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Mexico: Baja California's Cape Region

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Please note that bird lists are displayed in a tabular format that may be difficult to read on smaller devices.

Cumulative Bird List

with Rich Hoyer

Column A: number of tours (out of 3) on which this species has been recorded
Column B: number of days this species was seen on the 2017 tour
Column C: maximum daily count for this species on the 2017 tour

x = non-avian species seen in 2017

A B C
3 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 1 3 Dendrocygna autumnalis
1 Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
2 Brant 1 30 Branta bernicla
3 Gadwall 1 3 Anas strepera
2 American Wigeon 2 5 Anas americana
3 Blue-winged Teal 3 68 Anas discors
3 Cinnamon Teal 3 16 Anas cyanoptera
3 Northern Shoveler 3 14 Anas clypeata
3 Northern Pintail 1 17 Anas acuta
3 Green-winged Teal 2 4 Anas crecca
3 Redhead 1 3 Aythya americana
2 Ring-necked Duck 1 2 Aythya collaris
1 Greater Scaup Aythya marila
3 Lesser Scaup 3 60 Aythya affinis
3 Ruddy Duck 1 90 Oxyura jamaicensis
3 California Quail 3 6 Callipepla californica
1 Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
3 Pied-billed Grebe 1 7 Podilymbus podiceps
3 Eared Grebe 4 40 Podiceps nigricollis
2 Western Grebe 1 2 Aechmophorus occidentalis
1 Black-vented Shearwater 1 65 Puffinus opisthomelas
3 Magnificent Frigatebird 6 200 Fregata magnificens
1 Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
2 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
3 Brandt's Cormorant 3 2000 Phalacrocorax penicillatus
2 Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
3 Double-crested Cormorant 3 5 Phalacrocorax auritus
3 American White Pelican 1 1 Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
3 Brown Pelican (California) 6 300 Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
3 Least Bittern 1 0 Ixobrychus exilis
3 Great Blue Heron 5 10 Ardea herodias
3 Great Egret 4 3 Ardea alba
3 Snowy Egret 5 22 Egretta thula
3 Little Blue Heron 2 12 Egretta caerulea
3 Tricolored Heron 2 12 Egretta tricolor
3 Reddish Egret 3 16 Egretta rufescens
3 Cattle Egret 1 7 Bubulcus ibis
3 Green Heron 1 1 Butorides virescens
3 Black-crowned Night-Heron 2 11 Nycticorax nycticorax
3 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 3 4 Nyctanassa violacea
3 White Ibis 3 75 Eudocimus albus
3 White-faced Ibis 2 24 Plegadis chihi
1 Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
3 Turkey Vulture 7 175 Cathartes aura
3 Osprey 5 20 Pandion haliaetus
2 Northern Harrier 2 4 Circus cyaneus
2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 2 Accipiter striatus
3 Cooper's Hawk 1 1 Accipiter cooperii
3 Harris's Hawk 1 2 Parabuteo unicinctus
3 Zone-tailed Hawk 2 3 Buteo albonotatus
3 Red-tailed Hawk 7 12 Buteo jamaicensis
2 Ridgway's Rail (South Baja) 2 2 Rallus obsoletus beldingi
2 Sora Porzana carolina
3 Common Gallinule 1 12 Gallinula galeata
3 American Coot 2 50 Fulica americana
3 Black-necked Stilt 3 135 Himantopus mexicanus
2 American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
3 American Oystercatcher 3 3 Haematopus palliatus
3 Black-bellied Plover 2 75 Pluvialis squatarola
3 Snowy Plover 3 15 Charadrius nivosus
3 Wilson's Plover 1 30 Charadrius wilsonia
3 Semipalmated Plover 3 85 Charadrius semipalmatus
3 Killdeer 3 2 Charadrius vociferus
3 Whimbrel 4 25 Numenius phaeopus
3 Long-billed Curlew 2 20 Numenius americanus
3 Marbled Godwit 3 65 Limosa fedoa
1 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
1 Ruff Calidris pugnax
3 Sanderling 3 25 Calidris alba
