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Re: Hudsonian Godwit

Trish G
 

The bird named Hugo is currently across from the tennis courts off of robb field in the San Diego river

Trish Gussler, anaheim

On Thu, May 30, 2019, 4:33 PM Dennis <dparker6@...> wrote:
The godwit was ridiculously obliging at 1320 foraging between lifeguard towers 19 and 20 as reported many times.
Dennis Parker
Tierrasanta




I need to sell my August Pelagic ticket due to surgery

Mark Stratton
 

Hi everyone,

I am having a Hip replacement surgery on 8/6/19 so I can not longer go on this trip.  I'm hoping someone can help me out here.  This is a $135 trip and since I will be out of work, I hope to get $100 for this ticket.  We can go down to the landing together to take care of this or I can do it myself, whichever you prefer.

Thank you,
Mark Stratton
North Park

HUGO

Catherine Zinsky
 

Present this morning, Mission Beach. Same area.  7:00 AM Lovely views!

HUGO remains at Mission Beach

dan jehl
 

The lovely male Hudsonian Godwit remains between towers 19 and 20 at Mission Beach at 0830 on Friday, May 31, 2019. He is feeding on small sand crabs in the surf line off Redondo Ct.

Dan Jehl
San Diego

Hugo still present towards tower 20 at 09:45. It was settling in for a nap at the edge of the hardpack.

Mark Dayton
 


Mark Dayton 
Lakeside 

Godwit updates

Tom Benson
 

San Diego birders,

Thank you to those who have been posting updates to the listserv regarding the Hudsonian Godwit. An update on the godwit's presence tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 1) will likewise be greatly appreciated.

Tom Benson
San Bernardino, CA

Re: Godwit updates

Jeff Bray
 

Mike Sanders reports the bird is being seen between lifeguard towers 19 and 20. Associating with a Willet. 

Jeff Bray
Irvine, CA


On May 31, 2019 at 9:51 PM, <Tom Benson via Groups.Io> wrote:

San Diego birders,

Thank you to those who have been posting updates to the listserv regarding the Hudsonian Godwit. An update on the godwit's presence tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 1) will likewise be greatly appreciated.

Tom Benson
San Bernardino, CA

Re: HUGO remains at Mission Beach

KRIS MCMILLAN
 

9:33 am. HUGO just south of tower 17

On May 31, 2019, at 8:30 AM, dan jehl <jehlyfish@...> wrote:

The lovely male Hudsonian Godwit remains between towers 19 and 20 at Mission Beach at 0830 on Friday, May 31, 2019. He is feeding on small sand crabs in the surf line off Redondo Ct.

Dan Jehl
San Diego


Hudsonian Godwit continues

Tom Benson
 

As of 1035 AM (June 1), the Hudsonian Godwit is resting on the beach near lifeguard station 17, or the end of San Luis Obispo Pl.

Tom Benson 
San Bernardino, CA

Lazuli Bunting in Point Loma

Sara Baase Mayers
 

A female Lazuli Bunting was in our yard on Point Loma around 2PM (June 1).  From the SD Bird Atlas, it sounds like a "straggler," and I see none reported on eBird in Point Loma since May 16.  (Description: bunting size and bill, warm tan color with peachy breast, pale belly, and pale wing bars.)

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Sara Mayers
Point Loma (San Diego)
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HuGo 6/1

Matt Sadowski
 

Around 13:50 the Hudsonian Godwit left the Mission Beach location and is now (14:30) foraging on the flats off Robb Field.

Matt Sadowski

minor miscellanea

lehman.paul@verizon.net
 

On June 1st, shorebirds at the saltworks off the end of 13th Street in Imperial Beach included 17 Western Sandpipers (3 in full alternate), 16 Red Knots (almost all basic), and 2 Ruddy Turnstones (basic), almost all of which will certainly end up over-summering locally. The only migrant passerine I had in the TRV was a single Western Wood-Pewee. On 31 May, a visit to Jacumba was disappointing for late migrants, with just a single Western Wood-Pewee and Western Tanager, plus 4 continuing, late-lingering Cedar Waxwings, a late/summering Green Heron, 3+ continuing White-winged Doves which will probably try nesting there, a continuing pair of locally rare Cassin's Kingbirds, still plenty of Lawrence's Goldfinches, and just a single remaining Tricolored Blackbird.

