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Checklist S18183716

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 02, 2014 10:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jennifer Hayduk
Comments:
Lots of migrants seen today. Refuge was a cacophony of birdsongs
Species
58 species (+5 other taxa) total
X
Canada Goose
2
Wood Duck
4
Cinnamon Teal
X
Northern Shoveler
X
Gadwall
4
American Wigeon
X
Mallard
X
Northern Pintail
X
Green-winged Teal
X
Ring-necked Duck
X
Bufflehead
X
Hooded Merganser
X
duck sp.
X
Anna's Hummingbird
X
Rufous Hummingbird
2
Virginia Rail

Heard only

7
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Killdeer
2
Whimbrel

Pair seen flying inland from delta. Calling.

X
Least Sandpiper

Countless scuttling close to boardwalk and dike trail.

10
Wilson's Snipe

1 pair, 1 group of 8 feeding together

X
Western Gull
X
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
X
gull sp.
1
Caspian Tern
4
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Great Blue Heron
3
Bald Eagle
1
Red-breasted Sapsucker
1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Singing in big leaf maple close to river overlook. Eventually got a visual.

X
Hutton's Vireo
X
Warbling Vireo
X
American Crow
X
Common Raven
X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
X
Purple Martin
X
Tree Swallow
X
Violet-green Swallow
X
Barn Swallow
X
Cliff Swallow
X
Black-capped Chickadee
X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
X
Brown Creeper
X
American Robin
X
European Starling
X
Cedar Waxwing
2
American Goldfinch
1
Golden-crowned Sparrow
X
Savannah Sparrow
X
Song Sparrow
X
Spotted Towhee
X
Red-winged Blackbird
X
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Black-and-white Warbler

Seen gleaning from bark high up in cottonwood next to boardwalk in a large mixed flock with western tanagers, black-throated grays, orange-crowned warblers, warbling vireos, yellow warblers, and townsend's warblers. Nuthatch-like with striking black and white plumage, black throat continuing to black streaking on belly. 90ish% percent certain.

X
Orange-crowned Warbler
X
Common Yellowthroat
X
Yellow Warbler
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
X
Black-throated Gray Warbler
X
Townsend's Warbler
7
Western Tanager
X
passerine sp.
 

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