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· Emperor Goose (Feb 12, 2017)
· Re: [CALBIRDS] Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica (Feb 11, 2017)
· Re: [CALBIRDS] Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica (Feb 11, 2017)
· San Diego Bird Festival Pelagics (Feb 10, 2017)
· Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica (Feb 10, 2017)
  1. Emperor Goose LINK
    DATE: Feb 12, 2017 @ 6:51pm, 8 day(s) ago
    Thank you to all for keeping me posted on the Goose. The bird showed well at the north west corner. Watched between 2pm and 3pm.
    
    Butch Carter
    
    Santa Yasbel, Calif.
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  3. Re: [CALBIRDS] Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica LINK
    DATE: Feb 11, 2017 @ 8:39pm, 9 day(s) ago
    emperor goose still at nw corner of Sharp Park GC at sunset Sat Feb 11
    
    Jan Leonard
    
    On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Jon Lee jlee5662@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    †
    Saw goose at nw corner of golf course in pacifica around 11:30 am sat feb 11
    
    Jon lee,†
    Dublin, ca
    
    On Feb 10, 2017, at 1:46 PM, Jennifer Rycenga gyrrlfalcon@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups. com > wrote:
    
    †
    Jennifer Rycenga
    San Mateo, CA
    visit http://birding.sequoia- audubon.org/ †
    The San Mateo County Birding Guide
    
    Begin forwarded message:
    
    From: " jldunham@... [peninsula-birding]" < peninsula-birding-noreply@ yahoogroups.com >
    
    Subject: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica
    
    Date: February 10, 2017 at 10:51:26 AM PST
    
    To: < peninsula-birding@ yahoogroups.com >
    
    Reply-To: jldunham@...
    
    Acting as the messenger here. A friend from out of town called at 10:45 a.m. to say that she just saw the Emperor Goose at Sharp Park. She enjoyed it for a few minutes, put down her bins, and went to photograph the bird when something startled the goose and other birds and all flew off. As in the past, it will undoubtedly return.
    
    I am not signed up for Calbirds, so if someone could forward this update to that listserv, I would appreciate it. A birder from out of town put out a RFI this morning.
    
    Thanks,
    
    Judith Dunham
    Berkeley, CA
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  5. Re: [CALBIRDS] Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica LINK
    DATE: Feb 11, 2017 @ 1:02pm, 9 day(s) ago
    Saw goose at nw corner of golf course in pacifica around 11:30 am sat feb 11
    
    Jon lee,
    Dublin, ca
    
    On Feb 10, 2017, at 1:46 PM, Jennifer Rycenga gyrrlfalcon@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    
    Jennifer Rycenga
    San Mateo, CA
    visit http://birding.sequoia-audubon.org/
    The San Mateo County Birding Guide
    
    Begin forwarded message:
    
    From: " jldunham@... [peninsula-birding]" < peninsula-birding-noreply@yahoogroups.com >
    
    Subject: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica
    
    Date: February 10, 2017 at 10:51:26 AM PST
    
    To: < peninsula-birding@yahoogroups.com >
    
    Reply-To: jldunham@...
    
    Acting as the messenger here. A friend from out of town called at 10:45 a.m. to say that she just saw the Emperor Goose at Sharp Park. She enjoyed it for a few minutes, put down her bins, and went to photograph the bird when something startled the goose and other birds and all flew off. As in the past, it will undoubtedly return.
    
    I am not signed up for Calbirds, so if someone could forward this update to that listserv, I would appreciate it. A birder from out of town put out a RFI this morning.
    
    Thanks,
    
    Judith Dunham
    Berkeley, CA
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  7. San Diego Bird Festival Pelagics LINK
    DATE: Feb 10, 2017 @ 5:57pm, 10 day(s) ago
    The San Diego Audubon Bird Festival is less than two weeks
    away, Feb. 23-26, 2017. The festival has three days of local pelagic trips. The
    Saturday and Sunday trips on Feb. 25th & 26th still have spaces available.
    The trips are 7.5 hours and will cover the ocean from La Jolla and Point Loma
    out to the Nine Mile Bank. Pelagic trips this time of year have some of our
    best numbers of Scripps's Murrelets and Black-vented Shearwaters. Both local
    specialties. We also get a fair mix of other wintering seabirds, and for
    whatever reason, one of our best shots at the rare for Southern California Manx
    Shearwater. We should also see Brown Booby, our now somewhat regular nearby
    breeder. We have a number of migrating Gray Whales moving through now, and two
    or three species of dolphin are seen regularly. Each trip has a good number of
    leaders to find birds, assist you with getting on them, and increasing your
    knowledge about this unique environment.
    
