Preserve
Sep 3, 2016
8:00 AM
Traveling
3.20 miles
260 Minutes
Notes:
* Swainson’s hawks were sitting together, low in a tree, one hunted on the ground; long pointed wings in flight, pale on leading edge, dark on trailing edge, face sweeter than red-tail
* Yellow warbler – kissing vocalization
* VA rail – responds to clapping
* Black chinned HU — longer body
* Stop for Fennel and watch
* a flycather would not face *into* the brush
* LAZB spit call; LAZB hanging out with HOFI
* Explore (during work hours only) Mt View Sanitary District, Martinez

29 Canada Goose
7 Mallard
15 Double-crested Cormorant
2 American White Pelican
1 Great Blue Heron
1 Great Egret
46 Snowy Egret
1 Green Heron
1 Black-crowned Night-Heron
5 Turkey Vulture
1 Osprey
4 White-tailed Kite
2 Northern Harrier
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
2 Swainson’s Hawk
2 Red-tailed Hawk
3 Virginia Rail
4 Sora
5 Killdeer
1 Ring-billed Gull
1 California Gull
X Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
14 Eurasian Collared-Dove
3 Mourning Dove
7 Anna’s Hummingbird
2 Belted Kingfisher
2 American Kestrel
6 Black Phoebe
1 Loggerhead Shrike
5 California Scrub-Jay
2 American Crow
12 Barn Swallow
7 Marsh Wren
12 Northern Mockingbird
3 European Starling
1 Cedar Waxwing
7 Common Yellowthroat
6 Yellow Warbler
1 Savannah Sparrow
8 Song Sparrow
1 Lazuli Bunting
X Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored)
2 Western Meadowlark
6 House Finch

Number of Taxa: 44