SanDiegoRegionBirding
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9/26/17 9:10 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 26: 10K+ black-vented shearwaters; nothing else of import
9/25/17 6:31 pm <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Various Spots and Assorted Birds 9-25-17
9/25/17 4:53 pm 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] BVAS / Grande pelagic Sunday Sept. 24, 2017
9/25/17 7:34 am <condor262001...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Kentucky, Black-Throated Green LNU Sunday
9/24/17 5:28 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] BVAS Grande Pelagic
9/24/17 2:53 pm Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24
9/24/17 9:48 am seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24
9/24/17 8:57 am seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24
9/23/17 6:06 pm Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Blackpoll warbler
9/23/17 5:37 pm seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky warbler re-found 5:30 pm 23 Sep
9/23/17 4:35 pm Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] A big thank you to Ryan Andrews today
9/23/17 4:17 pm Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky at 3:45
9/23/17 3:54 pm Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky at 3:45
9/23/17 2:53 pm <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Yard Bird - Virginia Warbler!
9/23/17 1:50 pm tj myers <bajahobo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Kentucky continues
9/23/17 1:43 pm Jayne-Earthlink <jaynelesley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Dieguito monthly bird count - next Sunday October 1st.
9/23/17 1:41 pm <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky, Black-throated Green warblers et al
9/23/17 12:35 pm Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] kentucky
9/23/17 11:59 am <jstock...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dairy Mart American Bittern, and fly-by Jaeger species
9/23/17 11:51 am patricia <pnell...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Virginia's Warbler at Cottonwood Creek Park (upper) 9/23/17
9/23/17 11:31 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] blackpoll warbler continues at Ft. Rosecrans Natl. Cemetery, Sep 23
9/23/17 10:48 am Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy's at Guajome
9/23/17 9:32 am Tom Benson <Thomasabenson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black-throated Green Warbler at Point Loma
9/23/17 7:26 am <birder.rma...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky continues
9/22/17 10:52 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 22: Masked booby; black and white albatross
9/22/17 8:46 am Kerry Ross <kgr.falco...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler details
9/22/17 8:14 am Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky warbler
9/22/17 7:57 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla cove September 22 adult masked booby
9/21/17 9:24 pm Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Ft. Rosecrans, possible Virginia Warbler
9/21/17 12:53 pm Shirley Reynolds <trailgirl888...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler details
9/21/17 11:57 am <trailgirl888...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler is back at PLNU
9/21/17 9:16 am Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC - Blackpoll Warbler, Sep 21, 2017
9/21/17 7:25 am Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] KEWA not seen
9/20/17 7:25 pm thomas meixner <tlmeixner...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC BHVI
9/20/17 4:06 pm Nicole Desnoyers <njdesnoyers...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC yellow-green vireo
9/20/17 3:29 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] PLNU, Point Loma – Kentucky Warbler photos, Sep 20, 2017
9/20/17 12:34 pm Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Juv HEEGs
9/20/17 11:44 am Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] PLNU, Point Loma - Kentucky Warbler!! 11:39am Sep 20, 2017
9/20/17 9:46 am Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy was a bad girl
9/20/17 8:16 am sarabirding <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bobolink PLNU 9/20/17
9/19/17 10:00 pm phil Pryde <PhilPinSD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy was a bad girl
9/19/17 10:38 am <thunefeld...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Borrego Bobolink
9/18/17 6:12 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy WArbler
9/18/17 3:35 pm Tito Gonzalez <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy's Warbler: Villa La Jolla Park 18SEP 2017
9/18/17 11:39 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 17 and 18
9/17/17 3:22 pm Sam Marsh <sammarsh...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Inland parasitic jaeger and zone tailed hawk
9/17/17 12:40 pm Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black Tern continuing, Shelter Island, 9/17/17
9/17/17 10:59 am Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black & white warbler, Encinitas
9/16/17 11:16 pm Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] SDFO Meeting Announcement: "Colombia: Jewels of the Andes and More"
9/16/17 9:49 pm Paula Theobald <paulatheo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 16: pretty much adults only--2 kinds of boobies
9/16/17 7:59 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 16: pretty much adults only--2 kinds of boobies
9/16/17 7:06 pm 'Tito Gonzalez' <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Swainson's Hawk & Baird's Sandpiper at San Elijo Lagoon : 16SEP2017
9/16/17 3:58 pm Aaron Polichar <beldingsparrow...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Vermilion Flycatcher at Fort Rosecrans
9/15/17 12:38 pm 'Trent R. Stanley' <trent.stanley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Male Summer Tanager @ Zoo
9/15/17 8:50 am 'Trent R. Stanley' <trent.stanley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Male Summer Tanager @ Zoo
9/14/17 2:21 pm 'Nancy Christensen' <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeConte's Thrashers at Borrego Springs WTP
9/14/17 11:28 am seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/14/17 10:58 am seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/13/17 9:15 pm Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/13/17 9:09 pm Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/13/17 4:37 pm Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] TRV Swainson's Hawks, 13 September
9/13/17 3:36 pm Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black-and-White Warbler, Pt Loma 9/13/17
9/13/17 3:11 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Diego Audubon Society – The Art and Science of Wildlife Tracking
9/13/17 7:06 am Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Please date emails
9/13/17 6:22 am <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting....
9/13/17 6:22 am 'Janet & Steve Shields' <sjshields1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: LeContes thrasher report??
9/13/17 6:22 am Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] I have to say this.......
9/13/17 6:22 am Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No weird hummers this evening
9/13/17 6:22 am T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting & Frigatebird
9/13/17 6:21 am tina gilson <tinamgilson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Best 1/2 Day Birding in October
9/13/17 6:21 am K Kaye <specialkaye2000...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Missing Harris Hawk Julian
9/13/17 6:21 am Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Very interesting Hummer described by a neighbor today
9/13/17 6:21 am Edward G Fox <DRRENARD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] camp surf & silver strand 26 aug 2017
9/12/17 5:00 pm 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/12/17 4:31 pm Terry Hunefeld <thunefeld...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] WTP LeContes thrasher report??
9/12/17 4:08 pm Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/12/17 10:43 am Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
9/12/17 8:23 am <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
9/11/17 11:08 pm Dennis <dparker6...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas
9/11/17 7:36 pm C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
9/11/17 7:13 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas
9/11/17 5:38 pm 'Robert Patton' <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird
9/11/17 5:35 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird
9/11/17 5:33 pm <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] results of 11 sept san elijo monthly bird count
9/11/17 4:32 pm <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird
9/11/17 4:30 pm Eitan Altman <eitanaltman...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
9/11/17 4:02 pm T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Red-footed
9/11/17 3:57 pm Eric Kallen <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
9/11/17 3:07 pm Dennis <dparker6...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
9/11/17 2:15 pm <tinamgilson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Best 1/2 Day Birding in October
9/11/17 1:29 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] noteworthy stuff, 9/10
9/11/17 1:18 pm Alex Abela <thebuzz90...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] B&W Warbler - Villa La Jolla Park
9/11/17 7:06 am Matt Sadowski <mattsadowski321...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] noteworthy stuff, 9/10
9/10/17 9:09 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – a few migrants, Sep 9-10, 2017
9/10/17 8:58 am lruby1 <lruby1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] 2 yellow-headed blackbirds-4S Ranch
9/10/17 8:32 am sarabirding <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Adult male Painted Bunting, Community Garden
9/10/17 7:45 am Eric Kallen <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Apparent BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD in Encinitas
9/9/17 10:05 pm <eitanaltman...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Apparent BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD in Encinitas
9/9/17 6:03 pm C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] SDAS afternoon walk Seacost to TJ rivermouth
9/9/17 4:07 pm <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] continuing Sulids off Tijuana Estuary 9-9-17
9/9/17 8:45 am 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Diego portion of Searcher five day pelagic
9/8/17 8:40 pm Matt Sadowski <mattsadowski321...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] white sulid off Seacoast Dr. (8 Sep.)
9/8/17 4:42 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Black-throated Sparrow juv, Sep 08, 2017
9/8/17 4:31 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Fwd: [CALBIRDS] RED-FOOTED BOOBY at Border Field SP beach, San Diego
9/8/17 3:47 pm Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Point Loma residential---Silvergate area -- Sep 08, 2017
9/8/17 1:54 pm Marcie Mason <mason_marcie...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Male Painted Bunting - Saturn ponds
9/7/17 2:39 pm <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] nest san elijo monthly bird count monday 11 sept
9/7/17 12:46 pm <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Two painted buntings at Community Gardens
9/7/17 8:38 am <stevanbrad...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] reddish egret batiquitos
9/6/17 8:50 pm <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC 6 Sep: White-winged Dove, Green-tailed Towhee
9/6/17 12:46 pm <pagins...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Eagle Optics Closing--off topic
9/6/17 12:45 pm Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC 6 Sep: White-winged Dove, Green-tailed Towhee
9/5/17 8:45 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla – Least Storm-Petrel (!), jaegers, Sep 05, 2017
9/5/17 5:37 pm 'Geoffrey Rogers' <rogersgl1952...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 5: Buller's shearwater
9/5/17 2:55 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 5: Buller's shearwater
9/5/17 7:35 am 'Tito Gonzalez' <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Interesting Myiarchus Flycatcher; Carlsbad 4 SEPT 2017
9/4/17 7:09 pm T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting & Frigatebird
9/4/17 6:26 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Hornblower, Sep 2 & 4
9/4/17 5:28 pm Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 5:21 pm Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird
9/4/17 2:52 pm 'T.G. Miko' <tgmiko...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird(s)?
9/4/17 2:18 pm Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 1:10 pm Christopher Adler <christopheradlerdotcom...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 12:58 pm Christopher Adler <christopheradlerdotcom...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird, Baird's etc.
9/4/17 12:46 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 12:41 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigate bird flying over point Loma this minute
9/4/17 12:29 pm tt boy <bajahobo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 12:10 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 11:50 am John Galt <johnny_galt1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 11:40 am C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 9:55 am Kerry Ross <kgr.falco...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 9:36 am Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 9:24 am Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/4/17 8:53 am Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
9/3/17 9:13 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla - Magnificent Frigatebird, Black Terns, Sabine's G, jaegers, Sep 03, 2017
9/3/17 6:57 pm Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Cassin's Vireo, Del Mar on San Dieguito Laoon Bird Count Sunday Sept 3
9/3/17 7:44 am Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Pt La Jolla - Frigatebirds, Sep 03, 2017
9/1/17 11:52 am <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Jacumba 9-1-17
9/1/17 11:35 am Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Indigo Bunting, migrants 26-27 Aug, 2017
9/1/17 9:45 am <mikewittmer0582...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Scope
9/1/17 8:31 am Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
8/31/17 8:54 pm <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Pacific golden-plover continues Tijuana Estuary 8-31-17
8/31/17 6:52 pm Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove Aug 28 and Aug 31: fewer birds, but 1 booby and a pigeon guillemot today
8/30/17 6:49 am <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] camp surf & silver strand 26 aug 2017
8/29/17 6:02 pm 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Monday Aug. 28th. scouting pelagic
8/29/17 10:27 am phil Pryde <PhilPinSD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painting Bunting
8/29/17 10:25 am Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Rancho Bernardo possible Northern Cardinal
8/29/17 6:12 am James Pawlicki <jmpawli10...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] American Redstart near Lake Henshaw 8/28
8/28/17 6:53 pm thomas meixner <tlmeixner...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Batiquitos Lagoon, north trail
8/28/17 6:31 pm T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Baird's
8/28/17 4:56 pm James Pawlicki <jmpawli10...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Fwd: American Redstart near Lake Henshaw 8/28
8/28/17 11:39 am <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting pics
8/28/17 9:25 am Barbara Carlson <barbarac2003...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] More info on the Painted Bunting, 08/28
8/28/17 7:35 am Barbara Carlson <barbarac2003...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting at community garden
8/27/17 5:34 pm <vic_warren...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Baird's Sandpiper continues
8/27/17 5:21 pm Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Indigo Bunting, migrants 26-27 Aug, 2017
8/27/17 8:55 am Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Baird's Sandpipers, Camp Surf, 25 Aug
 
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Date: 9/26/17 9:10 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 26: 10K+ black-vented shearwaters; nothing else of import
Was at the Cove 6:45-8:45.
Absolutely calm ocean and crisp Santa Ana light.
There were BVSHs everywhere inshore, streaming past at the rate of about 3/second for an hour.
I could see thousands more rafting on the water.
And swarms on the horizon, too far out to count.

At about 7:45, they all headed 2 miles offshore and formed a gigantic swirl.
At one point, a dense flock came streaming in from the north, out of the canyon, heading towards the feeding frenzy.
2000+ in about 2 minutes.

I’m concluding that there were 10K minimum, but could have been many more.
With so much movement, it is hard to know how many birds I would have been double-counting.

Otherwise, a steady trickle of phalaropes south.
Nothing else of interest.

Stan Walens
San Diego
Sep 26, 9:00 a.m.
 

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Date: 9/25/17 6:31 pm
From: <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Various Spots and Assorted Birds 9-25-17
I started this morning at the west end of Mcall St in Point Loma


Western tanager 3
Warbling Vireo 4
OC Warbler 2


At FRNC:
Green-tailed Towhee - along fence line at SE section of cemetery
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
OC Warbler 2
Audubon's Warbler 6
Peregrine Falcon 3 - one adult and two juveniles perched on masts on bluffs below cemetery
Townsend's Warbler
Possible Nashville Warbler at wall


At Presido Park - western slopes
White-crowned sparrow - one juvenile
American Robin
Western Tanager -5
Western Kingbird -10
California Thrasher
Chipping Sparrow 4
Wilson's Warbler
OC Warbler 2
Nuttall's Woodpecker


Eric Kallen
Normal Heights





 

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Date: 9/25/17 4:53 pm
From: 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] BVAS / Grande pelagic Sunday Sept. 24, 2017
The Sunday Buena Vista Audubon and Grande pelagic went off in nice weather,
and reasonable seas.

Birding was a little slow with a few minor and ONE MAJOR exception.

As reported earlier via Nancy Christensen, and thanks to the great spotting
by Gary Nunn, and an assist by

Oscar, who was skippering the boat, at the time, on the chase down that got
us very nice looks at a nearly adult NAZCA BOOBY.

This in San Diego waters about 26.44 nautical miles west of Bird Rock in La
Jolla, on the Thirty Mile Bank and about 1 to 1.5 n.miles

inside the county. Lots of photos were taken and some will be posted to the
www.sandiegopelagics. com. trip reports for

this date.

This will be the second or third record for the county, and the first seen
by birders, as the others were photos from a whale

watching boat, and a deceased bird (Oceanside unconfirmed to species?).

I say near adult, as some sub-adult brown feathers were scattered about the
otherwise white lesser and median wing

coverts and in some of the lower back feathers. The rest of the body was
entirely white. Primaries, secondaries, and tertials, and the

greater coverts, and the tail were all dark. The prominent facial mask
around the eyes and base of the bill was dark. The bill color

was a bright orangey with a few pink tones. the bird was seen as close as
75-100 yards and then on out to the limits of optics vision.

Really nice find!

The bird was originally seen riding the air pressure wave ahead of a very
large tanker ship. Not sure if that was for ease of travel or

for opportunistic feeding (much as Red-footed Boobies do with ship startled
flying fish), or both. Fortunately for us it abandon

that behavior and come out towards us to plunge dive a few times. Last we
saw the bird it was headed back toward the ship

and we heard that ship contact the Long Beach Harbor pilot. Knows it might
be re-found up that way?

some of the bird species seen Sunday;

Cinnamon Teal 7

Pink-footed Shearwater 35

Sooty Shearwater 3

Black-vented Shearwater 600

Leach's Storm-Petrel 1-2

Ashy Storm-Petrel 5

Black Storm-Petrel 200

NAZCA BOOBY 1

Brown Booby 2

Brown Pelican 2

Red-necked Phalarope 75

Pomarine Jaeger 2

Parasitic Jaeger 2

jaeger sp. 1

small alcid sp. 2 (possible scmu ?)

Cassin's Auklet 8

small alcid sp. 2

Sabine's Gull 2

Heermann's Gull 40

Western Gull 100

California Gull 4

Herring Gull 1

Common Tern 4

Co/Ar tern sp. 2

Elegant Tern 3

Merlin 1 ( a couple of mile off Pt. Loma)

passerine sp. 1 (possible warbler sp.)

passerine sp. 1 (sparrow or possible Bobolink )



in the category of also seen;

Mako Shark

Mola mola

Loggerhead Turtle

California Sea lion

Common Dolphin

Minke Whale



Dave Povey

Dulzura



p.s. the last BVAS/Grande pelagic for 2017, is schedule for Oct. 22, and
is a 10hour trip. Call 619 223-1627 for reservations.








 

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Date: 9/25/17 7:34 am
From: <condor262001...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Kentucky, Black-Throated Green LNU Sunday
I travelled down on Sunday the 24th, from LA/Orange in hope of seeing the Kentucky Warbler.
No luck (at least as of 930 AM) but the Black Throated Green Warbler was present.
It was seen by a group of birders high in a Euc by the Parking Structure
around 815 AM. After most left i returned around 915 AM and found it
in the lower branches. The photos can be found here


https://www.flickr.com/photos/25876581@N00/


It appears to be somewhat less marked than the bird photographed on the 23rd.
However, that could just be the lighting.


