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Checklist S19154235

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Dave Slager
Species
40 species (+6 other taxa) total
55
Canada Goose
3
Cinnamon Teal

Eclipse/females

310
Mallard

Mostly eclipse, some juv

3
Hooded Merganser

1 juv, 2 juv/f

1
Rock/Band-tailed Pigeon

Distant flying bird

2
American Coot (Red-shielded)
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Black-bellied Plover

Adults in alternate plumage. Appeared to be females.

4
Killdeer
50
Least Sandpiper

Ads

35
Western Sandpiper

Ads

15
peep sp.

Distant flybys

61
Long-billed Dowitcher

Ads

2
Greater Yellowlegs

heard and seen

1
Mew Gull

Ad, photo
Mew Gull - Larus canus

80
Ring-billed Gull

Many 2nd cycle birds, some ad, 2 fresh juvs

1
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)

Ad

200
Larus sp.

Distant birds, prob mostly rbgu and wgwg hybrids

180
Caspian Tern

All AHY that i could see

12
cormorant sp.
50
Great Blue Heron
1
Belted Kingfisher
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Hairy Woodpecker
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Pileated Woodpecker

Ho

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Western Wood-Pewee
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Willow Flycatcher

1 heard, 1 seen

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
7
Tree Swallow

4 juv, 3 ad

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Violet-green Swallow
3
Bank Swallow

Seen very well, close flybys. Uncommon. Not juv TRES.

50
Barn Swallow

Ny at estuary trail shelter. Young ready to fledge

Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
4
Cliff Swallow
20
swallow sp.
6
Black-capped Chickadee
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Brown Creeper
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
5
Swainson's Thrush
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
American Robin
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1000
European Starling

One lg aggregation and many small ones on tideflats. AHY and HY birds.

4
Cedar Waxwing
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
9
American Goldfinch

Adult seen feeding begging young

Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
1
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Spotted Towhee
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Red-winged Blackbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Brown-headed Cowbird

Juv, possibly independent

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Common Yellowthroat

Female CF

Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
1
Yellow Warbler

Singing male CF

Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
1
Black-throated Gray Warbler

Male molting, replacing p4-p5 (seen extremely well), also seen sunning wing.

 

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