Re: Golden Gate Audubon Society First Friday Birdwalk, August 2, 2019, Tilden Nature Area

George A Suennen


Thanks for leading another birdwalk.  I enjoyed it at usual.  I added 3 birds to the checklist, the Wilson's Warbler, Double-crested Cormorant, and Caspian Tern.

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Best Regards,

On 8/7/2019 8:05 PM, Alan Kaplan wrote:
Tilden Nature Area, Contra Costa, California, US
Aug 2, 2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Golden Gate Audubon Society First Friday Birdwalk, Tilden Nature Area, Berkeley, CA. A walk to Jewel Lake by the road and back by the lower Pack Rat Trail. Bird o'the Day was White-throated Swift, though 6 juvenile Dark-eyed Juncos were pretty cute! Thanks to Honored Guests Denise Wight and Dave Quady for attending.

Here are the 28 species seen by 31 birders:

Wild Turkey 12
Band-tailed Pigeon 2
Mourning Dove 1
White-throated Swift 3
Anna's Hummingbird 2
Turkey Vulture 1 Makes it official
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 3
Downy Woodpecker 2
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1
Hairy Woodpecker 2
Black Phoebe 2
Hutton's Vireo 1
Warbling Vireo 1
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 6
Barn Swallow 2
Wrentit 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1
Pygmy Nuthatch 1
Swainson's Thrush 3
American Robin 5
Purple Finch 1
Lesser Goldfinch 10
Dark-eyed Junco 10 6 were juveniles
Song Sparrow 1
California Towhee 1
Spotted Towhee 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 1 heard

Best of Boids!
Alan Kaplan

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