Sequoia Audubon Society
                              San Mateo County, California

Field Trip Report

Yuba Pass and Sierra Valley
June 7th - June 9th, 2014
Trip Leaders: Martha O'Neal and Sue & Bob Cossins

Additional photos by Larry Kay

Clapper Rail by Donna Pomeroy
All photos by Bob Cossins

 

June 7th - June 9th, 2014 Yuba Pass and Sierra Valley

No.

Species

Yuba Pass Vicinity

Sierra Valley Vicinity

Old Barn Hwy 89

Sagehen Creek Hwy 89

Donnor Camp Hwy 89

Pre-Trip Sighting

Group Sighting

Individual Sighting

Comments

1

Canada Goose

X

       

X

     

2

Gadwall

 

X

       

X

   

3

Mallard

 

X

       

X

   

4

Redhead

 

X

       

X

   

5

Ring-necked Duck

X

       

X

 

X

 

6

Bufflehead

X

       

X

     

7

Common Merganser

X

         

X

   

8

Mountain Quail

X

         

X

   

9

Pied-billed Grebe

 

X

       

X

   

10

American White Pelican

 

X

       

X

   

11

American Bittern

 

X

       

X

   

12

Great Egret

 

X

       

X

   

13

Turkey Vulture

X

X

       

X

   

14

Osprey

X

         

X

X

 

15

Bald Eagle

X

           

X

 

16

Northern Harrier

 

X

       

X

   

17

Sharp-shinned Hawk

X

         

X

   

18

Swainson's Hawk

 

X

       

X

   

19

American Kestrel

 

X

       

X

   

20

Virginia Rail

 

X

       

X

   

21

American Coot

 

X

       

X

   

22

Sandhill Crane

 

X

       

X

   

23

Willet

 

X

       

X

   

Orange-crowned Warbler

No.

Species

Yuba Pass Vicinity

Sierra Valley Vicinity

Old Barn Hwy 89

Sagehen Creek Hwy 89

Donnor Camp Hwy 89

Pre-Trip Sighting

Group Sighting

Individual Sighting

Comments

24

Wilson's Phalarope

 

X

       

X

   

25

Band-tailed Pigeon

X

         

X

   

26

Eurasian Collared-Dove

 

X

       

X

   

27

Morning Dove

X

X

       

X

   

28

Commmon Nighthawk

 

X

       

X

   

29

Anna's Hummingbird

X

         

X

   

30

Calliope Hummingbird

X

   

X

   

X

   

31

Belted Kingfisher

X

           

X

 

32

Lewis's Woodpecker

 

X

       

X

   

33

Williamson's Sapsucker

       

X

 

X

   

34

Red-breasted Sapsucker

X

         

X

   

35

Hairy Woodpecker

X

   

X

   

X

   

36

White-headed Woodpecker

X

         

X

   

37

Northern Flicker

X

         

X

   

38

Olive-sided Flycatcher

X

         

X

   

39

Western Wood-Pewee

X

         

X

   

40

Hammond's Flycatcher

X

         

X

   

41

Cassin's Vireo

X

           

X

 

42

Warbling Viero

X

   

X

   

X

   

43

Steller's Jay

X

         

X

   

44

Western Scrub-Jay

 

X

       

X

   

45

Clark's Nutcracker

     

X

   

X

   

46

Black-billed Magpie

 

X

       

X

   

Vesper Sparrow

No.

Species

Yuba Pass Vicinity

Sierra Valley Vicinity

Old Barn Hwy 89

Sagehen Creek Hwy 89

Donnor Camp Hwy 89

Pre-Trip Sighting

Group Sighting

Individual Sighting

Comments

47

American Crow

 

X

       

X

   

48

Common Raven

X

         

X

   

49

Horned Lark

 

X

       

X

   

50

Tree Swallow

X

         

X

   

51

Cliff Swallow

 

X

X

X

   

X

   

52

Barn Swallow

 

X

       

X

   

53

Mountain Chickadee

X

         

X

   

54

Red-breasted Nuthatch

X

         

X

   

55

Pygmy Nuthatch

       

X

X

     

56

Brown Creeper

X

         

X

   

57

House Wren

 

X

   

X

 

X

   

58

Marsh Wren

 

X

       

X

   

59

American Dipper

X

         

X

   

60

Golden-crowned Kinglet

X

         

X

 

Heard Only

61

Mountain Bluebird

   

X

     

X

   

62

Townsend's Solitaire

X

         

X

   

63

Swainson's Thrush

X

         

X

 

Heard Only

64

American Robin

X

         

X

   

65

Sage Thrasher

 

X

       

X

   

66

European Starling

 

X

       

X

   

67

Orange-crowned Warbler

 

X

         

X

 

68

Nashville Warbler

X

         

X

   

Yellow-headed Blackbird

No.

Species

Yuba Pass Vicinity

Sierra Valley Vicinity

Old Barn Hwy 89

Sagehen Creek Hwy 89

Donnor Camp Hwy 89

Pre-Trip Sighting

Group Sighting

Individual Sighting

Comments

69

MacGillivray's Warbler

X

         

X

   

70

Yellow Warbler

X

   

X

   

X

   

71

Yellow-rumped Warbler

X

         

X

   

72

Townsend's Warbler

X

         

X

   

73

Hermit Warbler

X

         

X

   

74

Wilson's Warbler

X

         

X

   

75

Green-tailed Towhee

 

X

       

X

   

76

Spottted Towhee

X

         

X

   

77

Chipping Sparrow

X

         

X

   

78

Brewer's Sparrow

 

X

       

X

   

79

Vesper Sparrow

 

X

       

X

   

80

Fox Sparrow

X

         

X

   

81

Song Sparrow

X

     

X

 

X

   

82

Dark-eyed Junco

X

     

X

 

X

   

83

Western Tanager

X

         

X

   

84

Black-headed Grosbeak

X

         

X

   

85

Lazuli Bunting

X

         

X

   

86

Red-winged Blackbird

 

X

       

X

   

87

Western Meadowlark

 

X

       

X

   

88

Yellow-headed Blackbird

 

X

       

X

   

89

Brewer's Blackbird

X

 

X

     

X

   

90

Brown-headed Cowbird

 

X

       

X

   

91

Cassin's Finch

X

         

X

   

92

Pine Siskin

X

         

X

   

93

Evening Grosbeak

X

         

X

   

94

House Sparrow

 

X

       

X

   

Wilson's Phalarope

 


Additional photos by Larry Kay:

Sierra Valley birding
Sierra Valley birding

American Bittern, Sierra Valley
American Bittern, Sierra Valley

Sue Rowinski rescuing a Virginia Rail from barbed wire entanglement, Sierra Valley
Sue Rowinski rescuing a Virginia Rail from barbed wire entanglement, Sierra Valley

Ruddy Duck, Sierra Valley
Ruddy Duck, Sierra Valley

Sage Thrasher, Sierra Valley
Sage Thrasher, Sierra Valley

Wilson's Warbler, Yuba Pass
Wilson's Warbler, Yuba Pass

White-headed Woodpecker, SF State Camp, near Yuba Pass
White-headed Woodpecker, SF State Camp, near Yuba Pass

Western Tanager, meadow near Bassett's Store, Hwy 49
Western Tanager, meadow near Bassett's Store, Hwy 49

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