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Coyote Hills (8/11/17) - Baird's Sandpiper, Warbling Vireo

Jerry Ting
 

I found a juvenile Baird's Sandpiper around noon next to the pump station on No Name Trail (the exact spot where I reported the Semipalmated Sandpiper 3 days ago) in Coyote Hills. Here is a photo of it:
https://flic.kr/p/X23v7s

Roy Carlson re-found the Semipalmated Sandpiper earlier in the morning but I didn't see it when I observed the Baird's Sandpiper.

I spent about an hour in the Nectar Garden before went out to the bay.  Highlights in the garden include 1 Warbling Vireo, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler and 1 Pacific-slope Flycatcher.

Here is my complete eBird report from this morning with more photos:
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38591547

Happy Birding,

Jerry Ting
Fremont



Red-necked Stint continues Aug 11

Donald Lewis
 

The Red-necked Stint was seen by about 20 birders starting about noon Friday and continuing to at least 12:30 at the Elsie Roemer viewing platform, Alameda. For the entire 30 minutes I was there, it stayed within a square yard of mud flat just behind a 6" mud lump which looks like a rock, about 60 yards from the platform, as described several days ago. Excellent scope views were had by everybody.


The bird showed up about noon, i.e., about 3 hours after low tide and close to 4 hours before high tide. It was there at the same tide-relative time yesterday but left about 3 hours before high tide.


Don Lewis

Lafayette


Red-necked Stint continues 8/10 AM

maliadances
 

Just the messenger here. Chris Hayward and other observers saw the continuing Alameda RED-NECKED STINT this morning during the incoming tide. It was still being seen at 11:30am.

Malia DeFelice
Half Moon Bay, Calif.



Red-necked Stint NO Wed PM

Alan Krakauer
 

A quick note to say that the Alameda Red-necked Stint was absent Wednesday afternoon. I showed up mid-day and apparently missed it by about 15 minutes. The tide rose and pushed the Westerns into dense flocks that failed to yield the stint. I left at about 7pm (the tide was low by this point) and the stint had not been found either in front of the platform or the bay to the south.


Alan Krakauer,
Richmond CA


Semipalmated Sandpiper continues at Coyote Hills

scfloyd2000
 

This afternoon Jerry Ting and I braved the wind on the No Name Trail at Coyote Hills from the pump station west to the 2nd pond.  Around 3:45 PM Jerry re-located the Semipalmated Sandpiper he'd first seen, photographed, and posted about yesterday afternoon.  The bird hangs out in a mixed flock of western and least sandpipers very close to the shore.   


Stephanie Floyd

Fremont


Short-eared Owl in Clifton Court area

Jennifer Rycenga
 

I went out to Clifton Court and the Lazy M Marina last night hoping for the Lesser Nighthawks, but the wind defeated my hopes. As I was driving the road, though, I saw a SHORT-EARED OWL hunting. Not believing myself, I dismissed the thought, until I saw it again, for a longer stretch. This time I could clearly see its Harrier-like flight pattern, streaked breast, and flat facial disk. Seems oddly out-of-season, though it could be an early migrant. Also present in the area was a young SWAINSON’S HAWK, model year 2017 - http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/7417492


Jennifer Rycenga
San Mateo, CA
The San Mateo County Birding Guide








Coyote Hills (8/8/17) - Semipalmated Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstones

Jerry Ting
 

This (8/8/2017) afternoon I found a juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper in the pond (feeding on the green/yellow gooie stuff) where the pump station located on No Name Trail.  It's probably the one with the shortest bill that I've seen.  Here is the picture:
https://flic.kr/p/WjfphB

Other highlights in this area include 2 Ruddy Turnstones (1 adult and 1 juvenile), 2 Lesser Yellowlegs, 8 Least Terns (5 adults and 3 juveniles), 2 Peregrine Falcons (1 adult 1 juvenile).  There were also lots of juvenile Least and Western Sandpipers in pristine plumage.  So pretty!

I then went to Main Marsh and hightlights are 1 flying American Bittern seen from the boardwalk, 8 Great-tailed Grackles and 3 early arrival Northern Shovelers (in the main pond).

Here is the complete eBird report with more photos:
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38551406

Happy Birding,

Jerry Ting
Fremont


Red-necked Stint still there

Noah Arthur
 

I made a quick mid-day stop at Elsie Roemer today, where a number of birders were still getting good scope views of the RED-NECKED STINT. The stint has become territorial around "his" rock (straight out from and maybe a little to the left of the viewing deck, as you look out), chasing other peeps away from it... Makes me wonder if he will winter? None of us could pick anything else unusual out of the 5,000 WESTERN SANDPIPERS that were present. There are still very few juvenile shorebirds of any kind there, and surprisingly few LEAST SANDPIPERS too. 

