Friday, May 27, 2011

Arana Gulch, 5/27/11

Scenes from the day:
Red-tailed Hawk, Hooded Orioles, Black-headed Grosbeak,
Red-tailed Hawk (dark morph), Pygmy Nuthatch, Oak Titmouse,
Western Tanager, Lazuli Bunting, Song Sparrow,
Yellow Warbler, Hooded Oriole, Olive-sided Flycatcher,
House Finch Mournng Dove, Western Wood-Pewee,
Spotted Towhee, Unusual Cat, Northern Mockingbird,
Black Phoebe, Broen-headed Cowbird, Violet-green Swallow
Photos by Wendy Naruo

Location: Arana Gulch Open Space
Observation date: 5/27/11
Notes: SCBC field trip
Number of species: 57

Great Blue Heron 1
Green Heron 1
Accipiter sp. 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Western Gull 3
California Gull 1
Rock Pigeon 4
Band-tailed Pigeon 15
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5
Mourning Dove 35
Anna's Hummingbird 8
Allen's Hummingbird 2
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 2
Hairy Woodpecker 2 nest on Hagemann Gulch side
Olive-sided Flycatcher 1
Western Wood-Pewee 1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 3
Black Phoebe 2
Warbling Vireo 2
Steller's Jay 2
Western Scrub-Jay 8
American Crow 5
Common Raven 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Violet-green Swallow 8
Barn Swallow 2
Cliff Swallow 10
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 8
Oak Titmouse 10
Bushtit 20
Pygmy Nuthatch 5
Brown Creeper 1
Bewick's Wren 8
Wrentit 1
Swainson's Thrush 2
American Robin 8
Northern Mockingbird 10
European Starling 40
Cedar Waxwing 5
Orange-crowned Warbler 2
Yellow Warbler 2
Wilson's Warbler 5
Spotted Towhee 12
California Towhee 15
Song Sparrow 15
Dark-eyed Junco 5
Western Tanager 5
Black-headed Grosbeak 6
Lazuli Bunting 3
Red-winged Blackbird 3
Brewer's Blackbird 5
Brown-headed Cowbird 3
Hooded Oriole 6 nest with young in eucalyptus
Purple Finch 1
House Finch 30
Lesser Goldfinch 5
House Sparrow 2
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)

Friday, May 20, 2011

Natural Bridges SB , 5/20/11

Subject: eBird Report - Natural Bridges SB , 5/20/11
Location: Natural Bridges SB
Observation date: 5/20/11
Number of species: 55

Mallard 5
California Quail 5
Red-throated Loon 2
Brandt's Cormorant 30
Brown Pelican 2
Great Blue Heron 1
White-tailed Kite 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
American Kestrel 2 adult feeding a fledgling
Killdeer 1
Western Gull 10
California Gull 5
Rock Pigeon 10
Band-tailed Pigeon 1
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2
Mourning Dove 2
Anna's Hummingbird 7
Allen's Hummingbird 2
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 2
Black Phoebe 2
Western Kingbird 1 migrant
Warbling Vireo 1 migrant
Steller's Jay 2
Western Scrub-Jay 5
American Crow 35
Common Raven 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Violet-green Swallow 6
Barn Swallow 2
Cliff Swallow 4
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 10
Oak Titmouse 4
Bushtit 10
Pygmy Nuthatch 10
Bewick's Wren 7
Wrentit 2
Swainson's Thrush 1
American Robin 4
Northern Mockingbird 1
California Thrasher 1
European Starling 10
Cedar Waxwing 40
Yellow Warbler 1 migrantCommon Yellowthroat 3
Wilson's Warbler 5
Spotted Towhee 8
California Towhee 10
Song Sparrow 8
Western Tanager 10
Brewer's Blackbird 5
Brown-headed Cowbird 5
Hooded Oriole 2
Purple Finch 3
House Finch 5
American Goldfinch 2
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)

Location: Antonelli Pond
Observation date: 5/20/11
Number of species: 39

Mallard 2
Pied-billed Grebe 2
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
American Coot 1
California Gull 5
Rock Pigeon 50
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5
Mourning Dove 2
Anna's Hummingbird 2
Black Phoebe 2
Western Scrub-Jay 4
American Crow 10
Common Raven 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 4
Tree Swallow 2
Violet-green Swallow 2
Cliff Swallow 12
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 8
Bushtit 15
Bewick's Wren 8
Swainson's Thrush 1
American Robin 2
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 15
Cedar Waxwing 10
Yellow Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 1
Wilson's Warbler 2
Spotted Towhee 4
California Towhee 5
Song Sparrow 5
Western Tanager 1
Black-headed Grosbeak 1
Red-winged Blackbird 25
Brewer's Blackbird 10
Brown-headed Cowbird 3
House Finch 10
American Goldfinch 2
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Lower UCSC/Mima Meadow , 5/14/11

