Christmas Bird Count at Race Rocks 2012

2012  Christmas Bird Count – Summary       Date _Dec 29___Area or Sub-Area______127 Ha___ Leader Garry Fletcher
Temp ______ to ______ Wind NE, 3.5Kn Time Start_10_a.m.   Finish_12noon____p.m.
Snow ________inches A.M. cloudy light rain P.M.   cloudy              light    rain Still Water
Please report totals here
for your entire count team # hours (on foot) 1.5 distance (on foot)
Maximum # of parties________ # hours (by boat) 0.5 distance (by boat)
Greater White-fronted Goose American Kestrel
Snow Goose Merlin
Cackling Goose Gyrfalcon
Canada Goose Peregrine Falcon
Mute Swan Ring-necked Pheasant
Trumpeter Swan Virginia Rail
Tundra Swan American Coot
Wood Duck Sandhill Crane
Gadwall Black-bellied Plover
Eurasian Wigeon Killdeer
American Wigeon Black Oystercatcher  GRR 36
Mallard G RR 1 Greater Yellowlegs
Northern Shoveler Spotted Sandpiper
Northern Pintail Whimbrel
Green-winged Teal Black Turnstone  GRR 10
Canvasback Surfbird  GRR 2
Redhead Sanderling 2
Ring-necked Duck Rock Sandpiper GRR 1
Greater Scaup Dunlin
Lesser Scaup Wilson’s Snipe
Harlequin Duck 3 Bonaparte’s Gull
Surf Scoter *****PedderBay 60 Heermann’s Gull ( * )
White-winged Scoter Mew Gull
Black Scoter Ring-billed Gull ( * )
Long-tailed Duck (Oldsquaw) California Gull
Bufflehead *****PedderBay 95 Herring Gull
Common Goldeneye Thayer’s Gull  GRR 250
Barrow’s Goldeneye Western Gull  GRR1
Hooded Merganser *****PedBay 2 Glaucous-winged Gull  GRR 10
Common Merganser Glaucous Gull
Red-breasted Merganser Common Murre Race Pas 50
Ruddy Duck Pigeon Guillemot.
Ruffed Grouse Marbled Murrelet
Blue Grouse Ancient Murrelet
California Quail Cassin’s Auklet (*)
Red-throated Loon ******PedBay 1 Rhinoceros Auklet
Pacific Loon  *****Pedder Bay 3 Rock Pigeon
Common Loon Band-tailed Pigeon
Pied-billed Grebe Mourning Dove
Horned Grebe Barn Owl
Red-necked Grebe Western Screech-Owl
Eared Grebe Great Horned Owl
Western Grebe Ped Bay 2 Northern Pygmy Owl
Brandt’s Cormorant *****Race Passage 10 Barred Owl
Double-crested Cormoran 240 Short-eared Owl
Pelagic Cormorant Northern Saw-whet Owl
Great blue Heron Anna’s Hummingbird
Turkey Vulture Belted Kingfisher PedBay 1
Bald Eagle  (adult)  RR 2 Red-breasted Sapsucker
(immature) Downy Woodpecker
Northern Harrier Hairy Woodpecker
Sharp-shinned Hawk Northern Flicker
Cooper’s Hawk Pileated Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk Northern Shrike
Golden Eagle ( * ) Hutton’s Vireo
 Brown Pelican  GRR2
 Total Number of Birds  784
 Total Species  22
Observer/Phone/Email: Garry Fletcher Location Species Date
Race Rocks 21 December 29, 2012