March 19 Lake Hodges Trip Report

On Saturday, March 19, 26 birders enjoyed cool weather and calm conditions to find 57 species. The best bird was a Bullock’s Oriole, not seen by all, but expertly spotted by Steve Ellis. Also, nice view of a Belted Kingfisher. Here is our list:

Double-crested Cormorant
Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Black-crowned Night-heron
Turkey Vulture
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
California Quail
American Coot
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning dove
Eurasian Collared Dove
Anna’s hummingbird
Allen’s Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttal’s Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
Cassin’s Kingbird
Pacific Slope Flycatcher
Tree Swallow
Cliff Swallow
California Scrub Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
Oak Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick’s Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Northern Mockingbird
California thrasher
Hermit thrush
Western Bluebird
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Bullock’s Oriole
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
Spotted Towhee
California Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
European Starling

For photos from walk see eBird Checklist:



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