MONTEREY COUNTY RARITIES

Portal to MTY highlight pages

a project by Don Roberson

 
bold type below identifies bird in photo, not necessarily 'best' bird of that season

Royal Tern, Townsend's Solitaire, Nelson's Sparrow, 'Thick-billed' Fox Sparrow, and more
Brown Boobies, Crested Caracara, Ovenbird, Grace's Warbler, Scott's Oriole, and more
Hawaiian Petrel, summer Sandhill Crane, Eastern Kingbird, Townsend's Solitaire, summer American Redstarts, summer Fox Sparrow, and more
Red-billed Tropicbird, Common Ground-Dove, Calliope Hummingbird, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, wintering Northern Parulas, and more
Pileated Woodpecker, Dusky-capped Flycatcher, Brown Thrasher, Rusty Blackbird and more
Great Shearwater, Blue-footed Booby invasion, Curlew Sandpiper, Eastern Kingbird, Painted Bunting, and more
Arctic Loon, Sandhill Crane, Dipper at Laguna Grande, Nelson's Sparrow, and more
Little Gull, female Vermilion Flycatcher, Scarlet Tanager, type 3 Red Crossbills, Common Cuckoo in SCZ, and more
"Blue" Goose, Red-eyed Vireo, Prothonotary Warbler, and more
Yellow-billed Loon, Crested Caracara, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Western Bluebird nest in P.G., and more
Cassin's Kingbird, Tennessee Warbler, Green-tailed Towhee, Black-throated Sparrow, and more
Brown Booby, Ancient Murrelets, Ruff, singing Palm Warbler, and more
Great-winged Petrel, Barrow's Goldeneye, Vaux's Swift nest, Black-throated Sparrow, and more
Laysan Albatross, Ruff, N. Saw-whet Owl nest, Lewis's Woodpecker, and more
Great Crested Flycatcher, Mountain Bluebird on coast, American Tree Sparrow, more
Cook's Petrels, Long-tailed Jaegers, Eastern Kingbird and more
Murphy's Petrel, Long-eared Owl, Hooded Warbler, Snow Bunting and more
Swainson's Hawk, Eastern Kingbird, Kentucky Warbler, Canada Warbler, and more
Brown Booby, Long-tailed Duck, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Lapland Longspur, and more
Streaked Shearwater, Townsend's Solitaire, Great Crested Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, and more
Hudsonian Godwit, White-rumped & Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Least Flycatcher, Scarlet Tanager, & more

Highlights 2007 Winter/spring

Slaty-backed Gull, Horned Puffin, Short-tailed Albatross, Brown Booby, Crested Caracara, Palm Warbler, and more

Highlights 2006 Fall/winter

Blue-winged Warbler, Streaked Shearwater, Eastern Phoebe, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Chestnut-collared & Lapland Longspurs, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, and more
Lark Bunting, Black Skimmer nest attempt, pale Red-tailed Hawk, Semipalmated Sandpiper, and more
Crested Caracara, California Condor nest attempt, Painted Bunting, Rufous Hummingbirds, White-throated Sparrows, Pacific Golden-Plover, and more
Brown Thrasher, fledgling Xantus's Murrelet, Little Blue Heron, White-winged Dove, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Sandhill Crane, Laughing Gull, Vermilion Flycatcher, and more
Vermilion Flycatcher, Baltimore Oriole, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Sage Thrasher, 'Common' Teal, Solitary Sandpiper, and more
Dusky Warbler, Manx Shearwater, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Brewer's & Clay-colored Sparrow, Craveri's Murrelets, and more
White-eyed & Yellow-throated Vireos, Yellow-billed Loon, Northern Parula nest, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, and more
Bell's Vireo, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Blue-winged Warbler, Least Flycatcher, Scarlet Tanager, Franklin's Gull, Long-tailed Duck, and more
Louisiana Waterthrush, Emperor Goose, Green-tailed Towhee, Indigo Bunting, Zone-tailed Hawk, Harlequin Duck, Mountain Bluebird, Summer Tanager, and more
Crested Caracara, Blackburnian Warbler, Prairie & Virginia's Warbler, Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Rock Sandpiper, and more
Rufous-necked Stint, Scarlet Tanager, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Worm-eating Warbler, Ruff, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Painted Bunting, and more
Yellow-billed Loon, 'Cackling' & 'Aleutian' Geese, Northern Parula, Hammond's Flycatcher, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, and more
Common Grackle, Great-tailed Grackle nest, Painted Buntings, Harris's Sparrow, and more
White-winged Tern, Tricolored Heron, Brown Booby, Townsend's Solitaire, Heermann's Gull nest, "Gray-headed" Junco, and more
Short-tailed Albatross, Tundra Swan
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