SBT County: May 6th Spring Birding
- Hello, Birders,
May 6th was a great day for birding in San Benito County. Highlights
Paicines Reservoir: adult, female BALD EAGLE
Hollister Sewer Ponds: 4 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 7 SHORT-BILLED
DOWITCHERS, 1 SPOTTED SANDPIPER
Lone Tree Road: good selection of migrants: BLACK-THROATED GRAY,
TOWNSEND'S NASHVILLE, MYRTLE, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS, WARBLING
VIREO, BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER, WESTERN TANAGER, GRAY, ASH-THROATED
FLYCATCHERS, WESTERN WOOD PEEWEE, BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK, CHIPPING
SPARROW, LAZULI BUNTING, and more.
Santa Ana Valley Road: SWAINSON'S HAWK, intermediate, CASSIN'S KINGBIRD.
Bitterwater Dry Lake (south of Pinnacles Nat'l Monument); SOLITARY
SANDPIPER, SPOTTED SANDPIPER.
Coalinga Road: VAUX'S SWIFT.
More details and some photos at:
Shearwater Journeys, Inc.
PO Box 190
Hollister, CA 95024
SVALBARD: High Arctic Seabirds & Polar Bears, Walrus: 8-18 July 2012
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