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Paynes Creek Wetlands  - Site # 159

Species:Acorn Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the oak grasslands.
Present Season:Sp,Su,F
Season View:Su
Reliable:Good

Species:American Beaver
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the irrigation sloughs in the wetlands.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

American Wigeon. Photo by Christine Hansen
Species:American Wigeon
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Belted Kingfisher
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:Sp
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Canada Goose
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:W,F
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Common Muskrat. Photo by Thomas Roach
Species:Common Muskrat
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along the irrigation sloughs in the wetlands.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Coyote at Point Reyes. Photo by Jen Joynt Coyote
Species:Coyote
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Golden Eagle
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:W,Sp,F
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Good

Great Blue Heron Great Blue Heron at K-Dock. Photo by Terry Eckhart
Species:Great Blue Heron
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Horned Lark
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the oak grasslands.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Lewis' S Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the oak grasslands.
Present Season:Sp,Su,F
Season View:Su
Reliable:Good

Deer at Ahjumawi State Park. Taken from his kayak by Jim Duckworth
Species:Mule Deer
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Poor

River Otters at Ahjumawi State Park. Taken from his kayak by Jim Duckworth Northern River Otter. Photo by Irwin Maloff
Species:Northern River Otter
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the irrigation sloughs in the wetlands.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Osprey and Red-tailed Hawk battle over Clear Lake Hitch. Photo by Lyle Madeson Osprey with fish at Clear Lake State Park. Photo by Bob McCleary USDA Forest Service Osprey at Ft. Collins
Species:Osprey
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:W,Sp,F
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Excellent

Watch for red-tailed hawks on the look out for prey in Death Valley National Park.Photo by Gerry Wolfe
Red tail hawk at Laguna, 9-29-08
Species:Red-Tailed Hawk
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:W,Sp,F
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Excellent

Snowy Egret at Audubon Canyon. Photo by Lyle Madeson Snowy Egret at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Photo by Lyle Madeson Morning rest on Morro Bay Snow Egret
Species:Snowy Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Tundra Swans at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. Photo by Phil Robertson
Species:Tundra Swan
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:W,F
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

White-crowned Sparrow. Photo by Thomas Roach
Species:White-Crowned Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:Sp
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Good

Wood Duck. Photo by Doug Froning
Species:Wood Duck
Seen:Yes
Locations:Wetlands and the Bass Pond.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Yellow Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:Cottonwoods lining Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River.
Present Season:Sp
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Good