Sorry, we’ve been a little behind in posting the monthly sightings.  This should bring us up to date:

From January 2010:

South Marsh Loop:  Common Loon; Western, Eared & Pied-billed Grebes; Brown & American White Pelicans; Pelagic & Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Canada Geese; Mallards; Buffleheads; Red-breasted Merganser; Common Goldeneye; Northern Harrier; Turkey Vulture; White-tailed Kite; Red-shouldered, Red-tailed & Cooper’s Hawk; American Kestrel; Semipalmated & Black-bellied Plover; Willets; Killdeer; Greater Yellowlegs; Long-billed Curlew;  Marbled Godwit; Spotted Sandpiper; Sandpiper spp.; Gull spp.; Western Gull; Band-tailed Pigeon; Forster’s Tern; Mourning Dove; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Northern Flicker; Acorn, Hairy & Downy Woodpecker;  Black & Say’s  Phoebe; Huttons’s Vireo; Steller’s & Western Scrub-Jay; American Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; Western Bluebird;  Bushtit; Bewick’s, House & Marsh Wrens; Golden-crowned & Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Yellow-rumped, Orange-crowned & Townsend’s Warblers; Common Yellowthroat; Hermit Thrush;  Northern Mockingbird; Spotted & CA. Towhee; Fox, Song, White-crowned & Golden-crowned Sparrow;  European Starling;  Wrentit; Dark-eyed Junco; Western Meadowlark; House Finch 

Five Fingers/Long Valley:  Dunlins; Sandpiper spp.; Western Bluebirds; Western Meadowlarks; White-tailed Kites; Red-tailed Hawks;   

Thanks again to our spotters: Linda Jordan; Annie McNeill; Katherine Klein, Shirley Murphy, Caroline Rodgers; Marth Kenner; Laura de Mars; Plant ladies and your reporter Sheryl Gaebelein

From November 2009:

South Marsh Loop:  Pacific Loon; Pied-billed Grebe; Eared Grebe; Western Grebes; American White Pelicans; Brown Pelicans; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egrets; Mallards; Buffleheads; Red breasted-Mergansers; Northern Harrier; Cooper’s Hawk; Sharp-shinned Hawk; Turkey Vulture; White-tailed Kite; Red-shouldered Hawk; Red-tailed Hawk; Black-bellied Plovers; California Quail; Killdeer; American Avocets; Willets; Greater Yellowlegs; Long-billed Curlew; Marbled Godwit; Spotted Sandpiper; Sandpiper spp.; Ring-billed Gull; Western Gull;  Mourning Dove; Band-tailed Pigeon; Great Horned Owl;  Forster’s Tern; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Acorn Woodpecker; Nuttall’s, Downy & Hairy  Woodpecker; Northern Flicker; Black Phoebe; Say’s Phoebe; Western Scrub-Jay; Steller’s Jay; Hutton’s Vireo; American Crow;  Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; European Starling; Bushtit;  Bewick’s Wren; American Robin; Wrentit; Golden-crowned Kinglet; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Hermit Thrush; Western Bluebirds; Orange-crowned Warbler; Yellow Warbler; Townsend’s Warbler; Yellow-rumped Warbler; Northern Mockingbird ; Spotted & California Towhee; Song Sparrow; Dark-eyed Junco;  House Finch; Lesser Goldfinch; White-crowned & Golden-crowned Sparrow; Red-winged & Brewer’s Blackbird; House Sparrow

North Marsh:  American White Pelicans; Great Blue Heron; Greater Egret & Snowy Egret; Mallards; Northern Shovelers; Northern Pintail; Black-necked stilt; American Avocets; Greater Yellowlegs; Willets; Marbled Godwits; Sandpiper spp.; Dowitcher spp.; Western & Ring-billed gulls; Caspian Terns  

Hudson’s Landing: Black-bellied Plovers; Dowitcher sp.; Rock pigeons; 

Five Fingers & Parsons Slough:  Brown Pelican; Great Blue Heron; Great & Snowy Egret; Mallard; White-tailed Kite; Red-tailed Hawk; Northern Harrier; Peregrine Falcon; Black-bellied Plovers; Greater Yellowlegs; Willets; Long-billed Curlew; Sandpipers spp.; Western Gull; Black Phoebe; American Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Hermit Thrush 

Visitor Center Area:  Killdeer; Dark-eyed Junco; Anna’s Hummingbird

Thanks again to our spotters: Annie McNeill, Shirley Murphy, Plant ladies, Katherine Klein, Linda Jordan, Caroline Rodgers, and your reporter Sheryl Gaebelein

From October 2009:

South Marsh Loop:  Red-throated Loon; Pied-billed Grebe; American White Pelicans; Brown Pelicans; Western Grebe; Double-crested Cormorants; Great Blue Heron; Great Egret; Snowy Egret; Osprey;  Canada Geese; Mallards;  Northern Harrier; Turkey Vulture;  White-tailed Kite; Red-shouldered Hawk; Red-tailed Hawk; Cooper’s Hawk;  Northern Harrier; American Kestrel;  Peregrine Falcon; Black-bellied Plover;  Willets; Killdeer; Greater Yellowlegs; Long-billed Curlew;  Marbled Godwit; Spotted Sandpiper; Sandpiper spp.; Ring-billed Gull; Western Gull; Band-tailed Pigeon; Elegant Tern; Mourning Dove; Barn Owl; Anna’s Hummingbird; Belted Kingfisher; Northern Flicker; Acorn Woodpecker; Downy Woodpecker;  Black Phoebe;  Say’s  Phoebe; Steller’s Jay; Western Scrub-Jay; American Crow; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Oak Titmouse; Western Bluebird;  Bushtit; Brown Creeper;  Bewick’s Wren; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Yellow-rumped Warbler; Orange-crowned Warbler; Townsend’s Warbler; Spotted Towhee; California Towhee; Savannah Sparrow; Song Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Golden-crowned Sparrow; Brewer’s Blackbird; European Starling;  Wrentit; Dark-eyed Junco; Western Meadowlark; Lesser Goldfinch; House Finch  

Five Fingers/Long Valley: Say’s Phoebe; American Kestrel; Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Strawberry Pond:  Greater Yellowlegs

Thanks again to our spotters: Jeana dela Torre; Annie McNeill; Katherine Klein, Shirley Murphy, Caroline Rodgers; Plant ladies and your reporter Sheryl Gaebelein

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