--Paul Lehman, San Diego

Mississippi Kite, Dairy Mart Ponds, June 1

Stan Walens
 

I went to the Dairy Mart Ponds for 2-1/2 hours this afternoon with some other birders, to look for the Indigo Bunting that Sia McGown photographed there yesterday. No luck. [Tom Benson was leaving just as I arrived and he had not seen or heard it either.]
We knew only that Sia had reported it from somewhere around the south pond, but there’s a lot of territory that falls under that label and a lot of perfectly good habitat nearby.

However, as we walked along the southwest side of the main pond at about 2:40, we flushed an adult Mississippi Kite from the same tree that one, an immature, used 4 years ago.
The bird quickly headed up into the air, caught a thermal and rose to spectacular heights before flying right across the disc of the sun, at which point, blinded, we lost it. I’m still seeing afterimages.

No idea whether it was migrating or will hang around, so if you go to Dairy Mart, keep an eye out for it.

Stan Walens, San Diego
June 1, 2019; 3:45 pm

My August Pelagic ticket is sold

Mark Stratton
 

Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to let everyone know that I no longer have my pelagic ticket.  I want to thank everyone that contacted me and I tried answering everyone personally but the response was overwhelming and I wasn't able to answer them all.  I'm sorry I am going to miss this trip and hope you all have fun.  I may see you all off in the morning as I will have friends from Florida on that trip.

Mark Stratton
North Park

HUGO continues at Robb Field tidal flats at 5:10 pm

Andy Rathbone
 

At 5:10 pm, the Hudsonian Godwit continued to forage in the tidal flats across from the Robb Field tennis courts.

It foraged with a flock of about 10 Marbled Godwits about 10 feet from the water's edge, between the end of the large sandbar and the beginning of the second, flatter sandbar.

Andy Rathbone
San Diego

Prothonotary Warbler - Point Loma

Alex Abela
 

I had a brief look at a PROTHONOTARY WARBLER near the silk oak in the alley between DuPont and Warner, a short while ago. Unfortunately, I lost track of it before I could manage a photo and haven’t been able to relocate it. There was also an OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER flycatching from the top of the silk oak behind 531 Silvergate.

Alex Abela
San Diego, CA

Prothonotary warbler

Nancy Christensen
 

Being seen in Pt Loma in alley between Warner and DuPont as reported yesterday by Alex Abela. Has been seen twice more than an hour apart.

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb

Re: Prothonotary warbler

Lisa Ruby
 

Still visiting silk oak in alley between Dupont and Warner. Comes and goes. Has chipped a few times. 

Lisa Ruby
Sabre Springs



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From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen@...>
Date: 6/2/19 9:13 AM (GMT-08:00)
To: SanDiegoRegionBirding@groups.io
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Prothonotary warbler

Being seen in Pt Loma in alley between Warner and DuPont as reported yesterday by Alex Abela. Has been seen twice more than an hour apart.

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb



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Lisa Ruby
Sabre Springs

Hudsonian Godwit (HUGO) continues at Mission Beach this morning

Carl Ebeling
 

From 10:00  to 10:30 this morning (June 2) the Hudsonian Godwit was on Mission Beach, working up and down the same 100 m stretch of beach directly west of Pismo Ct.

Carl Ebeling and Michelle Merrigan
South Missiom Hills

Hudsonian Godwit at Robb Field 3:07 Sunday

John Bruin
 

If still looking for this bird presently here on the mud flats opposite the skate board park. Distant views

John Bruin
Bay Park