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Checklist S19252351

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:05 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 50 minute(s)
Distance:
4.6 mile(s)
Observers:
Jon. Anderson
Comments:
IMG_5436 Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Walked from HQ, past the Twin Barns, out to the end of the McAllister Creek board walk and back along the River dyke trail. 78-83 °F, sunny, northerly wind at 10-15 knots
Species
48 species (+7 other taxa) total
160
1
Graylag Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)

Looked mostly like a Canada goose, but had orange legs & bill, dirty white face, mottled cheek patch

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality

Looked mostly like a Canada goose, but had orange legs & bill, dirty white face, mottled cheek patch

Age:
Adult
6
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown 4 1
5

I got the scope on all 5 and saw the broad, semi-spatulate bill

325
6
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
16
2
5
6
3
60
peep sp.

'Way out over mudflats to north of refuge

5

vocalizing - "tu tu" calls

15
8
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
1
55

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
2

Both Were Immatures

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality
Age:
Immature
3
X
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
18
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull
325
gull sp.

Mixed Glaucous-winged/Western and Ring-billed; too far to ID

1
37

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality

Leucistic bird with white primaries and coverts

Age:
Adult

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality

Leucistic bird with white primaries and coverts

Age:
Adult

© Jon. Anderson

Average Quality

Leucistic bird with white primaries and coverts

Age:
Adult
2

Sexed by bill dimensions; perched together on McAllister Creek at low tide

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
2
1

Calling from west of McAllister Creek

2
2
2
Empidonax sp.
8
1
2
8
8
7
6
1
3
4
85
3
5
3
3
3
2
13

All juveniles

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 13
10

Including 4 young just out of the nest, barely able to fly

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
2
1
1

male

 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes