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Estero Morua on Wednesday, November 24, 1982

Estero Morua 11/24/1982 LXXVII 25th Turkey Day 24 - Wed, Thur. Fri Sat. 1982 November sun mon. tues. Cinco people GAC JHC Tom Steve Boyer Where are: Black Turnstones? Wilson's plover? Whimbrels?



There are 42 birds in the list below.

1. Gambel's Quail,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,Covey of 16 gambel's quail at dusk the 26th. November 30 Saw the big quail covey again.
2. Western Grebe,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,30th November 30 There (in the estuary) we saw a western grebe (new for this trip) along with an eared grebe.
3. Double-Crested Cormorant,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,November 30 Cormorants and Br. Boobys speeding up the --- along the troughs of the waves.
4. Eared Grebe,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,3 eared grebes
5. Brown Pelican,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,100s and 100s
6. Magnificent Frigatebird,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,30 Nov 12 immature M. Frigatebirds November 30 There were groups of immature (white-headed) Magnificent Frigatebirds. At Davis' house three of them hung over our heads. Another group of five --- a group of 7 ---- a group of nine.
7. Great Blue Heron,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
8. Snowy Egret,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,16-20 16 on 27th estero
9. Osprey,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,(2) Watched an osprey get a fish in the estero
10. Turkey Vulture,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
11. Generic Eagle,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,Eagle (?)
12. American Oystercatcher,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
13. Snowy Plover,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
14. Ruddy Turnstone,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,
15. Long-billed Curlew,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
16. Sanderling,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
17. Greater Yellowlegs,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
18. Willet,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
19. Western Sandpiper,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
20. Dunlin,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
21. Short-billed Dowitcher,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
22. California Gull,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,on beach dead
23. Marbled Godwit,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,15 mbl godwits 29th
24. Western Gull,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
25. Ring-billed Gull,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
26. Heermann's Gull,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,Fancy-flying Heerman's gulls.
27. Brown Booby,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,November 30 Cormorants and Br. Boobys speeding up the --- along the troughs of the waves.
28. Herring Gull,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
29. Forster's Tern,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
30. Burrowing Owl,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
31. Say's Phoebe,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
32. Caspian Tern,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,Forsters tern + color pattern Caspian Caspian tern -- or is it Royal?
33. Western Meadowlark,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,at Whiteheads' house
34. Great-tailed Grackle,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
35. Rock Wren,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
36. Verdin,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
37. Loggerhead Shrike,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
38. House Sparrow,11/24/1982,Estero Morua,"Englishers" at Seth Smith's house
39. Common Raven,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
40. Savannah Sparrow,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
41. Black-bellied Plover,11/24/1982,Estero Morua
42. Red-breasted Merganser,11/24/1982,Estero Morua