3 Dunlin 1 5 Calidris alpina
3 Least Sandpiper 3 30 Calidris minutilla
3 Western Sandpiper 2 10750 Calidris mauri
3 Short-billed Dowitcher 1 150 Limnodromus griseus
3 Long-billed Dowitcher 2 6 Limnodromus scolopaceus
2 Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
3 Spotted Sandpiper 4 10 Actitis macularius
3 Greater Yellowlegs 2 11 Tringa melanoleuca
3 Willet 3 60 Tringa semipalmata
3 Lesser Yellowlegs 2 2 Tringa flavipes
1 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
1 Pomarine Jaeger 1 1 Stercorarius pomarinus
1 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
3 Laughing Gull 2 2 Leucophaeus atricilla
3 Heermann's Gull 2 50 Larus heermanni
3 Ring-billed Gull 4 4 Larus delawarensis
3 Western Gull 1 25 Larus occidentalis
3 Yellow-footed Gull 3 15 Larus livens
3 California Gull 5 3000 Larus californicus
3 Herring Gull 1 12 Larus argentatus
1 Glaucous-winged Gull 1 1 Larus glaucescens
1 Least Tern 1 1 Sternula antillarum
3 Gull-billed Tern 1 5 Gelochelidon nilotica
3 Caspian Tern 2 11 Hydroprogne caspia
3 Forster's Tern 1 30 Sterna forsteri
3 Royal Tern 5 30 Thalasseus maximus
1 Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 4 50 Columba livia
3 Band-tailed Pigeon (Viosca) 1 15 Patagioenas fasciata vioscae
3 Eurasian Collared-Dove 2 10 Streptopelia decaocto
3 Common Ground-Dove 6 8 Columbina passerina
3 Ruddy Ground-Dove 1 10 Columbina talpacoti
3 White-winged Dove 7 40 Zenaida asiatica
3 Mourning Dove 3 5 Zenaida macroura
1 Groove-billed Ani 1 4 Crotophaga sulcirostris
3 Greater Roadrunner 2 1 Geococcyx californianus
2 Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
3 Northern Pygmy-Owl (Cape) 1 2 Glaucidium gnoma hoskinsii
1 Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
1 Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi
1 White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis
1 Ruby-throated/Black-chinned Hummingbird 1 1 Archilochus colubris/alexandri
3 Costa's Hummingbird 4 5 Calypte costae
3 Xantus's Hummingbird 3 6 Hylocharis xantusii
3 Belted Kingfisher 1 2 Megaceryle alcyon
3 Acorn Woodpecker (Narrow-fronted) 1 25 Melanerpes formicivorus angustifrons
3 Gila Woodpecker 6 15 Melanerpes uropygialis
1 Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
3 Ladder-backed Woodpecker 4 4 Picoides scalaris
3 Gilded Flicker 5 4 Colaptes chrysoides
3 Crested Caracara 7 16 Caracara cheriway
3 American Kestrel 7 16 Falco sparverius
1 Merlin Falco columbarius
3 Peregrine Falcon 1 2 Falco peregrinus
1 Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
3 Gray Flycatcher 2 7 Empidonax wrightii
3 Pacific-slope Flycatcher 2 10 Empidonax difficilis
3 Black Phoebe 4 3 Sayornis nigricans
1 Say's Phoebe 1 1 Sayornis sayi
3 Vermilion Flycatcher 1 3 Pyrocephalus rubinus
3 Ash-throated Flycatcher 4 8 Myiarchus cinerascens
3 Tropical Kingbird 1 1 Tyrannus melancholicus
3 Cassin's Kingbird 4 12 Tyrannus vociferans
3 Thick-billed Kingbird 1 2 Tyrannus crassirostris
1 Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
2 Loggerhead Shrike 3 4 Lanius ludovicianus
3 Bell's Vireo 1 1 Vireo bellii
3 Gray Vireo 1 2 Vireo vicinior
1 Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
3 Cassin's Vireo 1 4 Vireo cassinii
3 Warbling Vireo 1 2 Vireo gilvus
3 California Scrub-Jay 5 12 Aphelocoma californica
3 Common Raven 5 6 Corvus corax
3 Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2 13 Stelgidopteryx serripennis
2 Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
3 Violet-green Swallow 3 20 Tachycineta thalassina
3 Verdin 4 5 Auriparus flaviceps
1 Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus
