Wilderness Gardens Field Trip Report

HI Birders,
This morning April 22, sixteen birders hiked around Wilderness Gardens Preserve in Pala. The weather was really hot but we managed to find 38 bird species.  Lots of Acorn Woodpeckers, Hooded Orioles, Bullocks Orioles, and Phainopeplas. Good looks at a really nice vocal Canyon Wren.
Here’s our list:
California Quail
Turkey Vulture
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Anna’s Hummingbird
Acorn Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
American Kestrel
Black Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Cassin’s Kingbird
Hutton’s Vireo
California Scrub-Jay
Common Raven 
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Canyon Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Bewick’s Wren
Western Bluebird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Spotted Towhee
California Towhee
Song Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Hooded Oriole
Bullock’s Oriole
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
JIM BECKMAN,  trip leader

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