Noah Arthur (Oakland)
semirelicta@...
510-967-2179


Lesser Nighthawks continue at Clifton Court Forebay

dp_eas
 

This evening at least two Lesser Nighthawks found yesterday by Logan Kahle were still visible off of Clifton Court Forebay Rd. in East Contra Costa County.

As described by Logan, park across the street (north of) the Lazy M marina at dusk. Scan the horizon to the north and you will occasionally see the nighthawks soar above a levee. Logan had them somewhat north and east; I saw them more or less due north soaring under a large metal power line.

Seen from 8:15-8:30 pm.

Emilie Strauss
Berkeley, CA


Re: Banded Green Heron at Lake Temescal

Kay Loughman
 

Nice picture! Report the band to the US Bird Banding Laboratory: https://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBL/

Kay Loughman
in the hills on the Berkeley/Oakland border

Robert Firehock rafirehock@sbcglobal.net [EBB_Sightings] wrote on 8/7/2017 3:10 PM:


EBB Team--

Catching up with my random walk ID photos, I 'discovered' that one Green
Heron I shot at Lake Temescal on Friday, August 4th, was banded.

See photo on eBird:
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38475795?share=true

Zooming reveals three leading digits: 259. More may be around the curve.
Can't decipher any more text.

Any suggestions as to whom I could send this info?

Thanks, Bob Firehock

PS--reminder to self: be more observant...


Banded Green Heron at Lake Temescal

Robert Firehock
 

EBB Team--

Catching up with my random walk ID photos, I 'discovered' that one Green
Heron I shot at Lake Temescal on Friday, August 4th, was banded.

See photo on eBird:
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38475795?share=true

Zooming reveals three leading digits: 259. More may be around the curve.
Can't decipher any more text.

Any suggestions as to whom I could send this info?

Thanks, Bob Firehock

PS--reminder to self: be more observant...


AUG 4 & 6 PELAGIC TRIPS

DEBRA SHEARWATER <debi@...>
 

Howdy, Birders,


Shearwater Journeys’ trips departing from Monterey Bay, August 4th and Sausalito to the Farallon Islands, August 6th, encountered extraordinary numbers and variety of seabirds and marine mammals. And, yes, “it’s all about food”— my favorite saying. Monterey Bay is teaming with bait fish and some krill. The area surrounding the Farallon Islands, out to the edge of the Continental Shelf was floor to ceiling in krill. The marine life associated with the prey items was divided accordingly! Both trips enjoyed flat, calm seas with visibility up to 10 miles. 

Highlights of our August 4 Monterey Bay pelagic trip included: BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS (8, excellent views), SOOTY (30,000+) and, PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATERS (34), ASHY STORM-PETREL (2, distant views), RED-NECKED (121) and RED (19) PHALAROPES, LONG-TAILED JAEGER (1, distant view), SABINE’S GULL (including 2 early juveniles, sitting on the water, excellent views), COMMON MURRE (1,025, many dads with chicks), and RHINOCEROS AUKLETS (62, good views). All birds were in Monterey County. 

Marine mammals included: BLUE (2), FIN (1), HUMPBACK (12) WHALES; RISSO’S (30) and PACIFIC WHITE-SIDED (100) DOLPHINS, DALL’S PORPOISE ( 8, bow-riding on the head of a blue whale). Other highlights included: MAKO (1, excellent views) and BLUE (4, great views) SHARKS. We retrieved 6 mylar balloons, but could not pick up the floating refrigerator (future potential booby habitat!)

Highlights of our August 6 Farallon Islands pelagic trip included: MASKED (thought to be a sub-adult, hundreds of images), BLUE-FOOTED (1 on Sugar Loaf), and BROWN (1 sitting next to the Blue-footed) BOOBIES, BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS (2); NORTHERN FULMAR (1), SOOTY (10) and PINK-FOOTED (24) SHEARWATERS; RED-NECKED PHALAROPE (2700), and TUFTED PUFFIN (25), CASSIN’S (7000) and RHINOCEROS (10) AUKLETS, COMMON MURRE (18,000). Most birds were in San Francisco County, including the Masked Booby. We looked for the Parakeet Auklet, but did not find it. The Masked Booby flew across our bow shortly after leaving that location. Our excellent captain chased the booby and we had a chance to see it plunge-diving. Hundreds of images were made. A Common Murre was very vocal about this booby’s presence!

