Goleta, Tuesday afternoon

Robert Lindsay
 

9/10, 1:00-3:00 pm

Spent an hour at the Coronado seep which was better than expected. It was never full of birds but things did come in at a steady pace. Species list below:
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Scaly-breasted Munia
Song Sparrow
Oak Titmouse
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Hooded Oriole (female)
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak (female)
Orange-crowned Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Went to Goleta Sewage Plant next in the hopes of seeing an Ibis. One flew in as soon as I arrived. Other noteworthy birds included single Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, single Red-necked Phalarope, several Northern Shoveler, three Gadwall. Rest of the list below:
Black-necked Stilt
Spotted Sandpiper (1)
Western Sandpiper (2)
Killdeer
Western Gull
California Gull (3)
Mallard
Double-crested Cormorant
Black-crowned Night Heron

That's all,
Rob Lindsay

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