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1978-08-10: CA: Palo Alto: duck club

@day: Palo Alto: duck club
Gadwall @Palo Alto: duck club
Mallard @Palo Alto: duck club
Pintail, Common @Palo Alto: duck club
Duck, Ruddy @Palo Alto: duck club
Grebe, Pied-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Cormorant, Double-crested @Palo Alto: duck club
Pelican, White @Palo Alto: duck club
Pelican, Brown @Palo Alto: duck club
Heron, Great Blue @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Great @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Snowy @Palo Alto: duck club
Heron, Little Blue @Palo Alto: duck club
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Palo Alto: duck club
Gallinule, Common @Palo Alto: duck club
Coot, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Plover, Black-bellied @Palo Alto: duck club
Stilt, Black-necked @Palo Alto: duck club
Avocet, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Yellowlegs, Greater @Palo Alto: duck club
Phalarope, Northern @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, Bonaparte's @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, Ring-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, California @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Least @Palo Alto: duck club
1978-08-10a0041
Adult on the right, with immature. Questar 3.5".
Tern, Caspian @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Forster's @Palo Alto: duck club
Dove, Rock @Palo Alto: duck club
Dove, Mourning @Palo Alto: duck club
Swallow, Barn @Palo Alto: duck club
Sparrow, White-crowned @Palo Alto: duck club
Meadowlark, Western @Palo Alto: duck club
Blackbird, Brewer's @Palo Alto: duck club
Finch, House @Palo Alto: duck club
Sparrow, House @Palo Alto: duck club

1978-08-15: CA: Palo Alto: duck club

@day: Palo Alto: duck club
Gadwall @Palo Alto: duck club
Mallard @Palo Alto: duck club
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Palo Alto: duck club
Grebe, Pied-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Pelican, White @Palo Alto: duck club
Heron, Great Blue @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Great @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Snowy @Palo Alto: duck club
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Palo Alto: duck club
Hawk, Marsh @Palo Alto: duck club
Coot, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Killdeer @Palo Alto: duck club
Stilt, Black-necked @Palo Alto: duck club
Avocet, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Willet @Palo Alto: duck club
Yellowlegs, Lesser @Palo Alto: duck club
Godwit, Marbled @Palo Alto: duck club
Sandpiper, Least @Palo Alto: duck club
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Phalarope, Wilson's @Palo Alto: duck club
See photo under Northern Phalarope.
Phalarope, Northern @Palo Alto: duck club
1978-08-15a0000
Northerns at top left, rest are Wilson's.
Gull, Bonaparte's @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, Ring-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Least @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Caspian @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Forster's @Palo Alto: duck club
Swallow, Barn @Palo Alto: duck club
1978-08-15b0009

1978-08-18: CA: Palo Alto: duck club

@day: Palo Alto: duck club
Mallard @Palo Alto: duck club
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Palo Alto: duck club
Grebe, Pied-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Heron, Great Blue @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Great @Palo Alto: duck club
Egret, Snowy @Palo Alto: duck club
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Palo Alto: duck club
Coot, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Killdeer @Palo Alto: duck club
Stilt, Black-necked @Palo Alto: duck club
Avocet, American @Palo Alto: duck club
Yellowlegs, Greater @Palo Alto: duck club
Willet @Palo Alto: duck club
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Phalarope, Wilson's @Palo Alto: duck club
Phalarope, Northern @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, Ring-billed @Palo Alto: duck club
Gull, California @Palo Alto: duck club
Tern, Forster's @Palo Alto: duck club
Dove, Mourning @Palo Alto: duck club
Swallow, Barn @Palo Alto: duck club
Blackbird, Brewer's @Palo Alto: duck club

1978-08-20: CA: Palo Alto: 3101#22 Middlefield Road

@p3101: Palo Alto: 3101#22 Middlefield Road
Swallow, Violet-green @Palo Alto: 3101#22 Middlefield Road
House list.

1978-08-24: CA: Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)

@PAB: Palo Alto Baylands
@PADC: Palo Alto: Duck Club
@PAFB: Palo Alto Flood Basin
@SU: Stanford University campus
@day: Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Mallard @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Pintail, Common @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Duck, Ruddy @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Quail, California @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Grebe, Pied-billed @Palo Alto Flood Basin
Breeding: Nesting.
1978-08-24a00241978-08-24c0026
First photo shows a common behavior I call “periscope mode,” wherein the bird submerges, leaving only its head showing. Second photo shows a nest.
Cormorant, Double-crested @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Pelican, Brown @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Heron, Great Blue @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Egret, Great @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Egret, Snowy @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Hawk, Marsh @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Rail, Clapper @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Gallinule, Common @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Coot, American @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Killdeer @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Stilt, Black-necked @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
1978-08-24e0027
Avocet, American @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Yellowlegs, Greater @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Willet @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Godwit, Marbled @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Sandpiper, Least @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Phalarope, Northern @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Gull, Bonaparte's @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Gull, Ring-billed @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Gull, California @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Tern, Caspian @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Tern, Forster's @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Dove, Rock @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Dove, Mourning @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Woodpecker, Acorn @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
scrub-jay sp. @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Swallow, Barn @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Robin, American @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Mockingbird @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Thrasher, California @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Starling, European @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Towhee, Spotted @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Towhee, California @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
1978-08-24f00181978-08-24f0028
Photos used flash projection. Film may be Agfachrome.
Sparrow, Song @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Meadowlark, Western @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Blackbird, Brewer's @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Finch, House @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)
Sparrow, House @Palo Alto: duck club; PAB; Stanford (new Q700)

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