IMAGE GALLERY




Grebes
Horned Grebe, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Horned Grebe, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Horned Grebe, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Horned Grebe, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Eared Grebe, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Pied-billed Grebe, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-28-03

Pelicans
American White Pelican, (Eric Goodill) Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant, Sunnyvale, CA 11-18-04
Brown Pelican, (Carol Taggart) San Diego Bay, CA 01-16-03

Cormorants
Double-crested Cormorant, (Carol Taggart) Everglades National Park, FL 02-18-04
Pelagic Cormorant, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04
Pelagic Cormorant, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04

Herons and Egrets

Great Blue Heron, Palo Alto Flood Control Basin, CA 02-01-04
Great Blue Heron, Palo Alto Flood Control Basin, CA 02-01-04

Great Blue Heron, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-28-03
Great Blue Heron, (Carol Taggart) Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL 02-20-04
Snowy Egret, (Eric Goodill) Redwood Shores, CA 09-09-03
Snowy Egret, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 10-19-03
Great Egret, Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Green Heron, Rio Grande Valley, Texas, 05-04
Green Heron, Rio Grande Valley, Texas, 05-04
Black-crowned Night Heron, Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, (adult and imm.) Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, (imm.) Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, (imm.) Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Black-crowned Night Heron, (Phil Leighton) Sunnyvale, CA 01-10-04

Ibises and Spoonbills
White-faced Ibis, Mountain View Forebay, Mountain View, CA 06-05-05
White-faced Ibis, (Phil Leighton)

New World Vultures
Turkey Vulture, (Phil Leighton) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04

Waterfowl

Tundra Swan, (adults) San Luis National Wildlife Area, CA 11-15-03
Tundra Swan, (adults and imm.) San Luis National Wildlife Area, CA 11-15-03
Tundra Swan, (adult and imms.) San Luis National Wildlife Area, CA 11-15-03
Tundra Swan, (family) San Luis National Wildlife Area, CA 11-15-03
Tundra Swan, (Phil Leighton) Jasper Ridge Nature Preserve, CA 12-08-03
Snow Goose, (Carol Taggart) Merced National Wildlife Refuge, CA 01-24-04
Emperor Goose, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Brant, Moss Landing, CA 10-30-04
Mallard, Crittenden Marsh, Mountain View, CA 11-22-03
Mallard, (Eric Goodill) Redwood Shores, CA 09-21-03
Green-winged Teal, (female on nest, AK, Jesse Conklin)
American Wigeon, (male) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Northern Pintail, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Northern Shoveler, (male) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Northern Shoveler, (male, eclipse male) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Common Eider, (male, Eric Goodill) London, England 11-08-03
Long-tailed Duck, (male and female, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Long-tailed Duck, (male and female, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Long-tailed Duck, (female, AK, Jesse Conklin)

Long-tailed Duck, (2 males and 3 females, Phil Leighton) San Juan Island, WA 02-23-04
Greater Scaup, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04
Greater Scaup, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04
Greater Scaup, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04
Tufted Duck, Scott's Valley, CA 11-28-04
Surf Scoter, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 09-19-04
Barrow's Goldeneye, (males and females, Eric Goodill) Klamath Falls, OR 12-28-03
Barrow's Goldeneye, (female) Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-27-04
Common Merganser, (female, Eric Goodill) Klamath Falls, OR 12-28-03
Hooded Merganser, (female and male) Byxbee Park, Palo Alto, CA 02-01-04
Masked Duck, San Bernard NWR, TX, 04-20-04
Masked Duck, San Bernard NWR, TX, 04-20-04
Masked Duck, San Bernard NWR, TX, 04-20-04
Masked Duck, (second MADU visible on far left) San Bernard NWR, TX, 04-20-04
Masked Duck, (second MADU visible on far left) San Bernard NWR, TX, 04-20-04

