Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 1, 2020

Birding Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge 1/31/20

Yesterday I went birding at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. I did the five mile auto loop with a friend. We had a number of Bald Eagle sightings. Most abundant were the Snow Geese, White-fronted Geese, American Wigeon, Northern Shovelers, Ring-necked Ducks and Coots.

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Sacramento NWR–Auto Tour Route, Glenn, California, US
Jan 31, 2020 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
33 species

Snow Goose  X
Greater White-fronted Goose  X
Northern Shoveler  X
Gadwall  X
American Wigeon  X
Mallard  X
Northern Pintail  X
Green-winged Teal  X
Ring-necked Duck  X
Bufflehead  X
Ruddy Duck  X
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
American Coot  X
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  4
Turkey Vulture  4
Bald Eagle  3
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Peregrine Falcon  1
Black Phoebe  1
Common Raven  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
House Sparrow  X
White-crowned Sparrow  X
Song Sparrow  X
Western Meadowlark  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  X

 


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