Sunday, May 31, 2009

May 31 - Mount San Jacinto

Much like Tucson's Mount Lemmon, one can escape the desert heat here in SoCal by going up the beautiful Highway 74 to the top of this sky island.

Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Swainson's Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-Tailed Hawk
California Quail
Gambel's Quail
Band-Tailed Pigeon
White-throated Swift
Anna's Hummer
Black-Chinned Hummer
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttal's Woodpecker (#580)

White-Headed WP
Olive-sided Fly
Western Pewee
Ash-Throated Fly
Western Kingbird
Loggerhead Shrike
Stellars Jay
Western Scrub Jay
Pinyon Jay (#581)
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Oak Titmouse
Mountain Chickadee
WB Nut
Pygmy Nut
Bewicks Wren
Vaux's Swift
Western Bluebird
Cal. Thrasher
BH Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Cal. Towhee
Black-Throated Sparrow
Black-Chinned Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Oregon Junco
W. Meadowlark
BH Cowbird
Red-winged BB
Brewer's BB
Bullock's Oriole
House Finch
Lawrence's Goldfinch
Lesser Goldfinch