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

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 12/11/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Dec 11, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     plant ladies
45 species

Mallard  4
Bufflehead  23
Common Goldeneye  4
Red-breasted Merganser  1
Common Loon  1
Pied-billed Grebe  2
Eared Grebe  4
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  2
Turkey Vulture  2
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  3
Red-tailed Hawk  4
Killdeer  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Willet  2
Western Gull  6
Band-tailed Pigeon  16
Eurasian Collared-Dove  2
Barn Owl  1
Great Horned Owl  1
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  2
Acorn Woodpecker  7
Northern Flicker  1
American Kestrel  1
Black Phoebe  3
Say’s Phoebe  2
Steller’s Jay  1
Western Scrub-Jay  5
American Crow  4
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  6
Hermit Thrush  2
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
Townsend’s Warbler  1
Dark-eyed Junco  3
White-crowned Sparrow  12
Golden-crowned Sparrow  5
Song Sparrow  5
California Towhee  4
House Finch  9

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 12/4/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Dec 4, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     plant ladies
48 species

Bufflehead  54
Common Goldeneye  5
Red-breasted Merganser  2
Ruddy Duck  9
California Quail  4
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Eared Grebe  5
Double-crested Cormorant  9
Great Blue Heron  3
Great Egret  2
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  4
American Coot  1
Black-bellied Plover  2
Killdeer  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Willet  6
Long-billed Curlew  1
Ring-billed Gull  3
Western Gull  4
Band-tailed Pigeon  7
Mourning Dove  6
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Acorn Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Black Phoebe  4
Say’s Phoebe  1
Western Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  5
Tree Swallow  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Wrentit  1
California Thrasher  1
European Starling  6
Common Yellowthroat  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  4
White-crowned Sparrow  13
Golden-crowned Sparrow  3
Savannah Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  6
Lincoln’s Sparrow  2
California Towhee  3
Western Meadowlark  5
House Finch  11

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 11/27/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Nov 27, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Plant ladies
49 species

Bufflehead  63
Common Goldeneye  3
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Eared Grebe  2
Double-crested Cormorant  1
Brown Pelican  1
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  11
Snowy Egret  3
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  5
Killdeer  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Willet  19
Long-billed Curlew  6
Marbled Godwit  33
Least Sandpiper  31
Bonaparte’s Gull  1
Western Gull  6
Forster’s Tern  1
Band-tailed Pigeon  11
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Belted Kingfisher  2
Acorn Woodpecker  7
American Kestrel  1
Merlin  1
Peregrine Falcon  2
Black Phoebe  3
Say’s Phoebe  1
Steller’s Jay  1
Western Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  5
Bushtit  9
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Hermit Thrush  2
European Starling  7
Yellow-rumped Warbler  4
Townsend’s Warbler  2
Fox Sparrow  1
White-crowned Sparrow  17
Golden-crowned Sparrow  7
Song Sparrow  4
Lincoln’s Sparrow  1
California Towhee  4
Spotted Towhee  1
Western Meadowlark  10
House Finch  9
American Goldfinch  2

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 11/22/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Nov 22, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
26 species

Mallard  2
Bufflehead  30
Common Goldeneye  1
Eared Grebe  4
Brown Pelican  1
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  3
Turkey Vulture  1
Greater Yellowlegs  4
Willet  3
Long-billed Curlew  1
Marbled Godwit  1
Western Gull  3
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Acorn Woodpecker  11
Northern Flicker  2
Black Phoebe  3
Western Scrub-Jay  5
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  2
Oak Titmouse  2
Bewick’s Wren  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Golden-crowned Sparrow  5
California Towhee  3
Western Meadowlark  35
House Finch  9

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 11/20/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Nov 20, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     PLANT LADIES
48 species

