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1981-03-03: NM: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert

@c10305: Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
Blackbird, Red-winged @Cupertino: 10305 Calvert
House list #23.

1981-03-16: CA: PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)

@Bol: Bolinas sewage ponds
@PRBO: Point Reyes Bird Observatory
@day: PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Nonbird species: Gray Fox lurking near PRBO's kitchen; Western Terrestrial Garter Snake. There is also a mention of Rasta Treefrog, Hyla selassi, which may be slightly spurious.
Wigeon, Eurasian @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Mallard @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Teal, Cinnamon @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Shoveler, Northern @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Pintail, Common @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Bufflehead @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Goldeneye, Common @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Quail, California @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Egret, Great @Bolinas sewage ponds
Vulture, Turkey @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Kite, White-tailed @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Behavior: Got a vole.
Hawk, Red-tailed @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Coot, American @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Killdeer @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Owl, Saw-whet @Point Reyes Bird Observatory
PRBO nest box.
Hummingbird, Anna's @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Hummingbird, Rufous @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Flicker, Common @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Jay, Steller's @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
scrub-jay sp. @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Crow, Common @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Swallow, Tree @Point Reyes Bird Observatory
Swallow, Rough-winged @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Wrentit @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Bluebird, Western @Point Reyes Bird Observatory
Robin, American @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Towhee, Rufous-sided @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Towhee, California @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Sparrow, Savannah @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Sparrow, White-crowned @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Description: Nuttall's race: blacker back stripes, yellow at wrist.
Blackbird, Red-winged @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Meadowlark, Western @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Blackbird, Brewer's @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)
Finch, House @PRBO; Bolinas sewage ponds (conference, Dr. Russell)

1981-03-17: CA: Marin County

Notable:  Hooded Merganser
@FB: Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@LS: Limantour Spit
This is a long walk. The paper notes say, with blisters.
@TB: Tomales Bay
@day: Marin County
Also Pacific Pond Turtle, Clemmys marmorata.
Gadwall @Limantour Spit
By far the most numerous duck here.
Wigeon, American @Limantour Spit
Mallard 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Teal, Cinnamon @Limantour Spit
Pintail, Common @Limantour Spit
Scaup, Greater @Limantour Spit
Scoter, Surf 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Scoter, White-winged 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Bufflehead 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Merganser, Hooded @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
1♂ @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Lifer.
1♀ @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Merganser, Red-breasted @Tomales Bay
Duck, Ruddy @Limantour Spit
Loon, Pacific @Limantour Spit
Loon, Common 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Grebe, Pied-billed 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Limantour Spit
Grebe, Horned @Limantour Spit
Grebe, Eared @Limantour Spit
Grebe, Western @Marin County
Description: Green-billed race.
Cormorant, Double-crested 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Heron, Great Blue @Limantour Spit
Egret, Great 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Egret, Snowy @Limantour Spit
Vulture, Turkey @Marin County
Osprey 2 @Tomales Bay
Breeding: On a nest?
Hawk, Marsh 
1♀ @Limantour Spit
1♂ @Limantour Spit
Hawk, Cooper's 1a♂ @Limantour Spit
From ten feet away.
Hawk, Red-shouldered 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Marin County
Drakes Highway.
Hawk, Red-tailed @Marin County
Kestrel, American @Marin County
Sora @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Vocalizations: Heard only.
Gallinule, Common @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Coot, American @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Plover, Black-bellied @Limantour Spit
Killdeer @Limantour Spit
Yellowlegs, Greater @Tomales Bay
Willet @Limantour Spit
Godwit, Marbled @Tomales Bay
Sanderling @Limantour Spit
Sandpiper, Western @Tomales Bay
Sandpiper, Least @Tomales Bay
Dunlin @Tomales Bay
dowitcher sp. @Tomales Bay
Gull, Mew @Limantour Spit
Gull, Ring-billed 
@Point Reyes: Five Brooks
@Limantour Spit
Gull, Western 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Gull, Glaucous-winged 
@Tomales Bay
@Limantour Spit
Tern, Caspian @Tomales Bay
Tern, Forster's @Tomales Bay
Dove, Rock @Marin County
Dove, Mourning @Marin County
Hummingbird, Rufous ♂ @Marin County
Hummingbird, Allen's ♂ @Marin County
Breeding: Pot-hook display.
Flicker, Common @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Phoebe, Black @Marin County
Jay, Steller's @Marin County
scrub-jay sp. @Marin County
Crow, American @Marin County
Raven, Northern @Marin County
Chickadee, Chestnut-backed @Marin County
Bushtit @Marin County
Wren, Bewick's @Marin County
Wren, Marsh @Marin County
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Marin County
Wrentit @Marin County
Bluebird, Western @Point Reyes: Five Brooks
Robin, American @Marin County
Starling, European @Marin County
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Marin County
Towhee, Rufous-sided @Marin County
Towhee, California @Marin County
Sparrow, Fox @Marin County
Sparrow, Song @Marin County
Sparrow, White-crowned @Marin County
Junco, Oregon @Marin County
Blackbird, Red-winged @Marin County
Meadowlark, Western @Marin County
Blackbird, Brewer's @Marin County
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Marin County
Finch, House @Marin County
Sparrow, House @Marin County

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