I went over to FNRC and the local friendly San Diego birders had a Black and White
whose photos are also on my Flickr page. They found one or more flycatchers and my two best images are also on Flickr. I hope they help in the ID.

Thanks to all.

Jim Hecht

Hermosa Beach CA


 

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Date: 9/24/17 5:28 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] BVAS Grande Pelagic
Sunday, Sept 24, pelagic mega-rarity... Nazca Booby in San Diego waters. Another good spot by Gary Nunn!
Posted on behalf of Dave Povey

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb
 

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Date: 9/24/17 2:53 pm
From: Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24
More on the Dickcissels, which unfortunately we were unable to refind after the initial sighting (maybe there is still hope they are around).
To recap, at about 9:20 am today, after a slow two hours of birding the west side of the cemetery, I had just entered the east side through the main gate, when I heard multiple Dickcissal flight calls ( brief, electric buzzer-like notes,e.g. “bzzzrt!”) coming from the direction of the central large monument with the podium that faces the entrance, and noted a small group of sparrow-like birds perched and also flying around the monument. Since they had prominent yellow superciliums and pale malars, and striped backs with pale ‘suspenders,’ and the buzzes were coming from them, I knew they were Dickcissels. Also, the short buzz calls were coming from more than one bird, and all seemed to be using the flight call as a contact call, keeping pretty close together, though moving very restlessly around. As I walked closer they took off a short distance to the north, in an area amid the gravestones between the entrance and the Bennington Monument, buzzing and moving restlessly among (and perching on) the stones, and alighting on the grass. I played the flight call to see if they would come nearer, and indeed they did, flying all at once toward me and over my head, but continuing on, heading south toward the Eucalyptus Grove, then disappearing from my view. I quickly posted on the GroupMe Rare Bird Alert, and then on the sandiegoregionbirding listserve, and then headed south to refind them. I searched with others until about noon, but did not see or hear them again.




Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological Consulting
Del Mar, CA






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To: Sandiegoregionlistserve <sandiegoregionbirding...>
Sent: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 8:57 am
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24









3 Dickcissals flying around, calling, near west main entrance ft Rosecrans cemetery. Sunday 8 45. Sue smith





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Date: 9/24/17 9:48 am
From: seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24


Sorry I meant east side near main entrance but not there now. Last seen headed south, east side. Sue smith


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From: "seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Date: 9/24/17 8:58 AM (GMT-07:00)
To: Sandiegoregionlistserve <sandiegoregionbirding...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24


 












3 Dickcissals flying around, calling, near west main entrance ft Rosecrans cemetery. Sunday 8 45. Sue smith

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Date: 9/24/17 8:57 am
From: seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dickcissals at FRNC, sunday sept 24



3 Dickcissals flying around, calling, near west main entrance ft Rosecrans cemetery. Sunday 8 45. Sue smith

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Date: 9/23/17 6:06 pm
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Blackpoll warbler
Species: Blackpoll warbler
Date: 23 September 2017
Time: 1615
Location: Fort Rosecrans national cemetery, middle entrance west side in the pines that border that entrance.
Notes: continuing. This bird was reported at this location 0900 and 1150 today. The bird was silent as it foraged in the treetops.

Charles
Torrey Hills

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Date: 9/23/17 5:37 pm
From: seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky warbler re-found 5:30 pm 23 Sep


Along Point loma Nazarene trail in the area at the north end of concrete culvert. Sue smith. Del mar, ca


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Date: 9/23/17 4:35 pm
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] A big thank you to Ryan Andrews today
Well, while the whole group was between the north end of the culvert and
the pepper tree's where the Kentucky Warbler was seen yesterday, Ryan broke
away and ventured north. Although he did ruin the peace and quiet when he
yelled, "I got it!!!!!!!", I was happy he did so as were the other 10 to 15
birders in the area. Ryan is already a much better birder than me and I
can see him being one of the elite birders in the county if he stay's with
us. By the way, I want to announce publicly that after someone said they
owed him a beer when he turns 21, (withholding the name just in case), I
said I will buy him two. Yes, you can all hold me to that now, I owe him
two beers roughly 3 years from now. Great Job Ryan, keep up the great work.

Mark Stratton
North Park
9/23/17

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Date: 9/23/17 4:17 pm
From: Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky at 3:45
To clarify, the cross street the bird was south of is Dupont (which is gated, no neighborhood access). The bird was being seen until at least about 4:05 pm (September 23)

-Gjon

On Sep 23, 2017, at 3:54 PM, Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...><mailto:<gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...><mailto:<SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>> wrote:



Pepper tree patch south of Lomaland rd. White building with blue trim.

-Gjon


 

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Date: 9/23/17 3:54 pm
From: Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky at 3:45
Pepper tree patch south of Lomaland rd. White building with blue trim.

-Gjon

 

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Date: 9/23/17 2:53 pm
From: <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Yard Bird - Virginia Warbler!
Saw this guy moving through my yard this morning (09/23/2017) in La Mesa, Ca! I'm within a mile or two of Harry Griffin Park.


https://flic.kr/p/YJVXBs https://flic.kr/p/YJVXBs



https://flic.kr/p/YMuHT6 https://flic.kr/p/YMuHT6



https://flic.kr/p/YJVXyb https://flic.kr/p/YJVXyb



 

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Date: 9/23/17 1:50 pm
From: tj myers <bajahobo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Kentucky continues
KEWA just appeared at 08:50 behind the hedge at the southeast corner of the parking garage.

Thomas Myers
Point Loma/Famosa Slough

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Date: 9/23/17 1:43 pm
From: Jayne-Earthlink <jaynelesley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Dieguito monthly bird count - next Sunday October 1st.
This is a reminder that the October 2017 San Dieguito monthly bird count is the first Sunday in October - next Sunday, October 1st. Everyone is welcome - interested, beginners, experienced birders.

We will meet at the usual time and place: 7:30 AM at the south end of San Andres. (Turn right/south off of Via De La Valle, on the east side of I5. San Andres dead ends at the San Dieguito Lagoon.) We coordinate with park rangers to provide vests and access for the restricted areas. We'll divide into five groups to count the different areas.

We gather to tally our results at noon at the Del Mar Public Works parking lot/picnic tables.

Hope to see you next Sunday for another great day of birding,

Jayne Lesley (cell phone: 858-663-6568)

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Date: 9/23/17 1:41 pm
From: <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky, Black-throated Green warblers et al
Some pics of this morning's birds from PLNU and FRNC:


Galleries for Kentucky & Black-throated Green Warblers. Other recent birds inc. Redstart and Blackpoll warblers in the gallery "September 2017"


Egk.smugmug.com/photography


Today at PLNU
Kentucky warbler (Gary Nunn)
American Redstart (Gary Nunn)
Black-throated Green warbler (Gary Nunn)
Yellow warbler
Townsend's warbler
OC warbler
Warbling Vireo


At FRNC
Blackpoll warbler


Eric Kallen
Normal Heights






 

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Date: 9/23/17 12:35 pm
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] kentucky

Kentucky Watbler present now, 0745, 23 Sep 2027, behind day care at PLNU (a little north of original place).

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Date: 9/23/17 11:59 am
From: <jstock...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Dairy Mart American Bittern, and fly-by Jaeger species
Birded at various spots in the Tijuana River Valley Saturday morning and the highlight was an American Bittern at Dairy Mart Ponds at 8 AM. The specific location is the west side of the pond immediately south of the main pond. The bird was visible from the trails surrounding the pond. Bittern was a rich brown color, with a long neck, tapered bill, black malar stripe, blackish flight feathers when it stretched, and greenish-yellow legs. Although the bittern was out in the open, it maintained a pose with its bill pointed upward. Later in the morning I walked along the beach to the mouth of the Tijuana River. On the way back, I saw a Jaeger flying south to north about 200 yards offshore. Unfortunately, I could not see enough details to identify the species.


Jeremiah Stock
Santee, CA
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Date: 9/23/17 11:51 am
From: patricia <pnell...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Virginia's Warbler at Cottonwood Creek Park (upper) 9/23/17
There was a Virginias Warbler at Cottonwood Creek Park (upper) in Encinitas this morning (9/23). It was first heard, and then seen, in the strawberry trees near the tennis courts. It worked its way westward through the park and was last seen in a small eucalyptus tree in the unmowed field that abuts Vulcan Avenue.

Gretchen Nell
Leucadia
 

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Date: 9/23/17 11:31 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] blackpoll warbler continues at Ft. Rosecrans Natl. Cemetery, Sep 23
9:00 a.m., in the pine trees that line the southwestmost entrance

Stan Walens
San Diego

 

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Date: 9/23/17 10:48 am
From: Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy's at Guajome
There was an immature Lucy's Warbler at Guajome Regional Park in eastern Oceanside this morning (9/23). It was skulking in the tops of the pepper trees near the jungle-gym playground by the eastern parking lot.

Many warblers in the lerpy eucalyptus, but diversity was low. See eBird list for details.

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39347246


-Gjon
 

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Date: 9/23/17 9:32 am
From: Tom Benson <Thomasabenson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black-throated Green Warbler at Point Loma
There is a Black-throated Green Warbler at Point Loma Nazarene University in the eucs above the parking garage near where the Kentucky Warbler was seen this morning.
Tom Benson San Bernardino, CA
 

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Date: 9/23/17 7:26 am
From: <birder.rma...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky continues
Kentucky Warbler continues at Point Loma Nazarene University, north along the fence past the first road the trail crosses, 100 yards south of the parking garage. Lots of birders here

--Ryan Andrews
Valley Center
 

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Date: 9/22/17 10:52 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 22: Masked booby; black and white albatross
Was at the Cove with Bob Miller and Doug Galasko this morning.
We were all trying out various Swarovski scopes.

Winds from the SE, pretty strong.
Beautiful bright light, welcome after days of overcast.

Lots of black-venteds and as the morning progressed increasing numbers of phalaropes.

At around 7:50 I spotted an adult Masked Booby heading south just outside the kelp bed, so 1/3 mile offshore.
We were all able to see it well for about 2 minutes and had the time to note all the relevant field marks, including its bright yellow bill.
[of course, our detailed individual observations are being written up to be submitted to CBRC]
It was hugging the coastline, and should have been visible from shore further south.

Less than 10 minutes later I got 15 seconds of a look at an albatross on the horizon, doing some spectacular dynamic flight.
Doug and Bob couldn’t get onto it.
All I can say is that it was an albatross and black and white.

Otherwise, with the wind from onshore, it was pretty dull.

Stan Walens
San Diego


 

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Date: 9/22/17 8:46 am
From: Kerry Ross <kgr.falco...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler details
The KENTUCKY WARBLER found (0750 Fri)by Gary Nunn was refound this morning
a bit north of the culvert where it was previously reported.

Kerry Ross
Bay Park

On Sep 21, 2017 12:54 PM, "Shirley Reynolds <trailgirl888...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
wrote:

>
>
> To clarify, now that I have my glasses on as I type. PLNU is Point Loma
> Nazarene University. To find the Warbler, enter at the most western end of
> Garden Lane (I punched in 3848 Garden Lane, San Diego
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=3848+Garden+Lane,+San+Diego&entry=gmail&source=g>
> on GPS) Push open the green door to the right of the gate. Walk along the
> dirt pathways staying close to fence to your right. You will come to a
> cement culvert. Continue walking along culvert to its end. I saw bird
> feeding on the small upper plateau to your left, between the culvert and
> the upper parking lot. Listen for occasional chipping. Can be anywhere
> along
> fence, so listen!
> Shirley Reynolds
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> .
>
>

 

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Date: 9/22/17 8:14 am
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky warbler
Kentucky warbler present this morning, Friday Sept 22, at Pt Loma Nazarene College. Currently under large pepper tree by building with blue window frames and blue door

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb
 

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Date: 9/22/17 7:57 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla cove September 22 adult masked booby
Heading south as of 7:50 AM more details later

 

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Date: 9/21/17 9:24 pm
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Ft. Rosecrans, possible Virginia Warbler
Good evening,

After an unsuccessful stake out for the Kentucky Warbler, we went to the
cemetery and watched the puddle for about 20 minutes in the South-West
Corner of the cemetery. , This was close to 6 pm. There were a lot of
birds around there. I had one Gray bird, solid eye ring, and a yellow
undertail. I tried to get better looks but it was took far in the bushes
behind the fence. I did not see it's chest.

Mark Stratton
North Park
9/21/17

 

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Date: 9/21/17 12:53 pm
From: Shirley Reynolds <trailgirl888...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler details
To clarify, now that I have my glasses on as I type. PLNU is Point Loma Nazarene University. To find the Warbler, enter at the most western end of Garden Lane (I punched in 3848 Garden Lane, San Diego on GPS) Push open the green door to the right of the gate. Walk along the dirt pathways staying close to fence to your right. You will come to a cement culvert. Continue walking along culvert to its end. I saw bird feeding on the small upper plateau to your left, between the culvert and the upper parking lot. Listen for occasional chipping. Can be anywhere along
fence, so listen!
Shirley Reynolds
Sent from my iPhone

.

 

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Date: 9/21/17 11:57 am
From: <trailgirl888...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Kentucky Warbler is back at PLNU
The Kentucky Warbler is still here at PLNU. It is at farthest NW end of cement culvert feeding on the plateau between the culvert and upper parking lot. Chips on occasion. Seen 9/21, ~ 11:30 am.
Shirley Reynolds
Laguna Niguel
 

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Date: 9/21/17 9:16 am
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC - Blackpoll Warbler, Sep 21, 2017
Just with Eric Kallen here at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery and he spotted 8:30am a nice first winter BLACKPOLL WARBLER in pines on the west side fence line at "The Dip".

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/21/17 7:25 am
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] KEWA not seen
I was there this morning (21 SEP 2017, 0620-0640) and did NOT see the Kentucky Warbler at the stakeout spot (PLNU at the east fence line 100 yards north of the Garden gate).

I watched a big raccoon creep into the culvert to bed down. It looked at me grumpy-like as though to say, "another birder (sigh), so much for my peace and quiet, no rest for the weary...." Another birder passed me at about 0635 and kept going.

Please post, if it shows up later. A county bird for me.

Charles
Torrey Hills

Sent from my iPhone

 

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Date: 9/20/17 7:25 pm
From: thomas meixner <tlmeixner...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC BHVI
blockquote, div.yahoo_quoted { margin-left: 0 !important; border-left:1px #715FFA solid !important; padding-left:1ex !important; background-color:white !important; } I took my wife to jury duty this morning then went to the Community Gardens and Bird and Butterfly Garden. There was nothing even remotely of interest. Then headed to "The Fort" arriving at 9:30. I immediately had a Zone-tailed Hawk on a thermal. On the west side along the fence side just below the building with its flag at half staff I had a Green-tailed Towhee and a Blue-headed Vireo. It was in fresh plumage and was strikingly white below with almost lemon yellow flanks, its chin was strongly demarcated from its blue-gray head. The bright white spectacles also contrasted strongly with its blue-gray head. It also had two quite distinct yellowish-white wing bars. The back was more greenish than gray, so I suspect it belongs to the British Columbia subspecies "solitarius."
Also at the Carrillo tide pools I had 5 Black Oystercatchers.
Tom "Mt. Goat" MeixnerMira Mesa


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Date: 9/20/17 4:06 pm
From: Nicole Desnoyers <njdesnoyers...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC yellow-green vireo
A "puddle watch" in the SW corner of FRNC this afternoon (9/20) turned up a
YELLOW-GREEN VIREO. The puddle is in the concrete culvert ~30 meters north
of the literal south-west corner of the cemetery. The bird was briefly
observed in the fence, it did not go to the puddle.

-Nicole Desnoyers
North Park/San Clemente Island

 

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Date: 9/20/17 3:29 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] PLNU, Point Loma – Kentucky Warbler photos, Sep 20, 2017
I posted a series of photos of the KENTUCKY WARBLER in my eBird checklist
here http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39304675

The bird was seen about 100 yards north of the entrance into Point Loma
Nazarene University which is accessed by pushing a green door to the right
of the large gate at west terminus of Garden Lane. Walk north along the
east fence line staying on a footpath which ventures no more than 5-10
yards from the fence line, and is much of the time exactly just inside the
fence line. If you are walking in a small concrete water culvert then it
was seen in bushes over the north end drain of that culvert.

I must have walked through/under this thicket of dense canopied scrubby
trees dozens of time hoping to see a Kentucky Warbler and today was the day
it happened!

--
Gary Nunn
you can find me on twitter, @garybnunn

 

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Date: 9/20/17 12:34 pm
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Juv HEEGs
Today, 20 SEP 2017, at 1220, at the Cabrillo National Monument cave, I counted at least 10 chocolate brown juvenile Heerman's Gulls. The most I have seen in one place in a long long time.

Also, the 5 Black Oystercatchers continue, and I counted at least 34 Black Turnstones down there, but there were probably several more.