2 Canyon Wren 1 1 Catherpes mexicanus
3 House Wren 2 2 Troglodytes aedon
3 Marsh Wren 3 1 Cistothorus palustris
3 Cactus Wren 6 10 Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
3 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4 12 Polioptila caerulea
3 California Gnatcatcher 3 5 Polioptila californica
3 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 1 Regulus calendula
2 Hermit Thrush 1 2 Catharus guttatus
3 American Robin (San Lucas) 1 8 Turdus migratorius confinis
3 Gray Thrasher 5 3 Toxostoma cinereum
3 Northern Mockingbird 7 16 Mimus polyglottos
3 European Starling 4 50 Sturnus vulgaris
1 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
2 American Pipit 1 2 Anthus rubescens
3 Phainopepla 1 3 Phainopepla nitens
1 Louisiana Waterthrush Parkesia motacilla
3 Northern Waterthrush 3 1 Parkesia noveboracensis
3 Black-and-white Warbler 1 2 Mniotilta varia
3 Orange-crowned Warbler 7 83 Oreothlypis celata
1 Lucy's Warbler Oreothlypis luciae
3 MacGillivray's Warbler 5 4 Geothlypis tolmiei
3 Belding's Yellowthroat 2 5 Geothlypis beldingi
3 Common Yellowthroat 5 17 Geothlypis trichas
1 American Redstart 1 1 Setophaga ruticilla
1 Northern Parula Setophaga americana
3 Yellow Warbler (Northern) 5 7 Setophaga petechia [aestiva Group]
3 Yellow Warbler (Mangrove) 2 4 Setophaga petechia [erithachorides Group]
2 Palm Warbler 1 2 Setophaga palmarum
3 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) 6 22 Setophaga coronata auduboni
1 Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
3 Black-throated Gray Warbler 1 10 Setophaga nigrescens
1 Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
3 Wilson's Warbler 4 5 Cardellina pusilla
1 Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
2 White-collared Seedeater 1 1 Sporophila torqueola
3 Chipping Sparrow 1 40 Spizella passerina
3 Clay-colored Sparrow 3 6 Spizella pallida
1 Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis
3 Brewer's Sparrow 1 8 Spizella breweri
3 Black-throated Sparrow 2 30 Amphispiza bilineata
3 Lark Sparrow 4 40 Chondestes grammacus
1 Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
3 White-crowned Sparrow (oriantha) 1 6 Zonotrichia leucophrys oriantha
2 White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's) Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii
1 Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
3 Savannah Sparrow (Large-billed) 1 1 Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus/atratus
2 Lincoln's Sparrow 3 1 Melospiza lincolnii
3 California Towhee 4 12 Melozone crissalis
1 Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
3 Green-tailed Towhee 1 4 Pipilo chlorurus
3 Spotted Towhee 1 2 Pipilo maculatus
1 Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
3 Western Tanager 3 33 Piranga ludoviciana
3 Northern Cardinal 4 5 Cardinalis cardinalis
3 Pyrrhuloxia 2 3 Cardinalis sinuatus
3 Black-headed Grosbeak 3 4 Pheucticus melanocephalus
3 Lazuli Bunting 3 10 Passerina amoena
3 Varied Bunting 1 2 Passerina versicolor
2 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
2 Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
1 Yellow-headed Blackbird 1 5 Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
2 Brewer's Blackbird 1 55 Euphagus cyanocephalus
2 Brown-headed Cowbird 2 300 Molothrus ater
2 Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
3 Hooded Oriole 4 7 Icterus cucullatus
3 Scott's Oriole 5 4 Icterus parisorum
3 House Finch 7 30 Haemorhous mexicanus
1 Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
3 Lesser Goldfinch 2 4 Spinus psaltria
3 House Sparrow 5 35 Passer domesticus

