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Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Mar 8, 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
36 species

Canada Goose  9
Bufflehead  21
Red-breasted Merganser  1
Pied-billed Grebe  2
Eared Grebe  1
Western Grebe  3
Pelagic Cormorant  1
American White Pelican  2
Brown Pelican  3
Snowy Egret  5
Turkey Vulture  5
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  5
Western Gull  3
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Acorn Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker  1
Peregrine Falcon  1
Black Phoebe  2
Say’s Phoebe  1
Western Scrub-Jay  5
American Crow  6
Tree Swallow  14
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  3
Oak Titmouse  2
Bushtit  7
Wrentit  1
European Starling  4
Spotted Towhee  2
California Towhee  7
Song Sparrow  3
White-crowned Sparrow  14
Golden-crowned Sparrow  11
Dark-eyed Junco  3
Purple Finch  1
House Finch  6

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Cortland Jordan from the Elkhorn Slough Reserve was over at the education lab when he heard a strange sound, went outside, looked up and there was a swan flying over the
buildings, heading west towards the slough.  He thinks it must have been a TUNDRA SWAN.

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Mar 1, 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
47 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  7
Mallard  9
Bufflehead  19
Hooded Merganser  1     female
California Quail  3
Eared Grebe  2
Western Grebe  2
Brown Pelican  2
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  1
Turkey Vulture  1
White-tailed Kite  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  5
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Willet  17
Long-billed Curlew  2
Marbled Godwit  15
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  11
Western Gull  4
Forster’s Tern  3
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Acorn Woodpecker  6
Northern Flicker  1
Black Phoebe  6
Say’s Phoebe  1
Hutton’s Vireo  1
Steller’s Jay  1
Western Scrub-Jay  5
American Crow  7
Tree Swallow  18
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  4
Oak Titmouse  3
Bushtit  5
Bewick’s Wren  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
California Thrasher  2
European Starling  4
Spotted Towhee  3
California Towhee  5
Song Sparrow  7
White-crowned Sparrow  28
Golden-crowned Sparrow  17
Dark-eyed Junco  3
Western Meadowlark  3
House Finch  5

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Feb 22, 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
41 species

Canada Goose  6
Bufflehead  19
Pied-billed Grebe  2
Eared Grebe  2
Western Grebe  1
Brown Pelican  1
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  2
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Willet  1
Long-billed Curlew  1
Marbled Godwit  1
Western Gull  2
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Acorn Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  2
American Kestrel  1
Black Phoebe  2
Say’s Phoebe  1
Hutton’s Vireo  2
Western Scrub-Jay  5
American Crow  6
Tree Swallow  12
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  4
Oak Titmouse  6
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
Wrentit  1
California Thrasher  1
European Starling  4
Townsend’s Warbler  1
Spotted Towhee  2
California Towhee  5
Fox Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  7
White-crowned Sparrow  54
Golden-crowned Sparrow  12
House Finch  8

This was sent in today: “spotted a pair of Brant geese near the jetty at Moss Landing as a sea otter was “walking”, more like hobbling onto the beach (either a heavy pregnant female or a sick animal)”

This footage was taken in Moss Landing by Ryan Gobler

Witnesses nicknamed it “the surfing deer” because of its water skills.

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