Hawks, Kites, Eagles and Allies
White-tailed Kite, (Eric Goodill) Arastradero Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto, CA 06-06-03
Bald Eagle, (Eric Goodill) Klamath Lake NWR, CA 12-27-03
Bald Eagle, (Phil Leighton) Klamath Lake NWR, CA 12-28-03
Northern Harrier, (female, Eric Goodill) Klamath Lake NWR, CA 12-28-03
Northern Harrier, (female, Ken Lillis) San Luis National Wildlife Complex, CA 01-24-04
Red-shouldered Hawk, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-24-05
Red-shouldered Hawk, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-24-05
American Kestrel, Merced National Wildlife Refuge, CA 11-06-04
Merlin, (Phil Leighton) Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Center, CA 01-10-04
Peregrine Falcon, Moonglow Dairy, Moss Landing, CA 10-30-04
Peregrine Falcon, Moonglow Dairy, Moss Landing, CA 10-30-04


Gallinaceous Birds
Ring-necked Pheasant, (Phil Leighton) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA 12-22-03
Domestic Turkey, Oak Knoll Avenue, Lodi, CA, 11-27-03
California Quail, (male, Eric Goodill) Klamath Falls, OR 12-29-03
California Quail, (male, Ken Lillis) Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, CA 03-08-04
California Quail,
(male, Ken Lillis) Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, CA 03-08-04
Willow Ptarmigan, (male booming, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Willow Ptarmigan, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Willow Ptarmigan, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Willow Ptarmigan, (female, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Willow Ptarmigan, (female head, AK, Jesse Conklin)


Rails and Coots
Common Moorhen, (Eric Goodill) London, England 11-08-03
Common Moorhen, (Phil Leighton) Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Center, CA 01-10-04
Common Moorhen, (Phil Leighton) Sacramento National Wildlife Area, CA 12-30-03
Common Moorhen, (with Pied-billed Grebe, Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 10-19-03
Common Moorhen, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
European Coot, (Eric Goodill) London, England 11-08-03
Clapper Rail, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 12-20-03
Clapper Rail, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 12-20-03
Clapper Rail, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 12-20-03
Clapper Rail, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 12-20-03
Clapper Rail, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 12-20-03
Clapper Rail, (Phil Leighton) Palo Alto Baylands, CA
Sora, (Eric Goodill) Redwood Shores, CA 09-28-03

Cranes

Sandhill Crane, Woodbridge Crane Preserve, Lodi, CA 11-28-03
Sandhill Crane, Woodbridge Crane Preserve, Lodi, CA 11-28-03
Sandhill Crane, Woodbridge Crane Preserve, Lodi, CA 11-28-03

Shorebirds
Black-bellied Plover , Abbott's Lagoon, Point Reyes, CA 09-25-04
Black-bellied Plover, Palo Alto Baylands, CA 10-19-03
Semipalmated Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 10-30-04
Snowy Plover and Semipalmated Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 10-30-04
Snowy Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 10-30-04

Snowy Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 02-12-05
Snowy Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 02-12-05
Snowy Plover, Moss Landing State Beach, CA 02-12-05
Killdeer, (Eric Goodill) Alviso, CA 05-03-03
Black-necked Stilt, (female) Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, CA 03-27-04
Black-necked Stilt, (action shot, Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
American Avocet, Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
American Avocet, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Greater Yellowlegs, Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Greater Yellowlegs, (Phil Leighton) Mountain View, CA 11-25-03
Willet, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Willet, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Willet, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Whimbrel, (Eric Goodill) Elkhorn Slough, CA 02-07-04
Long-billed Curlew, Byxbee Park, Palo Alto, CA 10-19-03
Marbled Godwit, Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Ruddy Turnstone, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Ruddy Turnstone, (AK, Jesse Conklin)

Rock Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Dunlin, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Western Sandpiper, (AK, Jesse Conklin)

Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Ruff, Alviso, CA 09-18-04
Short-billed Dowitcher, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Dowitcher (species), (Phil Leighton) Mountain View, CA 12-13-03
Wilson's Snipe, (Ken Lillis) San Luis National Wildlife Complex, CA 01-24-04
Red-necked Phalarope, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Red-necked Phalarope, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)

Red-necked Phalarope, (female, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Red-necked Phalarope, (female, AK, Jesse Conklin)


Skuas, Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Long-tailed Jaeger, (in flight, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Long-tailed Jaeger, (on ground, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Bonaparte's Gull, Dumbarton Bridge, Fremont, CA 03-04-04
Bonaparte's Gull, Dumbarton Bridge, Fremont, CA 03-04-04
Bonaparte's Gull, Dumbarton Bridge, Fremont, CA 03-04-04