Mammals

White-tailed Antelope-Squirrel X Ammospermophilus leucurus
Black-tailed Jackrabbit X Lepus californicus
Bobcat Lynx rufus
Coyote X Canis latrans
Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus
California Sealion X Zalophus californianus
Mule Deer Odocoileus hemionus
Humpback Whale X Megaptera novaeangliae
Gray Whale X Eschrichtius robustus
Long-beaked Common Dolphin X Delphinus capensis
Bottlenose Dolphin X Tursiops truncatus

Amphibians and Reptiles

Red-spotted Toad Anaxyrus punctatus
Baja California Treefrog X Pseudacris hypochondriaca
Baja California Whiptail Aspidoscelis labialis
Green Iguana Iguana iguana
Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana X Cetenosaura hemilopha
San Lucan Rock Lizard Pterosaurus thalassinus
Cape Spiny Lizard Sceloporus licki
Black-tailed Brush Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus
Side-blotched Lizard X Uta stansburiana

Fish

Munk's Devil Ray X Mobula munkiana
Haller's Round Ray X Urobatis halleri

Butterflies and Skippers

Pipevine Swallowtail X Battus philenor
Cloudless Sulphur X Phoebis sennae
Checkered White X Pontia protodice
Western Pygmy-Blue Brephidium exilis
Gray Hairstreak X Strymon melinus
American Snout Libytheana carinenta
Queen X Danaus gilippus
White Peacock X Anartia jatrophae

Butterflies

Lyside Sulphur X Kricogonia lyside
Dainty Sulphur X Nathalis iole
Sleepy Orange X Abaeis nicippe
Tailed Orange Pyrisitia proterpia
Little Yellow Pyrisitia lisa
Southern Dogface Zerene cesonia
Yellow Angled-Sulphur Anteos maerula
White Angled-Sulphur X Anteos clorinde
Orange-barred Sulphur X Phoebis philea
Large Orange Sulphur Phoebis agarithe
Great Southern White X Ascia monuste raza
Florida White Glutophrissa drusilla
Silver-banded Hairstreak Chlorostrymon simaethis
Ceraunus Blue Hemiargus ceraunus
Mexican Metalmark X Apodemia mejicanus maxima
Murphy's Metalmark Apodemia murphyi
Gulf Fritillary X Agraulis vanillae
Mexican Fritillary X Euptoieta hegesia
Blackened Bluewing X Myscelia cyananthe
Texan Crescent X Anthanassa texana
Tropical Leafwing Anaea aidea
Orange Owl-Butterfly Opsiphanes boisduvallii
White-striped Longtail Chioides albofasciatus
Long-tailed Skipper Urbanus proteus
Dorantes Longtail Urbanus dorantes calafia
White-patched Skipper Chiomara georgina
Funereal Duskywing X Erynnis funeralis
checkered-skipper species Pyrgus sp.
Laviana White-Skipper Heliopetes laviana

Moths

Northern Synclera Synclera jarbusalis
White-lined Sphinx X Hyles lineata
Common Ptichodis Ptichodis herbarum

Damselflies and Dragonflies

Vivid Dancer Argia vivida
Rambur's Forktail Ischnura ramburii
Wandering Glider X Pantala flavescens
Filigree Skimmer Pseudoleon superbus

Odonates

Roseate Skimmer X Orthemis ferruginea
Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum