Posted by: atowhee | August 15, 2009

Osprey Family Fishes Emigrant

IMG_9339IMG_9331IMG_9333There were four Osprey hunting at the south end of Emigrant Lake.  They were presumably a family group, hunting near one another.WETA OVER SHLDR

Western Tanager in the willows between the high water shoreline and the current shoreline.  Thye willows and dense brush just below the waterline is where the actuon was in the afternoon.

 

 

 TV BANKING TRNTurkey Vulture circling with the Siskiyous in the background.

 

Location:     Emigrant Lake
Observation date:     8/15/09
Number of species:     20

Canada Goose     60
Mallard     300
Western Grebe     1
Green Heron     1
Turkey Vulture     3
Osprey     4
Red-tailed Hawk     1
Killdeer     6
Spotted Sandpiper     1
Acorn Woodpecker     1
Western Wood-Pewee     1
Western Scrub-Jay     6
American Crow     14
Common Raven     2
American Robin     1
European Starling     30
Western Tanager     3
Black-headed Grosbeak     2
Red-winged Blackbird     1
House Finch     4


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