Swamp Sparrow, Cache Creek, Yolo Co

Brent Campos

This morning I had a Swamp Sparrow along Cache Creek as accessed via Wild Wings County Park (http://www.yolocounty.org/general-government/general-government-departments/parks/parks-information/wild-wings-park). A map of the Swamp Sparrow's location is here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zEI01uLrDFaU.kT4e8MNx8Y7c. Other notables included a Townsend's Warbler, a Phainopepla (third in the last three outings to this location), two fly-over Pine Siskins, and an apparent hybrid Golden-crowned X White-crowned Sparrow.

Brent Campos

Cache Creek at Wild Wings County Park, Yolo, US-CA

Oct 29, 2014 9:05 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 kilometer(s)
58 species

Canada Goose  3
California Quail  2
American Bittern  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Virginia Rail  3
Sora  2
Common Gallinule  1
American Coot  1
Mourning Dove  5
Barn Owl  1
Anna's Hummingbird  6
Lewis's Woodpecker  2
Acorn Woodpecker  3
Nuttall's Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  9
Black Phoebe  6
Western Scrub-Jay  13
Yellow-billed Magpie  1
American Crow  2
Bushtit  28
House Wren  4
Marsh Wren  8
Bewick's Wren  7
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  7
Western Bluebird  2
Hermit Thrush  5
American Robin  2
Varied Thrush  2
California Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  8
European Starling  4
American Pipit  3
Cedar Waxwing  14
Phainopepla  1
Common Yellowthroat  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)  24
Black-throated Gray Warbler  1
Townsend's Warbler  1     Heard calling. Confirmed visually.
Spotted Towhee  7
California Towhee  2
Song Sparrow  13
Lincoln's Sparrow  21
Swamp Sparrow  1     Initially identified by sweet, Black Phoebe-like call. Confirmed visually with prolonged looks. Breast was slightly smudgy and light gray with a central dark spot, without streaks. Dull light brown flanks with light streaking. Strong rufous tones to crown and wings.
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's)  95
Golden-crowned Sparrow  74
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)  3
Red-winged Blackbird  35
Western Meadowlark  2
House Finch  37
Pine Siskin  2
Lesser Goldfinch  33
American Goldfinch  6
House Sparrow  5

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