Humboldt Birds for Week Two February, 2004
- Humboldt Birds for Week Two February, 2004
At the Arcata Marsh Rob Fowler had a adult BALD EAGLE fly over on February
At the base of Chezm Road Frank Anderson had a male NORTHERN
"YELLOW-SHAFTED" FLICKER along Redwood Creek on February 12.
In Eureka at Louise Bacon-Ogden's residence the female ORCHARD ORIOLE
continued on February 11 .
At Azalea (?) Hill Gary Lester had a BALD EAGLE fly over on February 8.
On Jackson Ranch Road, Arcata Bottoms, Brian Accord had a 35 TUNDRA SWANS on February 8.
By the mouth of Jacoby Creek Brian Accord had a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK on
At the Arcata Marsh by the entrance sign on I Street Rob Fowler and Jen
Curtis had a YELLOW WARBLER in the Stika Spruce on February 8. 3 COMMON
YELLOWTHROATS were also at the marsh.
On Mad River Road in the Arcata Bottoms, where the road first meets the Mad River Paul Springer had
a PALM WARBLER on February 8.
From the train tracks between the Simpson mill and Eureka, Jim Tietz had a
CLARK'S GREBE, CASPIAN TERN and 3 EURASIAN WIGEON on February 8.
On Monument Road Pablo Herrera and the RRAS field trip had 2 FERRUGINOUS
HAWKS going towards Bear River Ridge at the first large meadow on February
7. On the ridge itself were HORNED LARKS, 2 GOLDEN EAGLES, 20+ WILSON'S
SNIPE, WESTERN BLUEBIRDS, ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK and a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL on the
descent into Ferndale.
At the Arcata Oxidation Ponds on February 6 Jim Tietz and Rebecca Greene had
an OSPREY, 3 BARN SWALLOWS and a "EURASIAN" GREEN-WINGED TEAL on the
mudflats south of the ponds.
In Willow Creek Abe Walston had a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE at the intersection
of highways 96 and 299 at the kiosk and bigfoot statue.
At the intersection of 9th and F in Arcata Jim Tietz had a THAYER'S GULL (by
the baseball field) on February 4.
Jim Tietz and the HSU Ornithology class had 2 HARLEQUIN DUCKS, 1 CASPIAN
TERN and 2 RED-NECKED GREBES at King Salmon on February 5. At Humboldt Bay
NWR they had 2 EURASIAN WIGEON, 2 BALD EAGLES, 2 CASPIAN TERNS, GREATER
WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, MERLIN and PEREGRINE FALCON.
All the best
Steve J. Tucker
Robert W. Hewitt
Director, LBJ Enterprises www.birdjobs.com
1707 E Street #5, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-0339, fax (707) 260-0632, cell (707) 845-3189
Godwit Days Steering Committee www.godwitdays.com
April 16-19, 2004 9th Annual, 232 species cumulative.
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