Fort Mason Common Poorwill, Lewis's Woodpecker

David Assmann

Yesterday's highlight (in addition to what I posted earlier) at Fort Mason was a COMMON POORWILL that was trying to get some sleep on the ground in the garden.  It was flushed several times (due to foot traffic) and was not there this morning. What was at Fort Mason this morning was a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER in the Battery; a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW, 3 SAVANNAH SPARROWS, 2 HOODED ORIOLES, an intergrade NORTHERN FLICKER, and 1 ORCHARD ORIOLE in the garden; and 15 MARBLED GODWITS flying east over the Bay.  Birding at Fort Mason will be difficult until Monday, since there is no parking due to Fleet Week.

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