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Monday, February 29, 2016

Brown Creeper reported at Big Morongo

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, San Bernardino County, California, US (Map )
Date and Effort
Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:28 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Anonymous eBirder
Species
24 species (+1 other taxa) total
5
Turkey Vulture
2
Red-tailed Hawk
Breeding Code
P Probable--Pair in Suitable Habitat
1
Mourning Dove
2
Anna's Hummingbird
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male2
Female
Sex Unknown
4
Costa's Hummingbird
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male4
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Possible--Singing male
5
Anna's/Costa's Hummingbird
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male2
Female3
Sex Unknown
3
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male
Female3
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
Breeding Code
P Probable--Pair in Suitable Habitat
1
Black Phoebe
5
Western Scrub-Jay
One individual was aggressively chasing us away from a bush
Breeding Code
T Probable--Territorial Defense
5
Mountain Chickadee
2
Bushtit (Pacific)
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male2
Female
Sex Unknown
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Brown Creeper
Very familiar with this bird having seen it before in the Northeast. This was slightly paler but otherwise identical. Seen at close range on the marsh trail creeping up a tree trunk using tail as a brace. Curved bill. Small. Very sure of this ID but unfortunately did not think to photograph.
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown1
2
Rock Wren
Breeding Code
NB Confirmed--Nest Building
5
Bewick's Wren
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male1
Female
Sex Unknown1
Breeding Code
T Probable--Territorial Defense
1
Western Bluebird
1
Phainopepla
Age & Sex
JuvenileImmatureAdultAge Unknown
Male1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
10
White-crowned Sparrow
1
California Towhee
1
Lesser Goldfinch

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