Little Gull, Pescadero, CA 06-10-04
Heermann's Gull (with California Gull behind), Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Mew Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05
Mew Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05

Ring-billed Gull, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Ring-billed Gull, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
California Gulls, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
California Gull, (flight, Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Herring Gull, (Phil Leighton) Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control, CA 01-10-04
Yellow-footed Gull, Salton Sea NWR, CA 02-24-05
Yellow-footed Gull, Salton Sea NWR, CA 02-24-05
Yellow-footed Gull, Salton Sea NWR, CA 02-23-05
Western Gull, Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA 11-02-03
Western Gull, Byxbee Park, Palo Alto, CA 02-01-04
Western Gull, Byxbee Park, Palo Alto, CA 02-01-04

Glaucous Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05
Glaucous Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05
Glaucous Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05
Glaucous Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05
Glaucous Gull, Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay, 01-23-05

Forster's Tern, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-25-03
Forster's Tern, (Eric Goodill) Redwood Shores, CA 09-21-03

Forster's Tern, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Forster's Tern, (Eric Goodill)
Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Arctic Tern, (flight, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Arctic Tern, (flight, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Arctic Tern, (flight, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Arctic Tern, (on nest, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Arctic Tern, (on nest, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Arctic Tern, (on nest, AK, Jesse Conklin)

Royal Tern, (with California Gull) Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Royal Tern, Refugio State Beach, Goleta, CA 02-15-04
Elegant Tern, Abbott's Lagoon, Point Reyes, CA 09-25-04
Black Skimmer, Alviso, CA

Cuckoos
Greater Roadrunner, (Jean Myers) Alviso Marina, Alviso, CA 01-15-05

Owls
Barn Owl, Alviso, CA
Long-eared Owl, Mercy Hot Springs, CA 01-31-04
Long-eared Owl, Mercy Hot Springs, CA 01-31-04
Long-eared Owl, Mercy Hot Springs, CA 01-31-04
Long-eared Owl, Mercy Hot Springs, CA 01-31-04

Great Horned Owl, (Phil Leighton) Sacramento National Wildlife Area, CA 12-30-03
Burrowing Owl, Alviso, CA 06-05-05
Burrowing Owl, Alviso, CA 06-05-05

Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher, (male) Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03
Belted Kingfisher, (male, Eric Goodill) Princeton Harbor, CA 11-01-03

Woodpeckers
Lewis' Woodpecker, (Eric Goodill) San Antonio Valley, CA 03-20-04
Lewis' Woodpecker, (Eric Goodill) San Antonio Valley, CA 03-20-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (male, Eric Goodill) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (female, Eric Goodill) San Jose, CA 01-17-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (female, Phil Leighton) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (holes) Panoche Road, near Paicines, CA 01-31-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (male) Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (male) Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04
Acorn Woodpecker, (female) Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04

Northern Flicker, (male) Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04
Northern Flicker, (male, Eric Goodill) Point Reyes NS, CA 03-06-04

Red-breasted Sapsucker, Phipp's Ranch, Pescadero, CA 12-07-03
Red-breasted Sapsucker, (holes) San Francisquito Creek, Palo Alto, CA 10-29-03
Red-breasted Sapsucker, Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04

Passerines
Flycatchers
Say's Phoebe, Panoche Valley, CA 01-25-04
Tropical Kingbird, (Eric Goodill) Drake's Beach, Point Reyes, CA 10-02-04

Shrikes
Loggerhead Shrike, Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control, CA 12-13-03
Loggerhead Shrike, Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control, CA 12-13-03
Loggerhead Shrike, Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control, CA 12-13-03

Jays, Crows
Western Scrub-Jay, (Eric Goodill) Klamath Falls, OR 12-29-03
Yellow-billed Magpie, Bradley, CA 02-16-04
Yellow-billed Magpie, Bradley, CA 02-16-04
Yellow-billed Magpie, Bradley, CA 02-16-04
Yellow-billed Magpie, Bradley, CA 02-16-04
Yellow-billed Magpie, Bradley, CA 02-16-04
Common Raven, Abbott's Lagoon, Point Reyes, CA 09-25-04

