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Monday, February 29, 2016

Scott's Oriole reported at Indian Canyon

It was also spotted at Big Morongo last month.



Indian Canyons, Riverside County, California, US Map )
Date and Effort
Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:00 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s)
Observers:
Stephen Spector
Species
20 species total
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Mourning Dove
3
Costa's Hummingbird
1
Nuttall's Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
1
Black Phoebe
3
Common Raven
2
Verdin
1
Cactus Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
8
Western Bluebird
8
Mountain Bluebird
© Stephen Spector
Mountain Bluebird, Indian Canyon, 2/9/16 pull off below Trading Post
© Stephen Spector
Mountain Bluebird, Indian Canyon, 2/9/16 pull off below Trading Post
© Stephen Spector
Mountain Bluebird, Indian Canyon, 2/9/16 pull off below Trading Post
© Stephen Spector
Mountain Bluebird, Indian Canyon, 2/9/16 pull off below Trading Post
1
Northern Mockingbird
2
Phainopepla
15
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
Dark-eyed Junco
1
California Towhee
1
Scott's Oriole
adult male; photos at this visit poor; returned later to same spot (same tree!) for photos below;
© Stephen Spector
this photo taken later in day; not doubt same bird. Scott's Oriole, Indian Canyons, 2/9/16, turnout below Trading Post
© Stephen Spector
this photo taken later in day; not doubt same bird. Scott's Oriole, Indian Canyons, 2/9/16, turnout below Trading Post
25
House Finch
2
Lesser Goldfinch
Indian Canyons, Riverside County, California, US Map )
Date and Effort
Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:30 PM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
30 minute(s)
Observers:
Diana Byrne
Species
7 species total
12
Mourning Dove
2
Black Phoebe
1
Cactus Wren
20
Western Bluebird
6
Northern Mockingbird
1
Scott's Oriole
Black head and black breast; yellow body; yellow lesser coverts; black wings with white wing bars
© Diana Byrne
Scott's Oriole on wire; black breast and yellow body
© Diana Byrne
Scott's Oriole in flight; yellow lesser covert
2
House Finch

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