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Patterson Pass


richard s. cimino
 

Today Ohlone Audubon held it's annual Patterson Pass - International
Migratory Bird Day outing.
Sixteen birders a combination of many veterans of Patterson Pass and
spring seasonal birders braved the early morning wind.
Driving east starting at Road Marker 5.47 and finishing at Road Marker 7.78.
A total of 45 species were seen.
The more colorful passing migrants:
Burrowing Owl
Pacific-slope Flycatchers
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Warbling Vireos
Orange -crowned Warblers
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Wilson Warblers
Golden-crowned Sparrows - 3 interesting
Western Tangers - 10 / 6 females - 4 males -
Black-headed Grosbeaks
Blue Grosbeaks - 4 / 2 females, 1 1st Spring male - 1 male
Lazuli Buntings
Bullock's Oriole
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Rich Cimino
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