Swallows
Tree Swallow, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Tree Swallow, (AK, Jesse Conklin)
Tree Swallow, (AK, Jesse Conklin)

Barn Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Alviso, CA 05-30-03

Barn Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Barn Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Barn Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Cliff Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04
Cliff Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04

Cliff Swallow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 05-29-04

Chickadees, Titmice
Chestnut-backed Chickadee, (Phil Leighton) Portola Valley, CA 11-16-03

Dippers
American Dipper, Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04
American Dipper, (showing diving goggles) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04
American Dipper, (Phil Leighton) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04

Wrentit
Wrentit, (Phil Leighton) Big Basin State Park, CA
Wrentit, (Phil Leighton) Big Basin State Park, CA


Thrushes
Western Bluebird, (female and male) Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA 02-28-04
Mountain Bluebird, (Phil Leighton) Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Los Banos, CA 11-06-04
Hermit Thrush, (Phil Leighton) Portola Valley, CA 12-07-03
Hermit Thrush, (Ken Lillis) San Luis National Wildlife Complex, CA 01-24-04

Mockingbirds, Thashers
Northern Mockingbird, (Carol Taggart) Everglades NP, FL 02-19-04
Northern Mockingbird, (Eric Goodill) Avila Beach, CA 07-03-04
Sage Thrasher, Moss Landing, CA 02-12-05
Sage Thrasher, Moss Landing, CA 02-12-05
Sage Thrasher, Moss Landing, CA 02-12-05
Sage Thrasher, Moss Landing, CA 02-12-05

Wagtails, Pipits
American Pipit, (Phil Leighton) Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Los Banos, CA

Silky Flycatchers
Phainopepla, Death Valley Junction, CA 12-28-03

Wood Warblers
Prothonotary Warbler, (Eric Goodill) South San Francisco, CA 10-03-04

Grosbeaks, Sparrows
California Towhee, (Eric Goodill) Point Reyes NS, CA 03-06-04
California Towhee, (Eric Goodill) Point Reyes NS, CA 03-06-04

Spotted Towhee, (Eric Goodill) Klamath Falls, OR 12-29-03
Rufous-crowned Sparrow, (Phil Leighton) Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA 01-17-04
Lark Bunting, Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA 10-10-04
Lark Bunting, Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA 10-10-04
Savannah Sparrow, Panoche Valley, CA 01-25-04
Savannah Sparrow, (Ken Lillis) Point Reyes NS, CA 03-06-04
Lincoln's Sparrow, (Eric Goodill) Charleston Slough, Mountain View, CA 03-13-04
Song Sparrow, Point Reyes NS, CA 03-06-04
White-crowned Sparrow, (immature, Phil Leighton)
Dark-eyed Junco, (Phil Leighton) Klamath Falls, OR 12-29-03

Lapland Longspur, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Lapland Longspur, (male, AK, Jesse Conklin)
Lapland Longspur, (male in flight, AK, Jesse Conklin)


Blackbirds, Orioles
Great-tailed Grackle, (male in flock of 15) Los Banos (Hwy 165 at Henry Miller), CA 11-15-03
Great-tailed Grackle, (male, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA
Great-tailed Grackle, (male, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA
Great-tailed Grackle, (male, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA
Great-tailed Grackle, (male, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA
Great-tailed Grackle, (female, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA
Great-tailed Grackle, (female, Eric Goodill) Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, CA

Western Meadowlark, Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, CA 03-27-04
Rusty Blackbird, (female) Sunnyvale, CA 01-15-03
Rusty Blackbird, (female) Sunnyvale, CA 01-15-03
Brewer's Blackbird, (male) Bradley, CA 02-16-04

Finches
Lesser Goldfinch, (male, Phil Leighton) Portola Valley, CA 12-19-03
Lesser Goldfinch, (male, Eric Goodill) Avila Beach, CA 11-28-03

Rare Bird Documentation
Trumpeter Swan, Tule Lake NWR, CA 12-09-01
Northern Shrike, Merced NWR, CA 11-15-03
White-throated Sparrow, Palo Alto, CA 12-15-03

Other

Poison Oak , San Francisquito Creek, Palo Alto, CA 10-29-03


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