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Estero Morua on Saturday, May 27, 1978

Estero Morua 5/27/1978 XLLII 27 May --- 10 June at ca 1015 hrs started with Dennis + Linda. Several stops. 28 May Steve came in. Walked to estero 29 May Linda + Dennis Kubly left in PM Porpoises in the shallows. Steve left Saturday 3 June; Jeff left Thursday Prairie falcon on the way down. Burrowing Owl 6 June as we came in.


There are 35 birds in the list below.

1. Horned Lark,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,(6-7) 7 June in 2d estero dunes
2. Eared Grebe,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,summer plumage poor flight
3. Northern Pintail,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,1 pari pintails 8 June
4. Caspian Tern,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,7 June
5. Cliff Swallow,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,8 June
6. Black-bellied Plover,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,2 on beach drab plumage
7. Great Blue Heron,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
8. Spotted Sandpiper,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
9. Ruddy Turnstone,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,2
10. Greater Yellowlegs,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,by Jeff
11. American Avocet,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,1 June 40 avocets
12. Gambel's Quail,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,19 in covey
13. Brown Booby,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
14. Western Gull,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
15. Wandering Tattler,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,Jeff saw a wandering tattler.
16. Willet,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
17. Wilson's Plover,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
18. Osprey,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
19. Double-Crested Cormorant,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
20. Lesser Nighthawk,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,Texas nighthawk or some goatsucker.
21. Say's Phoebe,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
22. Least Tern,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
23. Great-tailed Grackle,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
24. Red-breasted Merganser,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
25. American Kestrel,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
26. Cactus Wren,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
27. Long-billed Curlew,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,one Lb curlew 6 June
28. Heermann's Gull,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
29. American Oystercatcher,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
30. Forster's Tern,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
31. Marbled Godwit,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
32. Elegant Tern,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
33. Loggerhead Shrike,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
34. Savannah Sparrow,5/27/1978,Estero Morua
35. Western Meadowlark,5/27/1978,Estero Morua,Meadowlarks 9 June in estero.