Sightings from December 2008

South Marsh Loop: American White Pelicans; Brown Pelicans; Brandt’s Cormorants; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egrets; Mallard; Northern Shoveler; Buffleheads; Red-breasted Merganser; Northern Harrier; Turkey Vulture; White-tailed Kite; Red-shouldered Hawk; Red-tailed Hawk; Black-bellied Plovers; Killdeer; Willets; Greater Yellowlegs; Long-billed Curlew; Marbled Godwit; Spotted Sandpiper; Sandpiper sps.; Ring-billed Gull; Western Gull; Mourning Dove; Band-tailed Pigeon; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Acorn Woodpecker; Hairy Woodpecker; Downy Woodpecker; Northern Flicker; Black Phoebe; Say’s Phoebe; Steller’s Jay; Western Scrub-Jay; American Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; Western Bluebirds; Hermit’s Thrush; European Starling; Bushtit; Bewick’s Wren; American Robin; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Yellow Warbler; Townsend Warbler; Spotted Towhee; California Towhee; Savannah Sparrow; Song Sparrow; Dark-eyed Junco; White-crowned & Golden-crowned Sparrow; Brewer’s Blackbird; Purple Finch; House Finch; House Sparrow

North Marsh: American White Pelicans; Golden Eagles; Red-tailed Hawks

Parsons Slough: Common Loon; American White Pelican; Western Grebe; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Mallard; Buffleheads; Black-bellied Plovers; Black-necked Stilt; American Avocets; Greater Yellowlegs; Willets; Long-billed Curlew; Sandpiper sps; Spotted Sandpiper; Whimbrel; Gull sps.; Marbled Godwits; Black Phoebe; American Crow; Song Sparrow

Thanks again to our spotters: Plant ladies; Annie McNeill, Marth Kenner, Shirley Murphy, Ron Eby and your reporter Sheryl Gaebelein

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