Good morning, all.
Below is a copy of our eBird report for yesterday’s (partially rained out) venture to Santee Lakes. Thanks to the 18 intrepid souls who braved the elements. (Please drop me an email if you want an eBird link that you can import into your own eBird list.)
And, as to the future, as Shakespeare could have said in Macbeth:
Where shall we [birders] meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly ‘s done, when the battle ‘s lost and won…
Santee Lakes , San Diego, California, US
Feb 22, 2020 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling 1.0 mile(s)
Checklist Comments: Scheduled Palomar Audubon walk. Was cut short by heavy rain and lightning.
American White Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1 This is very much a tentative listing. The bird may have been seen by a (very experienced) birder quickly ducking into a patch of reeds with a group of red-wings between lakes 4 & 5 as heavy rains began. Yellow-headed blackbirds have been clearly seen near this spot in the last year or so.