RBA Humboldt, Del Norte CA April 22 - May 02, 2004
- From: "Steve Tucker" <talkingtrees80@...>
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 9:31 PM
Subject: [nwcalbird] Northwestern California birds 4/22-5/2/04
> >Here is what has been reported over the past week or so in our area. Fornear
> >more information, call the birdbox at 707-822-5666.
> >HARRIS' SPARROW
> >CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
> >FRANKLIN'S GULL
> >On 5/2 Scott Kerry had a YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT at Blue Lake. On 5/1 from
> >the North Jetty he had 3-4 BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS.
> >On 5/2 Tom Leskiw had a PURPLE MARTIN on Cummings Road outside of Eureka.
> >Pablo Herrera reported a HARRIS' SPARROW at C.J. Ralph's residence in the
> >Lanphere Dunes on 5/1 and 5/2 at feeders and in the area of the front of
> >the house (west facing). People are welcome to come look for it, park
> >Humboldt bay bird observatory.
> >Sean McCallister reported numerous MARBLED MURRELETS in Prairie Creek
> >National Park with as many as 30 visuals in a morning. Off Dry Lagoon on
> >4/30 he had 19 MARBLED MURRELETS from the parking lot. On 4/29 he had
> >SWAINSON'S THRUSH at Prairie Creek.
> >Alan Barron had a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW on 4/28 at the Alexander Dairy in
> >Del Norte County. Call him at 707-465-8904 for more information.
> >Michelle Forrey (sp?) reported a male LONG-TAILED DUCK on 4/29 in Big
> >Lagoon, halfway down the spit and north of the fisherman's access on Hwy
> >Frank Anderson reported from the Arcata Marsh on 4/24. A BLACK-AND-WHITE
> >WARBLER was in the tall conifers by Allen Marsh (southeast corner) and 2
> >YELLOW WARBLERS were by Allen Marsh as well.
> >At the Arcata Marsh Rob Fowler and Steve Bailey had a YELLOW WARBLER on
> >the east side of the log pond on 4/27 and a PALM WARBLER near the
> >interpretive center, 1 HOODED ORIOLE and 2 BULLOCK'S ORIOLE on the east
> >side of log pond. 2 BLUE-WINGED TEAL were at the oxydation ponds.
> >Mark Morrisette and Elias Elias had a HOODED ORIOLE by the West End Rd.
> >and Spear junction in palms on Spear on 4/26, in Arcata.
> >Scott Kerry was at the Blue Lake fish hatchery on 4/24 and had singing
> >BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER, BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK and 2 BALD EAGLES. At
> >the north jetty he had ROCK SANDPIPER, 2 WANDERING TATTLERS, and 4-5
> >MARBLED MURRELETS.
> >Jude Power had 8 WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS in her backyard on 4/24, 7 of
> >which were of the white/gray variety.
> >Barry Sauppe had a FRANKLIN'S GULL fly over his house in central Eureka
> >Barry Sauppe did a sea watch on 4/22 from Palmers Point at Patrick's
> >State Park. He had 3840 PACIFIC LOOONS, 4 MARBLED MURRELETS, 7RED-NECKED
> >PHALAROPES, 1 POMARINE JAEGER, 2 BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKES, 3 SOOTYTATTLER
> >SHEARWATERS, 1 LONG-TAILED DUCK (referred to as a "short-tailed" in his
> >report...I am drawing conclusions here), 24 RED KNOTS, 1 WANDERING
> >and 5 HARLEQUIN DUCKS.
> Good birding,
> Steve Tucker
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