URN:catalog:ICE:TRBL:5451

Observer: 
Linda Pittman
Observation Date: 
2011-04-16
Best Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
400
Minimum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
85
Maximum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
400
Type of Estimate: 
Visual and Untimed
Precision of Estimate: 
Scanning Blocks
Minutes spent at observation site: 
27
Singing: 
Yes
Carrying Nest Material: 
No
Colony quiet, Incubation inferred: 
No
Adults Carrying Food: 
No
Distance to Water: 
less than 10 meters
Area Estimate (square meters): 
10500

photos at www.lsp.smugmug.com/Birds/Recent
Colony further west on Walmort Rd than historical lat/long. Actual location 38.379600 -121.28600. In Himalayan blackberries and cattails by Walmort Rd, North-south along ditch and in blackberries/cattails at south side of private property. Surrounded by rangeland/grassland and fairly new orchard (+/- 3 years) to west. Observed with Kathy Brown, FWS. Kathy subsequently observed nest material being carried on April 17, 2011.