    Anyone may sign up for these trips. Contact San Diego
    Audubon at ww.sandiegoaudubon.org for details.
    
    I hope you'll join us,
    
    Dave Povey Dulzura
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  9. Fwd: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica LINK
    DATE: Feb 10, 2017 @ 1:46pm, 10 day(s) ago
    Jennifer Rycenga
    San Mateo, CA
    visit http://birding.sequoia-audubon.org/
    The San Mateo County Birding Guide
    
    Begin forwarded message:
    
    From: " jldunham@... [peninsula-birding]" < peninsula-birding-noreply@yahoogroups.com >
    
    Subject: [pen-bird] Emperor Goose Continues in Pacifica
    
    Date: February 10, 2017 at 10:51:26 AM PST
    
    To: < peninsula-birding@yahoogroups.com >
    
    Reply-To: jldunham@...
    
    Acting as the messenger here. A friend from out of town called at 10:45 a.m. to say that she just saw the Emperor Goose at Sharp Park. She enjoyed it for a few minutes, put down her bins, and went to photograph the bird when something startled the goose and other birds and all flew off. As in the past, it will undoubtedly return.
    
    I am not signed up for Calbirds, so if someone could forward this update to that listserv, I would appreciate it. A birder from out of town put out a RFI this morning.
    
    Thanks,
    
    Judith Dunham
    Berkeley, CA
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  11. Emperor Goose again LINK
    DATE: Feb 10, 2017 @ 10:12am, 10 day(s) ago
     Help, leaving Sunday morning to drive up, can someone let me know if bird still there. Ebird has posting for the 8th.
    Thanks again
    Butch Carter
    Santa Ysabel, Calif.
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  13. RE: [CALBIRDS] Emperor Goose? LINK
    DATE: Feb 8, 2017 @ 7:04pm, 12 day(s) ago
    The Emperor Goose was on Sharp Park at noon today. It was easily seen from Clarendon Road and the path between the park and the beach.
    
    Tom Edell Cayucos, CA
    
    From: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Butch Carter carterbutch@... [CALBIRDS]
    Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 3:55 PM
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] Emperor Goose
    
    
    
     The last posting on the Emperor Goose was on the fifth, does anyone know if the bird is still there
    
     Butch Carter
     Santa Ysabel, Calif.
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  15. Re: [CALBIRDS] Emperor Goose? LINK
    DATE: Feb 8, 2017 @ 6:34pm, 12 day(s) ago
    I do not have personal knowledge, but there is an Ebird report from yesterday, Feb 7.
    John Harris
    Oakdale, Ca
    
    On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 3:55 PM, Butch Carter carterbutch@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    † † The last posting on the Emperor Goose was on the fifth, does anyone know if the bird is still there
    
    ††† Butch Carter
    ††† Santa Ysabel, Calif.
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  17. Emperor Goose? LINK
    DATE: Feb 8, 2017 @ 3:55pm, 12 day(s) ago
     The last posting on the Emperor Goose was on the fifth, does anyone know if the bird is still there
    
     Butch Carter
     Santa Ysabel, Calif.
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  19. Re: Update on lack of BOWA - only cedars since Feb. 1 LINK
    DATE: Feb 4, 2017 @ 2:26pm, 16 day(s) ago
    Folks
    
    One bohemian waxwing without a tail (!) was found on 3 February by Matt Grube and Kevin Gin at the corner of East Lake and Magnolia. See their ebird report for Siskiyou County. We relocated the same bird this morning around 830, 4 February at the same location, along with 25 cedar waxwings.
    
