GGAS First Friday Bird Walk, August 3, 2018 at Tilden Nature Area


Alan Kaplan
 

GGAS First Friday Bird Walk, August 3, 2018 at Tilden Nature Area, to Jewel Lake by way of the Jewel Lake Trail and back by the boardwalk. "Prize" for coming the furthest to Margaret from Bakersfield; her biennial trip to get away from the heat! Lots of teenagers today, also, from East Bay and from North Bay. Thanks to all for attendance and energy!
Here are the 31 species seen by 37 observers:

Mallard 5
Wild Turkey 7
Turkey Vulture 1 makes it official!
Cooper's Hawk 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Band-tailed Pigeon 2
Mourning Dove 1
Anna's Hummingbird 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Acorn Woodpecker 1
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Western Wood-Pewee 1
Black Phoebe 1
Warbling Vireo 1
Steller's Jay 2
Common Raven 1
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 5
Bushtit 12
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
Wrentit 2
Western Bluebird 1
Swainson's Thrush 1
Dark-eyed Junco 23
Song Sparrow 3
California Towhee 5
Spotted Towhee 2
Black-headed Grosbeak 3
House Finch 1
Lesser Goldfinch 1

Hope to see you at the August 16th GGAS meeting with Nathan Pieplow talking about Bird Songs. Meeting is in Berkeley, Northbrae Community Church: 6:30 for refreshments and 7:00 for the talk.

Best of Boids!
Alan Kaplan

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