Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 12/16/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Dec 16, 2015 12:05 PM – 2:05 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
44 species

Bufflehead  19
Common Goldeneye  5
Red-breasted Merganser  11     Looked like first year ducks
Ruddy Duck  5
Eared Grebe  4
Western Grebe  2
Great Blue Heron  3
Turkey Vulture  2
Northern Harrier  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  4
Killdeer  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Willet (Western)  13
Whimbrel (American)  1
Long-billed Curlew  2
Marbled Godwit  17
Least Sandpiper  23
Western Gull  5
Barn Owl  1
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Acorn Woodpecker  5
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  1
American Kestrel  1
Black Phoebe  4
Say’s Phoebe  3
Western Scrub-Jay (Coastal)  5
American Crow  3
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  2
Oak Titmouse  1
Bushtit (Pacific)  9
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
American Robin  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
Dark-eyed Junco  2
White-crowned Sparrow  12
Golden-crowned Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  4
California Towhee  6
Spotted Towhee  2
Western Meadowlark  9
House Finch  8

One Comment On “Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 12/16/15”

  1. Jennifer Strasburger

    Seen today near Kirby Park a male & female pair of cinnamon teals. I didn’t see these on your recently-seen list so thought I’d send a note.

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