Re: [CVBirds] banded California gull

Brent Campos

The juvenile California Gull observed by Michael Perrone earlier this month at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area was banded as a chick at Mono Lake by Kristie Nelson and her team from Point Blue Conservation Science. Thank you Michael for reporting your sighting to the list. Observations of color banded birds are very valuable data! Any sightings of color banded California Gulls in the Central Valley can be directly reported to We use resightings to track the movements and dispersal patterns of the Mono Lake population.

Brent Campos, Northern Sierra Program Leader

Point Blue Conservation Science

3820 Cypress Drive, Suite 11, Petaluma, CA 94954

Point Blue—Conservation science for a healthy planet.

On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 8:48 AM, 'Perrone, Michael@DWR' Michael.Perrone@... [central_valley_birds] <central_valley_birds-noreply@...> wrote:

On Aug 2 at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, a juvenile California gull was banded, with silver on the left leg, blue on the right.  Does anyone know its provenance?


Shorebird diversity was low, though there were about 40 greater yellowlegs and a spotted sandpiper.


Michael Perrone

Department of Water Resources

Division of Environmental Services

3500 Industrial Blvd

West Sacramento CA 95691

(916) 376-9788


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