Bird Sightings from the Elkhorn Slough NERR September – October

SIGHTINGS 9/7 – 10/14 /08
South Marsh Loop: Pied-billed Grebe; Eared Grebe; American White Pelicans; Brown Pelicans; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egrets; Canada Goose; Mallard; Northern Harrier; Sharp-shinned Hawk; Turkey Vulture; White-tailed Kite; Red-shouldered Hawk; Red-tailed Hawk; American Kestrel; Black-bellied Plovers; California Quail; Killdeer; Willets; Greater Yellowlegs; Long-billed Curlew; Marbled Godwit; Spotted Sandpiper; Sandpiper spp.; Red-necked Phalaropes; Ring-billed Gull; Western Gull; Elegant Tern; Rock Dove; Morning Dove; Band-tailed Pigeon; Great-horned Owl; Forster’s Tern; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Acorn Woodpecker; Nuttall’s & Downy Woodpeckers; Northern Flicker; Black Phoebe; Say’s Phoebe; Western Scrub-Jay; Hutton’s Vireo; American Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; European Starling; Bushtit; Bewick’s Wren; American Robin; Wrentit; Northern Mockingbird; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Orange-crowned Warbler; Yellow Warbler; Townsend Warbler; Spotted Towhee; California Towhee; Song Sparrow; Dark-eyed Junco; House Finch; Lesser Goldfinch; White-crowned & Golden-crowned Sparrow; Red-winged & Brewer’s Blackbird; House Sparrow

North Marsh: American White Pelicans; Greater Egret & Snowy Egrets.

Parsons Slough: American White Pelican; Brown Pelican; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Mallard; White-tailed Kite; Red-tailed Hawk; Red-shouldered Hawk; American Kestrel; Peregrine Falcon; Black-bellied Plovers; Greater Yellowlegs; Willets; Long-billed Curlew; sandpipers spp.; Western Gull; Downy Woodpecker; Black Phoebe; American Crow; Oak Titmouse; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Bushtits; Northern Mockingbird; Townsend Warbler; California & Spotted Towhees; House Finch

Visitor Center Area: Killdeer; Dark-eyed Junco; Anna’s Hummingbird

Thanks again to our spotters: Collette Darocy, the Plant Ladies, Annie Mcneill, Kathleen Klein, Linda Jordan, Shirley Murphy and your reporter Sheryl Gaebelein