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1980-04-12: NM: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert

@c10305: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
Waxwing, Cedar 
@Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
House list #19.
@Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
House list #19.

1980-04-15: CA: Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover

Notable:  Long-eared Owl
@Bol: Bolinas area
@Lim: Point Reyes: Limantour area
@PR: Point Reyes National Seashore
@Tib: Tiburon
@boat: San Francisco Bay small boat trip
@day: Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Boat trip actually on 4-16, and various other records on that date.
Gadwall 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Wigeon, American 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Mallard 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Shoveler, Northern 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Teal, Green-Winged 
8 @Bolinas area
8 @Bolinas area
Scoter, Surf 
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
Near Treasure Island.
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
Near Treasure Island.
Bufflehead 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Duck, Ruddy 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Quail, California 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Grebe, Western 
# @Tiburon
# @Tiburon
Cormorant, Brandt's 
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
Cormorant, Double-crested 
@Point Reyes National Seashore
Fresh water.
@Point Reyes National Seashore
Fresh water.
Cormorant, Pelagic 
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
@San Francisco Bay small boat trip
Heron, Great Blue 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Egret, Great 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Egret, Snowy 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Night-Heron, Black-crowned 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Vulture, Turkey 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Hawk, Red-tailed 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Kestrel, American 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Coot, American 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Plover, Black-bellied 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Description: Full breeding plumage.
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Description: Full breeding plumage.
Sandpiper, Spotted 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Yellowlegs, Greater 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Curlew, Long-billed 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Godwit, Marbled 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, Bonaparte's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, Heermann's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, Ring-billed 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, Western 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, California 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Gull, Glaucous-winged 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Tern, Forster's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Murre, Common 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Dove, Rock 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Pigeon, Band-tailed 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Dove, Mourning 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Owl, Long-eared 
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Off the Estero Trail.
Description: Rusty mark on primes, vertical barring; close-set "ears".
1980-04-15-0021
We heard about this roost, and there were several owls there.
@Point Reyes: Limantour area
Off the Estero Trail.
Description: Rusty mark on primes, vertical barring; close-set "ears".
1980-04-15-0021
We heard about this roost, and there were several owls there.
Hummingbird, Anna's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Hummingbird, Allen's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Behavior: "Pot-hook" flight display.
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Behavior: "Pot-hook" flight display.
Kingfisher, Belted 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Flicker, Common 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Vocalizations: By call.
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Vocalizations: By call.
Jay, Steller's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
scrub-jay sp. 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Crow, Common 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Raven, Common 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Lark, Horned 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Swallow, Violet-green 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Swallow, Cliff 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Swallow, Barn 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Chickadee, Chestnut-backed 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Titmouse, Oak 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Bushtit, Common 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Wren, Bewick's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Wrentit 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Robin, American 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Mockingbird 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Starling, European 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Warbler, Audubon's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Towhee, California 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Sparrow, Savannah 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Sparrow, Song 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Sparrow, White-crowned 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Blackbird, Red-winged 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Meadowlark, Western 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Blackbird, Brewer's 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Finch, House 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Goldfinch, American 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
Sparrow, House 
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover
@Pt Reyes; north bay boat trip-Jerry Glover

1980-04-26: CA: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert

@home: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
Mockingbird 
@Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
Behavior: At home, feeding noisy nest next door (north side). Got him used to finding mealworms on our common fence. Then put a 2-day-old pinky up there. The bird looked at it for maybe one second and then grabbed it and flew off with it.
@Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
Behavior: At home, feeding noisy nest next door (north side). Got him used to finding mealworms on our common fence. Then put a 2-day-old pinky up there. The bird looked at it for maybe one second and then grabbed it and flew off with it.

1980-04-26: CA: Palo Alto

@day: Palo Alto
Gadwall 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Mallard 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Pintail, Common 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Pheasant, Ring-necked 
@Palo Alto
Vocalizations: Heard only.
@Palo Alto
Vocalizations: Heard only.
Heron, Great Blue 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Egret, Snowy 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Coot, American 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Plover, Black-bellied 
@Palo Alto
Description: Full breeding plumage.
@Palo Alto
Description: Full breeding plumage.
Stilt, Black-necked 
@Palo Alto
Behavior: Scything, something I don't remember seeing them do, compared to avocets.
@Palo Alto
Behavior: Scything, something I don't remember seeing them do, compared to avocets.
Avocet, American 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
sandpiper sp. 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Willet 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Godwit, Marbled 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Dunlin 
@Palo Alto
Description: Black bellies.
@Palo Alto
Description: Black bellies.
dowitcher sp. 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Gull, Bonaparte's 
@Palo Alto
Description: Black head.
@Palo Alto
Description: Black head.
Gull, Ring-billed 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Gull, Western 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Gull, California 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Gull, Glaucous-winged 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Tern, Forster's 
# @Palo Alto
# @Palo Alto
Dove, Rock 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Dove, Mourning 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Swallow, Cliff 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Swallow, Barn 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Starling, European 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Blackbird, Red-winged 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Blackbird, Brewer's 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Finch, House 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto
Sparrow, House 
@Palo Alto
@Palo Alto

1980-04-30: CA: Cupertino (sick at home)

@day: Cupertino (sick at home)
Oriole, Bullock's 
@Cupertino (sick at home)
Vocalizations: Chattering in the street tree tonight.
@Cupertino (sick at home)
Vocalizations: Chattering in the street tree tonight.

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