Date: 9/15/20 2:30 pm
From: Ryan Phillips <norcalbirding...>
Subject: Re: [southbaybirds] Shoreline at Mountain View Lake Show
To add, I also observed a first of the season GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL on the
island.

Ryan

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020, 12:02 PM JULIANA <juliana.manoliu...>
wrote:

> To add to Ryan's tally from closer to 11 AM on the trail between Shoreline
> lake and Coast Casey then turning left around Coast Casey :
>
> -6 *Elegant terns *seen on the A1 posts near the hunter's entrance
>
> - a good 50 *White pelicans* on the hunters' road far toward the North
>
> -two large flocks( around 60 total) of *brown pelicans* flying from the
> lake to the Slough- they may have landed far on the slough, need to check
> my distant photos for an ID
>
> -4 of the *Black skimmers* flew from the lake to the slough
>
> -1 *Common gallinule * in Coast Casey marsh
>
> -1 *Sora *in Coast Casey marsh
>
> -1 *green heron* on the NW dock of the lake
>
> -1 *Lesser yellowlegs* on the South pond of Coast Casey (seen before
> getting on the above mentioned route)
>
> Juliana Manoliu
>
>
>
> On 9/15/2020 10:54 AM, Ryan Phillips wrote:
>
> Hi All,
> There was quite a show on the sailing lake island at Shoreline at Mountain
> View (not Shoreline Park, no such thing in Mountain View) at 10:20.
>
> Highlights were:
>
> 7 ELEGANT TERNS perched on the island (first for me as I have never seen
> them on the island)
>
> 46 BLACK SKIMMERS (36 adults and 10 juveniles)
>
> 2 SURF SCOTERS
>
> I have not gathered any further information on the name of Coast Casey
> Forebay.
>
> Good Birding,
> Ryan
>
> Ryan Phillips
> Norcal Birding
> www.norcalbirding.com
>
>
>
>


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