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Checklist S12567540

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Feb 06, 1982 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
6 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bill Tweit
Species
66 species (+3 other taxa) total
12
Canada Goose
2
Northern Shoveler
20
Gadwall
5
Eurasian Wigeon
1000
American Wigeon
120
Mallard
15
Northern Pintail
40
Green-winged Teal
40
Canvasback
9
Greater Scaup
8
Lesser Scaup
1
Surf Scoter
1
White-winged Scoter
1
Long-tailed Duck

One adult male on the freshwater canal inside the dike was quite tame, allowing us to approach it repeatedly.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
15
Bufflehead
10
Common Goldeneye
2
Hooded Merganser
3
Common Merganser
7
Red-breasted Merganser
13
Ruddy Duck
4
Horned Grebe
2
Red-necked Grebe
3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
12
American Coot (Red-shielded)
8
Killdeer
800
Dunlin
1
Western Sandpiper

One with Dunlin.

2
Wilson's Snipe
100
Mew Gull
1
Ring-billed Gull
1
Western Gull
X
Glaucous-winged Gull
X
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
300
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull
1
Common Loon
5
Double-crested Cormorant
1
American Bittern
20
Great Blue Heron
9
Northern Harrier
4
Bald Eagle
12
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Rough-legged Hawk

Light phase.

2
Short-eared Owl
2
Belted Kingfisher
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
2
Northern Shrike
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
2
Black-billed Magpie

Pair present for much of the winter. We noted the black and white pattern, long tails, magpie call notes.

40
American/Northwestern Crow
8
Black-capped Chickadee
3
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
5
Bushtit
1
Pacific Wren
9
Marsh Wren
3
Bewick's Wren
50
Golden-crowned Kinglet
10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
American Robin
X
European Starling
1
Purple Finch
1
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
15
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
3
White-crowned Sparrow
25
Golden-crowned Sparrow
60
Song Sparrow
4
Spotted Towhee
24
Western Meadowlark
4
Red-winged Blackbird
 

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Yes