Charles
Torrey Hills

Sent from my iPhone

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Date: 9/20/17 11:44 am
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] PLNU, Point Loma - Kentucky Warbler!! 11:39am Sep 20, 2017
Just found a KENTUCKY WARBLER at Point Loma Nazarene University, about 100 yards north along east fenceline from west terminus Garden Lane entrance seen 11:39am, Gary Nunn 650-305-0029

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/20/17 9:46 am
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy was a bad girl
I was there, early and late, but I had a negative result and I noticed nobody else posted anything. Maybe I should have posted something anyway. Here are my notes in the eBird posts (19 SEP 2017):

First try (this was at 0615):
"Had to run off to work just as the light and activity improved. Not sure if the Lucy's was still present, but a few unidentified warblers, and one rather tiny warbler, were flitting about, tree to tree, in the gloom. I was here from dark and first morning chorus calls until 0640. Sunrise at 0635, but overcast, so never had a ray of sunlight."

Second try (this was at 1230):
"THEY MOWED! The whole park. Scared everything out. This morning the grass was long and lush, wet with dew. Nothing but a few junk birds in the park now. And wind, to boot."

Charles
Torrey Hills

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 19, 2017, at 22:00, phil Pryde <PhilPinSD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Since no one reported on the Lucy’s Warbler reported yesterday at Villa La Jolla Park, your suspicions are probably correct, it was apparently a no show today. I was there from about 8:10 to 10 a.m., along with at least 6-8 other birders at various times, and it had not been seen by 10 a.m.. The park, however, is very birdy, and among the many species seen there by others and/or myself were Townsend’s and OC Warblers, W. Tanager, Bullock’s Oriole, W. Bluebirds, Juncos, Nuttall’s Woodpeckers, Cassin’s Kingbirds, Hutton’s Vireo, and a gazillion LEGOs (OK, maybe 20-30).
>
> Phil Pryde, San Diego
>
> Phil Pryde
> <philpinsd...>
> sandiegoregionbook.com
> <IMG_0943.JPG>
>
>

 

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Date: 9/20/17 8:16 am
From: sarabirding <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bobolink PLNU 9/20/17
Yellowish front, streaked sides and back, small pointed pale maybe yellowish bill, dark along top of head. Top of Calif Laurel tree (one of two close together) on trail along east edge of campus roughly halfway between Dupont and parking structure. 7:50am. Keith heard squeaky call. Flew to large aleppo pine just south of the laurels. Not in sight now. 
Sara Mayers Pt Loma <sarabirding...>

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Date: 9/19/17 10:00 pm
From: phil Pryde <PhilPinSD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy was a bad girl
Since no one reported on the Lucy’s Warbler reported yesterday at Villa La Jolla Park, your suspicions are probably correct, it was apparently a no show today. I was there from about 8:10 to 10 a.m., along with at least 6-8 other birders at various times, and it had not been seen by 10 a.m.. The park, however, is very birdy, and among the many species seen there by others and/or myself were Townsend’s and OC Warblers, W. Tanager, Bullock’s Oriole, W. Bluebirds, Juncos, Nuttall’s Woodpeckers, Cassin’s Kingbirds, Hutton’s Vireo, and a gazillion LEGOs (OK, maybe 20-30).

Phil Pryde, San Diego

Phil Pryde
<philpinsd...>
sandiegoregionbook.com



 

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Date: 9/19/17 10:38 am
From: <thunefeld...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Borrego Bobolink

Dawn dawned lovely this Tuesday morning at the
Borrego Springs water treatment plant settling ponds.


Birded several hours with Terry Hurst, Nancy Christensen,
Mel Senac and Retired State Park Ranger and author
of Birds of Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Bob Thériault.


The highlight of the morning was a female-type Bobolink
hiding in the north settling pond. Nancy and Mel obtained
great photos while I fumbled with my camera.


A fun morning of 27 species featuring at least two--
most probably four or five--Le Conte's Thrashers,
Vesper Sparrow, Vaux's Swift, Brewers Sparrow,
Bell's Sparrow (canescens), Savannah Sparrows and Lazuli Buntings.


W. Terry Hunefeld

Borrego Springs


 

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Date: 9/18/17 6:12 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy WArbler
The Lucy Warbler reported by Tito is still present this evenjng Sept 18 6pm. Villa La Jolla Park in isolated tipu tipu tree in the NE of the park.

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb
 

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Date: 9/18/17 3:35 pm
From: Tito Gonzalez <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Lucy's Warbler: Villa La Jolla Park 18SEP 2017
I observed and photographed a LUCY'S WARBLER at Villa La Jolla Park
today, 18SEP 2017, around 2:30 pm. It was foraging in large isolated
Tipu Tree in NorthEast part of the park.

Tito Gonzalez

Carlsbad, CA



 

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Date: 9/18/17 11:39 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 17 and 18
Went to the Cove on Sunday with Jane Mygatt and Patti Koger, from 7:30-10:30.
Choppy seas, no wind and poor light made for less than ideal conditions.

Birds were
2 distant boobies; large, dark, but too far away for identification
about 400 black-vented shearwaters, 2 pink-foots; no other tubenoses
9 parasitic, 2 pomarine and one beautiful juvenile long-tailed jaeger
3 common loons

Went today by myself form 8:15-10:00; ocean was calm, light was grey, no wind

2 distant boobies; large, dark, but too far away for identification
about 750 or more black-vented shearwaters, but moving back and forth so 750 is the conservative number; there could have been 1200 or even substantially more
3 pink-foots; no other tubenoses
1 parasitic jaeger

It was the non-birds that were the highlight of the morning:
several flying fish in the kelp bed
a young humpback whale breaching every 10 seconds for over an hour, starting out less than 1/4 mile off Pt. La Jolla but gradually heading out to the west
a Bryde’s whale, the first I’ve ever seen from my bench
and, as expected, no thresher sharks….

Stan Walens
San Diego
 

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Date: 9/17/17 3:22 pm
From: Sam Marsh <sammarsh...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Inland parasitic jaeger and zone tailed hawk
Hi,
Yesterday, Saturday, at noon, at the far north end of 13th street in imperial beach, I had a light phase parasitic jaeger flying South following 13th street... About 1.5 miles inland!
Right now (11:00AM) at the bay side of cabrillo ntl. Monument near the point, long looks at juvenile zone tailed hawk.
Sam MarshRancho Bernardo


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Date: 9/17/17 12:40 pm
From: Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black Tern continuing, Shelter Island, 9/17/17
Keith and I went to Shelter Island (on Point Loma) this morning,
Sept. 17, to look for the Black Tern reported by Storm Jensen on eBird
Sept. 11 and 16. We spotted it very quickly, around 9AM, flying low
over the water, back and forth in the area between the fishing pier and
the boat launch ramp (now a construction site). Clearly a small, dark
gray tern with wings shorter and more compact than the nearby Forster's.
The face and neck were mostly white, and the underside was light. I
could not see enough detail to distinguish juvenile from nonbreeding
adult, though Keith, whose eyes are better than mine, said the dark
patch along the side, visible when the wing is up, was very dark. The
bird did not dive; it seemed to pick a little from the surface of the
water as it flew, but most of the time it was just flying. We watched
it for about a half-hour, then saw it again briefly at about 10:15. (We
also met Storm, who walks on Shelter Island regularly.)

======================
Sara Baase Mayers
Point Loma (San Diego)
<sarabirding...>
======================

 

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Date: 9/17/17 10:59 am
From: Gjon Hazard <gjon_hazard...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black & white warbler, Encinitas

A Black-and-white Warbler was at Cottonwood Creek Park (upper), Encinitas this morning (9/17). I suspect it is the returning bird from last year.

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39230543


-Gjon

 

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Date: 9/16/17 11:16 pm
From: Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] SDFO Meeting Announcement: "Colombia: Jewels of the Andes and More"
SDFO Event – September 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm is the next meeting of San Diego
Field Ornithologists.



Program: Program: Justyn Stahl will present “Colombia: Jewels of the Andes
and More.” With over 1,900 bird species recorded, Colombia is the most
biodiverse country in the world. A seemingly endless variety of habitats
hosted by three branches of the Andes, inter-Andean valleys, the Amazon,
the Caribbean, the Pacific Chocó, and the Santa Marta mountains (home to 36
endemics alone) combine to create dramatic landscapes that host an
incredibly diverse array of bird families, including antbirds, tanagers,
and nearly 150 species of hummingbirds. Following a recent ceasefire in a
guerrilla war that began in the 1960s, Colombia has become an increasingly
popular bird watching destination. Areas that were long off-limits are now
reopening to tourists and researchers, which means new species are being
discovered, lost species are being refound, and species unknown to occur in
the outskirts of Colombia are being added to the ever-growing country list
each year. Justyn Stahl has made four trips to Colombia since 2012. In
addition to sharing photos of memorable birds and scenery, Justyn will also
provide some background information on Colombian politics and conservation.


For nearly 10 years, Justyn has been involved with the recovery effort of
the San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike, an endangered island endemic, as a
Project Manager at the Institute for Wildlife Studies. Working year round
on San Clemente Island also affords time to catch migration in Los Angeles
County, which has yielded some spectacular finds over the years, including
California’s first Bluethroat and L.A.’s first Smith’s Longspur. His time
off (aside from an annual international trip) is typically spent in San
Diego, where he serves as Vice President/Program Chair for SDFO and a
frequent leader on the San Diego pelagic trips. He embarrassingly still
needs Gambel’s Quail for San Diego County.



PLEASE NOTE: The October meeting will be held on MONDAY October 16 due to
scheduling conflicts.



Click here for Meeting Details and Map
<http://www.sandiegofieldornithologists.org/?page_id=61>.

If you were a member of SDFO in 2016 – your 2017 membership must be
renewed. Click here for SDFO membership instructions
<http://www.sandiegofieldornithologists.org/?page_id=43>.



Justyn Stahl

San Diego Field Ornithologists <http://www.sandiegofieldornithologists.org/>

Vice President/Program Chair

 

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Date: 9/16/17 9:49 pm
From: Paula Theobald <paulatheo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 16: pretty much adults only--2 kinds of boobies


> On Sep 16, 2017, at 7:59 PM, Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> I spent a couple hours at the Cove today, from 11-1 and from 4:30-5:30, trying out a Swarovski 95mm scope I’ve been loaned, an amazing piece of equipment.
>
> This morning there were about 50 fishing boats of various sizes south of the art museum, which is where I positioned myself.
> The sea surface was calm and the light clear.
> Almost the first birds I saw was a southbound flock of 24 common terns, all of them adults. Common tern was the common tern of the morning.
> [Okay grammarians, you try to rectify the verb agreement between the plural “birds” and the singular “flock.”]
>
> 3 common loons—the common loon of the day—all in alternate plumage, flew by a few minutes later.
> They were followed by an adult female brown booby.
>
> There was a feeding frenzy of shearwaters about a mile offshore.
> About 300–400 back-vented shearwaters, 3–4 pink-footed shearwaters, 1 sooty shearwater.
> 2 Buller’s shearwaters streamed by abut 1/2 mile offshore.
>
> 5 Cassin’s auklets.
> About 250 phalaropes in a steady rivulet south; all the ones I could see well were red-necked.
> 2 least storm-petrels were the only storm-petrels of the morning.
>
> A single adult California gull and a single adult Sabine’s gull were the only non-Western/non-Heermann’s gulls.
> 3 parasitic jaegers, all light-morph adults.
>
> Went back this afternoon, again near the museum; most of the boats were gone, and so were the birds. Glare made it impossible to see anything more than a mile offshore.
> So near shore:
> 1 adult parasitic jaeger.
> 4 black-vented and 2 pink-footed shearwaters.
> Trickles of phalaropes.
>
> And then at 4:55, a brown-tailed brown-morph adult [or juvenile or subadult] red-footed booby flew south right over the middle of the kelp bed [so 1/3 of a mile from shore]. The head appeared slightly paler than the body, so I’m going for subadult or adult.
> All-dark underwings darker than body; small size and slender-bodied; narrow wings and buoyant flight; long, narrow tail with extended pointed central rectrices [so the tail looks like that of a long-tailed jaeger] were other diagnostic marks I noted.
>
> Okay, there were other boobies around, walking on the sidewalk, and though they were mostly in adult plumage, they were behaving like juveniles.
>
> No thresher sharks.
>
> Stan Walens
> San Diego
>
>

 

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Date: 9/16/17 7:59 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 16: pretty much adults only--2 kinds of boobies
I spent a couple hours at the Cove today, from 11-1 and from 4:30-5:30, trying out a Swarovski 95mm scope I’ve been loaned, an amazing piece of equipment.

This morning there were about 50 fishing boats of various sizes south of the art museum, which is where I positioned myself.
The sea surface was calm and the light clear.
Almost the first birds I saw was a southbound flock of 24 common terns, all of them adults. Common tern was the common tern of the morning.
[Okay grammarians, you try to rectify the verb agreement between the plural “birds” and the singular “flock.”]

3 common loons—the common loon of the day—all in alternate plumage, flew by a few minutes later.
They were followed by an adult female brown booby.

There was a feeding frenzy of shearwaters about a mile offshore.
About 300–400 back-vented shearwaters, 3–4 pink-footed shearwaters, 1 sooty shearwater.
2 Buller’s shearwaters streamed by abut 1/2 mile offshore.

5 Cassin’s auklets.
About 250 phalaropes in a steady rivulet south; all the ones I could see well were red-necked.
2 least storm-petrels were the only storm-petrels of the morning.

A single adult California gull and a single adult Sabine’s gull were the only non-Western/non-Heermann’s gulls.
3 parasitic jaegers, all light-morph adults.

Went back this afternoon, again near the museum; most of the boats were gone, and so were the birds. Glare made it impossible to see anything more than a mile offshore.
So near shore:
1 adult parasitic jaeger.
4 black-vented and 2 pink-footed shearwaters.
Trickles of phalaropes.

And then at 4:55, a brown-tailed brown-morph adult [or juvenile or subadult] red-footed booby flew south right over the middle of the kelp bed [so 1/3 of a mile from shore]. The head appeared slightly paler than the body, so I’m going for subadult or adult.
All-dark underwings darker than body; small size and slender-bodied; narrow wings and buoyant flight; long, narrow tail with extended pointed central rectrices [so the tail looks like that of a long-tailed jaeger] were other diagnostic marks I noted.

Okay, there were other boobies around, walking on the sidewalk, and though they were mostly in adult plumage, they were behaving like juveniles.

No thresher sharks.

Stan Walens
San Diego



 

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Date: 9/16/17 7:06 pm
From: 'Tito Gonzalez' <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Swainson's Hawk & Baird's Sandpiper at San Elijo Lagoon : 16SEP2017
I observed a BAIRD'S SANDPIPER and a SWAINSON'S HAWK this afternoon around
3pm, 16SEP2017, at San Elijo lagoon about 3/8 of a mile east of Rios Avenue.
The sandpiper was foraging on the low tide mudflats, just north of bench and
stayed a long time feeding. I saw another Baird's 3 weeks ago at this exact
location but it was a different individual. This bird has a yellow patch at
base of bill (seen in photos) when viewed from left side. The earlier bird
did not have this mark. The hawk suddenly appeared next to a TUVU moving
west. It made a loop and then headed due east, circling and gaining
elevation as it disappeared from sight. I was able to get good photos of
both birds and they are included in following e-bird report.



http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39220104



Tito Gonzalez

Carlsbad, CA


 

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Date: 9/16/17 3:58 pm
From: Aaron Polichar <beldingsparrow...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Vermilion Flycatcher at Fort Rosecrans
Hi all,
Today at about 12:30 there was a female Vermilion Flycatcher at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, at the eastern fence just south of the eucalyptus grove, near grave marker 0 117.
Other nice birds: Olive-sided Flycatcher, beyond the fence, north of the eucalyptus grove, scattered Vaux's and White-throated Swifts, a Peregrine Falcon, among others.
Aaron PolicharSan Diego
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Date: 9/15/17 12:38 pm
From: 'Trent R. Stanley' <trent.stanley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Male Summer Tanager @ Zoo
Here's a couple of photos I took of the Summer Tanager. I was having a busy
morning and didn't have time to stick around for glamour shots.

http://www.sdbirder.com/Birds/Summer-Tanager-Zoo-9152017/

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 8:43 AM, Trent R. Stanley <trent...>
wrote:

> 9/15/2017 @ 7:50am, I just photographed a bright male Summer Tanager at
> the Sabertooth Grill outdoor dining area at the Zoo. One of the bird
> keepers alerted me to its presence yesterday, but I couldn't get a positive
> ID. Its in a mixed flock of 20+ Western Tanager's and 6 Hooded Orioles.
> They're feasting on berries and bathing at the nearby water feature.
>
> Trent
>
>


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Date: 9/15/17 8:50 am
From: 'Trent R. Stanley' <trent.stanley...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Male Summer Tanager @ Zoo
9/15/2017 @ 7:50am, I just photographed a bright male Summer Tanager at the
Sabertooth Grill outdoor dining area at the Zoo. One of the bird keepers
alerted me to its presence yesterday, but I couldn't get a positive ID. Its
in a mixed flock of 20+ Western Tanager's and 6 Hooded Orioles. They're
feasting on berries and bathing at the nearby water feature.

