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Shipman's field notes, Aug 1976


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1976-08-03: CA: Moss Landing

Notable:  Elegant Tern
@day: Moss Landing
Curlew, Long-billed @Moss Landing
Tern, Caspian @Moss Landing
Tern, Elegant # @Moss Landing
Sizeable group roosting in and around a sandbar at the mouth of the Pajaro River.

1976-08-12: CA: Palo Alto Baylands

Notable:  Common Murre
@day: Palo Alto Baylands
Night-Heron, Black-crowned i @Palo Alto Baylands
Questar 3.5", hand-held, 1/60s.
Murre, Common @Palo Alto Baylands
To see a Common Murre calmly swimming and diving in the Palo Alto Yacht Harbor was quite a surprise.

1976-08-15: CA: Ano Nuevo

@AN: Ano Nuevo
Plover, Black-bellied @Ano Nuevo

1976-08-27: CA: Coyote Hills Regional Park

@day: Coyote Hills Regional Park
Route Partial notes, from photos.
Kite, White-tailed 2 @Coyote Hills Regional Park

1976-08-29: CA: Ano Nuevo-Pescadero-Palo Alto

@AN: Ano Nuevo
@P: Pescadero area
@PAB: Palo Alto Baylands
@PAFB: Palo Alto Flood Basin
@day: Ano Nuevo-Pescadero-Palo Alto
Partial notes.
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Palo Alto Flood Basin
Hiked all the way out to the tide gate at the north end of the flood basin.
Photo date approximate. Questar 3.5", 1/125, ISO 160.
Kite, White-tailed @Palo Alto Flood Basin
Willet @Ano Nuevo
Description: Late alternate plumage.
Turnstone, Ruddy @Ano Nuevo
Murre, Common @Palo Alto Baylands

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