Coveney California trip
- Hi Calbirders,
Firstly, apologies for the wrong subject header and recipient in our Wed
post, which was as follows:
No joy with the Marina del Rey Rock Sandpiper Wed. evening. We had a VESPER
SPARROW at the base of the middle jetty.
Thurs we had the Tijuana NWR HEPATIC TANGAER, the Point Loma PAINTED
REDSTART (poss. GRACE'S WARBLER) and the La Jolla AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER. No
CRESTED CARACARA around Dairy Mart Road or PALM WARBLER at Camp Surf at
Lots of other Californian lifers incl. CA GANATCATCHER at San Elijo Lagoon.
FRI 9 MAR
Heard SPOTTED OWLS (2), NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (2-3, 1 seen), WESTERN
SCREECH OWL (5), GREAT HORNED (4-5, seen), and PYGMY San gabriel Mtns.
Santa Cruz Is - quiet but got several ISLAND SCRUB JAYS and 4 prob. XANTU'S
MURRELETS aon crossing
Ojai - great views of ZONETAILED HAWK
Thanks to all who helped us so far..
Leaving for Carrizo plain now!
John Coveney, Dublin & Ventura.
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