Trent

 

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Date: 9/14/17 2:21 pm
From: 'Nancy Christensen' <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeConte's Thrashers at Borrego Springs WTP
Today (Sept 14) I visited the settling ponds in Borrego Springs where I
encountered the LeConte's Thrashers again. This is my 4th visit there this
summer, and my 4th viewing of the thrashers. During the previous 3 visits I
located the birds by hearing them call, then going that direction. On those
three visits the birds I saw were east of the elevated dike/road which is
east of the ponds. Today I stumbled over thrashers near my car, SOUTH of the
ponds. Today 2 thrashers were foraging together, never separated by more
than 15 feet. I had them in view for about 15 minutes, and when I left they
were still running around on the ground. It was very windy, so sound was not
a good clue, though I did hear the birds call when the wind stopped for a
bit.

I was tempted to go look around east of the dike/road to see if I could find
other thrashers there. I admit to being curious about this being different
sets of birds. The birds to the east have been widely separated (1/4 mile or
more); have been located when the birds perched up and called continuously
for a minute or more, giving me time to scan the bush tops. Bob T's sighting
involved 2 birds in the same brush, also very near the settling ponds. The
behaviors are different enough to make me curious.

By the way, thrashers were not my target birds, but I was happy to see them.
I'm trying to check various spots on a weekly basis and the settling ponds
are one of my stops. No exciting migrants found today.



If you are planning to find these birds, listen to the calls before you go:
http://www.xeno-canto.org/explore?query=Le+Conte%27s+thrasher



Checklist from the settling ponds today:
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39175916



Nancy Christensen

Ramona




 

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Date: 9/14/17 11:28 am
From: seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??


Mucho apologies  to all, i did not mean to reply to the entire list in my reply to the two Bobs--Theriault and Miller!!! Sue Smith,Del Mar
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Date: 9/14/17 10:59 AM (GMT-08:00)
To: Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...>, <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>, "'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
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Hi Bob, by now you probably know I wasn't really questioning your sightings or Bob's..just slipped my mind and of course remembered these reportd when brought to my attention. Maybe I erased them from my brain because at the time I groaned a bit because it now complicates the thrasher sightings here and if this part of the Mesquite Bosque or sink is becoming  Le Conte habitat, that means it also complicates 'Sage type' Sparrow sightings as well! ARHGGG!!! $$#**!! SUE


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From: Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...>
Date: 9/13/17 9:09 PM (GMT-08:00)
To: Susan Smith <seiurus...>, <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>, "'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??


http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38673881


Hello / Yes, as Bob Miller says, Le Conte's Thrashers are seen here occasionally, and this August-September it seems to be the only thrasher at WTP. I reported the bird on 8-13-2017, but on 8-16 obtained a better photo and gave better details about exactly where the birds were found - unfortunately the 8-16 report did not show up on the eBird "overview" page, but was kind of lost in the "recent visits" column on the right of the page. The link above is for the sole purpose of showing off my best LeConte's image  Bob Theriault / Borrego Springs.


    







On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:00:12 PM PDT, 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:






 









Hi all,
Crissal is more likely but I have had LeConte's there in years past. Pre eBird era...
-------- Original message --------From: "Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Date: 9/12/17 4:08 PM (GMT-08:00) To: <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...> Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??

 






CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed  for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed.  sue




Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological  Consulting

Del Mar, CA 












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Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??








 













I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????


Cheers,


CKSmith


El Cajon





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Date: 9/14/17 10:58 am
From: seiurus <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??


Hi Bob, by now you probably know I wasn't really questioning your sightings or Bob's..just slipped my mind and of course remembered these reportd when brought to my attention. Maybe I erased them from my brain because at the time I groaned a bit because it now complicates the thrasher sightings here and if this part of the Mesquite Bosque or sink is becoming  Le Conte habitat, that means it also complicates 'Sage type' Sparrow sightings as well! ARHGGG!!! $$#**!! SUE


Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE smartphone

-------- Original message --------
From: Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...>
Date: 9/13/17 9:09 PM (GMT-08:00)
To: Susan Smith <seiurus...>, <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>, "'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??


http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38673881


Hello / Yes, as Bob Miller says, Le Conte's Thrashers are seen here occasionally, and this August-September it seems to be the only thrasher at WTP. I reported the bird on 8-13-2017, but on 8-16 obtained a better photo and gave better details about exactly where the birds were found - unfortunately the 8-16 report did not show up on the eBird "overview" page, but was kind of lost in the "recent visits" column on the right of the page. The link above is for the sole purpose of showing off my best LeConte's image  Bob Theriault / Borrego Springs.


    







On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:00:12 PM PDT, 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:






 









Hi all,
Crissal is more likely but I have had LeConte's there in years past. Pre eBird era...
-------- Original message --------From: "Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Date: 9/12/17 4:08 PM (GMT-08:00) To: <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...> Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??

 






CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed  for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed.  sue




Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological  Consulting

Del Mar, CA 












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I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????


Cheers,


CKSmith


El Cajon





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Date: 9/13/17 9:15 pm
From: Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
First time around this went to a "no reply" address, so here it is, "LeConte's" printed properly only once! Bob Theriault, Borrego Springs.
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:09:58 PM PDT, Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:

 

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38673881


Hello / Yes, as Bob Miller says, Le Conte's Thrashers are seen here occasionally, and this August-September it seems to be the only thrasher at WTP. I reported the bird on 8-13-2017, but on 8-16 obtained a better photo and gave better details about exactly where the birds were found - unfortunately the 8-16 report did not show up on the eBird "overview" page, but was kind of lost in the "recent visits" column on the right of the page. The link above is for the sole purpose of showing off my best LeConte's image  Bob Theriault / Borrego Springs.


    

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:00:12 PM PDT, 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:

 
Hi all,

Crissal is more likely but I have had LeConte's there in years past. Pre eBird era...
-------- Original message --------From: "Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Date: 9/12/17 4:08 PM (GMT-08:00) To: <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...> Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
 
CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed  for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed.  sue


Susan SmithSeiurus Biological  ConsultingDel Mar, CA 



-----Original Message-----
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
To: yahoogroups <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
Sent: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??

  I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????
Cheers,
CKSmith
El Cajon

Sent from my iPhone

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Date: 9/13/17 9:09 pm
From: Robert Theriault <rtheriault13...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38673881


Hello / Yes, as Bob Miller says, Le Conte's Thrashers are seen here occasionally, and this August-September it seems to be the only thrasher at WTP. I reported the bird on 8-13-2017, but on 8-16 obtained a better photo and gave better details about exactly where the birds were found - unfortunately the 8-16 report did not show up on the eBird "overview" page, but was kind of lost in the "recent visits" column on the right of the page. The link above is for the sole purpose of showing off my best LeConte's image  Bob Theriault / Borrego Springs.


    

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:00:12 PM PDT, 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:

 
Hi all,

Crissal is more likely but I have had LeConte's there in years past. Pre eBird era...
-------- Original message --------From: "Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Date: 9/12/17 4:08 PM (GMT-08:00) To: <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...> Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
 
CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed  for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed.  sue


Susan SmithSeiurus Biological  ConsultingDel Mar, CA 



-----Original Message-----
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
To: yahoogroups <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
Sent: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??

  I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????
Cheers,
CKSmith
El Cajon

Sent from my iPhone

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Date: 9/13/17 4:37 pm
From: Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] TRV Swainson's Hawks, 13 September
See below.

Justyn Stahl
San Clemente Island

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From: <turlslb...>
Date: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:54 PM
Subject: Swainson's Hawks
To: justyn

Hi Justyn,
I can't post to the group, (tech problem ), but wanted to let you know
Steve and I have had 2 individual Swainson's Hawks flying over TRV in the
past hour, since 12:20 pm, 9/13/2017.

The first one was being mobbed by crows at Saturn and Coronado, we
couldn't park fast enough for a pic. The other one was at the west end of
Sunset, about 30 min later.

Becky Turley
Long Beach

 

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Date: 9/13/17 3:36 pm
From: Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Black-and-White Warbler, Pt Loma 9/13/17
While I sat quietly with binns on my gazebo this afternoon, an adult
male Black-and-White Warbler treated me to a nearly half-hour show as it
picked worms off the trunk and lower branches of our Chinese Elm tree.
It seemed unaware of me and was only 10-20' away most of the time. A
bright, sharp bird with no hint of yellow wash, it crept along over and
under branches, giving me views of details from every angle (heavy black
streaking on sides, black cheek, white eye ring, a small spot of black
on the otherwise white throat, black markings on undertail coverts,
white undertail edged with black, black and white stripes on top of
head, etc.). What a delight!
A Pacific-slope Flycatcher was under the tree the whole time also.

======================
Sara Baase Mayers
Point Loma (San Diego)
<sarabirding...>
======================

 

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Date: 9/13/17 3:11 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Diego Audubon Society – The Art and Science of Wildlife Tracking
Something potentially of interest to local birders and nature watchers.

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

[image: Banner Image]
[image: Mountain Lion Tracks by Jill Cooper]
<http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/workshops/578-wildlife-tracking>
*The Art and Science of Wildlife Tracking *
*October 13 & 14, 2017*

Become a nature detective! Wildlife trackers piece together clues left
behind in the environment to gain a richer picture of the variety of
animals using a habitat and read the story of their behavior. We’ll
evaluate tracks and signs to determine who’s been there and what they’ve
been doing.

This course will include an evening in-class session, paired with a morning
field day practicing our skills out on the trail at Border Field State
Park. At the workshop, you’ll become familiar with common local wildlife
species, learn basic track and sign identification, avoid the pitfalls of
perception, learn how to distinguish between mountain lion and domestic dog
tracks (which are confused more often than not), and more.

This class will be taught by SDAS Education Associate/Volunteer Manager,
Jill Cooper. Jill is a trained biologist who has been tracking wildlife for
more than ten years.

*Psst!* Spread the word! Please *share this event via Facebook
<https://www.facebook.com/events/260864184425032/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22page_id_source%22%3A111553255363%2C%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22main_list%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22%7B%5C%22page_id%5C%22%3A111553255363%2C%5C%22tour_id%5C%22%3Anull%7D%22%7D]%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D>*

------------------------------
*Workshop Date/location:*

- Friday, October 13 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Lincoln Acres County Park (2717
Granger Avenue, National City 91950
<https://maps.google.com/?q=2717+Granger+Avenue,+National+City+91950&entry=gmail&source=g>
)


- Saturday, October 14 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am at Border Field State
Park (1500 Monument Rd, San Diego 92154
<https://maps.google.com/?q=1500+Monument+Rd,+San+Diego+92154&entry=gmail&source=g>
)

*Prices:*

- $60 for students and limited income


- $85 for Friends members


- $105 for general public


*To register, click on a link below:*

- *Registration for Students & Limited Income
<https://app.etapestry.com/cart/SanDiegoAudubonSociety/default/item.php?ref=1266.0.234038337>*


- *Registration for San Diego Audubon Friends Members
<https://app.etapestry.com/cart/SanDiegoAudubonSociety/default/item.php?ref=1266.0.234037305>*


- *Registration for General Public (non-members)
<https://app.etapestry.com/cart/SanDiegoAudubonSociety/default/item.php?ref=1266.0.125211979>*

*Not sure if you're a member? Just reply to this email and we'll look into
it for you!*


*This workshop is part of the Nature Discovery Workshop Series
<http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/workshops>*

*[image: Nature Discovery Workshop Series]*
<http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/workshops>

San Diego Audubon Society
Inspire <http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/our-work/education>. Engage
<http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/birding/local-field-trips>. Protect
<http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/our-work/conservation>.

<https://www.facebook.com/events/206253832875888/>

<https://twitter.com/sdaudubon>

 

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Date: 9/13/17 7:06 am
From: Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Please date emails
Hey everybody,

There seems to be a bit of lag on emails occasionally with Yahoo (the
hosting company for SDRB). I noticed this issue with emails I was sending
last week, in addition to a glut of emails that just came through late last
night/this morning. For that reason, it is helpful (I'd argue necessary) to
include the DATE in your email. If you report a rare bird and say "today"
or "this morning" and it gets hung up for a few days or worse, people are
going to get word of it well after the fact and assume you actually mean
the day the email was received. Also, it's common courtesy to sign your
emails with a full name.

Best,
Justyn Stahl
San Clemente Island

 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:22 am
From: <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting....
Sorry, I didn't realize there was more than one community garden...

Painted Bunting:

I observed the bird as I walked into the Tijuana River Valley community gardens (Hollister Ave/Sunset Ave, San Diego) this morning (0645 hours/09-12-17) through the south entrance from Hollister Ave. The bird was on the south fence of site #49 forging for about 5 minutes before it took of south across the field. I stayed for another hour and did not seen the bird in the garden.
 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:22 am
From: 'Janet & Steve Shields' <sjshields1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: LeContes thrasher report??
We had a LeConte's Thrasher during the birding festival on 3/4/2016. Seen
at Old Springs Open Space Reserve near Borrego Springs. My notes say "We
waited almost an hour near a nest before it came out of cover. Running fast
on the ground with tail up, very cute." I realize "cute" is not a
diagnostic mark, but life lists are for fun anyway, right? I've forgotten
who the leader was, but the markings and behavior were correct, and the
leader was a well-respected desert expert. The birding festival list
indicates it was not seen in 2017 at the festival.



 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:22 am
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] I have to say this.......
Thank you yet again Gary Nunn for another great bird today. Even though
Gary's official address is FRNC, he has put me on many many lifers. Thank
you again Gary.


Mark Stratton
North Park

 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:22 am
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No weird hummers this evening
I watched the front and back yard all eve, but nothing. There is a nice
Bottle brush in my neighbors yard but nothing unusual that I can see.
Headed to bed for the night as I need to open tomorrow at around 4:30 am
but again, if anyone wants to sit in front of the house, write me offline
and I'll send you the address in e-mail in the morning, well before
sunset. As mentioned in my earlier e-mail, I got a pretty vague
description of a Hummer that most sounded like a Broad-billed to me but all
I have seen is Allen's, Ann's and 1 female Black-chinned. This lady isn't
a birder and could not give me any of the "finer" details of the bird.

Mark Stratton
North Park

 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:22 am
From: T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting & Frigatebird
Second attempt...


>
> At around 1:20 this afternoon (Sep 4th) we had amazing views of both the male and female Frigatebirds from the southwest end of Shelter Island. The pair soared the length of Point Loma twice while we watched them. When we left, two other birders were still watching them.
>
> We then continued on to the TRV community gardens. The continuing female type Painted Bunting is still present and hanging around roughly the same area.
> We found it at around 2:30pm. The bird flew from roughly the center of gardens and landed somewhere in the willows between the community gardens and butterfly gardens. It did not re-emerge while we were there, but we heard it's chip note call later.
>
> --Trysten Loefke
> Valley Center

 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:21 am
From: tina gilson <tinamgilson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Best 1/2 Day Birding in October
I am planning my birding day for Monday, October 23rd from dawn to about 1:30 pm (my flight is at 4:00). 
Tina GilsonSan Antonio, TX
 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:21 am
From: K Kaye <specialkaye2000...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Missing Harris Hawk Julian



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Date: 9/13/17 6:21 am
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Very interesting Hummer described by a neighbor today
I was out walking the dog this evening and a neighbor said they were by our
yard today and they saw a beautiful Hummingbird today. Blue throat, blue
and green on the front, and green on the back, is how it was described to
me. I have not seen it myself, but will keep an eye out. If anyone wants
to watch our front yard tomorrow, write me and I'll shoot you the address.
I will keep watching this evening and will post again if I actually see
it. I do not have any other details to share, they are not actual
birders. She said that there was a lot of "Blue" on it. Even though we
have two feeders out front, the bird came to an Iochroma by the front path.

Mark Stratton
North Park

 

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Date: 9/13/17 6:21 am
From: Edward G Fox <DRRENARD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] camp surf & silver strand 26 aug 2017
Did you send this also as a letter to the editor at the UT and other local papers?
Ed Fox



On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:49 AM, "<rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:



  Sorry this is a bit off topic, but if any birders or photographers managed to get any identifiable numbers of the two ultralights (parachute with driver & motor suspended beneath) flying less than 50 ft along the South Bay Bikeway & above the beach at Camp Surf & along Silver Strand between 9 and 10 am on Saturday 26 Aug, please contact me via email.  They were responsible for flushing snowy plovers & black skimmers from nests & broods, exposing eggs & chicks to predation.Thanks,R. 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Date: 9/12/17 5:00 pm
From: 'bob.miller' <bob.miller...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
Hi all,
Crissal is more likely but I have had LeConte's there in years past. Pre eBird era...
-------- Original message --------From: "Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> Date: 9/12/17 4:08 PM (GMT-08:00) To: <stlbirdman64...>, <SanDiegoRegionBirding...> Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??

 









CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed  for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed.  sue




Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological  Consulting

Del Mar, CA 












-----Original Message-----

From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>

To: yahoogroups <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>

Sent: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm

Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??








 













I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????


Cheers,


CKSmith


El Cajon





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Date: 9/12/17 4:31 pm
From: Terry Hunefeld <thunefeld...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] WTP LeContes thrasher report??
A LeConte's Thrasher was well documented and photographed at the WTP
settling ponds during the last half of August.

