Uplands Park Birding – Sunday, December 29-2013 (9:00AM)

Announcement from Dave Newell:

Geoffrey’s next regular Friends of Uplands Park birding trip is on Sunday, Dec. 29 meeting in the large parking area out at the end of Cattle Point at 9:00 a.m.  Sea Birds such as loons, and grebes are plentiful here in the winter.  Hope to see you there!
Note the 9:00 a.m. start.

November 2013 birding below.

Victoria–Cattle Point, Capital, CA-BC
Nov 24, 2013 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:     sunny, calm, mid-tide
48 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  50
American Wigeon  90
Mallard  7
Harlequin Duck  12
Surf Scoter  15
Bufflehead  30
Hooded Merganser  15
Common Merganser  10
Red-breasted Merganser  1
Pacific Loon  4
Horned Grebe  1
Red-necked Grebe  3
Brandt’s Cormorant  28
Double-crested Cormorant  18
Pelagic Cormorant  17
Great Blue Heron  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Bald Eagle  3
Black Oystercatcher  9
Black Turnstone  13
Surfbird  2
Common Murre  2
Pigeon Guillemot  1
Marbled Murrelet  10
Rhinoceros Auklet  5
Mew Gull  13
Thayer’s Gull  2
Glaucous-winged Gull  20
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)  1
Anna’s Hummingbird  12
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  2
Northwestern Crow  125     in a few large flocks flying over ocean from Discovery Island
Common Raven  2
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  12
Red-breasted Nuthatch  2
Brown Creeper  2
Pacific Wren  9
Bewick’s Wren  5
Golden-crowned Kinglet  18
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
American Robin  10
Spotted Towhee  20
Fox Sparrow  7
Song Sparrow  8
Golden-crowned Sparrow  8
Dark-eyed Junco  8
House Finch  17
Purple Finch  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S15803013

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