Offshore Horned Puffins, onshore American dipper
- Hello Mendocino Birders
This message is being passed on from Pablo Herrera(PAH) and Elias
Elias(E?E) who were conducting sea fairing transects off of the
Mendocino coast yesterday (7/10/01) They report 2 Horned Puffins, one of
which was in full alternate plumage, The first was ~3KM off of Elk
Creek North of Mendocino (N39 .08405 W123 .73704). The second bird was
seen ~3km off shore of the town of Mendocino (N39 .29061 W123 .83813).
Yesterday I (JFW) was in southern Mendocino east of Gualala and I
saw an American Dipper just North of Greenbridge on Gualala road. You
can access this sight by driving over Greenbridge and then parking on
the Left hand side then finding the trail down to the river (bring
wellies) then head upstream ~50 meters.
That's all for now
Good luck and good birding