Sequoia Audubon Society
                              San Mateo County, California

Field Trip Report

Western Bluebirds
Western Bluebird couple

Brown Creeper
Brown Creeper

tulips
Photos courtesy of Sonny Mencher

Filoli Estate
Saturday, April 25, 2009
, 8:00am-12:00noon
Leaders: Sue James and Donna Petersen

Several of us joined Sue James and Donna Petersen for the early morning bird walk - let me suggest you go on one of these walks. We saw 48 species and other SAS members found another 4(*) while touring the grounds. I sent the list of 52 to Leonie Batkin and Kris Olson for the Birdiest County contest. Pretty sure we had 3 or 4 species to add to their list.

  • Great Blue Heron      
  • Turkey Vulture     
  • White tailed Kite    
  • Sharp shinned Hawk
  • Red shouldered Hawk   
  • Red tailed Hawk    
  • Mourning Dove    
  • White throated Swift *
  • Anna's Hummingbird   
  • Acorn Woodpecker    
  • Nuttal's Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker   
  • Pacific slope Flycatcher    
  • Black Phoebe    
  • Tree Swallow
  • Voilet green Swallow  
  • Barn Swallow   
  • Steller's Jay   
  • Western Scrub Jay
  • Common Raven    
  • American Crow    
  • Chestnut backed Chickadee  
  • Oak Titmouse
  • Bushtit   
  • White breasted Nuthatch   
  • Brown Creeper   
  • House Wren   
  • Western Bluebird
  • American Robin   
  • Cedar Waxwing    
  • European Starling   
  • Hutton's Vireo   
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Orange crowned Warbler  
  • Yellow rumped Warbler   
  • Black throated Gray Warbler
  • Townsend's Warbler *   
  • Wilson's Warbler    
  • Black headed Grosbeak   
  • Western Tanager *
  • Spotted Towhee  
  • Calif Towhee   
  • Chipping Sparrow   
  • Song Sparrow   
  • Dark eyed Junco
  • Bullock's Oriole  
  • Western Meadowlark   
  • Purple Finch   
  • House Finch   
  • Pine Siskin
  • Lesser Goldfinch   
  • Wild Turkey *

— Sonny Mencher

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