Marine mammals included: GRAY (2), BLUE (4) and HUMPBACK (44) WHALES, HARBOR PORPOISE. We stopped the boat and were surrounded by tail-slapping, head-slapping and breaching humpback whales for 360 degrees. The fish finder showed krill from top to bottom along the shelf break. The albatrosses, shearwaters and fulmar flew in while we were sitting around taking photographs. The rather tattered fulmar swam right up to the gunwales. It was a magical marine scene that few will ever encounter. The weather was so good that we headed up to the north islands of the Farallon Island group— something I’ve only done once before. 

Spaces are available on the following trips: (leaders may be added to many of these trips)

MONTEREY BAY:
Aug 25 with Alex Rinkert, Jim Holmes, Debi Shearwater
Sep 1 with Nick Levendosky, Mary Gustafson, Debi Shearwater
Sep 7 with Nick Levendosky, Alex Rinkert, Jim Holmes, Mary Gustafson, Debi Shearwater
Sep 8 with Mary Gustafson, Jim Holmes, Debi Shearwater
Sep 10 with Mary Gustafson, Debi Shearwater
Sep 14 with Debi Shearwater, TBA
Sep 22 with Christian Schwarz, Hannah Nevins, Debi Shearwater
Sep 23 with Nick Levendosky, Alex Rinkert, Jim Holmes, Steve Tucker, Debi Shearwater
Sep 24 with Nick Levendosky, Jim Holmes, Debi Shearwater
Sep 30 with Nick Levendosky, Alex Rinkert, Scott & Linda Terrill
Oct 8 with Nick Levendosky, Alex Rinkert, Scott & Linda Terrill

HALF MOON BAY:
Sep 2 with Mary Gustafson, Debi Shearwater
Sep 3 with Peter Pyle, Steve Tucker, Mary Gustafson, Debi Shearwater
Sep 15 with Christian Schwarz, Dave Pereksta, Debi Shearwater
Sep 16 with Steve Hampton, Debi Shearwater
Oct 7 with Nick Levendosky, Alex Rinkert, Steve Hampton

Many thanks to the wonderful folks, birders and birders-to-be, who joined us on these two fine pelagic trips. The leaders on August 4 included: Nick Levendosky, Abe Borker, Scott Terrill, Will Brooks, John Garrett, Debi Shearwater. The leaders on August 6 included: Gerry McChesney, Alex Rinkert, Christian Schwarz, John Garrett, Will Brooks, and Debi Shearwater. 

It IS all about food!
Shearwaters Forever,
Debi Shearwater
DEBRA SHEARWATER
Shearwater Journeys, Inc.
PO Box 190
Hollister, CA 95024
831.637.8527

Celebrating 42 Years of Seabirding with Shearwater Journeys
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Red-necked Stint continues at Elsie Rohmer

George Griffeth
 

The continuing Red-necked Stint was highly cooperative this morning between 10:30 and 11 (when I left, stint still present), easily seen from the viewing platform at the Elsie Rohmer Bird Sanctuary in Alameda.

George Griffeth
Kensington


Contra Costa county 8/6 Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Nighthawk, Yellow-headed Blackbird, etc

Logan Kahle
 

Hi All,

Spent an enjoyable day (the first in far too long) bouncing around my favorite spots in Contra Costa county, sticking exclusively to Richmond and East county to maximize my chances with shorebirds. Conditions have changed drastically since earlier in the summer, and it seems overall for the worse. The many flooded fields of east county seems to now all be dry or fallow, the expansive flats created by lowering water levels at Waterbird Regional Park and nearby wetlands appears to have been completely filled, and the water levels at sewage ponds continue to be rather less than ideal.

Shorebird movement was evident but not pronounced along the Richmond shoreline, where juveniles of several species including Western and Least Sandpipers and Willets have finally arrived in numbers. Movement in East county was more evident, though most spots lacked a huge amount of diversity.

