LA PAZ & LIST 
MEXICO

BAJA CALIFORNIA DEL SUR (Compass)

Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W ha topography msl 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (10th & 14th October, 2004)

 

Birding Site Guide

We saw a few nice birds around town. Costa's Hummingbird visits some people's hummingbird feeders in their gardens. There is a nice beach near the ferry port with some sea and water birds. 26 species including 6 lifers. 


Species seen

  • Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  • Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
  • Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
  • Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  • Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  • Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  • Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  • Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  • Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  • American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  • Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  • Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  • Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
  • Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  • Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens Breeding endemic
  • Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
  • Elegant Tern Sterna elegans Near-threatened
  • Rock Dove Columba livia Introduced species
  • White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  • Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  • Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae
  • Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis
  • Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens
  • Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  • House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
  • House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species


Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 

Flora 

Author: Charles Hesse 

 

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