Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 16, 2015

Birding Elsie Roemer 8/16/15

Today we went to Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary in Alameda, CA to see shorebirds. Most abundant were Double-crested Cormorant, Black-bellied Plover, Marble Godwit, Sanderling and Western Sandpiper. There were also a good number of Snowy Egret and Semi-palmated Plover. Also good looks at Caspian Terns. Also a possible first year Heerman’s Gull. (left off bird list as not confident on the ID)

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Bird List Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary, Alameda, California, US
Aug 16, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:40 PM

17 species (+1 other taxa)

Double-crested Cormorant  55
Snowy Egret  14
Black-bellied Plover  100
Semipalmated Plover  10
Willet  5
Long-billed Curlew  3
Marbled Godwit  100
Sanderling  30
Least Sandpiper  X
Western Sandpiper  50
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  15
Western Gull  X
California Gull  X
Caspian Tern  3
Forster’s Tern  5
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
American Crow  3
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24648120


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