No confirmed sightings in September.

Terry Hunefeld
Borrego Springs where it is currently 110F --- come on out, ya'll *:-)*


On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 4:08 PM, Susan Smith <seiurus...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
wrote:

>
>
> CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be
> Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed for the report to be edited. I
> bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news
> indeed. sue
>
> Susan Smith
> Seiurus Biological Consulting
> Del Mar, CA
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <
> <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
> To: yahoogroups <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
> Sent: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm
> Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
>
>
> I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the
> Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more
> "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????
> Cheers,
> CKSmith
> El Cajon
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> .
>
>
>
>



--
Terry Hunefeld
Borrego Springs, California
https://www.facebook.com/thunefeld
https://www.inaturalist.org/people/thunefeld

 

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Date: 9/12/17 4:08 pm
From: Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
CK and others--I would bet this is a mis-entry and was meant to be Crissal, but not enough time has elapsed for the report to be edited. I bet the editors will catch this. If it is confirmed, it would be big news indeed. sue


Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological Consulting
Del Mar, CA






-----Original Message-----
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
To: yahoogroups <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
Sent: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??






I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????
Cheers,
CKSmith
El Cajon

Sent from my iPhone

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Date: 9/12/17 10:43 am
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
With respect, location, time, and date are helpful. For those that are just tuning in, they may not know which community garden. Was this yesterday, or today? Was it earlier or just now and the bird is still present?

(This is called "the curse of knowledge," and like everyone else, I make this mistake. But it's happened a few times recently on this list serve and if nobody else will point it out, I'll but in and do it, no offense. It happens, for example, when people act on buried email strings, or when they get info from a non-general group network and act on it, and then post follow-up to this list serve and inadvertently leave out details that only the original select number of folks had access to and would of course know. For those just tuning in, or those that don't have access to other networks, time, date, location are important.)

I am trying to do better myself and emulate postings by the likes of Gary and Paul (if I may drop a couple names). They are prime examples and good go-bys.

Thanks for posting though. A lot of people very interested in that male now, and you grabbed a few photos even, yay! You may be the first, for this target.

Happy birding TooFly,
Charles

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> On Sep 12, 2017, at 07:17, <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Community Gardens...still here!!!
>
> https://flic.kr/p/Y3XG73
>
> https://flic.kr/p/Y3XGiW
>
>

 

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Date: 9/12/17 8:23 am
From: <imtooflytofly...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
Community Gardens...still here!!!

https://flic.kr/p/Y3XG73

https://flic.kr/p/Y3XGiW
 

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Date: 9/11/17 11:08 pm
From: Dennis <dparker6...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas
Thanks for clearing that up, Nancy. I must admit that a large portion of the confusion originated in my ignorance that the tiny "map" in the first line of the ebird report actually linked to a map of the location. Duh. I'll catch on to these newfangled computerized communication things eventually.
Dennis Parker
Tierrasanta

On September 11, 2017, at 7:13 PM, "Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:

 

There has been confusion about the location of this bird, some of which was caused by me. Originally I only had a street for the location, and started my checklist as soon as I began exploring. Sorry for the frustrations!
Street in Encinitas: Meadow Wood Place
House: I still don't know the house number, but here are directions that should get you there. Shortly after you turn off of Orchard Wood onto Meadow Wood, the street makes a right turn. About 5 houses later it makes another right turn (street very shortly thereafter ends in a cul de sac). The hummingbird house is on the outside (south) corner of the second right turn. Each time I have been there, there has been a white vehicle and a blue vehicle in the driveway. Very small front yard... there are 2 hummingbird feeders hanging in the shade.
Hope this helps!

Sent from my iPad



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Date: 9/11/17 7:36 pm
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] LeContes thrasher report??
I see a report on eBird for a 'continuing bird' LeContes thrasher at the Borrego WTP. The report has little detail and I can't find any more "continuing" info. Does anyone have further details????
Cheers,
CKSmith
El Cajon

Sent from my iPhone

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Date: 9/11/17 7:13 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas
There has been confusion about the location of this bird, some of which was caused by me. Originally I only had a street for the location, and started my checklist as soon as I began exploring. Sorry for the frustrations!
Street in Encinitas: Meadow Wood Place
House: I still don't know the house number, but here are directions that should get you there. Shortly after you turn off of Orchard Wood onto Meadow Wood, the street makes a right turn. About 5 houses later it makes another right turn (street very shortly thereafter ends in a cul de sac). The hummingbird house is on the outside (south) corner of the second right turn. Each time I have been there, there has been a white vehicle and a blue vehicle in the driveway. Very small front yard... there are 2 hummingbird feeders hanging in the shade.
Hope this helps!

Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 9/11/17 5:38 pm
From: 'Robert Patton' <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird
Thanks Nancy, but it seems to be variation within googlemap or people’s phone locators, or satellite alignment, and who knows what else – two of us this afternoon had different addresses showing on our phones, & I heard from another birder who’d been directed to a different street. It’s times like these that reinforce why I still carry an old Thomas Guide map book…





From: Nancy Christensen [mailto:<nancy.r.christensen...>]
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2017 5:28 PM
To: <rpatton...>
Cc: <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird



My apologies! That was me.. I started the list where I parked and forgot to update.

Sent from my iPad


On Sep 11, 2017, at 4:32 PM, <rpatton...> <mailto:<rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> <mailto:<SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> > wrote:



I respect not posting the address of a private residence, but feel the need to point out that following the eBird link directed several of us to the WRONG address this afternoon. Luckily, there were a couple of other birders already there who directed us across the street – the hummingbird location is on the south side of the street & has pinecone & hummingbird feeders hanging in the trees in the frontyard. At 1:30 pm the bird appeared relatively briefly at a feeder but long enough that we each were able to get a quick but satisfying look.

R. Patton

San Diego, CA





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Date: 9/11/17 5:35 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird
My apologies! That was me.. I started the list where I parked and forgot to update.

Sent from my iPad

> On Sep 11, 2017, at 4:32 PM, <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> I respect not posting the address of a private residence, but feel the need to point out that following the eBird link directed several of us to the WRONG address this afternoon. Luckily, there were a couple of other birders already there who directed us across the street – the hummingbird location is on the south side of the street & has pinecone & hummingbird feeders hanging in the trees in the frontyard. At 1:30 pm the bird appeared relatively briefly at a feeder but long enough that we each were able to get a quick but satisfying look.
>
>
> R. Patton
>
>
> San Diego, CA
>
>
>

 

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Date: 9/11/17 5:33 pm
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] results of 11 sept san elijo monthly bird count


Thanks to 13 participants for conducting the 11 September 2017 San Elijo Lagoon monthly bird count: Steve Brad (beach/offshore, West Basin, Nature Center); Bradley Nussbaum, Patti Koger (Pole Rd); Kathy Aldern, Maryanne Bache, Gretchen Nell (CBS= Rios to freeway); Jayne Lesley, Gail DeLalla, Don Johnson, Bill Mittendorf (EBS = La Orilla to Sta Inez); Robert Patton (EBNW = dike; EBNE = Escondido Cr; Cardiff Cove); Elizabeth Venrick, Edie Berendsen (EBE = Stonebridge Mesa).



Things were relatively quiet with the heat, humidity, & construction activity, but migration was well in evidence with northern shovelers, a white-winged dove reported along the La Orilla Trail just east of the powerlines, a loggerhead shrike along the RR tracks, a yellow-rumped warbler north to south along the east basin dike, a lark sparrow in Holmwood Cyn, western tanagers both off El Camino Real & in Holmwood Cyn, & lingering black-headed grosbeaks both locations as well. A reddish egret had been seen between Hwy 101 and the RR tracks yesterday, but not today.



89 species were recorded: pied-billed grebe, brown pelican, double-crested cormorant, Brandt’s cormorant, great blue heron, great egret, snowy egret, black-crowned night-heron, white-faced ibis, mallard, northern shoveler, gadwall, osprey, Cooper’s hawk, red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, peregrine falcon, California quail, Ridgway’s rail, sora, snowy plover, semipalmated plover, killdeer, black-necked stilt, American avocet, greater yellowlegs, willet, spotted sandpiper, whimbrel, long-billed curlew, marbled godwit, sanderling, western sandpiper, least sandpiper, dowitcher sp., Heermann’s gull, ring-billed gull, California gull, western gull, Caspian tern, royal tern, tern sp., rock pigeon, Eurasian collared-dove, mourning dove, white-winged dove, white-throated swift, Anna’s hummingbird, Allen’s hummingbird, Allen’s/rufous hummingbird sp., belted kingfisher, Nuttall’s woodpecker, downy woodpecker, black phoebe, Say’s phoebe, Cassin’s kingbird, western kingbird, rough-winged swallow, cliff swallow, barn swallow, swallow sp., California scrub jay, American crow, common raven, bushtit, Bewick’s wren, house wren, marsh wren, gnatcatcher sp., California gnatcatcher, wrentit, northern mockingbird, California thrasher, loggerhead shrike, European starling, orange-crowned warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, common yellowthroat, western tanager, black-headed grosbeak, spotted towhee, California towhee, lark sparrow, Belding’s savannah sparrow, song sparrow, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, house finch, lesser goldfinch, American goldfinch, house sparrow, scaly-breasted munia.



The next monthly bird count will be 9 October.
R. Patton
San Diego, CA

 

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Date: 9/11/17 4:32 pm
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] RE: Encinitas broad-tailed hummingbird


I respect not posting the address of a private residence, but feel the need to point out that following the eBird link directed several of us to the WRONG address this afternoon. Luckily, there were a couple of other birders already there who directed us across the street – the hummingbird location is on the south side of the street & has pinecone & hummingbird feeders hanging in the trees in the frontyard. At 1:30 pm the bird appeared relatively briefly at a feeder but long enough that we each were able to get a quick but satisfying look.

R. Patton

San Diego, CA

 

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Date: 9/11/17 4:30 pm
From: Eitan Altman <eitanaltman...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
Dennis (and all) - there is a location tagged in the eBird checklist.

On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Dennis <dparker6...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
wrote:

>
>
> Encinitas is somewhere between a village and a town, I would say. In other
> words, it's large enough so that when someone posts that a broad-tailed
> hummingbird is coming to a feeder in Encinitas, and when others post about
> "Encinitas" hummingbird sightings -- and nobody actually says where in
> Encinitas the birds are -- it is rather difficult to go look in the correct
> place for what might be one's county bird. If I've missed a post that gives
> an address or location to the feeder hosting said bird, I apologize. And if
> it's at a private location, with no public access, I apologize. But if
> someone out there who knows my contact information would kindly tell me
> where this $@(6;:+/ bird is, I thank you.
>
> Dennis Parker
> Tierrasanta
>
>

 

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Date: 9/11/17 4:02 pm
From: T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Red-footed
I spent the morning (Sep. 11th) scanning for the for the apparently continuing Red-footed Booby at the Tijuana River mouth today with out any luck.
A thick marine layer kept most birds obscured until later in the morning and seemed to suppress most bird activity, except for the Elegant/Royal Terns.
Finally at around 10:00am I located two Brown Boobies, at least one of which was a juvenile, at least a mile out in the horizon. Unfortunately, they were not joined by the Red-footed, and they eventually disappeared as the marine layer pushed back in.
No other Sulids were seen during the several hours I was there.

No late Least Terns were seen either, and the Pacific Golden Plover is on the south side of the river mouth today.
One "Thick-billed" Sparrow was foraging at the high tide line.

--Trysten Loefke
Valley Center
 

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Date: 9/11/17 3:57 pm
From: Eric Kallen <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
The message that Eitan posted has a link to the ebird post. The ebird post includes a link to a map from can be used with a smartphone to navigate to the site.

Eric Kallen

Sent from my iPad

On Sep 11, 2017, at 3:07 PM, Dennis <dparker6...><mailto:<dparker6...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...><mailto:<SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>> wrote:



Encinitas is somewhere between a village and a town, I would say. In other words, it's large enough so that when someone posts that a broad-tailed hummingbird is coming to a feeder in Encinitas, and when others post about "Encinitas" hummingbird sightings -- and nobody actually says where in Encinitas the birds are -- it is rather difficult to go look in the correct place for what might be one's county bird. If I've missed a post that gives an address or location to the feeder hosting said bird, I apologize. And if it's at a private location, with no public access, I apologize. But if someone out there who knows my contact information would kindly tell me where this $@(6;:+/ bird is, I thank you.

Dennis Parker
Tierrasanta


 

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Date: 9/11/17 3:07 pm
From: Dennis <dparker6...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Encinitas broad-tailed hummer
Encinitas is somewhere between a village and a town, I would say. In other words, it's large enough so that when someone posts that a broad-tailed hummingbird is coming to a feeder in Encinitas, and when others post about "Encinitas" hummingbird sightings -- and nobody actually says where in Encinitas the birds are -- it is rather difficult to go look in the correct place for what might be one's county bird. If I've missed a post that gives an address or location to the feeder hosting said bird, I apologize. And if it's at a private location, with no public access, I apologize. But if someone out there who knows my contact information would kindly tell me where this $@(6;:+/ bird is, I thank you.

Dennis Parker
Tierrasanta
 

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Date: 9/11/17 2:15 pm
From: <tinamgilson...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Best 1/2 Day Birding in October

Hi All - I have a conference scheduled in SD for the weekend of October 20-22, and am returning home to San Antonio, TX, on Monday, October 23rd. I pushed my plane flight as late in the day as possible so I could find a few hours to bird. Can I get any suggestions for the best 1/2 day birding itinerary? I will not have a rental car and am staying in the Kearney Mesa area. I have looked into a half-day guided trip but all guides seem to require you to have a rental car. I know that isn't nearly enough time to scratch the great area birding. It would be nice to see a few endemics or interesting shorebirds.


Thank you for the recommendations. If I need to get a rental car I can do that for one day but would prefer to avoid the hassle.


Tina Gilson
San Antonio, TX
 

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Date: 9/11/17 1:29 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] noteworthy stuff, 9/10
This morning in Encinitas I was able to see that there at least 2 male "Costa's" hummers- one had the usual purple gorget and crown, and sang the Costa's fight song. The other male has the rosy crown with purple gorget and sings the Anna's song (very weakly). It appeared to me this morning that there is also some reddish coloration on the chin and upper throat that I didn't notice last night.

Sent from my iPad

> On Sep 11, 2017, at 12:38 AM, Matt Sadowski <mattsadowski321...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> The adult white morph Red-footed Booby put in an appearance close to
> shore off the south end of Border Field State Park from 9:51 to 10:02.
> It was circling a flock of Western Gulls sitting in the water beyond the
> breakers when I first laid eyes on it. It dove once, circled a few more
> times, and eventually headed straight out west. The eBird list will be
> updated with complete notes and more photos tomorrow.
>
> The adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas put in a brief
> appearance at dusk (18:59) to the front yard feeders (too quick and too
> dark for any decent photos). Morning still seems to be the best time to
> see this bird and get nice photos.
>
> Also of interest at the Encinitas spot was an adult male Anna's x
> Costa's Hummingbird. Shape-wise it looked like a Costa's with long
> gorget extensions and a short tail (complete with typical Costa's
> tail-wagging motion when hovering). The iridescence on the gorget
> extensions looked more violet while the iridescence on parts of the head
> looked more like the typical rose color of an Anna's. Glancing at my
> photos some adjacent feathers on the head and throat show a patchy
> distribution of different colored iridescence. The apparent color of
> iridescence is of course highly depend on angle and lighting so is not
> that reliable. The clincher was the fact that the bird sang the complex
> Anna's song (noticeably sloppy) but also gave a dry twittering chase
> call typical of Costa's. Ebird list with photos will be entered tomorrow.
>
> Matt Sadowski
>

 

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Date: 9/11/17 1:18 pm
From: Alex Abela <thebuzz90...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] B&W Warbler - Villa La Jolla Park
There was a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER at Villa La Jolla park around 12:30pm today. It spent time in the elms near the north east corner of the playground.

Alex Abela
San Diego, CA

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Date: 9/11/17 7:06 am
From: Matt Sadowski <mattsadowski321...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] noteworthy stuff, 9/10
The adult white morph Red-footed Booby put in an appearance close to
shore off the south end of Border Field State Park from 9:51 to 10:02.
It was circling a flock of Western Gulls sitting in the water beyond the
breakers when I first laid eyes on it. It dove once, circled a few more
times, and eventually headed straight out west. The eBird list will be
updated with complete notes and more photos tomorrow.

The adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird in Encinitas put in a brief
appearance at dusk (18:59) to the front yard feeders (too quick and too
dark for any decent photos). Morning still seems to be the best time to
see this bird and get nice photos.

Also of interest at the Encinitas spot was an adult male Anna's x
Costa's Hummingbird. Shape-wise it looked like a Costa's with long
gorget extensions and a short tail (complete with typical Costa's
tail-wagging motion when hovering). The iridescence on the gorget
extensions looked more violet while the iridescence on parts of the head
looked more like the typical rose color of an Anna's. Glancing at my
photos some adjacent feathers on the head and throat show a patchy
distribution of different colored iridescence. The apparent color of
iridescence is of course highly depend on angle and lighting so is not
that reliable. The clincher was the fact that the bird sang the complex
Anna's song (noticeably sloppy) but also gave a dry twittering chase
call typical of Costa's. Ebird list with photos will be entered tomorrow.

