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San Diego Zoo Safari Park San Diego Zoo Safari Park - 12/10/2021

Discussion in 'United States' started by Zoo Birding, 6 Feb 2022.

  1. Zoo Birding

    Zoo Birding Well-Known Member

    1 Sep 2019
    Elk Grove, CA
    This was my first trip and I took this trip on my birthday. Now, I want to state that even though I arrived when the park opened and stayed until they closed, I still didn't get to see everything the safari park had to offer.

    List of birds seen during my trip:
    • Elegant crested-tinamou (Eudromia elegans ssp.)
    • Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)
    • Southern (Crested) screamer (Chauna torquata)
    • Magpie goose (Anseranas semipalmata)
    • White-faced whistling-duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
    • Swan goose (Anser cygnoides)
    • Hawaiian goose (Nēnē) (Branta sandvicensis)
    • Red-breasted goose (Branta ruficollis)
    • Freckled duck (Stictonetta naevosa)
    • Knob-billed (African comb) duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos)
    • Radjah duck (Radjah radjah ssp.)
    • Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    • Common shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
    • African pygmy-goose (Nettapus auritus)
    • Maned (Australian wood) duck (Chenonetta jubata)
    • Blue-billed (Hottentot) teal (Spatula hottentota)
    • Chiloe wigeon (Mareca sibilatrix)
    • Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis)
    • White-winged duck (Asarcornis scutulata)
    • Scaly-sided merganser (Mergus squamatus)
    • White-headed duck (Oxyura leucocephala)
    • Helmeted guineafowl (Reichenow's) (Numida meleagris reichenowi)
    • Edward's (Vietnamese) pheasant (Lophura edwardsi)
    • Great argus (Malayan) (Argusianus argus argus)
    • Congo peafowl (Afropavo congensis)
    • Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis)
    • Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    • Lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor)
    • Nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica nicobarica)
    • Luzon bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba luzonica ssp.)
    • Pheasant pigeon (Green-nape) (Otidiphaps nobilis nobilis)
    • Victoria crowned-pigeon (Goura victoria ssp.)
    • Green imperial-pigeon (Rufous-naped) (Ducula aenea paulina)
    • Great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata)
    • Red-crested turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus)
    • Ross's turaco (Musophaga rossae)
    • Grey-winged trumpeter (Psophia crepitans crepitans)
    • Grey-crowned crane (East African) (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
    • Black-crowned crane (West African) (Balearica pavonina pavonina)
    • Demoiselle crane (Anthropoides virgo)
    • Blue (Stanley's) crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
    • Long-toed lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris ssp.)
    • Spur-winged lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
    • Sunbittern (Amazonian) (Eurypyga helias helias)
    • African openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
    • Abdim's (White-bellied) stork (Ciconia abdimii)
    • Storm's stork (Ciconia stormi)
    • White stork (European) (Ciconia ciconia ciconia)
    • Saddle-billed stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)
    • Marabou (Leptoptilos crumenifer)
    • Yellow-billed stork (Mycteria ibis)
    • Great cormorant (White-bellied) (Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus)
    • Great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    • Pink-backed pelican (Pelecanus rufescens)
    • Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus)
    • Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta ssp.)
    • Madagascar crested ibis (Lophotibis cristata ssp.)
    • African sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    • Northern bald (Waldrapp) ibis (Geronticus eremita)
    • Southern bald ibis (Geronticus calvus)
    • Hadada ibis (Bostrychia hagedash ssp.)
    • African spoonbill (Platalea alba)
    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)
    • Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus ssp.)
    • Lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotos ssp.)
    • Hooded vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
    • Rüppell's vulture (Gyps rueppelli ssp.)
    • Cape griffon-vulture (Gyps coprotheres)
    • Bald eagle (Northern) (Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis)
    • Harris's hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi)
    • Burrowing owl (Western) (Athene cunicularia hypugaea)
    • Speckled mousebird (Colius striatus ssp.)
    • Green woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus ssp.)
    • Abyssinian ground-hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
    • Southern ground-hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
    • White-fronted bee-eater (Merops bullockoides)
    • Blue-bellied roller (Coracias cyanogaster)
    • Guianan toucanet (Selenidera piperivora)
    • Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco)
    • Palm cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus aterrimus)
    • Coconut (Green-naped) lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus)
    • Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus moluccanus)
    • Fischer's lovebird (Agapornis fischeri)
    • Hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
    • Thick-billed parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha)
    • White-breasted woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus ssp.)
    • Red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea ssp.)
    • White-crested laughingthrush (Garrulax leucolophus ssp.)
    • Chinese hwamei (Garrulax canorus ssp.)
    • Blue-crowned laughingthrush (Pterorhinus courtoisi ssp.)
    • Bali myna (Leucopsar rothschildi)
    • Golden-breasted starling (Lamprotornis regius)
    • Superb starling (Lamprotornis superbus)
    • Emerald starling (Lamprotornis iris)
    • Chestnut-backed thrush (Geokichla dohertyi)
    • Snowy-crowned robin-chat (Cossypha niveicapilla niveicapilla)
    • White-crowned robin-chat (Cossypha albicapillus ssp.)
    • Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella ssp.)
    • White-headed buffalo-weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli dinemelli)
    • Taveta golden-weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)
    • Northern red bishop (Euplectes franciscanus)
    • Yellow-crowned bishop (Euplectes afer ssp.)
    • Gouldian finch (Chloebia gouldiae)
    • Purple grenadier (Granatina ianthinogaster)
    • Blue-capped cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus)
    • African firefinch (Lagonosticta rubricata ssp.)
    • Pin-tailed whydah (Vidua macroura)
    • Violaceous euphonia (Euphonia violacea ssp.)
    • Crested oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus decumanus)
    • Silver-beaked tanager (Ramphocelus carbo ssp.)
    • Swallow tanager (Tersina viridis ssp.)
  2. Zoo Birding

    Zoo Birding Well-Known Member

    1 Sep 2019
    Elk Grove, CA
    List of birds posted by signage but did not get to see during the trip. For anyone who frequents the Safari Park, let me know if there are other species I do not know about. I would greatly appreciate it.
    • Common ostrich (Cape) (Struthio camelus australis)
    • Black-bellied whistling-duck (Northern) (Dendrocygna autumnalis fulgens)
    • Baikal teal (Sibirionetta formosa)
    • Falcated duck (Mareca falcata)
    • Marbled duck (Marmaronetta angustirostris)
    • Baer's pochard (Aythya baeri)
    • Pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri)
    • Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori ssp.)
    • Goliath heron (Ardea goliath)
    • Rufous-crowned (Purple) roller (Northern) (Coracias naevius naevius)
    • Spangled cotinga (Cotinga cayana)
    • Golden-fronted leafbird (Chloropsis aurifrons ssp.)
    • Turquoise tanager (Tangara mexicana ssp.)
    • Green honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza ssp.)