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1980-08-07: CA: Tiburon (incomplete)

@day: Tiburon (incomplete)
Tern, Common @Tiburon (incomplete)

1980-08-15: CA: Marin County

Notable:  Common Crow
@LE: Limantour Estero
On the ocean side.
@Tib: Tiburon: SFState research facility
Visiting Leonard Compagno.
@day: Marin County
Mallard @Limantour Estero
Teal, Cinnamon 
1♂ @Limantour Estero
1♀ @Limantour Estero
Pintail, Common 1♀ @Limantour Estero
Quail, California @Limantour Estero
Quite tame around the Limantour parking lot.
Cormorant, Brandt's @Limantour Estero
Over Limantour Estero.
Pelican, Brown @Limantour Estero
Along the shoreline.
Heron, Great Blue @Limantour Estero
Egret, Great @Limantour Estero
Vulture, Turkey 3-4 @Limantour Estero
Hawk, Marsh 1♂ @Limantour Estero
Hawk, Red-tailed @Limantour Estero
Over Fairfax.
Merlin @Limantour Estero
Zinging down the path from the parking lot to the beach.
Description: Medium brown.
Coot, American @Limantour Estero
Plover, Semipalmated ? @Limantour Estero
Description: Rounder and whiter than peeps.
Flushed with Killdeer.
Killdeer 3-4 @Limantour Estero
Yellowlegs, Greater 2-4 @Limantour Estero
Willet # @Limantour Estero
Whimbrel 2 @Limantour Estero
Flushed at the estero's edge.
Godwit, Marbled 10+ @Limantour Estero
Sandpiper, Least # @Limantour Estero
Dowitcher, Short-billed 2-3 @Limantour Estero
Vocalizations: 'tyew^3'
Phalarope, Northern 2 @Limantour Estero
In pools.
Gull, Heermann's @Tiburon: SFState research facility
On the docks.
Gull, Ring-billed # @Limantour Estero
Gull, Western @Limantour Estero
Description: Assorted plumages.
Gull, California 1-2i @Limantour Estero
Tern, Caspian 1 @Limantour Estero
Tern, Forster's @Tiburon: SFState research facility
Tern, Elegant @Tiburon: SFState research facility
Dove, Rock # @Limantour Estero
Pigeon, Band-tailed @Tiburon: SFState research facility
Dove, Mourning # @Limantour Estero
Kingfisher, Belted 1-3 @Limantour Estero
At least one female.
Jay, Steller's @Tiburon: SFState research facility
Vocalizations: Heard only.
scrub-jay sp. @Limantour Estero
Road generally.
Crow, Common @Limantour Estero
Just north of Golden Gate Park on 19th Avenue.
Raven, Common 2+ @Limantour Estero
Swallow, Violet-green # @Limantour Estero
Swallow, Barn # @Limantour Estero
Bushtit @Limantour Estero
Limantour road.
Wren, Bewick's 
@Tiburon: SFState research facility
@Limantour Estero
Limantour parking lot.
Wrentit @Tiburon: SFState research facility
Sparrow, Savannah @Limantour Estero
Coastal scrub.
Sparrow, Song @Limantour Estero
Coastal scrub.
Sparrow, White-crowned @Limantour Estero
Coastal scrub.
Blackbird, Red-winged @Limantour Estero
Large flock near Point Reyes HQ.
Blackbird, Brewer's @Limantour Estero

1980-08-16: CA: Tiburon

@Tib: Tiburon
Tern, Forster's @Tiburon

1980-08-17: CA: Tiburon

@Tib: Tiburon
Gull, Heermann's @Tiburon

1980-08-30: CA: Stevens Creek: Chestnut

@day: Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Route Dawn to 0900.
Quail, California # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Tern, Caspian 1 @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Dove, Mourning # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Hummingbird, Anna's @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Hummingbird, Allen's ♂ @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Description: Orange front, green back.
Kingfisher, Belted 1-3 @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Behavior: Constantly overhead, noisy.
Woodpecker, Acorn @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Above Chestnut.
Woodpecker, Nuttall's 1♂ @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Flicker, Red-shafted 2 @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Jay, Steller's # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
scrub-jay sp. # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Chickadee, Chestnut-backed # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Titmouse, Oak # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Bushtit, Common # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Nuthatch, White-breasted 2 @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Above Chestnut.
Wren, Bewick's # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Wrentit # @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
This photo is from my Strobe Period, when I used flash projection on thicket-skulkers like this one.
Thrasher, California 1 @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Towhee, Rufous-sided @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Towhee, California @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Sparrow, Song @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Junco, Oregon @Stevens Creek: Chestnut
Finch, House @Stevens Creek: Chestnut

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