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San Jose del Cabo - Estuary, Baja California (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of San Jose del Cabo - Estuary, Baja California

Map of San Jose del Cabo - Estuary, Baja California

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Sora (Porzana carolina) Beldings Yellowthroat (Geothlypis beldingi) Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) Male Immature Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) Male
Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) Male Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina)

There is a small river that empties into the Sea of Cortez next to a fancy hotel. It is possible to see many ducks and other birds as you walk upstream on a trail.


Mexico, Baja California Sur

2/17/2008: Sunrise walk on the hotel path. It looks like they cleared out a lot of the cover for birds, but they where there nonetheless given the lack of other options.


Next Visit (Santiago: 2/17/2008)

Species Recorded (46)

Birds ( 45 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Western Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Reddish Egret - Egretta rufescens
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Tricolored Heron - Egretta tricolor
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Cinnamon Teal - Spatula cyanoptera
Blue-winged Teal - Spatula discors

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata
Sora - Porzana carolina

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Greater Roadrunner - Geococcyx californianus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Gila Woodpecker - Melanerpes uropygialis

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Vermilion Flycatcher - Pyrocephalus rubinus
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Cassin's Kingbird - Tyrannus vociferans

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Belding's Yellowthroat - Geothlypis beldingi
MacGillivray's Warbler - Geothlypis tolmiei
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Orange-crowned Warbler - Leiothlypis celata
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata
Palm Warbler - Setophaga palmarum
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Cinnamon-rumped Seedeater - Sporophila torqueola

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Hooded Oriole - Icterus cucullatus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus


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