Yuba ’11

GADWALL/Northern Pintail at Henriot Lane (Jul 23)
SWAINSON’S HAWK 4 at Dyson Lane (Jul 23)
SWAINSON’S HAWK 2 at Vinton-Loyalton Road (Jul 23)
SHORT-EARED OWL (5 + Road Kill) at Dyson Lane (Jul 23)
LEWIS’S WOODPECKER 2 at Smithneck Road (Jul 23)
NORTHERN FLICKER CO-NY at Donner Pass Road (Jul 22)
HOUSE WREN CO-ON at MP 4.0 (Jul 23)
SAGE THRASHER 8 at Dyson Lane (Jul 23)
GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE CO-CF at MP 4.0 (Jul 23)
CASSIN’S FINCH CO-NY at MP 4.0 (Jul 23)

87 species seen:
Canada Goose Branta canadensis (6, 10)
Gadwall Anas strepera (12)
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos (12)
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera (12)
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis (10)
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps (10)
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus (10)
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax (10)
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi (10)
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (10)
Osprey Pandion haliaetus (18)
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus (11)
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii (14)
Swainson’s Hawk Buteo swainsoni (11, 15)
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis (5, 18)
Sora Porzana carolina (10)
American Coot Fulica americana (10)
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis (10)
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus (10)
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus (12)
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana (12)
Willet Tringa semipalmata (10)
Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata (10)
Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor (12)
Rock Pigeon Columba livia (4)
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata (8)
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura (9)
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus (11)
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri (18)
Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna (18)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus (18)
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (8, 17)
Lewis’s Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis (13)
Williamson’s Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus (8)
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber (17)
White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus (8, 17, 18)
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus (3, 8)
American Kestrel Falco sparverius (12)
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi (8)
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus (17)
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri (17)
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus (8, 17)
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri (1)
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia (16)
Common Raven Corvus corax (4)
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris (11)
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor (1)
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (10)
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica (10)
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli (1, 8)
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis (8)
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis (8)
House Wren Troglodytes aedon (8)
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris (10)
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewickii (14)
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa (17)
Townsend’s Solitaire Myadestes townsendi (7, 18)
American Robin Turdus migratorius (1)
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus (11)
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata (3)
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla (17)
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia (18)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata (8)
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla (17)
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus (3, 8)
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus (13, 14)
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri (12)
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus (10)
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis (10)
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca (17)
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia (1, 18)
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii (17)
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys (8)
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis (8, 17)
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana (8)
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena (13, 14)
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus (5)
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta (12)
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (10)
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater (8)
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii (13)
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii (8, 17)
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra (17)
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus (8, 17)
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria (2)
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus (17, 18)
Striped Skunk sp. (16)

Locations:
1) Donner Memorial (Jul 22)
2) Truckee (Jul 22)
3) Donner Pass Road (Jul 22)
4) Truckee (Jul 23)
5) Henness Pass Rd. MP 0.8 (Jul 23)
6) MP 1.4 (Jul 23)
7) MP 3.0 (Jul 23)
8) MP 4.0 (Jul 23)
9) MP 2.3 (Jul 23)
10) Marble Hot Springs Road (Jul 23)
11) Dyson Lane (Jul 23)
12) Henriot Lane (Jul 23)
13) Smithneck Road (Jul 23)
14) Red Rock Canyon (Jul 23)
15) Vinton-Loyalton Road (Jul 23)
16) Hwy 49 (Jul 23)
17) Yuba Pass (Jul 24)
18) Bassett’s (Jul 24)

NE CA ’12

COOPER’S HAWK 5 CO-NY at Red Rock Road (Jul 08)
SWAINSON’S HAWK 4 at I5 (Jul 04)
SWAINSON’S HAWK CO-ON at Surprise Valley Road (Jul 05)
SANDHILL CRANE 3 at Surprise Valley Road (Jul 05)
RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER x RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER at Chez McKereghan (Jul 07)
JUNIPER TITMOUSE 3 at Red Rock Road (Jul 08)
BOBOLINK PR-P at Eagleville (Jul 05)

59 species seen:
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos (8)
California Quail Callipepla californica (5)
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (8)
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi (5, 8)
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (8)
Osprey Pandion haliaetus (8)
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus (2)
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii (11)
Swainson’s Hawk Buteo swainsoni (1, 5)
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis (1)
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis (5)
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto (9)
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura (9)
White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis (8)
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (9)
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus (2)
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber (3, 9, 10)
Nuttall’s Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii (2)
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus (3)
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri (7, 10)
Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis (9)
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis (3)
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens (8)
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis (5)
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus (10)
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri (3, 8)
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica (8)
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia (5)
Common Raven Corvus corax (2)
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor (9)
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (2, 8)
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli (7)
Juniper Titmouse Baeolophus ridgwayi (11)
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis (3, 10)
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus (8)
House Wren Troglodytes aedon (10)
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewickii (5)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea (11)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula (10)
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides (10)
American Robin Turdus migratorius (9)
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas (2)
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia (2)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata (3)
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina (10)
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri (10)
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys (10)
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis (3, 3, 8)
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana (2, 7)
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus (10)
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena (11)
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus (4)
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus (4, 10)
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (8)
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus (4, 10)
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater (10)
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii (10)
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria (2)
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis (6)