My first stop, per usual, was Pt. Isabel. Per usual, nothing was moving on the bay. Also seemed essentially all the shorebird action was on the Alameda side, though a few of the bigger birds were on our side, too. Shorebird numbers included:
Black-bellied Plover-1 thought 75 were in Alameda
Semipalmated Plover-8
Long-billed Curlew-4
Marbled Godwit-8
Least Sandpiper-1
Western Sandpiper-22
Willet-77

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38504705

I then proceeded onto Meeker Slough and adjacent mudflats accessed through the 51st st entrance to the SF Bay Trail. Immediately after pulling up, I was shocked to be looking straight at a handsome Wild Turkey. This species, once restricted to the hilly areas in the interior parts of the county, now can be seen almost anywhere, and I found turkey at a record number of locations today. Additionally, likely due to the very low tide, Meeker Slough was not very productive, but the area of exposed flats south of the Jetty was. Overall, highlights included:
Wild Turkey-1
Ridgway's Rail-1 was the first I have gotten to see well in the county in a while
Black-bellied Plover-7
Semipalmated Plover-5
Whimbrel-2
Long-billed Curlew-6
Marbled Godwit-18
Least Sandpiper-2
Western Sandpiper-24
Willet-141 including 12 juvs

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38505330

While leaving this spot, I saw a Hooded Oriole fly over the highway. I rarely note this species so far south on the Richmond shoreline.

My next spot was Canal Boulevard, where the most surprising find was actually and absence: I was able to detect not a single Elegant Tern. In my four or so years of regularly birding this county I have never found Elegant Terns still absent by this date, and normally they are present in double to triple digits here and perhaps at other spots too. This trend continued throughout the day, and the complete lack of Elegant Terns still baffled me after I left Richmond. Anyway, in the sightings department numbers once again changed drastically in the tern/gull flock:
Brown Pelican-17
Western Gull-167
California Gull-77
Caspian Tern-32 including many young

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38505743

I proceeded on to Miller/Knox which was not terribly active. That said, there was a little bit of activity, mostly in the form of passerines/landbirds:
Cooper's Hawk-2 interacting on hillside
Wilson's Warbler-3 on hillside were presumably migrants
Hooded Oriole-1 calling bird could have been a local or a migrant

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38506404

I then headed on to my favorite spot in the county, and likely the most overlooked vagrant trap around, Pt. San Pablo/Pt. Molate. I hit all of the regular spots, but once again I feel I reached the oaks after the peak in activity and it was somewhat quiet, though there were definitely still birds around. Almost all of the migrants were in the oaks, as usual. Highlights throughout the peninsula included:
Wild Turkey-11
Pelagic Cormorant-1
Long-billed Curlew-1
Belted Kingfisher-1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher-2
Ash-throated Flycather-1 was very good bird for Richmond
Warbling Vireo-2
Violet-green Swallow-5
Red-breasted Nuthatch-1
Brown Creeper-5 seemed like an excellent total. I am unsure if these bird were dispersants from the point's euc groves or farther away
MacGillivray's Warbler-1
Black-throated Gray Warbler-1
Hermit Warbler-1
Wilson's Warbler-7
Western Tanager-4
Black-headed Grosbeak-1
Hooded Oriole-1
Purple Finch-1

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38508913

From there I continued to the Sewage Ponds to see what the rising tide could have kicked in. I found the sole bit of action to be in the series of ponds west of the road as you drive in to sign in at the building. In particular, the north-middle pond had all the shorebird action. Highlights here included:
Black-necked Stilt-23
American Avocet-1
Least Sandpiper-1
Western Sandpiper-9
SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER-1 juv (thanks to Mike Park for helping with the aging)
WILSON'S PHALAROPE-1 was a very good bird for Richmond
Greater Yellowlegs-9
Lesser Yellowlegs-2

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38509924

I then headed east to Waterbird Regional Preserve where the depressingly high water levels kept my visits brief and unproductive. While I was leaving, I was horrified to see the northernmost ponds in the Mountain View Sanitary District had been turned into dirt, effectively halving the Gallinule/lue-winged Teal habitat there. I'm not sure whats going on there but it appears to be depressing at least.
Full eBird checklists here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38510678
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38510833

Heading on to East County, I hit Iron House WTP in hopes that it had been revitalized after all these years of mediocrity. However, it seemed to hold to the same low bar it has been in recent years. A few shorebirds were in the shallow pond, but the choking from weeds and many years of dryness has left the place a shadow of its former self. Anyway, a walk by the two ponds produced:
Eared Grebe-1 was likely a fall migrant
Green Heron-2
Virginia Rail-6 was an encouragingly high count for this date
Black-necked Stilt-5
Least Sandpiper-2
Spotted Sandpiper-1
Greater Yellowlegs-4
Caspian Tern-38 was a decent concentration here
Forster's Tern-1
Great Horned Owl-1 begging juv was my first daytime record here
Yellow Warbler-1

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38513151

Then headed out to Jersey Island where, unfortunately, only a couple patches of cow-filled water was visible. So, while no shorebirds were present I was able to pull out a couple Bank Swallows. No other highlights were found.

