San Jacinto Wildlife Area Trip Report


We were blessed with good weather, good birders and just a bit of mud and there. Here is the list. We did not include the birds found in the field to the west of the perserve. Corrections or additions, please email me.

Sally Sanderson

San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Riverside, California, US
Mar 12, 2016 8:20 AM – 12:50 PM
Protocol: Traveling 9.0 mile(s)
Comments: This was a Palomar Audubon bird walk. The weather was cool and partly cloudy.

70 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 2
Gadwall (Anas strepera) 30
American Wigeon (Anas americana) 30
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 60
Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) 12
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 100
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) 2
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) 12
Redhead (Aythya americana) 9
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) 20
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) 100
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) 2
Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) 2
Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) 1
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) 2
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 6
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) 3
White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) 36
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) 6
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) 2
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) 8
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) 1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 12
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) 2
Sora (Porzana carolina) 2
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) 1
American Coot (Fulica americana) 500
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) 36
American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) 30
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) 20
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) 6
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 1
Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) 20
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) 15
Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata) 1
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) 2
California Gull (Larus californicus) 200
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 6
White-throated Swift (Aeronautes saxatalis) 24
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1
Nuttall’s Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii) 2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 1
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) 1
Merlin (Falco columbarius) 1
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) 6
Say’s Phoebe (Sayornis saya) 3
Cassin’s Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans) 1
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) 3
Common Raven (Corvus corax) 3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) 10
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 100
Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) 1
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) 4
Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) 10
Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) 1
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 5
American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) 3
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) 2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) 24
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) 2
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) 12
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 6
Lincoln’s Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) 2
California Towhee (Melozone crissalis) 4
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 40
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) 6
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) 6
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 10

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