GSD 2018-12-20

Wim van Dam
 

This morning the Goleta Sanitary District Plant was filled with ducks. The total number was about 250, with an estimated distribution of: 80 Mallard, 24 Blue-winged Teals, 8 Cinnamon Teal, 1 Green-winged Teal, 7 Northern Shoveler, 50 American Wigeon, 50 Gadwall, 30 Ruddy Duck.
Other observations that caught my attention: 50+ Black-necked Stilt, 4+ Spotted Sandpiper, 1 Mew Gull, 1 Osprey, 1 Caspian Tern, 3 Killdeer, 2 American Pipit, 0 Western/Least Sandpiper, 0 Canada Goose. 

Wim
  

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Wim van Dam (Solvang, CA)
SBCO #378+5: Blue-footed Booby

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