Slough Sightings: 8/23/13

What a difference a week can make.  Last week our volunteers spotted 92 American White Pelicans, and this week, not one!

Looks like Least Sandpipers are the most sighted bird this week.

 

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Aug 23, 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
33 species

Mallard  3
Brown Pelican  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Willet  5
Marbled Godwit  6
Least Sandpiper  22
Long-billed Dowitcher  7
Western Gull  1
Mourning Dove  4
Great Horned Owl  1
Anna’s Hummingbird  4
Acorn Woodpecker  3
American Kestrel  2
Black Phoebe  2
Hutton’s Vireo  1
Steller’s Jay  2
Western Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  7
Barn Swallow  1
Wrentit  1
Western Bluebird  4
California Thrasher  3
Spotted Towhee  1
California Towhee  7
Song Sparrow  4
Dark-eyed Junco  7
House Finch  0
American Goldfinch  13