Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 10, 2016

Birding Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary 10/10/16

Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary is at the east end of Marsh Beach in the town of Alameda. It harbors aquatic birds and other salt marsh creatures. Today there were large numbers of shorebirds  there including  Willets, Marbled Godwits, Western Sandpipers, Least Sandpipers, Sanderlings.Black-bellied Plovers, and Semi-palmated Plovers. Twenty-eight species were seen but no waterbirds.

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Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary, Alameda, California Bird List  Oct. 10, 2016
28 species

Canada Goose  1
Double-crested Cormorant  X
Brown Pelican  2
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  X
Black Oystercatcher  1
Black-bellied Plover  X
Semipalmated Plover  X
Killdeer  X
Whimbrel  X
Long-billed Curlew  X
Marbled Godwit  X
Sanderling  X
Least Sandpiper  X
Western Sandpiper  X
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Willet  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Western Gull  X
Caspian Tern  X
Forster’s Tern  X
Black Phoebe  1
American Crow  X
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
European Starling  X
House Finch  X
Lesser Goldfinch  X
House Sparrow  X

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