Mallard  2
Northern Pintail  2
Bufflehead  19
Red-breasted Merganser  2
Horned Grebe  1
Eared Grebe  5
Double-crested Cormorant  3
American White Pelican  2
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  3
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  4
Black-bellied Plover  3
Killdeer  8
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  5
Willet  10
Long-billed Curlew  1
Least Sandpiper  9
Western Gull  3
Forster’s Tern  5
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Acorn Woodpecker  6
American Kestrel  1
Merlin  1
Peregrine Falcon  1
Black Phoebe  3
Say’s Phoebe  2
Western Scrub-Jay  3
American Crow  5
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  2
Bushtit  13
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Western Bluebird  3
European Starling  7
Orange-crowned Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
Dark-eyed Junco  3
White-crowned Sparrow  13
Golden-crowned Sparrow  5
Song Sparrow  7
California Towhee  4
Spotted Towhee  1
Western Meadowlark  32
House Finch  11

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 11/13/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Nov 13, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     plant ladies
42 species

Bufflehead  11
Red-breasted Merganser  2
Eared Grebe  1
Double-crested Cormorant  3
American White Pelican  3
Great Blue Heron  5
Turkey Vulture  1
Northern Harrier  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Killdeer  5
Willet  4
Long-billed Curlew  1
Marbled Godwit  5
Western Gull  6
Eurasian Collared-Dove  1
Mourning Dove  2
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  2
Acorn Woodpecker  9
Northern Flicker  2
American Kestrel  1
Black Phoebe  3
Say’s Phoebe  2
Steller’s Jay  1
Western Scrub-Jay  7
American Crow  7
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  4
Oak Titmouse  3
Bushtit  7
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Western Bluebird  5
European Starling  5
Orange-crowned Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  6
Fox Sparrow  2
White-crowned Sparrow  18
Golden-crowned Sparrow  6
Song Sparrow  3
California Towhee  6
House Finch  8

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 10/30/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Oct 30, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     plant ladies–hi tide
40 species

Bufflehead  5
Eared Grebe  2
American White Pelican  12
Brown Pelican  3
Great Blue Heron  6
Great Egret  5
Snowy Egret  3
Northern Harrier  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Black-bellied Plover  3
Killdeer  4
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Willet  8
Long-billed Curlew  2
Marbled Godwit  7
Least Sandpiper  28
Western Gull  2
Elegant Tern  1
Band-tailed Pigeon  19
Mourning Dove  5
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Acorn Woodpecker  7
Northern Flicker  1
American Kestrel  2
Black Phoebe  3
Say’s Phoebe  1
Western Scrub-Jay  6
American Crow  6
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  1
Bushtit  6
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Townsend’s Warbler  4
Dark-eyed Junco  6
White-crowned Sparrow  12
Song Sparrow  3
California Towhee  7
Western Meadowlark  5
House Finch  10

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 10/25/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Oct 25, 2015 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
28 species

Double-crested Cormorant  30
Brown Pelican  18
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  1
White-tailed Kite  1
Northern Harrier  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Killdeer  5
Forster’s Tern  5
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Acorn Woodpecker  4
American Kestrel  2
Black Phoebe  5
Say’s Phoebe  3
Western Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  7
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  6
Bushtit  4
California Thrasher  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  7
Dark-eyed Junco  2
Golden-crowned Sparrow  11
Song Sparrow  2
California Towhee  2
Western Meadowlark  5
House Finch  35
Lesser Goldfinch  3

Elkhorn Slough Reserve – 10/23/15

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, California, US
Oct 23, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     plant ladies
43 species

Eared Grebe  2
Double-crested Cormorant  55
American White Pelican  1
Great Blue Heron  6
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  4
Osprey  1     eating a fish while a Peregrine Falcon watched
Northern Harrier  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  4
Killdeer  9
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Willet  10
Whimbrel  1
Long-billed Curlew  1
Marbled Godwit  7
Western Sandpiper  1
Western Gull  5
Elegant Tern  1
Band-tailed Pigeon  47
Mourning Dove  7
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  2
Acorn Woodpecker  6
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  2
Peregrine Falcon  1     on branch watching an Osprey eating a fish
Black Phoebe  2
Say’s Phoebe  1
Steller’s Jay  1
Western Scrub-Jay  8
American Crow  7
Bushtit  5
Bewick’s Wren  1
Wrentit  1
Western Bluebird  2
European Starling  11
Fox Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  2
White-crowned Sparrow  8
Song Sparrow  2
California Towhee  4
House Finch  12