Matt Sadowski

 

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Date: 9/10/17 9:09 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – a few migrants, Sep 9-10, 2017
I checked around Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in the early AM this
weekend both Sep 9 and 10.

Overall pretty quiet out there with not much sign of migration. Just a
handful of expected species.

Saturday Sep 9, 2017 I found 3 MacGillivray's Warbler including a couple in
the larger dense umbrella pines on the west side just south of the admin
building. A single White-winged Dove flew by heading south out to the point.

Sunday Sep 10, 2017 just after dawn I heard a flyover DICKCISSEL heading
out to the point. It called a few times, flat sputter call, but I never did
see it and was not heard or seen again. Also there were 2 Olive-sided
Flycatcher together on the highest tips of dead Torrey Pine south of the
west side admin building. Although they were very mobile all around the
north area of the west side. A juvenile Phainopepla and a Hutton's Vireo
were in the northeast section.

--
Gary Nunn
Pacific Beach

 

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Date: 9/10/17 8:58 am
From: lruby1 <lruby1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] 2 yellow-headed blackbirds-4S Ranch


John Bruin and I are at the playground next to the 4s Ranch Sports Park, and John spotted two Yellow-headed Blackbirds in a flock of Red-winged. On the ground in grass. Not full adult plumage, 
Lisa Ruby Sabre Springs


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Date: 9/10/17 8:32 am
From: sarabirding <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Adult male Painted Bunting, Community Garden
All the right colors but not super sharp. Paula Theobald spotted it near lot 90 about 8:15. We also saw one of the plain yellow and green P. Buntings. 

Sara Mayers, <sarabirding...>, Pt Loma


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Date: 9/10/17 7:45 am
From: Eric Kallen <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Apparent BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD in Encinitas
Found quickly at front-yard feeder. Pics later at egk.smugmug.com/photography<http://egk.smugmug.com/photography>

Eric Kallen
San Diego

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 9, 2017, at 10:05 PM, <eitanaltman...><mailto:<eitanaltman...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...><mailto:<SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>> wrote:



SDBirders - just in case there are folks who don't get eBird alerts, it appears that a 3rd county record BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD has been hanging out in Encinitas for a few days. I know nothing other than what's in the eBird report, but wanted to get word out just in case!

Link: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39056347

Happy birding!

Eitan Altman

San Carlos




 

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Date: 9/9/17 10:05 pm
From: <eitanaltman...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Apparent BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD in Encinitas
SDBirders - just in case there are folks who don't get eBird alerts, it appears that a 3rd county record BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD has been hanging out in Encinitas for a few days. I know nothing other than what's in the eBird report, but wanted to get word out just in case!

Link: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39056347 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39056347

Happy birding!
Eitan Altman
San Carlos

 

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Date: 9/9/17 6:03 pm
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] SDAS afternoon walk Seacost to TJ rivermouth
2pm to 4:30ish highlights at the TJ rivermouth PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER, juvenile REDDISH EGRET, and 3 LEAST TERNS. 3 BROWN BOOBIES offshore south of the rivermouth were the only sulids seen.
CKSmith
El Cajon

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Date: 9/9/17 4:07 pm
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] continuing Sulids off Tijuana Estuary 9-9-17
This afternoon from 12:50 through 2:15, from Border Field State Park I observed at least 7 brown boobies ranging from just south of the border to NW of the rivermouth, and foraging at various distances from just beyond the surf out to the horizon. They ranged back & forth, close & far, but most of that time at least 2 were visible together, with a maximum at one time of 7. Just after 1 pm, a white-bodied Sulid joined two of them briefly but I lost view of it after it landed on the surface of the water to the NW of the horse trail but SW of the rivermouth. It was too distant to clearly discern tail or face/bill details, but with black outer wings & trailing edge of inner wings, white body including head and back and most of inner wings. Larger, longer necked, pointier winged, different color pattern, & more labored flight pattern than adjacent gulls (& much larger & very different flight pattern from adjacent royal terns). A few shearwaters could barely be discerned out on the horizon; likewise with a feeding frenzy around a fishing boat that seemed to be drawing the attention of the boobies when I left.


At least 1 large-billed sparrow was foraging among kelp wrack at the rivermouth.
An adult least tern with 2 fledglings (none banded) landed briefly S of the horse trail & were foraging in the surf.


Earlier, 2 Baird's sandpipers & 1 semipalmated sandpiper were seen briefly within interior ponds in closed portions of the South SD Bay saltworks, but were not re-found later. Depending on their movements, they may be scope-able from the bikepath off 13th, 8th, or 7th St at some point.
Robert Patton
San Diego, CA
 

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Date: 9/9/17 8:45 am
From: 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] San Diego portion of Searcher five day pelagic
This is the report for the San Diego County portions of the Searcher five
day birding pelagic trip. The San Diego portions are brief

at both the began Monday Sept. 4th ( about 6 hrs. ) and the end on Friday,
Sept. 8th. ( about 2 hrs. ).

The majority of this trip lies in L.A., Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties

We got away from the dock a little early with Gary Nunn's report of a
frigatebird at the San Diego Bay bait docks.

We arrived to find two MAGNIFICENT FRATEBIRDS soaring just north of the bait
docks. We had

a great show, with an adult male and female right over our heads. Thank you
Gary ( and Lydia )!! I think that is some kind of a

first for organized birding pelagic trips out of San Diego, to chase and
see a reported species, and to get Magnificent

Frigatebirds.

Some of the San Diego species from offshore Monday Sept. 4, 2017;

Pink-footed Shearwater 35

Black-vented Shearwater 150

Leach's Storm-Petrel 1

Ashy Storm-Petrel 1

Black Storm-Petrel 45

Brown Booby 2

Red Phalarope 8

Red-necked Phalarope 5

Pomarine Jaeger 1

Parasitic Jaeger 2

CRAVERI'S MURRELET 2

Sabine's Gull 1

Black Tern 14

Common Tern 2

Elegant Tern 11

Some of the species from San Diego waters Friday Sept. 8, 2017;

Pink-footed Shearwater 8

Sooty Shearwater 1

Black-vented Shearwater 250

Leach's Storm-Petrel 3

Black Storm-Petrel 15

LEAST STORM-PETREL 3

Red-necked Phalarope 2

Cassin's Auklet 9

Common Tern 35

Elegant Tern 4



Great trip, much better stuff further offshore. Check future postings to the
Searcher Natural History tours website.

Dave Povey

Dulzura














 

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Date: 9/8/17 8:40 pm
From: Matt Sadowski <mattsadowski321...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] white sulid off Seacoast Dr. (8 Sep.)
After seeing the eBird report of the white morph Red-footed Booby from
this morning off of Border Field State Park I decided to head down to
Seacoast Drive late in the afternoon. Shortly after 5pm I picked up a
group of Brown Boobies extremely far out towards the islands and was
astonished to a white sulid flying with them. Too far to see any useful
details. Notes in checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39073427

Matt Sadowski

 

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Date: 9/8/17 4:42 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Black-throated Sparrow juv, Sep 08, 2017
I checked around Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in the late morning today
finding just a modest number of expected migrants.

I did lay eyes on a juvenile BLACK-THROATED SPARROW in the southeast
section along the concrete water culvert and grass edges. It took off
flying towards the highway and could not be relocated.

Some photos in my eBird checklist below of the sparrow. Also some photos
of the localized Channel Islands breeding, and nearby coastal area, "Dusky"
Orange-crowned Warbler (Oreothlypis celata sordida) which show an example
of the type of image documentation the local eBird review team, of which I
am a member, are looking for in reports of this form of Orange-crowned
Warbler.

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39071092

--
Gary Nunn
Pacific Beach

 

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Date: 9/8/17 4:31 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Fwd: [CALBIRDS] RED-FOOTED BOOBY at Border Field SP beach, San Diego
FYI

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Bob Toleno <bob...> [CALBIRDS]" <CALBIRDS-noreply...>
> Date: September 8, 2017 at 2:28:23 PM PDT
> To: calbirds <calbirds...>, <countybirders...>
> Cc: Juli Chamberlin <juli...>
> Subject: [CALBIRDS] RED-FOOTED BOOBY at Border Field SP beach, San Diego
> Reply-To: Bob Toleno <bob...>
>
> Juli Chamberlin and i birded at Border Field State Park beach in San Diego today from about 9am to noon. At a little after 10am, while standing a few hundred meters north of the border fence scoping the water, Juli had a sulid flying about 100 meters from shore move directly into her scope view. She got me on it immediately and we could see it had a white head with just a hint of buffy color, completely white body, tail, and upperwing coverts, black primaries and secondaries, a noticeably bluish-gray bill, and no black on the face at all. The bird flew with its wings in a swept-back position, and Juli was even able to observe a black oval-shaped patch on the outer portion of the underwing coverts. This combination of field marks led us to a positive ID of RED-FOOTED BOOBY, eliminating all other expected (and unexpected) sulid species.
>
> We watched the bird for several minutes as it gradually flew northward and further out in the ocean toward Point Loma. Unfortunately, we were unable to get any photos, as we were too busy observing it and gathering field marks through our scope and binoculars. A couple Brown Boobies were foraging in the area, as well. Also, one Pacific Golden-Plover was with one of the several flocks of Black-bellied Plovers.
>
> Our complete eBird checklist can be seen here:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39068416
>
> Good birding,
> Bob Toleno
> Hayward
>

 

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Date: 9/8/17 3:47 pm
From: Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Point Loma residential---Silvergate area -- Sep 08, 2017


This morning for a couple of hours, I birded along Silvergate Ave and adjacent streets in the Point LOma neighborhood. The most interesting bird I had was one I heard but never saw, and hope others will be on the look out ( or listen out) in the area if they plan to bird there this weekend. I heard what sounded like Grey Catbird mewings and also a couple of chwut calls, from the yard behind the tall cream-colored fence along the west side of Silvergate , near where it intersects the alleyway that is between Pio Pico and Dupont. I could not get a visual to confirm, and it soon stopped calling after a Red-shouldered Hawk flew by and freaked all the birds out. It is also possible that it could be a Green-tailed Towhee mewing, since this house has feeders set up in the yard, but the mews seemed to ascend at the beginning of the call, not near the end.
A couple of semi-out of place birds were a male Costa's Hummingbird and a White-winged Dove. List of birds is as follows. Sue Smith, Del Mar, CA



Point Loma residential--upper, San Diego, California, US
Sep 8, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments: Partly sunny to sunny, 72 to 80 deg f, wind 1 to 4 from southwest. Heard what was likely a Catbird mewing and doing chwut call at the east end of the alley that is between Pio Pico and Dupont, but could not get visual to confirm. It is possible that it could be a Green-tailed Towhee mewing, but the mews seemed to ascend at the beginning of the call, not near the end.
33 species (+2 other taxa)

Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Western Gull 1 Flyover
White-winged Dove 1 Corner Dudley and Catalina. Dove perched at peak of tree with white slash leading edge of wing and in tail, and pale cheek patch.
Mourning Dove 30
White-throated Swift 1
Anna's Hummingbird 9
Costa's Hummingbird 1
Allen's Hummingbird 1
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird 25
Belted Kingfisher 1 Flyover, calling.
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2
Red-crowned Parrot 2
Red-masked Parakeet 4
Western Wood-Pewee 1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 1
Black Phoebe 12
California Scrub-Jay 4
American Crow 29
Common Raven 1
Bushtit 12
House Wren 2
Northern Mockingbird 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 12
Townsend's Warbler 1
Dark-eyed Junco 1
Song Sparrow 1
California Towhee 4
Western Tanager 5
Black-headed Grosbeak 2
Hooded Oriole 9
Bullock's Oriole 1
new world oriole sp. 2
House Finch 21
Lesser Goldfinch 13
House Sparrow 1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39066225

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)Sue Smith, Del Mar, CA



 

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Date: 9/8/17 1:54 pm
From: Marcie Mason <mason_marcie...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Male Painted Bunting - Saturn ponds
Friday morning around 8:45 am I found an adult male PaintedBunting along Saturn Blvd. in the area of the small hidden ponds just N. ofSunset.  It was first seen on the W. sideof Saturn in a dead tree by the northernmost pond, and then it flew across thestreet and disappeared into the brush on the east side of Saturn.  Several of us stayed around for another 2hours trying to re-find him, but to no avail.  The bird was seen by Jan Nordenberg, Shirley Reynolds,and me.  Eric K. was not able to photos before it flew off.    


 
The previously reported female-type Painted Buntings wereboth seen earlier in the morning by several birders at the Community Gardens.


 
Marcie Mason

San Diego


 

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Date: 9/7/17 2:39 pm
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] nest san elijo monthly bird count monday 11 sept


Please spread the word –

San Elijo Lagoon monthly bird count

Monday September 11th (& 2nd Monday of each month, rain or shine)

Meet at the north end of Rios Ave in Solana Beach at 7:30 am

(from I-5, exit Lomas Santa Fe Dr & head west, turn north on Rios Ave which is just east of Highway 101 & the railroad tracks)

Bring a lunch or pick up one nearby & we’ll meet to compile at noon at the nature center (SE of intersection of Manchester Ave & San Elijo Ave)

Thanks!
R. Patton
San Diego, CA



 

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Date: 9/7/17 12:46 pm
From: <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Two painted buntings at Community Gardens
As I reviewed my pics of the bright painted bunting taken this morning (9-7-17) at the TVR community gardens I was surprised to note that the second bunting in the pic, which is a darker bird, is another painted.


Pics will be posted shortly at:


egk.smugmug.com/photography


Eric Kallen
San Diego
 

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Date: 9/7/17 8:38 am
From: <stevanbrad...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] reddish egret batiquitos
yesterday wednesday and today thursday i saw a reddish egret west of rail road tracks and east of coast hwy batiquitos lagoon
some cruddy photos in my ebird report from yesterday
hopefully it will be around tomorrow Friday for the monthly Batiquitos bird count which everyone is welcome to participate in meet at the south end of Gabbiano Ln Carlsbad at 730 dont be late or you wont find us


http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39030037 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39030037



steve brad
leucadia


 

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Date: 9/6/17 8:50 pm
From: <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC 6 Sep: White-winged Dove, Green-tailed Towhee
Glad you went and not me! Few birds down their, was hopeless too at weekend.

Humboldt Co. is the place to be...

Sent from my iPad

> On Sep 6, 2017, at 12:44 PM, Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Barely mentionable highlights of a thorough search of Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery this morning (6 Sep) by Desnoyers, Sadowski, and Stahl were:
> White-winged Dove flying south from the NE corner
> Green-tailed Towhee buried within veg along the SW corner
>
> Low activity of typical western migrants (tanagers, grosbeaks, wood-pewees).
>
> Justyn Stahl
>
>

 

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Date: 9/6/17 12:46 pm
From: <pagins...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Eagle Optics Closing--off topic
Dear Eagle Optics Customers and Partners,
Eagle Optics has been a sport optics retailer for over 30 years, and has evolved through many big changes. Whether these changes have been in the birding community, in sport optics design, or in the overall marketplace, Eagle Optics has always approached these changes with the customers’ best interest first in mind. In recent years though, it has become ever more challenging to run a specialized sport optics business in the online landscape.
With that in mind, the Eagle Optics owners and staff have decided to cease all business operations on Dec 31, 2017. As always, Eagle Optics recognizes that without our customers and partners, we could not have been successful in our support of the birding community and bird conservation these many years.
We want to thank you and are eternally grateful for the relationships, partnerships, and community we have built together.
As part of ceasing business operations, we are offering exciting sales opportunities. Please visit www.eagleoptics.com for these sales, or call us at 1-800-289-1132. We also understand that you may have questions about this change, and we invite you to visit our information page here https://www.eagleoptics.com/pages/eagle-optics-service-informationfor more details or to call us at 1-800-289-1132.


 

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Date: 9/6/17 12:45 pm
From: Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC 6 Sep: White-winged Dove, Green-tailed Towhee
Barely mentionable highlights of a thorough search of Fort Rosecrans
National Cemetery this morning (6 Sep) by Desnoyers, Sadowski, and Stahl
were:
White-winged Dove flying south from the NE corner
Green-tailed Towhee buried within veg along the SW corner

Low activity of typical western migrants (tanagers, grosbeaks, wood-pewees).

Justyn Stahl

 

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Date: 9/5/17 8:45 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla – Least Storm-Petrel (!), jaegers, Sep 05, 2017
I took a later afternoon/early evening seawatch from La Jolla hoping to
come across a fancy shearwater or something. Well while scoping two
Black-vented Shearwater passing south I caught sight of a tiny all dark
storm-petrel in the close foregorund of my scope view! Thank goodness for
these wide-angle eye-pieces! Just perfect looks at a LEAST STORM-PETREL
working its way south between inner and outer kelp beds. A tapered shaved
off looking rear end and nugget like head, strong on the wing just darting
along the surface. Occasional switchbacks to investigate items on the water
surface. It seemed to be in two modes, darting around over one spot or
powerful fast lengths before the next switchback stop. The small size and
closeness to the water surface made it pop up and down in view as it moved
forward south over the disorganized wind waves. The wings, and on-off fast
bat like flapping, actually looked like a tiny sped up Black Storm-Petrel
from the view, but the almost neckless head and shaved off looking rear end
not like that species at all.

