Other Bird Species Sighted 2016

2016 – Bird Species observed around Fruitgrowers Reservoir
There is no particular process to this, other than I post what I see or what other reliable observers tell me.

Sandhill cranes
Canada Goose
Western Meadowlark
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Northern Shoveler
Cinnamon Teal
Green-winged Teal
Common Merganser
Coot [I don’t recall seeing as many of these birds in past springs.]
Red-winged Blackbird
Lesser Scaup
Parrot (sp?) (on shoulder on North Road)
American Wigeon
Western Grebe
Golden Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Clark’s Grebe
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Ringed-bill Gull
California Gull
Franklin’s Gull
American White Pelican
Turkey Vulture
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
White-faced Ibis
Double-crested Cormorant
Common Goldeneye
Mourning Dove
Ringed-neck Duck
Pied-billed Grebe
American Kestrel
White-crowned Sparrow
American Avocet
Wilson’s Snipe  (heard, not seen)
Wild Turkey (heard, not seen)
Caspian Tern
Cattle Egret
American Bittern
Reported by JW on 17 April:
Tundra Swan (tentative ID of a solitary sub-adult that may be a Trumpeter)
Loggerhead Shrike
Marbled Godwit
Lesser Yellowlegs
Eared Grebe
Northern Pintail
Tree Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (75% certainty)
Violet-green Swallow (50% certainty)


[European Starling, Eurasian Collared-Dove, House Sparrow]