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Napamatt's 2009 List (1 Viewer)


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May 16-17, Philo for the Anderson Valley Pinot Festival (at least they didn't call it a celebration, there was little to celebrate amongst the wines).

Hendy Woods State Park

384. Purple Martin
385. Cassin's Vireo (L)
386. Western Wood-pewee
387. Green Heron
388. Spotted Sandpiper
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June 20-27th, Hilton Head Island, SC

A family vacation for a week - with some birding opportunities but limited to the island, with coastal viewing, then trips into Sea Pines Reserve, Pinckney Island NWR, and Fish Haul Park.

389. Black Vulture
390. Little Blue Heron
391. Laughing Gull
392. Anhinga
393. Boat-tailed Grackle
394. Wood Stork
395. Fish Crow
396. Royal Tern
397. Chimney Swift
398. Wood Thrush (L)
399. Carolina Chickadee
400. Red-bellied Woodpecker
401. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
402. Eastern Bluebird
403. Painted Bunting (L)
404. Northern Parula
405. Great-crested Flycatcher (L)
406. Pine Warbler (L)
407. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
408. Gull-billed Tern (L)
409. Brown-headed Nuthatch
410. Barred Owl (L)
411. Orchard Oriole (L)
412. Eastern Towhee
413. Tri-colored Heron
414. Eastern Kingbird
415. White Ibis
416. Carolina Wren
417. Common Moorhen
418. Eastern Wood-pewee

June 28th Napa

419. Black-headed Grosbeak
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August 17th, White Slough, Vallejo

422. Western Sandpiper
423. Least Sandpiper
424. Greater Yellowlegs
425. Short-billed Dowitcher
426. Long-billed Dowitcher
427. Willet


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August 28th, Solano Marshes

430. Common Yellowthroat
431. Willow Flycatcher
432. Marbled Godwit
433. Avocet
434. Black-winged Stilt
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A little housekeeping revealed some obvious errors.

436. American Crow
437. Common Raven
438. American Coot

September 4-7th, Lassen Volcanic National Park

439. Olive-sided Flycatcher (L)
440. Gray Jay (L)
441. White-faced Ibis
442. Great Blue Heron
443. Vaux's Swift
444. American Dipper (L)
445. Chipping Sparrow
446. Cassin's Finch (L)
447. Hairy Woodpecker
448. Golden-crowned Kinglet
449. Nashville Warbler (L)
450. White-headed Woodpecker


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Some more clean up

453. Brown Pelican - Hilton Head
454. Killdeer - White Slough
455. Forster's Tern - Solano Marshes
456. Chestnut-backed Chicakadee - Napa
457. American Robin - Lake Tahoe


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Sep 18th, Shearwater Pelagic from Bodega Bay.

A very exciting day, my first pelagic. After 12 hours of not feeling exactly 100% it might be my last for a while! It was very enjoyable, with great birds and great guides, I'd highly recommend it, and anti-sickness drugs / measures!

458. Pacific Loon
459. Common Loon
460. Western Grebe
461. Clark's Grebe
462. Pelagic Cormorant
463. Brandt's Cormorant
464. Surf Scoter
465. Black Oystercatcher
466. Whimbrel
467. Ruddy Turnstone
468. Black Turnstone
469. Surfbird
470. Black-footed Albatross
471. Northern Fulmar
472. Pink-footed Shearwater (L)
473. Buller's Shearwater (L)
474. Sooty Shearwater
475. Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
476. Ashy Storm-Petrel (L)
477. Red Phalarope (L)
478. Pomarine Jaeger (L)
479. Long-tailed Jaeger (L)
480. Parasitic Jaeger (L)
481. Sabine's Gull (L)
482. Arctic Tern
483. Common Murre
484. Pigeon Guillemot
485. Cassin's Auklet
486. Rhinoceros Auklet
487. Tufted Puffin
488. Marbled Murrelet

A great day with 8 life birds and it puts me withing spitting distance of my target for the year.
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October 4th, Point Reyes, Bolinas, Sausalito

490. Hutton's Vireo
491. Say's Phoebe
492. Herring Gull
493. Horned Grebe
494. Black Scoter
495. Long-billed Curlew
496. Eurasian Collared-Dove

October 5th, Richardson Bay (marshes by Holiday Inn)
497. Clapper Rail (L)
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October 30-November 1st, Carmel

499. Western Gull
500. Black-bellied Plover
501. Thayers Gull
502. Sanderling
503. Mew Gull
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November 27th, Lodi

505. Sandhill Crane
506. Tundra Swan
507. Green-winged Teal
508. Loggerhead Shrike

Also Harlan's Hawk

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