Slough Sightings from November
These sightings were logged by the volunteers at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve during the month of November.
South Marsh Loop: Pied-billed & Eared Grebe; Western Grebe; Brown and Am. White Pelican; Brandt’s & Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Mallard; Northern Pintail; Bufflehead; Green-winged Teal; Red-Breasted Merganser; Hooded Merganser; Turkey Vulture; Northern Harrier; Cooper’s, Red-shouldered & Red-tailed Hawk; American Kestrel; Peregrine Falcon; American Coot; Black-bellied Plovers; CA. Quail; Sora; Willets; Long-Billed Curlew; Lesser & Greater Yellowlegs; Dowitcher spp.; Marbled Godwit; Spotted, Least & Western Sandpiper; CA. & Western Gull; Forster’s Tern; Mourning Dove; Band-tailed Pigeon; Barn Owl; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Acorn, Hairy & Downy Woodpecker; Northern Flicker; Black& Say’s Phoebe; Steller’s & Western Scrub-Jay; Hutton’s Vireo; Am. Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; European Starling; Bushtit; Marsh Wren; Bewick’s Wren; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Western Bluebird; Wrentit; Hermit Thrush; Yellow & Townsend’s Warbler; Spotted & Cal.Towhee; Dark-eyed Junco; House Finch; Lesser Goldfinch; Song, White-crowned & Golden-crowned Sparrow & House Sparrow.
Parsons Slough: Pied-billed Grebe; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Mallard; Northern Pintail; Bufflehead; Red-Breasted Merganser; Black-Bellied Plover; Killdeer; Greater Yellowlegs; Willet; Long-Billed Curlew; Marbled Godwit; Sandpipers sp.; Dunlins; Dowitchers sp.; Cal, Western & Ring-Billed Gull.