Bird Observations at Race Rocks

This link will take you to all the recent Race Rocks logs with images and references to Birds. The links below are for the individual species from the Race Rocks Logs and other photographers.

Link for all posts for Birds in the Race Rocks Taxonomy.  ( archives currently being transferred, so check the Race Rocks Taxonomy site )

Brown Pelican log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
Red phalarope log observation Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Red-necked phalarope log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link toPam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   snow bunting log observations  Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Horned lark log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery
   Snowy owl log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
   Peregrine falcon log observations  Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  European Starling log observations Link to  Race Rocks Gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr
   Dunlin log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Long-billed dowitcher Log observations Link to  Race Rocks Gallery
   Surfbird Log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Black Turnstone  Log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Fox sparrow log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Glaucous-winged gull log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Bald Eagle log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Red-tailed hawk log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Canada goose log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Black Oystercatcher log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Pigeon guillemot log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Tattler log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Whimbrel log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Sanderling log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr
Caspian tern log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Harlequin Duck log observations  Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Great-horned owl log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery

Other Birds observed at Race Rocks but not profiled here may be found in the Taxonomy/Image gallery File here.

Recent Posts

Friday Morning Visitors

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 0-5 knots North in the morning.
  • From 15:00 onwards, 15-20 knots West.
  • Sky: clear
  • Water: calm

Ecological

  • The same eight elephant seals on Great Race today.
  • Most of them spent a couple of hours in the water by the jetty.

Maintenance

  • Lots more goose work.
  • Disentangled a large amount of rope from various branches and kelp fronds.
  • If you lost your rope, be careful! Animals can get tangled up in it.

Boats

  • Second Nature.
  • Multiple eco-tours.

Visitors

  • Kyle brought out a group of visitors in the early morning.
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