Submitted on behalf of Ed Kurtz:
On 2/19/09 there were 2 Red-winged Blackbirds at Rancho San Rafael park. On the same date there were 3 Hooded Mergansers at Virginia Lake. Also 2 Killdeer in a field near the Truckee River (Rock Park area).
On 3/08/09 at Paradise Park there was a flock of about 75 California Gulls that all flew up at once with the sudden appearance of a dark-phase Red-tailed Hawk. In addition at the park there was 1 W. Meadowlark, 1 Ring-necked Duck, and 8 Hooded Mergansers.
Posted for Ed Kurtz by Ann Murphy