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Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
35
Duration:
5 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Anonymous eBirder List , David Richardson List , Diane Koontz List , Donna Smith List , Eric Dudley List , Flo Oatfield List , James Bosley List , Ken Brown List , Mark Wangerin List , Mary Pearse List , Nathanael Swecker List , Ralph Gross List , Richard Smethurst List , Russ Smith List , Shep Thorp
Comments:
Wednesday walk. High 12'1' Tide at 12:13pm. Sunny, temperature in the 60's degrees Fahrenheit.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8
Species
93 species (+2 other taxa) total
4
Snow Goose

Seen at 1/4 mile with 10X bino's flying south over Refuge. White Cackler sized goose with black primaries.

75
Greater White-fronted Goose
200
Cackling Goose (minima)
100
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima)
1
Wood Duck
1
Cinnamon Teal
150
Northern Shoveler
2
Gadwall
100
American Wigeon
100
Mallard
25
Northern Pintail
300
Green-winged Teal (American)
X
Surf Scoter
1
Hooded Merganser
3
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Horned Grebe
1
Western Grebe
15
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Band-tailed Pigeon
2
Anna's Hummingbird
2
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
3
Sandhill Crane

Distinctive. Seen at 100 feet with 10X bino's flying overhead and landing in field along access road south of Twin Barns. Large gray two toned winged crane with outstretched neck, long trailing legs and red crown.

25
Black-bellied Plover
1
Pacific Golden-Plover

Seen at 1000 feet with 60X spotting scope. Foraging with surrounding BBPL. Smaller more attenuated plover with yellow darker tones and darker cap.

1
Semipalmated Plover
2
Killdeer
8
Dunlin
2
Least Sandpiper
1
Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Seen at 1000 feet with 60X spotting scope on mud and marsh plain feeding along side of BBPL. Buff colored sandpiper with yellow legs, round plain buff head with no eyeliner, plain buff breast with speckling on sides. No clearly defined breast belly line.

8
Pectoral Sandpiper

Surge plain. Medium sized yellow legged sandpiper with brown streaked back, prominent supercilium, well demarcated breast belly line with streaked breast and relatively short sl. Downward turned bill.

100
Western Sandpiper
75
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Wilson's Snipe
1
Spotted Sandpiper
15
Greater Yellowlegs
50
Ring-billed Gull
1
Glaucous-winged Gull
25
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull
5
Double-crested Cormorant
15
Great Blue Heron
2
Osprey
2
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Cooper's Hawk
5
Bald Eagle
2
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)
4
Belted Kingfisher
5
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
1
Hutton's Vireo
12
Steller's Jay
50
American/Northwestern Crow
1
Common Raven
2
Horned Lark

Seen at 20 feet beyond green gate on Nisqually Estuary Trail with 8X bino's. Distinctive facial markings, dark tail, white outer tail feathers. Seen by multiple birders.

100
Violet-green Swallow
15
Barn Swallow
15
Black-capped Chickadee
10
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
20
Bushtit (Pacific)
6
Brown Creeper
2
Pacific Wren
5
Marsh Wren
5
Bewick's Wren
50
Golden-crowned Kinglet
20
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Varied Thrush
1
Hermit Thrush
25
American Robin
100
European Starling
50
American Pipit
20
Cedar Waxwing
5
Evening Grosbeak
5
Purple Finch
4
Red Crossbill
30
Pine Siskin
15
American Goldfinch
2
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
10
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
1
White-crowned Sparrow
25
Golden-crowned Sparrow
25
Savannah Sparrow
25
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
4
Spotted Towhee (oregonus Group)
2
Western Meadowlark
25
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Orange-crowned Warbler
5
Common Yellowthroat
6
Yellow Warbler
15
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
4
Black-throated Gray Warbler
4
Townsend's Warbler
2
Wilson's Warbler
 

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