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Observer: 
Linda Pittman
Location: 
Rancho Seco Reservoir
Observation Date: 
2011-04-16
Best Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
240
Minimum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
150
Maximum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
240
Type of Estimate: 
Visual and Untimed
Precision of Estimate: 
Scanning Blocks
Minutes spent at observation site: 
17
Singing: 
Yes
Carrying Nest Material: 
No
Colony quiet, Incubation inferred: 
No
Adults Carrying Food: 
No
Distance to Water: 
greater than 100 meters

On fence structures and flocking in grassy, low damp areas near entrance station to Rancho Seco Park. About 50 to 60% males. Also found 4 (2 pairs) more by the Howard Ranch trail parking area. According to staff at entrance station, there had been many more in the same area earlier in the day.