    Telling no Tails,
    
    Tony Briggs, Petaluma CA
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  21. San Mateo Co. Emperor Goose LINK
    DATE: Feb 4, 2017 @ 10:59am, 16 day(s) ago
    This morning's wild goose chase paid off with great looks at EMPEROR GOOSE less than 3 minutes after parking near the Pacifica pier and walking along the coastal berm looking into the golf course. However, the search for Black Scoter, not so much.
    
    Happy Birding,
    
    Michelle Townsley
    
    Ventura, CA
    
    Sent from my iPhone
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  23. White Wagtail in Orange County LINK
    DATE: Feb 3, 2017 @ 7:44pm, 17 day(s) ago
    Haven't seen it posted to Calbirds yet.
    
    See http://digest.sialia.com/rm=one_list;id=73 for details.
    
    Matt Sadowski
    
    La Mesa, CA
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  25. White Wagtail along Santa Ana River in Anaheim LINK
    DATE: Feb 3, 2017 @ 6:36pm, 17 day(s) ago
    Nicole Housel and Jill Coumoutso found a WHITE WAGTAIL along the Santa Ana River in Anaheim on Feb. 1. This afternoon (Feb. 3), Jeff Bray and many other birders (including me) re-sighted it. When seen, it was foraging in the sandy settling basins on the north side of the river between Lakeview Ave. and Tustin Ave. Itís a fairly long stretch of the river, but it moved a lot and could cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. † Happy birding, † Linette Davenport Orange, CA
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  27. Update on lack of BOWA - only cedars since Feb. 1 LINK
    DATE: Feb 3, 2017 @ 5:25pm, 17 day(s) ago
    Hello all,
    
    The latest report from the Parkers of Mount Shasta is below:
    
    Bob & Carol Yutzy
    
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    Feb. 1st, 2017, is the last we heard of a BOWA being seen. This was a
    
    single bird seen by a birder from out of town. He was sitting at the
    
    Armory on corner of Rockfellow and Everitt Memorial Hwy (turns into
    
    Washington down the hill). He was trying to photograph the BOWA, waiting
    
    for it to come in again.
    
    Debby searched on Feb. 2 and found large flocks of Cedar Waxwings, about
    
    40 , coming into trees with berries on East Lake St. at intersection of
    
    Magnolia st. I parked at the fire hydrant. I spent 10-15 minutes in and
    
    out of the car (raining pretty good) trying to find anything dif. than
    
    Cedars. Many Robins present also. Also I drove by Mountain View Dr.,
    
    orig. spot we had found Bohemians Jan. 15, 2017, and while there are
    
    still some berries on the north side of intersection of Glenn Mar, no
    
    Bohemians were seen. I drove up hill to my daughters house and she had a
    
    bunch of Cedar waxwings coming into her tree in back yard and neighbors
    
    tree on corner of Meadow Ave. and Glenn Mar intersection, north side. So
    
    no luck on finding these elusive birds. I wonder if the days of rain we
    
    are having and berries thinning out they have decided to leave.
    
    Today we checked all the spots and met some birders at the armory but
    
    they had had no luck. Folks from Bay area.
    
    Karen Hevla's group, Lisa Hug and Dan Singer, had Bohemians on Jan. 31,
    
    2017, which we saw and they photographed I believe, in a Chinese
    
    Pistache tree in someone's backyard on Rockfellow more westerly near
    
    Kenneth way. A very nice Mountain Ash was on the west side of Rockfellow
    
    that these birds might have been coming into.
    
    We will be sure to let everyone know if we find any birds again.
    
    Debby and Jim Parker
    
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    --
    
    Bob & Carol Yutzy, Shasta, CA
    
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  29. Second call Clear Lake Loon Comments LINK
    DATE: Feb 2, 2017 @ 10:56am, 18 day(s) ago
    This is a second call for ID comments on the Clear Lake loon currently depicted in the photos section,with the bird in question being the lower,smaller, darker of the two birds in the picture with both in it.It is also isolated in the adjoining picture.All ID comments requested.Thank you.Bryan McIntosh from Kelseyville, Lake Co., CA.
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