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38514255

I then headed off to Bethel Island where activity was decent, especially for Bank Swallows. I visited Piper Slough, Willowest Marina, and the Frank's Tract overlook. The best Bank Swallow showing was on Harbor rd just before the parking lot where a flock of 20 Banks with a single Tree foraged over the road. It appears I was too early in the day for roosting swallows, as none were roosting in the willows by the overlook. Other highlights here included:
Wild Turkey-8
Western Sandpiper-1 over Piper Slough
Greater Yellowlegs-1 over Piper Slough
Forster's Tern-30 over Frank's Tract
Anna's Hummingbird-1
Loggerhead Shrike-1 in one of their last breeding strongholds in NE CoCO
Bank Swallow-30 was a very high count
California Towhee-1 of this once extremely rare species. There is now a single territory at Piper Slough, though that remains one of the only places to find them in East county
Hooded Oriole-1

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38515740

I then continued onto Holland Tract, where the interior marshes again failed to let me down. There were a huge number of birds throughout here, and highlights and high counts included:
Mallard-800
Cinnamon Teal-8
Green-winged Teal-2
Bufflehead-1 could have been an attempted breeder
Ruddy Duck-3
Common Gallinule-12 is an awesome count for the county in Summer
Northern Harrier-1
Black-necked Stilt-10
Semipalmated Plover-4
Least Sandpiper-150
Western Sandpiper-20
Long-billed Dowitcher-40
Greater Yellowlegs-12
Mourning Dove-250 mostly in one flock
Pacific-slope Flycatcher-1 on main road
Bank Swallow-4
Red-winged Blackbird-300
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD-1 or more in with Red-wingeds. Likely one of the males from earlier this season that may have been breeding
Hooded Oriole-1

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38517816

Heading on to Byron WTP, all the shorebird habitat flooded earlier in the summer was completely gone, and the main ponds seemed to have not much of note. Furthermore, I couldn't reach the northernmost pond as a guy drove up to me telling me it was private (didn't think that was the case there...) Anyway highlights included:
Northern Harrier-1
Black-necked Stilt-6
Least Sandpiper-5
Greater Yellowlegs-5
American Kestrel-1

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38518326

For the final spot of the day, I swung by Clifton Court. As expected for this date, it was pretty slow. However, I was able to pull out some shorebirds etc from the "shoreline". I waited around for a bit to leave, though, as I wanted to check something. On my way out, as I'd hoped, I managed to see at least a couple LESSER NIGHTHAWKs coursing over a field north of the Lazy Marina. The birds were out of sight most of the time, but would occasionally be visible over the levee. To me this indicated that there could easily have been more than two individuals present, but only two were visible at any given time. The field they were frequenting was north and east (demarcated by a levee) of the field immediately north of Clifton Court rd just opposite Lazy Marina. I will be searching in coming weeks for a public access to a better view of this spot, but in the meantime any interested party should be able to see the birds, with a little bit of patience, from Clifton Court rd. The time I arrived and saw them was about 8:16 and they showed no signs of stopping while I was there. Good luck if you try. This has been a very hard bird in the county in the past 5 or so years (this is my second success after about 10 tries). Overall, highlights on the forebay and vicinity included:
Northern Harrier-1
Long-billed Curlew-1
Western Sandpiper-3
LESSER NIGHTHAWK-2

Full eBird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38519269

All in all a fun day to be out and about in Contra Costa. My day total finished at 120 which wasn't bad considering I never birded a spot more than a few meters abover sea level and the plethora of birds bizarrely absent for the day (Elegant Tern and Brown-headed Cowbird jump to mind). While it was depressing to see most of the promising habitat from earlier in the summer go away, there were still plenty of shorebirds where the habitat persisted, and more coverage of Richmond should produce more goodies.

Good birding,
Logan Kahle
San Francisco, CA/Ithaca, NY


Heather Farm Park Walnut Creek

rosita94598
 

An early email from Fred Safier prompted my departure to see two adult American Avocets in the large pond at Heather Farm Park.  They were on the west side across from the wooden railing.  The Mallards are hanging out in the same area as they go through their eclipse plumage.