Scenes from the Mima Meadow:
 California Towhee, Triteleia hyacinthina,
Triteleia ixioides, birders
Photos by David Sidle

Location: Lower UCSC
Observation date: 5/14/11
Notes: SCBC field trip; Oakes College to Arboretum
Number of species: 44

Mallard 1
California Quail 3
Common Loon 1 flew over Moore Creek
Turkey Vulture 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
gull sp. 20
Band-tailed Pigeon 10
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1
Mourning Dove 2
Anna's Hummingbird 5
Allen's Hummingbird 15
Acorn Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Olive-sided Flycatcher 1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 1
Black Phoebe 1
Ash-throated Flycatcher 2
Hutton's Vireo 1
Warbling Vireo 1
Steller's Jay 2
Western Scrub-Jay 8
Common Raven 2
Cliff Swallow 20
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 4
Oak Titmouse 1
Bushtit 15
Bewick's Wren 5
Wrentit 2
Swainson's Thrush 1 heard only; Moore Creek
American Robin 3
Northern Mockingbird 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 2
Wilson's Warbler 2
Spotted Towhee 3
California Towhee 5
Song Sparrow 5
Western Tanager 2
Black-headed Grosbeak 2
Lazuli Bunting 2
Red-winged Blackbird 1
Brewer's Blackbird 2
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Hooded Oriole 2 Arboretum
Purple Finch 10
House Finch 5
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)

Location: UCSC- Mima Meadow
Observation date: 5/14/11
Notes: SCBC field trip
Number of species: 39

California Quail 1
Turkey Vulture 4
Red-tailed Hawk 3
Whimbrel 6 flock flew over
California Gull 5
gull sp. 10
Rock Pigeon 5
Band-tailed Pigeon 20
Mourning Dove 1
Anna's Hummingbird 1
Acorn Woodpecker 2
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 1
Western Kingbird 6 flew over in one group
Hutton's Vireo 1
Warbling Vireo 2
Steller's Jay 3
Western Scrub-Jay 3
Common Raven 4
Barn Swallow 4
Cliff Swallow 25
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 4
Bushtit 10
Brown Creeper 1
Bewick's Wren 3
Western Bluebird 2 just south of UCSC fenceline
American Robin 5
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 5
Orange-crowned Warbler 1
Spotted Towhee 3
California Towhee 2
Savannah Sparrow 6
Grasshopper Sparrow 2
Dark-eyed Junco 5
Black-headed Grosbeak 1
Red-winged Blackbird 5
Brewer's Blackbird 2
Hooded Oriole 1
Purple Finch 5
Lesser Goldfinch 1
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)

Friday, May 6, 2011

San Lorenzo River , 5/6/11

Location: San Lorenzo River
Observation date: 5/6/11
Notes: SCBC field trip
Number of species: 45

Mallard 35
Bufflehead 1 late
Common Merganser 5
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Brown Pelican 1 over Boardwalk
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 5
Osprey 1
Red-shouldered Hawk (California) 2
Killdeer 3 one on a nest
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Long-billed Curlew 1 at gull flock below Riverside
Western Gull 30
California Gull 50
Thayer's Gull 1 very faded 1st cycle
Caspian Tern 2
Rock Pigeon 35
Band-tailed Pigeon 40
Eurasian Collared-Dove 8
Mourning Dove 2
Anna's Hummingbird 5
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird 1
Acorn Woodpecker 1 San Lorenzo Park; odd location
Black Phoebe 2
Steller's Jay 1
Western Scrub-Jay (Coastal) 3
American Crow 5
Common Raven 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 10
Violet-green Swallow 20
Cliff Swallow 75 much nest building
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 5
Oak Titmouse 1
Bushtit 5
Northern Mockingbird 3
European Starling 30
Cedar Waxwing 10
California Towhee 5
Song Sparrow 10
Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored) 20
Brewer's Blackbird 10
Brown-headed Cowbird 5
Hooded Oriole 1
House Finch 15
American Goldfinch 2
House Sparrow 20

Location: Santa Cruz- 'Branciforte Dip'/Oceanview area
Observation date: 5/6/11
Number of species: 27

Mourning Dove 2
Anna's Hummingbird 3
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird 4
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 1
Black Phoebe 3
Steller's Jay 3
Western Scrub-Jay (Coastal) 3
American Crow 5
Violet-green Swallow 2
Cliff Swallow 5
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 8
Oak Titmouse 3
Bushtit 10
Brown Creeper 2 pair carrying food
Bewick's Wren 4
American Robin 2
Northern Mockingbird 3
European Starling 10
Cedar Waxwing 30
Spotted Towhee 3
California Towhee 5
Song Sparrow 7
Western Tanager 1
Brewer's Blackbird 5
Brown-headed Cowbird 2
Hooded Oriole 3
House Finch 5
House Sparrow 5
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/)