Locations:
1) I5 (Jul 04)
2) Burney (Jul 04)
3) Cedar Pass (Jul 05)
4) Eagleville (Jul 05)
5) Surprise Valley Road (Jul 05)
6) Ft. Bidwell (Jul 05)
7) Fandango Pass (Jul 05)
8) Tule Lake et al. (Jul 05)
9) Chez McKereghan (Jul 07)
10) Dismal Swamp (Jul 07)
11) Red Rock Road (Jul 08)

Yuba ’13

REDHEAD m/f at Marble Hot Springs Road (May 26)
REDHEAD 2 at Harriet Lane (May 26)
WHITE-FACED IBIS 2 at Marble Hot Springs Road (May 26)
WHITE-FACED IBIS 15 at Harriet Lane (May 26)
SANDHILL CRANE 6 at Marble Hot Springs Road (May 26)
CALIFORNIA GULL 8 at Harriet Lane (May 26)
RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER – PR-P at Sand Pond (May 25)
AMERICAN DIPPER CO-CF at Sardine Lake and Gold Lake Road (May 25)
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER “Audubon’s” at Yuba Pass (May 25)

88 species seen:
Canada Goose Branta canadensis (14)
Gadwall Anas strepera (15)
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos (15)
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera (17)
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata (15)
Canvasback Aythya valisineria (17)
Redhead Aythya americana (15, 17)
Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus (7, 22)
California Quail Callipepla californica (23)
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps (15)
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (4, 15, 17)
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus (15)
Great Egret Ardea alba (17)
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax (15)
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi (15, 17)
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (8, 15)
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus (15)
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis (1)
American Coot Fulica americana (15)
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis (15, 17)
Willet Tringa semipalmata (14, 15)
Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata (25)
Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor (15)
California Gull Larus californicus (15, 17)
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura (27)
Flammulated Owl Otus flammeolus (3)
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus (3)
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii (3)
Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna (5)
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope (5)
Lewis’s Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis (21)
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber (4, 7, 27)
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus (7)
White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus (4, 27)
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus (9)
American Kestrel Falco sparverius (23)
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus (13)
Hammond’s Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii (4)
Cassin’s Vireo Vireo cassinii (27)
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus (2, 4, 22)
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri (4, 21)
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica (1, 21)
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia (1)
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos (18)
Common Raven Corvus corax (11, 15)
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris (14, 15)
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor (5)
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (14, 15)
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica (15, 15)
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis (4)
Brown Creeper Certhia americana (4)
House Wren Troglodytes aedon (22, 27)
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris (15)
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus (6)
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides (27)
American Robin Turdus migratorius (2)
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus (16)
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris (8)
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla (12)
MacGillivray’s Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei (5, 24)
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas (15)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata (4, 27)
Hermit Warbler Setophaga occidentalis (4, 24)
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla (4, 18, 24)
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus (13)
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus (18)
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina (4, 18, 23, 27)
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri (14, 16)
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus (14)
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis (15)
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca (4, 7)
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia (18, 24)
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii (4)
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis (4)
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana (21)
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus (2, 21)
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus (6, 15)
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta (1, 15)
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (15)
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus (1, 15)
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater (15, 27)
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator (10, 11)
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii (9, 11)
House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus (15)
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria (21)
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus (24)
House Sparrow Passer domesticus (1, 16)
Dark swift sp. (18)

Locations:
1) Sierraville (May 24)
2) Herrington’s (May 24)
3) Vista Point (May 24)
4) Yuba Pass (May 25)
5) Bassett’s (May 25)
6) Sardine Lake and Gold Lake Road (May 25)
7) Sand Pond (May 25)
8) Hwy 89 (May 25)
9) Vista Point (May 25)
10) Yuba Pass (May 25)
11) Yuba Pass (May 26)
12) Vista Point (May 26)
13) Mt. Quail Rd. (May 26)
14) Calpine Corner (May 26)
15) Marble Hot Springs Road (May 26)
16) Dyson Lane (May 26)
17) Harriet Lane (May 26)
18) Red Rock Canyon (May 26)
19) Near Dyson Road (May 26)
20) Coyote (May 26)
21) First turnout on Smithneck Road above Loyalton (May 26)
22) Smithneck Road (May 26)
23) Bear Valley Road (May 26)
24) Bassett’s (May 27)
25) Hwy 49 (May 27)
26) Coyote (May 27)
27) Kyburz Flat (May 27)

