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Estero Morua on Friday, November 7, 1980

Estero Morua 11/7/1980 LXIII GAC + JHC 1980 7 Nov - 17 Monday (arrow pointing to the 7) 3 days after R2 (2 squared) debacle. Larry, the cat, won worst traveler's award.... Across the Papago reservation Red-tails and Swainson's on the telep. post all along. As usual forgot to count 'em.


There are 39 birds in the list below.

1. Greater Roadrunner,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,on porch railing awaiting us. Comes for food. Eats from fingers. Sunning .
2. Royal Tern,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,How many? I ask. How many times have I called royal terns Caspian t's?
3. Caspian Tern,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,The 13th, heard the loud harsh call of the Caspian Tern + saw one flying along beach over the water. Couldn't see beak color well; the wing tips look dark as always (!)
4. Common Loon,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,"common" seen on wter the 13th Loons (4) flying overhead the 12 (sp?)
5. Double-Crested Cormorant,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,1 in estero 12th
6. Marbled Godwit,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,not seen until the 12th
7. Red-breasted Merganser,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,110 in estero the 12th fewer seen before
8. Brown Booby,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,16th
9. Turkey Vulture,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
10. Snowy Egret,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,(2)
11. Northern Harrier,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,Marsh Hawk female indengs 13th
12. American White Pelican,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,60 estero 13th
13. Great Blue Heron,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
14. Gambel's Quail,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
15. Black-bellied Plover,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
16. Snowy Plover,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
17. American Oystercatcher,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
18. Long-billed Curlew,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
19. Spotted Sandpiper,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
20. Ruddy Turnstone,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
21. Least Sandpiper,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
22. Dunlin,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
23. Long-billed Dowitcher,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
24. Western Gull,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
25. Burrowing Owl,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,on dunes the 12th
26. Sanderling,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,(2) first day
27. Ring-billed Gull,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
28. Forster's Tern,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
29. Elegant Tern,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
30. Heermann's Gull,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,many immatures
31. Say's Phoebe,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
32. Common Raven,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,Ravens way down and at houses every day
33. Great-tailed Grackle,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,heard
34. Rock Wren,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
35. Loggerhead Shrike,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
36. Western Meadowlark,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
37. Sage Sparrow,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
38. Savannah Sparrow,11/7/1980,Estero Morua
39. Le Conte's Thrasher,11/7/1980,Estero Morua,on the way in