A few jaegers passed south, two Parasitic close, a Pomarine middle
distance, with nice spoons showing, and one small jaeger reasonably close
but silhouetted never going below the horizon. Again I suspect this might
have been a Long-tailed, smaller sized, fine wings, bouncing body in
flight. Impossible to see any primary shaft coloration in the light
conditions however. Early morning is the best option for proof-of-life
photos of this species in La Jolla, with the sun behind you, and you are
lucky enough to get one pass close for photography.

There were some shearwaters, I counted about 50 Black-vented, 1
Pink-footed, and 4 Sooty. All on a fast clip southward.

--
Gary Nunn
*you can find me on twitter, *@garybnunn

 

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Date: 9/5/17 5:37 pm
From: 'Geoffrey Rogers' <rogersgl1952...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: RE: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 5: Buller's shearwater
Stan and all,



Hank Ingersoll and I looked for frigatebirds on the bay from Shelter Island
and Fort Rosecrans late this morning (5 Sep) and found none.



Geoff Rogers

San Diego



From: <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
[mailto:<SanDiegoRegionBirding...>] On Behalf Of Stan Walens
<stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding]
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 12:07 PM
To: <SanDiegoRegionBirding...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 5: Buller's shearwater





Went to the Cove from 930 to 11. There was a nice stream of black-vented
shearwaters going past. But they were circling around on the horizon and it
was very hard to tell just how many there were. Somewhere between 800 and
1500 or more. Also 11 pink-footed shearwaters and one Buller's shearwater,
my FOS, and one pome jaeger. No alcids, boobies or frigatebirds. No thresher
sharks.

I see no reports from San Diego Harbor today. Did anyone go to look for the
frigatebirds?

Stan Walens
San Diego




 

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Date: 9/5/17 2:55 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove, Sep 5: Buller's shearwater
Went to the Cove from 930 to 11. There was a nice stream of black-vented shearwaters going past. But they were circling around on the horizon and it was very hard to tell just how many there were. Somewhere between 800 and 1500 or more. Also 11 pink-footed shearwaters and one Buller's shearwater, my FOS, and one pome jaeger. No alcids, boobies or frigatebirds. No thresher sharks.

I see no reports from San Diego Harbor today. Did anyone go to look for the frigatebirds?

Stan Walens
San Diego
 

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Date: 9/5/17 7:35 am
From: 'Tito Gonzalez' <txsandpiper...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Interesting Myiarchus Flycatcher; Carlsbad 4 SEPT 2017
I observed and heard an interesting Myiarchus flycatcher yesterday morning
(4SEP 2107) in Carlsbad which appeared to be a good candidate for a GREAT
CRESTED FLYCATCHER. Analysis of photos, listening to call recordings on
Xeno-canto, and documentation are ongoing. Feedback from a couple of experts
are mixed. Despite all the caveats, I wanted to give location in case
someone wanted to try to chase it. I tried to relocate it late yesterday
afternoon without success. The location is the Golf Course Trail that cuts
through the Crossing Golf course in Carlsbad. Park at Veteran's Park at
trail head at 1530 Faraday (33.134512, -117.302226 ). Follow signs for golf
course trail that leads to tunnel under the road. After coming out of
tunnel, take trail to left that wraps around the green. The bird was
observed in riparian area about 50 yards south of bridge along service road
that runs southeast.



Tito Gonzalez

Carlsbad, CA






 

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Date: 9/4/17 7:09 pm
From: T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting & Frigatebird
At around 1:20 this afternoon (Sep 4th) we had amazing views of both the male and female Frigatebirds from the southwest end of Shelter Island. The pair soared the length of Point Loma twice while we watched them. When we left, two other birders were still watching them.

We then continued on to the TRV community gardens. The continuing female type Painted Bunting is still present and hanging around roughly the same area.
We found it at around 2:30pm. The bird flew from roughly the center of gardens and landed somewhere in the willows between the community gardens and butterfly gardens. It did not re-emerge while we were there, but we heard it's chip note call later.

--Trysten Loefke
Valley Center
 

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Date: 9/4/17 6:26 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Hornblower, Sep 2 & 4
Jane Mygatt and I did 2 Hornblower whale-watching trips this weekend, the end of their season.
We covered a total of nearly 100 miles on the 2 trips!
Mile after mile was birdless. We got 14-16 miles offshore, and mostly to the NW of the tip of Pt. Loma.
Saturday we got 10-12 miles west of La Jolla.
To my chagrin, one of our companions spotted 2 thresher sharks—a species I have been looking for for almost 35 years now and not seen—that disappeared before I could get to the rail to see them.
Sue Smith: where are you when I need you? [FYI: esteemed local birder, Sue Smith, is a world expert on thresher sharks, but that hasn’t done me any good.]

On 9/2 we came across one large flock of black-vented shearwaters with about 350 birds in it. about 25 seen elsewhere on the trip.
4 pink-footed shearwaters and 1 sooty.
5 black storm-petrels and 1 ashy.
1 Cassin’s auklet; 1 common tern. 10 red phalaropes. 1 brown booby, 1st-cycle. 1 parasitic jaeger

Today, we saw a flock of about 200 black-vented shearwaters. no more than a half-dozen elsewhere.
1 sooty, 3 pink-foots.
no alcids. 4 commic terns. no boobies. no storm-petrels; no phalaropes. but the water surface was completely tessellated and the light leaden gray. not great conditions.
3 jaegers: 2 poms and 1 parasitic

We were just about to leave the dock at 9:00, and I was checking my emails one last time before setting my phone to airplane mode for the next 4 hours, and I was in the process of telling Jane that this was perfect weather to watch for frigatebirds in, when Gary’s post on the frigatebird at the bait docks came in. We immediately found 2 birds circling over the Seaport Village area. I dictated a post about them, and between my heavy Philadelphia accent, the fact that I’d had a pre-trip pitcher of strawberry margaritas and the limits of my dictation program [you should see how many different phrases the program changed “frigatebird” into] I posted that we had seen 2 freaking birds. Sorry; didn’t catch that AI mistranslation.

On the way back into the harbor, we saw 3 frigatebirds soaring over Ft. Rosecrans; one was not as high as the 2 others and may not have been visible from the cemetery. At that time, the female Gary had first spotted was no longer on the mast on the bait dock. We had the male, the female, and a bird with a slightly whiter head. I don’t know if one of those was the bird Chris Adler had seen come into the harbor on the fishing boat, or if there were 4 frigatebirds total in the harbor today.

Stan Walens
San Diego
 

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Date: 9/4/17 5:28 pm
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Sorry, that bird I called juv. was a female blown up on the computer. So I only saw adult male and female birds.

Charles

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 14:18, Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Stan:
>
> I saw them from Shelter Island up there about that time (1240), circling over for Rosecrans, so I jumped in the car to run up to get a closer look. Everyone was poking along and it was about a 20 min drive! When I got there they'd moved back down over the bay to the east.
>
> I left FRNC at 1:50 and a juvenile was circling very high above the bay in front of Shelter Island.
>
> Charles
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 4, 2017, at 12:38, Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Both Frigatebirds circling over the cemetery and the Cabrillo national Monument at this minute
>> Stan Walens
>
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 5:21 pm
From: Nancy Christensen <nancy.r.christensen...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird
Two frigatebird in view at 5:15 from west end of Shelter Island. One with white on breast, maybe on head, seen only briefly and may be at the bait barge. The male with the missing primaries on his left wing has been circling all over the end of the bay, quite high.

Nancy Christensen
Ramona


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
Chinese Proverb
 

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Date: 9/4/17 2:52 pm
From: 'T.G. Miko' <tgmiko...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird(s)?
Hi folks it appears that some kind of filter is only releasing your emails
through much later than when they are being written. If anybody is
currently looking at a Frigatebird bird at 12:30 p.m. on Monday September
4th, please call me up on my cell phone: 909.241.3400
Tom Miko at a gas station in San Diego
Claremont LA County

 

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Date: 9/4/17 2:18 pm
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Stan:

I saw them from Shelter Island up there about that time (1240), circling over for Rosecrans, so I jumped in the car to run up to get a closer look. Everyone was poking along and it was about a 20 min drive! When I got there they'd moved back down over the bay to the east.

I left FRNC at 1:50 and a juvenile was circling very high above the bay in front of Shelter Island.

Charles

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 12:38, Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Both Frigatebirds circling over the cemetery and the Cabrillo national Monument at this minute
> Stan Walens
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 1:10 pm
From: Christopher Adler <christopheradlerdotcom...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Following up on my What'sApp post, I tried to see the Frigatebird from
Shelter
Island with binoculars but couldn't make it out.

However, at 11am the large trawler Rival passed by the bait docks with tons
of birds
around it, and sure enough there was a Frigatebird perched on a wire on the
boat.
I have some terrible distant photos. Its back was toward me so it just
appeared all dark,
but the shape and bill were distinctive.

It rode the boat as it headed into the bay, rounding North Island.

In other news in Imperial Beach this am: the Baird's Sandpiper continues at
Surf Camp. On the beach south
from Seacoast Dr. two Brown Boobies were plunge-diving close to shore. And
there was a
Large-billed Savannah Sparrow on the beach.

Christopher Adler
Allied Gardens



On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
wrote:

>
>
> Adult female still sitting on the bait dock at 9:20am. Get some photos
> from the Hornblower as you go by plz!
>
> Gary Nunn
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Sep 4, 2017, at 9:17 AM, Stan Walens <stan.walens...> wrote:
>
> Jane Mygatt and I are on the horn blower and we have two freaking birds
> circling above Seaport Village one is an adult male the other looks like it
> could be a female but it's too far away. Gary says his Frigatebird is still
> sitting at the back dock. will be there in 10 minutes.
> Stan Walens
>
> San Diego
>
> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...>
> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am
> looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>
> Watching it 8:50am.
>
> Gary Nunn,
> Pacific Beach
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>
>



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Date: 9/4/17 12:58 pm
From: Christopher Adler <christopheradlerdotcom...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigatebird, Baird's etc.
Following up on my What'sApp post, I tried to see the Frigatebird from
Shelter
Island with binoculars but couldn't make it out.

However, at 11am the large trawler Rival passed by the bait docks with tons
of birds
around it, and sure enough there was a Frigatebird perched on a wire on the
boat.
I have some terrible distant photos. Its back was toward me so it just
appeared all dark,
but the shape and bill were distinctive.

It rode the boat as it headed into the bay, rounding North Island.

In other news in Imperial Beach this am: the Baird's Sandpiper continues at
Surf Camp.
On the beach south from Seacoast Dr. two Brown Boobies were plunge-diving
close to
shore. And there was a Large-billed Savannah Sparrow on the beach.

Christopher Adler
Allied Gardens

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Date: 9/4/17 12:46 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Both Frigatebirds circling over the cemetery and the Cabrillo national Monument at this minute
Stan Walens

 

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Date: 9/4/17 12:41 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Frigate bird flying over point Loma this minute
Do you adult female Frigatebird is flying over the radar station about a mile south of Point Loma cemetery it should be easily visible from the road to the cemetery

Stan walens
 

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Date: 9/4/17 12:29 pm
From: tt boy <bajahobo...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
At 11:50 viewing from FRNC , saw the female MAFR circling over bait barges 100-200' up, then it drifted east over the new ? Old ? Dolphin pens where it was joined by a male MAFR , then both circled and drifted/vanished by noon.
Thomas MyersPoint Loma/Famosa Slough


Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone


On Monday, September 4, 2017, 11:40 AM, C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:

 

Magnificent Frigatebird circling east of FRNC, west of bait barge now
CKSmithShelter island

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On Sep 4, 2017, at 09:13, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:


 
Frigatebird is now sitting atop a small pole at the Bait Dock, San Diego Bay. Shelter Island or Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery are best options for long scope views. Quite good from columbarium area west side of cemetery.

Gary Nunn

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> wrote:
>
> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>
> Watching it 8:50am.
>
> Gary Nunn,
> Pacific Beach
>
> Sent from my iPhone


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Date: 9/4/17 12:10 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Adult female still sitting on the bait dock at 9:20am. Get some photos from the Hornblower as you go by plz!

Gary Nunn

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 9:17 AM, Stan Walens <stan.walens...> wrote:
>
> Jane Mygatt and I are on the horn blower and we have two freaking birds circling above Seaport Village one is an adult male the other looks like it could be a female but it's too far away. Gary says his Frigatebird is still sitting at the back dock. will be there in 10 minutes.
> Stan Walens
>
> San Diego
>
>> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>>
>> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>>
>> Watching it 8:50am.
>>
>> Gary Nunn,
>> Pacific Beach
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 11:50 am
From: John Galt <johnny_galt1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Frigatebird sosring over bay between
N midway and carrier piers at north island , viewable naked eye st Coronado ferry Landing 0953

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 9:13 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Frigatebird is now sitting atop a small pole at the Bait Dock, San Diego Bay. Shelter Island or Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery are best options for long scope views. Quite good from columbarium area west side of cemetery.
>
> Gary Nunn
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> wrote:
> >
> > There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
> >
> > Watching it 8:50am.
> >
> > Gary Nunn,
> > Pacific Beach
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 11:40 am
From: C K Smith <stlbirdman64...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Magnificent Frigatebird circling east of FRNC, west of bait barge now

CKSmith
Shelter island

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 09:13, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Frigatebird is now sitting atop a small pole at the Bait Dock, San Diego Bay. Shelter Island or Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery are best options for long scope views. Quite good from columbarium area west side of cemetery.
>
> Gary Nunn
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> wrote:
> >
> > There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
> >
> > Watching it 8:50am.
> >
> > Gary Nunn,
> > Pacific Beach
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 9:55 am
From: Kerry Ross <kgr.falco...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
I'm seeing a perch MAFR on bait dock on tall thin poll/mast from Shelter
Island but it's pretty far away.

Kerry Ross
Bay Park

On Sep 4, 2017 9:24 AM, "Stan Walens <stan.walens...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding]" <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
wrote:

>
>
> Jane Mygatt and I are on the horn blower and we have two freaking birds
> circling above Seaport Village one is an adult male the other looks like it
> could be a female but it's too far away. Gary says his Frigatebird is still
> sitting at the back dock. will be there in 10 minutes.
> Stan Walens
>
> San Diego
>
> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...>
> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am
> looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>
> Watching it 8:50am.
>
> Gary Nunn,
> Pacific Beach
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 9:36 am
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Re: Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Frigatebird is now sitting atop a small pole at the Bait Dock, San Diego Bay. Shelter Island or Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery are best options for long scope views. Quite good from columbarium area west side of cemetery.

Gary Nunn

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> wrote:
>
> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>
> Watching it 8:50am.
>
> Gary Nunn,
> Pacific Beach
>
> Sent from my iPhone

 

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Date: 9/4/17 9:24 am
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
Jane Mygatt and I are on the horn blower and we have two freaking birds circling above Seaport Village one is an adult male the other looks like it could be a female but it's too far away. Gary says his Frigatebird is still sitting at the back dock. will be there in 10 minutes.
Stan Walens

San Diego

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.
>
> Watching it 8:50am.
>
> Gary Nunn,
> Pacific Beach
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>

 

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Date: 9/4/17 8:53 am
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Bait dock - Frigatebird 8:50am, Sep 04, 2017
There is at least one frigatebird over the bait dock San Diego Bay. I am looking from FRNC atop the hill.

Watching it 8:50am.

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/3/17 9:13 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla - Magnificent Frigatebird, Black Terns, Sabine's G, jaegers, Sep 03, 2017
I seawatched from La Jolla about four hours this morning, starting at 7am,
and later another four hours starting at 2pm.

I already posted about the two FRIGATEBIRD SP. seen at 7:05am from Pt. La
Jolla, these were a good distance away north, greater than 2 miles I would
say, and drifted northeast across the distant power station before being
lost to sight. Could not discern any fieldmarks. Not seen again and I left
at 11am. Couple of Surfbirds heading south were the first I have seen
locally this fall.

In the afternoon I had a series of small jaegers, about 10 in all, moving
south many in doubles. Distance and bright silhouetted birds made it hard
to ID but I think at least two may have been Long-tailed Jaegers. None
really looked all that large to me.

Joined by Jim Pawlicki about 3:25pm and we saw six BLACK TERN moving
northward in a single group about 4:30pm, then a single SABINE'S GULL,
picked out by Jim, at 5pm.

I took off just before 6pm and Jim remained and then (!) had a juvenile
MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD fly right by him at Cuvier Park, just south of the
Children's Pool, at 6:45pm. Jim got a nice photo!

--
Gary Nunn
*you can find me on twitter, *@garybnunn

 

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Date: 9/3/17 6:57 pm
From: Susan Smith <seiurus...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Cassin's Vireo, Del Mar on San Dieguito Laoon Bird Count Sunday Sept 3
Joni Ciarletta, Patti Kroger and I saw a Cassin's Vireo today (looked to be First Basic) near the San Dieguito River mouth railroad bridge, on the edge of a private yard with feeders, on the west side of the railroad tracks (east end of 27th St or thereabouts), west of the Del Mar Public Works building. While Unitt (1995) says migration does start in early September, it is still kind of unusual to see one this early right near the coast.