Mono ’13

WHITE-FACED IBIS 11 at Bridgeport Reservoir (Jun 15)
SANDHILL CRANE 4 at Bridgeport Reservoir (Jun 15)
BLACK TERN 4 at Bridgeport Reservoir (Jun 15)
FORSTER’S TERN 5 at Bridgeport Reservoir (Jun 15)
WILLIAMSON’S SAPSUCKER m+f at Summit of Mammoth Scenic Loop (Jun 16)
NORTHERN FLICKER CO-NY at DeChambeau Creek (Jun 15)
WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE CO-ON at Lundy Canyon (Jun 15)
WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE CO-ON at Lundy Lake (Jun 17)
CORDILLERAN FLYCATCHER 2 heard only in the riparian above the lake and near the trailhead at Lundy Lake (Jun 17)
PLUMBEOUS VIREO one singing above the stream crossing at Wildrose Canyon (Jun 16)
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER 4 at Lundy Lake (Jun 17)
VIRGINIA’S WARBLER one briefly seen near the spring at Wildrose Canyon (Jun 16)
WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW oreantha at Ellery Lake (Jun 17)

93 species seen:
Canada Goose Branta canadensis (1, 6)
Gadwall Anas strepera (6)
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos (1)
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris (6)
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis (3)
California Quail Callipepla californica (1)
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps (6)
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis (6)
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis (6)
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus (6)
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (6)
Great Egret Ardea alba (1)
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi (6)
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (6)
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii (8)
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis (13)
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos (6)
American Coot Fulica americana (3, 6, 6, 9)
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis (6)
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus (1)
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana (1, 6)
Willet Tringa semipalmata (6)
Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata (1)
Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor (1)
California Gull Larus californicus (1, 5, 6)
Black Tern Chlidonias niger (6)
Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri (6)
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura (4, 11)
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (8)
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope (8)
Williamson’s Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus (12)
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber (5, 8)
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus (1, 8, 13)
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus (1, 4, 14)
American Kestrel Falco sparverius (1)
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi (5)
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus (1, 5, 12, 13, 15)
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii (7)
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri (8)
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis (15)
Plumbeous Vireo Vireo plumbeus (8)
Cassin’s Vireo Vireo cassinii (5)
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus (4, 8)
Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus (13)
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri (4, 8, 15)
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica (8)
Clark’s Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana (8, 13, 17)
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia (1, 10)
Common Raven Corvus corax (6)
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina (1, 3)
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (6)
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli (5, 8)
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis (12)
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis (5, 12, 14, 15)
Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea (13)
Brown Creeper Certhia americana (5)
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus (13)
House Wren Troglodytes aedon (1, 4, 5, 8, 15)
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris (3)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea (8)
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides (8, 13)
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus (17)
American Robin Turdus migratorius (1, 4, 15)
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus (2)
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris (1)
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata (15)
Virginia’s Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae (8)
MacGillivray’s Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei (1)
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia (1, 3)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata (5, 15)
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla (1)
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus (2, 4, 5, 8)
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus (1, 11)
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri (2)
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus (3, 14)
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus (14)
Sage Sparrow Artemisiospiza belli (2)
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca (5)
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia (3, 8)
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys (16)
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis (8, 18)
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana (5, 8, 12, 15)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus (15)
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus (1, 8)
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus (1)
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta (1)
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (3, 9)
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus (1, 6, 11, 15)
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus (9)
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii (1)
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii (5, 12, 17, 18)
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria (8)
Yellow-bellied Marmot sp. (16)

Locations:
1) Mono County Park (Jun 15)
2) Cemetery Road (Jun 15)
3) DeChambeau Pomds (Jun 15)
4) DeChambeau Creek (Jun 15)
5) Lundy Canyon (Jun 15)
6) Bridgeport Reservoir (Jun 15)
7) Abandoned RR Grade east of Mono Lake (Jun 15)
8) Wildrose Canyon (Jun 16)
9) Benton Hot Springs (Jun 16)
10) Yellowjacket Springs (Jun 16)
11) Chidago Canyon (Jun 16)
12) Summit of Mammoth Scenic Loop (Jun 16)
13) June Lake Burn (Jun 16)
14) Mono Mills (Jun 16)
15) Lundy Lake (Jun 17)
16) Ellery Lake (Jun 17)
17) Saddlebag Lake (Jun 17)
18) Crane Flat (Jun 17)