Common loon and Elegant terns at Middle Harbor

Megan Jankowski
 

Today Nov 15th Golden Gate Audubon's waterbirds class led by Maureen Lahiff and Linda Carloni birded Middle Harbor Shoreline Park. Highlights were two Elegant Tern and a Common Loon spotted off the far end of the mole. We also got very good looks at an overhead Osprey. Below is the full list. Numbers are my estimation.

Canada Goose  20
American Wigeon  2
Northern Shoveler  12
Greater/Lesser Scaup  50
Surf Scoter  2
Bufflehead  10
Ruddy Duck  10
Common Loon  1
Horned Grebe  2
Western/Clark's Grebe  1
Double-crested Cormorant  10
Brown Pelican  2
Great Blue Heron  4 (on Alameda)
Snowy Egret  3
Turkey Vulture  1
Osprey  1
American Coot  50
American Avocet  31
Black-bellied Plover  20
Killdeer  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Willet  15
Long-billed Curlew  4
Marbled Godwit  30
Sanderling  30
Dunlin  200
Western Sandpiper  100
Mew Gull  30
Western Gull  1
California Gull  2
Forster's Tern  2
Elegant Tern  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Say's Phoebe  1
American Crow  5
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
White-crowned Sparrow  20
House Finch  5

Megan Jankowski
Oakland

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