17-18 February 2013 - I had been remiss in joining Mendobirds from my home email
... which I have done now. So you should see more future posts from my home
address. Yesterday I had an adult, complete with bill turning red, Common
Gallinule on the 2nd pond to the south at the Mendocino College. There was
nothing on the upper, most northern, barren-edged pond. I walked the Lake
Mendocino dam and could not find a Rock Sandpiper. At Lake Mendocino , south
boat ramp/parking lot, there were numerous gulls, mostly California Gulls.
However there were about 5 Ring-billed Gulls (of note: which are difficult to
find on the coast of Mendocino County) and a Mew Gull. Today, Ryan Keiffer &
I had at least 2 Tricolored Blackbirds at winery ponds west of Rack & Riddle
Winery in Hopland. Good Birding. Bob Keiffer rjkeiffer@...
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