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Morning Birding Species List | August 12, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 7AM - 10AM
Weather: sunny
Location: Rock Bottom Ranch

Specices Identified    
Mallard
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian-collared Dove
Mourning Dove
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Lewis' Woodpecker
   Northern Flicker
Western Wood-peewee
Western Scrub Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
House Wren
   American Robin
Gray Catbird
Yellow Warbler
Song Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Red-winged Blackbird (pictured above)
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Comments: Many juveniles were observed on the wing and interacting with adults. We were also treated to excellent observations of yellow-headed blackbirds and Lewis' woodpeckers.  Behaviors are fascinating at this time of year when young birds are gaining skills outside their nests.

~ Rebecca Weiss, ACES Naturalist