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[Figure 1 - November 7, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM photograph by Galen Hunter of two coyotes at the south end of the Old Salt Lake site.]
October 31, 2020 - Bird Count Report by David Moody:
AES Redondo Wetland, Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 31, 2020 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Checklist Comments: Foggy. Visibility to the north, west, and south less than 0,5 miles. Wind 5 mph out of the ese.
Best observation of the day was the Coyote. It walked to the isle in Pond 4 and sunned until the fog thickened.
24 species (+2 other taxa)
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima) (Branta canadensis moffitti/maxima) 35 2 groups. A flight of 12 landed in Pond 4 and 23 were on the west bank of Pond 1.
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 16
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) 18
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) 2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon)) 17
hummingbird sp. (Trochilidae sp.) 1
American Coot (Fulica americana) 54
Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) 1 I would have missed this... The coyote bumped it as it ambled towards it.
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) 1
Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) 21
California Gull (Larus californicus) 3
Larus sp. (Larus sp.) 2
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 2
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) 4
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 1
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) 2
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 3
Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) 7
Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura) 1 Still has a 4" tail.
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 3
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 6
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1 Calling because Coyote is near.
Orange-crowned Warbler (Leiothlypis celata) 1
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) (Setophaga coronata auduboni) 7
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S75654379