February 2013


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.

Read more: http://www.ksbw.com/news/central-california/monterey/Deer-spotted-swimming-off-Moss-Landing-beach/-/5738820/18974624/-/yxkgt8/-/index.html#ixzz2LKjU3HJ2

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Feb 15, 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
47 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  6
Mallard  5
Northern Pintail  8
Green-winged Teal  7
Bufflehead  24
Common Goldeneye  1
Red-breasted Merganser  3
Eared Grebe  1
Western Grebe  3
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  5
Turkey Vulture  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  4
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Willet  31
Long-billed Curlew  2
Marbled Godwit  22
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  11
Ring-billed Gull  4
Western Gull  3
Forster’s Tern  3
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Allen’s Hummingbird  1
Acorn Woodpecker  5
Northern Flicker  2
American Kestrel  1
Black Phoebe  4
Say’s Phoebe  1
Western Scrub-Jay  7
American Crow  29
Tree Swallow  13
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  2
Oak Titmouse  4
Bushtit  5
Bewick’s Wren  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
California Thrasher  1
European Starling  5
Spotted Towhee  1
California Towhee  5
Song Sparrow  3
White-crowned Sparrow  11
Golden-crowned Sparrow  18
House Finch  8

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

Canada Goose  4
Mallard  8
Greater Scaup  1
Bufflehead  29
Hooded Merganser  2     females
Ruddy Duck  5
Pied-billed Grebe  4
Eared Grebe  2
Western Grebe  6
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  11
White-tailed Kite  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Ring-billed Gull  7
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Acorn Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  1
American Kestrel  2
Black Phoebe  2
Say’s Phoebe  1
Steller’s Jay  2
Western Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  8
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  6
Oak Titmouse  1
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
Western Bluebird  2
California Thrasher  1
European Starling  5
Spotted Towhee  2
California Towhee  4
Song Sparrow  6
White-crowned Sparrow  18
House Finch  8
House Sparrow  2

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (NERR), Monterey, US-CA
Feb 3, 2013 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
25 species

Mallard  60
Northern Pintail  100
Bufflehead  20
Ruddy Duck  4
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Long-billed Curlew  1
Marbled Godwit  8
Western Gull  40
Anna’s Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Acorn Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  2
American Kestrel  2
Peregrine Falcon  1
Black Phoebe  3
Western Scrub-Jay  3
American Crow  9
Spotted Towhee  2
California Towhee  4
Dark-eyed Junco  2
House Finch  5