From: San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society
Time: 10:57:09 PM
Remote Name: 126.96.36.199
Hi. This is Tom Benson reporting for the San Bernardino Valley Audeubon Society Field Trip led by Gene Cardiff on April 7-8. Here are the highlights.
A pair of Cassin's vireos at the Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery on 4/7.
A single blue grouse near Glacier Lodge on 4/7.
Pinyon jays, juniper titmouse, and gray-crowned rosy-finches on Hwy 168 east of Westgard Pass on 4/7.
Greater sage-grouse on the lek at Lake Crowley on 4/8.
Red-breasted sapsucker, pygmy nuthatch, and 4 evening grosbeaks flying over at Mammoth Creek Park on 4/8.
Burrowing owl on the road to Lake Crowley (Benton Springs Crossing?) just before it crosses the Owens River on 4/8.
Varied thrush at the north end of Lake Crowley on 4/8.
Dark-morph Swainson's hawk eating a gopher in the ag fields on Hwy 6 south of Benton on 4/8.
Thanks and good birding.
Tom Benson Metallego@aol.com