We have been seeing a Great Egret, sometimes two in the pond or the small Ygancio Canal on the west side of the pond.  Today two Great Egrets were in the main concrete channel of Walnut Creek on the other side of the Seven Hills School.  They were visible from the Contra Costa Canal bike/walking trail.

Last week I had a Western Tanager in a eucalyptus tree near the entrance to the school.  Fledgling Western Bluebirds have been around the pre-school next to the north ball fields.

Hugh B. Harvey
Walnut Creek



Red-necked Stint photos

Matthew Dodder
 

Folks,

Sorry I did not include the location in my previous post... I was trying to get the word out quickly that the bird had appeared, and foolishly assumed the location was familiar due to several previous posts. Anyway, I managed to get a few horrible shots with my iPhone and scope which I wasn’t completely embarrassed by, so enjoy. 

All I can add to previous comments is that the RED-NECKED STINT appeared near the waters edge this morning, far closer than I had been scanning. So keep an eye on those closer birds, and perhaps it will show for you. From the platform, the area it seemed to favor was to the left, near the old wooden dock(?) and some small white posts. As far as I know, it remained in that general area for the entire time.

We also had one ELEGANT TERN, and a LESSER YELLOWLEGS show up while we searched for the Stint.


I also want to mention that Palo Alto Adult School will offer Fall birding classes again beginning September. 
Registration begins Friday, August 11. 
The Fall catalog is not yet posted online, but will be soon. 
Details at:  http://paadultschool.org/  

As usual, there are three classes available:

— Beginning Birding with Larry Spivak
— Intermediate Birding with Rob Furrow
— Advanced Birding (8 weeks) with Matthew Dodder (me)

At the moment, I can only speak for my advanced class, which will be offered Monday nights 7-9 PM, with weekly Saturday field trips to various hot spots including Point Reyes. The eight-week class runs Sept 11 — November 6 (no class on Oct 16). As usual, Fall session will address migration of Shorebirds, Raptors and Passerines with emphasis on vagrants and the associated identification challenges. As well, we’ll discuss recent AOU checklist changes, recent publications, rarities and puzzle through in-class mystery slides.

I hope to see you there!
Matthew Dodder
Mountain View
650-868-4922



Re: Red-necked Stint NOW

Joe Morlan
 

Great seeing everybody this morning! A few digiscoped images and notes
at...

https://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/Red-neckedStintP1110203.htm


On Sun, 6 Aug 2017 22:40:58 +0000 (UTC), "Steven Tucker
talkingtrees80@yahoo.com [EBB_Sightings]"
<EBB_Sightings-noreply@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


The stint has shown well this afternoon. Still present, foraging on the flats southeast of the platform.
--
Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA


Re: Red-necked Stint NOW

Steven Tucker
 

The stint has shown well this afternoon. Still present, foraging on the flats southeast of the platform.

Steve Tucker 
San Jose



On Sunday, August 6, 2017, 11:20 AM, Bob Toleno bob@... [EBB_Sightings] wrote:

 

Still being seen by about a dozen birders now, 11:20am.

Bob Toleno 
Hayward 

On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 9:32 AM mdodder@... [EBB_Sightings] <EBB_Sightings-noreply@...> wrote:
 

At the platform as previously reported.

Matthew Dodder
Mountain View



Re: Red-necked Stint NOW

Bob Toleno
 

Still being seen by about a dozen birders now, 11:20am.

Bob Toleno 
Hayward 


On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 9:32 AM mdodder@... [EBB_Sightings] <EBB_Sightings-noreply@...> wrote:
 

At the platform as previously reported.

Matthew Dodder
Mountain View



Re: Red-necked Stint NOW

judisierra
 

Guess Mathew forgot location. Didn't catch that Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary. Alameda
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On Sun, 8/6/17, Lawrence Danos <ldanos@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

Subject: Re: [EBB_Sightings] Red-necked Stint NOW
To: "Judi S." <judisierra@yahoo.com>
Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017, 10:28 AM

Where is this sighting? 
What part of the Bay Area?
Thanks.



From: "'Judi
S.' judisierra@yahoo.com [EBB_Sightings]"
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To: "EBB_Sightings
@Yahoo.com" <EBB_Sightings@Yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 6,
2017 10:20 AM
Subject: Re:
[EBB_Sightings] Red-necked Stint NOW



 









As
reported close views stil there when I left at 10



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Subject: [EBB_Sightings] Red-necked Stint NOW

To: EBB_Sightings@yahoogroups.com

Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017, 9:32 AM





 



















At the platform as previously reported.







Matthew Dodder



Mountain View
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