GGAS (Regular) First Friday Birdwalk, May 3, 2019 at Tilden Nature Area

Alan Kaplan


Tilden Nature Area, Contra Costa, California, US
May 3, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Golden Gate Audubon Society First Friday Birdwalk, May 3, 2019. Tilden Nature Area, from the entrance to Jewel Lake and back again. Guests from Ontario, Canada and Bangalore (Bengaluru), Karnataka, India. Our topic was Nathan Pieplow's brand-new Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Western North America. See the accompanying websites <> and <> for details. Nathan spoke to GGAS last year.

Here are the 30 species seen by 32 observers:

Mallard 5 (Adult female with two ducklings, two adult males)
Wild Turkey 2
Mourning Dove 1
Anna's Hummingbird 2
Allen's Hummingbird 1
Double-crested Cormorant 1 flyover
Turkey Vulture 2 makes it official
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Belted Kingfisher 1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 2
Black Phoebe 3
Warbling Vireo 3
Steller's Jay 2
Common Raven 3
Violet-green Swallow 5
Barn Swallow 2
Oak Titmouse 1
Brown Creeper 2
Swainson's Thrush 2
American Robin 3
Lesser Goldfinch 8
Dark-eyed Junco 2
Song Sparrow 4
California Towhee 1
Spotted Towhee 1
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 3
Wilson's Warbler 5
Black-headed Grosbeak 6

View this checklist online at

Best of Boids!
Alan Kaplan

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