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2004
2005
Bill's Great Texas Birding Adventure - 2005

Birds Seen In South County In 2006

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Dark-Eyed Junco 01/01/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
House Finch 01/01/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Pine Siskin 01/01/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
California Quail 01/01/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Acorn Woodpecker 01/02/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Lesser Goldfinch 01/02/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
California Towhee 01/02/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Oak Titmouse 01/02/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Scrub Jay 01/03/06 - Out on computer service calls - PML - Bill Zachman
Great Egret 01/03/06 - Out on computer service calls - PML - Bill Zachman
American Coot 01/05/06 - From a dock on the West end of Pine Mountain Lake - Bill Zachman
Pied-Billed Grebe 01/05/06 - From a dock on the West end of Pine Mountain Lake - Bill Zachman
Ring-Necked Duck 01/05/06 - From a dock on the West end of Pine Mountain Lake - Bill Zachman
Ruddy Duck 01/05/06 - From a dock on the West end of Pine Mountain Lake - Bill Zachman
Common Merganser 01/05/06 - From the dock at Lake Lodge on Pine Mountain Lake - Bill Zachman
A really beautiful male in very striking plumage.
Anna's Hummingbird 01/05/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Spotted Towhee 01/06/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
White-Breasted Nuthatch 01/06/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Golden-Crowned Sparrow 01/08/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Ruby-Crowned kinglet 01/08/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Red-Breasted Sapsucker 01/08/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
The first-ever Sapsucker at my house
01/14/06 - The Annual BLM Eagle Count on Lake Don Pedro
Great Blue Heron (1 at Moccasin Marina)
Canada Goose (20 Various Locations)
White-Fronted Goose (2 on Moccasin Arm)
Bald Eagle (12 Soaring and perched in various locations)
Common Merganser (40 Various Locations)
Osprey (1 on Moccasin Arm)
Northern Flicker (10 Various Locations)
Belted Kingfisher (1 Woods Creek Arm)
Double-Crested Cormorant (20 Various Locations)
Tundra Swan (1 Very unusual - between Marina and Jacksonville Bridge on North Shore)
Horned Grebe (20 Woods Creek Arm - may have been Eared Grebes)
Mourning Dove 01/17/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Turkey Vulture 01/20/06 - Feeding on road kill - PML - Bill Zachman
Common Raven 01/21/06 - Parking Lot of Elder Lane Apts - Bill Zachman
Band-Tailed Pigeon 04/10/06 - First of Season - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Lark Sparrow 04/11/06 - In back yard of home on Ferretti Road - Bill Zachman

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!!! FIRST GROSBEAK OF THE SEASON

Black-Headed Grosbeak 04/15/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Robin 04/17/06 - In my yard on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Steller's Jay 04/17/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Northern Oriole (Bullock's) 04/18/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
Cooper's Hawk 04/18/06 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML - Bill Zachman
05/19/06 to 05/26/06 - During the past week or ten days the hummingbird population has really exploded. Not clear whether its due to babies or migration.
Western Bluebird 06/03/06 - On the second hole of the PML Golf Course - Bill Zachman
Western Kingbird 06/11/06 - At the 15th green of the PML Golf Course - Bill Zachman
Common Bushtit 07/20/06 - Moving through the trees on my lots on Nonpareil Way - Bill Zachman
07/20/06 - There is either a Ferruginous or Rough-Legged Hawk being seen on Knob Hill Circle across from Carolyn Botell's house. We could use some help for exact identification. Legs are feathered.
09/05/06 - A sudden realization that the Grosbeaks are gone - probably a week or more ago.
Downy Woodpecker 10/30/06 - Moving through the oak trees on my lots on Nonpareil Way - Bill Zachman
Wild Turkey 11/17/06 - At Terri Metz's house on Nonpareil Way (Picture taken by Terri) - Terri Metz
Dipper 11/23/06 - On rocks in the South Fork Toulumne River at bottom of trail from Buck Meadows - Bill Zachman
Canyon Wren 11/23/06 - Along the trail Buck Meadows to Tuolumne River - Bill Zachman
Red-Breasted Nuthatch 11/26/06 - In the trees near my feeders - Bill Zachman
Sharp-Shinned Hawk 12/03/06 - Along trail at USFS Campground - District Ranger Stn - Bill Zachman
Yellow-Rumped Warbler 12/03/06 - Along trail at USFS Campground - District Ranger Stn - Bill Zachman
Bewick's Wren 12/03/06 - Along trail at USFS Campground - District Ranger Stn - Bill Zachman
Hooded Merganser 12/10/06 - From the Lake Lodge Dock at PML - Bill Zachman
Bufflehead 12/21/06 - From a dock at the west end of the lake - Bill Zachman


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12/01/06 to 12/31/06

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