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iNaturalist update 29 Apr, Monday

Lots of birds were added today! In spite of the rain!
And we can keep adding them for a few days more. Maybe make Thursday your goal to have all your observations submitted? Just remember the entries have to had been seen by midnight tonight. Not the best weather for this evening, but we still need Common Poorwill (the submitted one's photo is too dark) and Western Screech-Owl. 
Here's what I have to date (with notes/pleas):

                                            iNaturalist Needed Birds of San Diego County 2019



Ducks, Geese & Waterfowl

Ross’s Goose D

Cackling Goose D

Tundra Swan B

Eurasian Wigeon D

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal


Greater Scaup

White-winged Scoter C

Black Scoter C

Long-tailed Duck C


Common Goldeneye

Common Merganser


New World Quail

Mountain Quail

Gambel’s Quail



Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe B


Pigeons & Doves

Band-tailed Pigeon

Inca Dove A



Yellow-billed Cuckoo B


Nightjars & Allies

Lesser Nighthawk



Black Swift C



Rufous Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird* B


Rails, Gallinules & Coots

Sora – – needs photo



Black Oystercatcher D


Plovers & Lapwings

American Golden-Plover B

Pacific Golden-Plover D

Mountain Plover A


Sandpipers & Allies

Ruddy Turnstone

Black Turnstone

Ruff B

Stilt Sandpiper B


Baird’s Sandpiper – – photos
need to be entered

Little Stint* A+

Least Sandpiper – – need this
one from eBird  

Pectoral Sandpiper D

Semipalmated Sandpiper C

Short-billed Dowitcher

Wilson’s Snipe

Solitary Sandpiper D

Lesser Yellowlegs

Wilson’s Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Red Phalarope


Skuas & Jaegers

South Polar Skua C

Pomarine Jaeger

Parasitic Jaeger

Long-tailed Jaeger


Auks, Murres & Puffins

Common Murre

Pigeon Guillemot B

Scripps’s Murrelet – – trying to
confirm photo

Craveri’s Murrelet B

Ancient Murrelet C

Cassin’s Auklet

Rhinoceros Auklet


Gulls, Terns & Skimmers

Black-legged Kittiwake

Sabine’s Gull

Laughing Gull C

Franklin’s Gull B

Mew Gull

Herring Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull A

Glaucous-winged Gull

Glaucous Gull C

Black Tern C

Common Tern

Arctic Tern



Red-throated Loon

Pacific Loon – – confirming


Petrels & Shearwaters

Northern Fulmar

Buller’s Shearwater C

Short-tailed Shearwater D

Sooty Shearwater – – needs

Pink-footed Shearwater – –
needs photos

Black-vented Shearwater



Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel B

Leach’s Storm-Petrel D

Ashy Storm-Petrel

Black Storm-Petrel

Least Storm-Petrel



Masked Booby* A

Nazca Booby* A+

Blue-footed Booby* A

Brown Booby C

Red-footed Booby* A


Cormorants & Shags

Neotropic Cormorant A+


Herons, Egrets & Bitterns

American Bittern

Tricolored Heron* B


Hawks Eagles & Kites

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk B

Swainson’s Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk C

Ferruginous Hawk

Golden Eagle – –  hoping for this one today



Flammulated Owl C

Western Screech-Owl

Burrowing Owl

Spotted Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl C

Northern Saw-whet Owl



­­Williamson’s Sapsucker C

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker C

Red-naped Sapsucker

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

White-headed Woodpecker


Falcons & Caracaras


Prairie Falcon


Tyrant Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Willow Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher B

Gray Flycatcher – – this was
seen at Cabrillo NM on eBird. Needs photos/recording if confirmed

Eastern Phoebe C

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird-D

Thick-billed Kingbird* A

Eastern Kingbird-B

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher B


Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, Erpornis

White-eyed Vireo* A

Yellow-throated Vireo B

Plumbeous Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo* B

Red-eyed Vireo B

Yellow-green Vireo* B


Crows, Jays & Magpies

Pinyon Jay B

Clark’s Nutcracker B



Purple Martin D

Bank Swallow C



Red-breasted Nuthatch



Brown Creeper



Canyon Wren

Pacific Wren C

Marsh Wren



American Dipper



Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet


Thrushes & Allies

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend’s Solitaire

Swainson’s Thrush

Varied Thrush D


Mockingbirds & Thrashers

Gray Catbird B

Le Conte’s Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher – – photos need
to be entered

Sage Thrasher


Wagtails & Pipits

American Pipit


New Wood Warblers


Worm-eating Warbler* B

Northern Waterthrush C

Black-and-white Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler B

Tennessee Warbler C

Lucy’s Warbler

Virginia’s Warbler B

Hooded Warbler C

American Redstart

Magnolia Warbler C

Blackburnian Warbler C

Chestnut-sided Warbler C

Blackpoll Warbler C

Black-throated Blue Warbler C

Pine Warbler* B

Yellow-throated Warbler B

Prairie Warbler B

Grace’s Warbler* B

Black-throated Green Warbler B

Canada Warbler B

Painted Redstart B


New World Buntings & Sparrows

Green-tailed Towhee

Clay-colored Sparrow D

Brewer’s Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Sagebrush Sparrow

Lark Bunting B

Nelson’s Sparrow B

Fox Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow


Cardinals & Allies

Hepatic Tanager B

Summer Tanager – – dipped on
this one today

Scarlet Tanager C

Rose-breasted Grosbeak D


Troupials & Allies

Tricolored Blackbird – – anybody?

Orchard Oriole C

Baltimore Oriole C


Finches, Euphonias & Allies

Cassin’s Finch D

Red Crossbill C

Pine Siskin

Here's the link to the latest update:

We dropped in the number of observers. Otherwise we're in fourth place. I know observations will continue to be added, so stay tuned!
Thanks everyone! And thanks for your patience in entering even tho', for many, it was FRUSTRATING. If anyone is having continuing issues, please contact me offline.
Barbara Carlson
San Diego

Source: SanDiegoRegionBirding Latest Reports