Yesterday, January 8, Charlene found a Pileated Woodpecker and an
interesting sapsucker in the yard on the Little River Headlands. The
sapsucker was clearly a Red-breasted, with a complete red head, except that
it had a strong white stripe running from the bill back below the eye and
down the side of the face like the more southern daggetti race and not the
nuchalis race with a very red head that I am used to in Humboldt County. It
might have had some red-naped genes in it. I'll keep an eye out for it and
try to get some photos one of these days.
We also heard and saw 85 Aleutian Cackling Geese heading north along the
coast over the house.
Today a single adult Heermann's Gul flew by.
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