Susan Smith
Seiurus Biological Consulting
Del Mar, CA




 

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Date: 9/3/17 7:44 am
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Pt La Jolla - Frigatebirds, Sep 03, 2017
Two very distant frigatebirds from Pt La Jolla 7:05am. About 1.5-2 miles away due north appear to be headed east towards Carlsbad possibly.

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

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Date: 9/1/17 11:52 am
From: <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Jacumba 9-1-17
I drove out to J-Town early this morning to see if the birds were any better than along the coast. It was not as warm as I had anticipated, but by 8:30, it was uncomfortable.


The pond Is much reduced in open water, being almost entirely reed-choked. The water level is much reduced.


MacGillivray's warbler
Wilson's warbler 5
Yellow warbler 2, including a juvenile
OC warbler
Warbling vireo 2
Western tanager, bright male.


Eric Kallen
Normal Heights




 

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Date: 9/1/17 11:35 am
From: Sara Mayers <sarabirding...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Indigo Bunting, migrants 26-27 Aug, 2017
Paula Theobald, Keith, and I birded the east side of FRNC this
morning before the heat drove us away. We didn't see most of the birds
Gary found a few days ago, but the Phainopepla was still there, on the
fence just east of the Committal Shelter.


On 8/27/2017 5:21 PM, Gary Nunn <garybnunn...>
[SanDiegoRegionBirding] wrote:
> Invested some early morning hours this weekend searching around Fort
> Rosecrans National Cemetery for migrants.
>
> Working the fence line bushes, pine tree tops, were Hermit (1),
> Black-throat Gray (2-3), Townsend's (3-4), 6 or 8 each of Yellow and
> Wilson's Warbler.  There was a single Willow Flycatcher in the southwest
> corner.  Also a hatch-year Phainopepla east of the Committal Shelter.
>
> Just west of the admin building, on the west side of cemetery, seeding
> grass heads have been left unchecked and in this area I found a
> juvenile/first-winter INDIGO BUNTING both mornings 8/26 & 8/27.  It is a
> bit of a mess, has no tail.  Easily located by loud "spit" calls.  Very
> shy though!
>
> Pleased to see that three new trees have been planted in the southeast
> section.  Smaller decorative types, couple of Jacaranda and a Cassia.
> Sadly the very large well shaped Ficus in "The Dip" has been taken.
> --
> Gary Nunn
> Pacific Beach
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Posted by: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
======================
Sara Baase Mayers
Point Loma (San Diego)
<sarabirding...>
======================

 

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Date: 9/1/17 9:45 am
From: <mikewittmer0582...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Scope
I know this isn't about a bird sighting but I'm considering buying a scope. If you have any suggestions for a scope please contact me. I'm looking at mid-ranged scopes.
 

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Date: 9/1/17 8:31 am
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting
Continuing this morning 0800, 01 Sept 2017.

Seen first in SW corner outside garden area, along horse trail, then followed back into garden entering at plots 121-124, then deeper in. Will post photos with eBird later.

Charles

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Date: 8/31/17 8:54 pm
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Pacific golden-plover continues Tijuana Estuary 8-31-17
This morning around 11:15, Lea Squires & I observed the continuing Pacific golden-plover just north of the mouth of the Tijuana River, south of Seacoast Dr in Imperial Beach. Initially it was out of view along the channel shore in the SE least tern/snowy plover nesting area, but then flew over to one of the sandbar islands and began feeding in full view.
R. Patton
San Diego, CA
 

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Date: 8/31/17 6:52 pm
From: Stan Walens <stan.walens...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] La Jolla Cove Aug 28 and Aug 31: fewer birds, but 1 booby and a pigeon guillemot today
Went to the Cove Monday morning. So different from when Jane and I had been there several days earlier. No more than 15 boats.
Bird numbers had plummeted.
Instead of 3000-4000 black-vented shearwaters, only about 300.
5 pink-footed shearwaters.
About 100 phalaropes, none close enough to identify to species.
3 Cassin’s auklets were the only alcids.
Still have not seen a jaeger from shore this season.

Got to the Cove today at 7:30 because I thought today, with its overcast, would be good for frigatebirds.
Arrived at the Cove to find it totally fogged in. Visibility less than 30’.
Apparently, any frigatebirds snuck past in the fog to get to Orange County.
Fog finally cleared around 2:30. [No, I didn’t sit there the whole time; I went home and checked the La Jolla Cove Hotel webcam every 30 minutes until it looked like I might be able to see the ocean from shore].
webcam every 30 minutes till it looked like there was some visibility]
Bird numbers even lower than Monday.
Only 13 flying and about 30 rafting black-vented shearwaters.
1 pink-footed shearwater.
2 Cassin’s auklets
About 40 phalarope sp.
2 fly-by black oystercatchers

Best 2 birds of the day were 1 booby, first-cycle. Dark head, light underwings, but too far out to see details. Sunlight so harsh, impossible to tell if there was any white in the dorsum.
It could have been brown [2nd-cycle], blue-footed, masked.
This is the first booby of any species I’ve seen at the Cove since June 26.
And then 5 minutes later, it was followed by an alternate-plumaged pigeon guillemot.

No frigatebirds. They must have snuck back south in the fog.

A comment on Dave Povey’s report of a possible Manx shearwater.
It would not be the first county fall record, only potentially the first photographed record.
In 2014, a Manx shearwater was in the flock of black-venteds from early June through at least August 26; on August 3, it was seen well by me and Justin Bosler.
On August 26, the bird was less than 100 yards from shore, roosting on the water, then flying about.
On September 12, 2016, 5 or 6 of us on a trip to the Los Coronados Islands saw a Manx shearwater in American waters.
I don’t know if the bird was photographed. The redoubtable Keerthana and Kiran were on that trip and photographing everything. They may have photos of that bird.

Stan Walens
Befogged in San Diego




 

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Date: 8/30/17 6:49 am
From: <rpatton...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] camp surf & silver strand 26 aug 2017
Sorry this is a bit off topic, but if any birders or photographers managed to get any identifiable numbers of the two ultralights (parachute with driver & motor suspended beneath) flying less than 50 ft along the South Bay Bikeway & above the beach at Camp Surf & along Silver Strand between 9 and 10 am on Saturday 26 Aug, please contact me via email. They were responsible for flushing snowy plovers & black skimmers from nests & broods, exposing eggs & chicks to predation.
Thanks,
R. Patton
San Diego, CA
 

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Date: 8/29/17 6:02 pm
From: 'David Povey' <dpovey...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Monday Aug. 28th. scouting pelagic
Curtis Marantz, Gary Nunn, Matt Sadowski and I did a pelagic scouting trip
out of Mission Bay Monday.

Conditions were crummy, with a steep wind wave on a short interval, and
enough wind to make some directions of travel

wet. The best bird of the day, has to go down as the one that escaped. Very
likely a Manx Shearwater north bound

in the mid San Diego Trough area west of La Jolla. All of us had the
reaction that it was too white faced and undersides, to be

a Black-vented Shearwater. The bird had a different flight style more
wheeling and soaring than the many Black-vents we'd

seen in shore that morning in the same wind conditions. We did get some
photos but nothing to hang our hat on. Too bad it

would be our first county fall record. Interestingly there are a number of
fall records for Manx Shearwater on Monterrey

pelagics.

Good numbers of Pink-footed Shearwaters (90), one Sooty Shearwater for the
day, and a fair number Black-vented

Shearwaters (75), all inshore where we did not tarry.

Two other birds did not escape. First a TOWNSEND'S STORM-PETREL mid S.D.
Trough. Matt got some nice photos to post to

eBIRDS, and a well seen, and cooperative WILSON'S STORM-PETREL with a tiny
Black Storm-Petrel Raft on the 30 Mile

Bank. This bird about a mile and a half inside the county line. The end of
Aug. early Sept. seems to be prime time for this

species here.

Black Storm-Petrel (115) remain in low numbers locally, Ashy Storm-Petrels
(12) numbers are down, Leach's Storm-Petrel (16)

numbers remain good in the San Diego Trough. I presume all Leach's were
Chapmani, with varying degrees of white on their

rumps. Other than the odd raft of twenty or so, the big raft(s) of recent
years still eludes us.

A flock of twenty odd Marbled Godwits were seen moving north (?)

Phalarope numbers are up with 120 Red Phalaropes, 50 or more Red-necked
Phalaropes, and another 40 or so un I.d. to species.

A young LONG-TAILED JAEGER was seen attempting to attacking storm-petrels
back out over the San Diego Trough. That the

only jaeger today.

Alcid viewing was tough today so no surprise we counted only 17 Cassin's
Auklets, with 3 more small alcid sp.

We had several newly arrived California Gull ( 4 )

Common Tern were seen in a couple of groups number somewhere close to 50 for
the day.

As a side note we had a small Loggerhead Turtle on the Thirty Mile Bank.
This guy about the size of dinner plate. That's the

third Loggerhead Turtle I've seen this summer.

Dave Povey

Dulzura

p.s. Two of the next three pelagic trips are full. The ultimate Southern
California birding pelagic aboard the Searcher leaves for

5 days at sea Monday. Not too soon to think about booking for 2018. Call
Celia at 619 226-2403

The Sept. 24th. 12hr. BVAS/Grande trip is full.

The newly added Oct. 22. 10hr. trip aboard the Grande is taken bookings.
Call 619 223 -1627












 

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Date: 8/29/17 10:27 am
From: phil Pryde <PhilPinSD...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painting Bunting
The juvenile a/o female Painted Bunting at the TJRV Community Garden was seen very briefly this morning at around 8:30.
It initially flew in low showing a unicolor greenish topside with no trace of any white feathering at all. It seemed to be enjoying the company of Lesser Goldfinches, of which there many around; it was definitely LEGO land (sorry, I couldn’t resist that). A later view conformed a bunting-type bill and no sign of any white on the underside. Unfortunately I was by myself when it flew in; after Eric and others converged on the site it didn’t feel like showing itself again, at least while I was there. The exact spot where I saw it was in bushes along the dirt road on the west side of the cultivated plots, approximately on the other (west) side of the dirt road from plot #122.
Phil Pryde
San Diego

<philpinsd...>
sandiegoregionbook.com



 

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Date: 8/29/17 10:25 am
From: Mark Stratton <zostropz...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Rancho Bernardo possible Northern Cardinal
Good morning,

I never was able to see the bird as I was working and only took a couple of
minutes to look, but between 9 and 9:20, I had what sound like a No.
Cardinal singing in what sounded like, the pepper trees that run our work
property. I know they are an introduced bird here but not normally up in
this area. If anyone wants to look, it is 10808 Willow Ct., 92127 but
please don't wander in the parking lot.

Mark Stratton
North Park

 

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Date: 8/29/17 6:12 am
From: James Pawlicki <jmpawli10...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] American Redstart near Lake Henshaw 8/28
There was an ad male American Redstart along the upper San Luis Rey River
west of Lake Henshaw this morning 8/28 from at least 0750 to 0815. The bird
was in the section of riparian along CA 76 between East Grade Rd and the
first gravel pull-off to the west (N side of road).


Jim Pawlicki
La Mesa, CA

 

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Date: 8/28/17 6:53 pm
From: thomas meixner <tlmeixner...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Batiquitos Lagoon, north trail
blockquote, div.yahoo_quoted { margin-left: 0 !important; border-left:1px #715FFA solid !important; padding-left:1ex !important; background-color:white !important; } Went for a walk with my wife at Batiquitos today and found an extremely early Ruby-crowned Kinglet. I thought I had heard one in my backyard yesterday but it didn't come out to pose for me. This one was very congenial. Unitt's book dates the earliest instance as being the 1st week of Sept.
I also had an early Warbling Vireo and a lingering Yellow-breasted Chat.
Tom " Mt. Goat" MeixnerMira Mesa


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Date: 8/28/17 6:31 pm
From: T Loefke <brackenbadger...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] No Baird's
A morning trip today (Aug 28th) to the YMCA Camp Surf area did not produced the continuing Baird's Sandpiper.
The area between the two jetties and a substantial distance north of the second jetty was searched without any luck.

No small shorebirds to the south of or between the two jetties. All activity was to the north of the second jetty with quite a few peeps up there.

For any birders going looking for this bird BEWARE of confusion with muddy-legged Least Sandpipers. There has been a significant influx of Least Sandpipers and several of them had dirty legs.
**Also beware of one Least that is showing dark olive pigmented legs. He is hanging out by himself just north of the second jetty.

--Trysten Loefke
Valley Center
 

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Date: 8/28/17 4:56 pm
From: James Pawlicki <jmpawli10...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Fwd: American Redstart near Lake Henshaw 8/28
---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: James Pawlicki <jmpawli10...>
Date: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:32 AM
Subject: American Redstart near Lake Henshaw 8/28
To: San Diego Region Birding <sandiegoregionbirding...>


There was an ad male American Redstart along the upper San Luis Rey River
west of Lake Henshaw this morning 8/28 from at least 0750 to 0815. The bird
was in the section of riparian along CA 76 between East Grade Rd and the
first gravel pull-off to the west (N side of road).


Jim Pawlicki
La Mesa, CA

 

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Date: 8/28/17 11:39 am
From: <eric...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting pics
I've posted some reasonably good pics of the painted bunting found by Barbara Carlson this morning at the community gardens in the TRV.


egk.smugmug.com/photography


Also seen......
Lazuli Bunting
White-collared Seedeater ( photographed 8-27-17)
Blue Grosbeak- several juveniles
Hooded Oriole -females/juveniles,
Lark Sparrow (8-27-17)


Strangly, the American Goldfinches were abundant yesterday at the gardens, but today I didn't see a single one.


Eric Kallen
San Diego


 

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Date: 8/28/17 9:25 am
From: Barbara Carlson <barbarac2003...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] More info on the Painted Bunting, 08/28
In my haste to get the word out, I neglected to give enough information. The Painted Bunting is in the TRV Community Garden which is located on Hollister Street, just north of the Bird and Butterfly Garden. 
It is a crisp juvenile looking bird (but may be a female.). There is no feather wear anywhere on the bird that can be seen in the photos.

Barbara Carlson San Diego 
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Date: 8/28/17 7:35 am
From: Barbara Carlson <barbarac2003...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Painted Bunting at community garden
Eric Kallen and I have seen and photographed of Painted Bunting on the south side of the community garden. It seems to be hanging out in space 52. 
Barbara Carlson San Diego

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Date: 8/27/17 5:34 pm
From: <vic_warren...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Baird's Sandpiper continues
We walked up Imperial Beach this morning about 11 and found one Baird's foraging at water's edge just north of the second jetty, at YMCA Camp Surf. After about ten minutes, it flew, and we didn't see it when we came back about 40 minutes later. One bonus bird: Farther up the beach, past all the human activity, we got a Horned Lark in the sand up by the dunes. We headed over the dunes to look through the government fence and think we saw a Western Meadowlark on top of the fence, but it flew before we were sure.


Good birding,


Vic Warren and Laurel Scott
Mission Valley
 

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Date: 8/27/17 5:21 pm
From: Gary Nunn <garybnunn...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] FRNC – Indigo Bunting, migrants 26-27 Aug, 2017
Invested some early morning hours this weekend searching around Fort
Rosecrans National Cemetery for migrants.

Working the fence line bushes, pine tree tops, were Hermit (1),
Black-throat Gray (2-3), Townsend's (3-4), 6 or 8 each of Yellow and
Wilson's Warbler. There was a single Willow Flycatcher in the southwest
corner. Also a hatch-year Phainopepla east of the Committal Shelter.

Just west of the admin building, on the west side of cemetery, seeding
grass heads have been left unchecked and in this area I found a
juvenile/first-winter INDIGO BUNTING both mornings 8/26 & 8/27. It is a
bit of a mess, has no tail. Easily located by loud "spit" calls. Very shy
though!

Pleased to see that three new trees have been planted in the southeast
section. Smaller decorative types, couple of Jacaranda and a Cassia. Sadly
the very large well shaped Ficus in "The Dip" has been taken.
--
Gary Nunn
Pacific Beach

 

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Date: 8/27/17 8:55 am
From: Charles Jackson <socalbirder8...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Baird's Sandpipers, Camp Surf, 25 Aug
Baird's still present at 0850 (27 Aug). Close to north jetty, seen either side...now south side because Camp Surf woke up and too many people. Feeding frantically. Confiding.

Black Oystercatcher just flew in too.

Charles

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> On Aug 26, 2017, at 07:32, John Galt <johnny_galt1...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>
> Single Baird continues 0725 associating with two snowy and one semipalmated plover as described
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Aug 25, 2017, at 10:22 AM, Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...> [SanDiegoRegionBirding] <SanDiegoRegionBirding-noreply...> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Matt Sadowski just spotted (1020am) two Bairds's Sandpipers at Camp Surf in IB.
>> This spot is accessible through a alley off the north end of Seacoast Dr.
>>
>> Justyn Stahl
>>
>
>

 

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