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Checklist S22307815

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
25
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Brian Sullivan List , Bruce Jacobs List , Donna LaCasse List , Doug Martin List , Jace Swartwout List , Jon. Anderson List , Kathy Sommer List , Ken Brown List , Nathanael Swecker List , Roger Hunt List , Russ Smith List , Shep Thorp , Mateo1999 List
Comments:
Wednesday Walk. High 12'9' Tide at 9:28am. Cloudy, intermittent rain. Mammals seen Virginia Opossum, Cotton-tailed Rabbit, Columbia Black-tailed Deer, Harbor Seal, California Sea Lion, Muskrat.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8
Species
78 species (+7 other taxa) total
8

© Jon. Anderson

150
750
20
50
15
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan
7
150
30
1
1400
350
800
1800
20
40
50
200
60
11
6

Two seen in Nisqually River from Nisqually River Overlook.

30

Three seen in McAllister Creek, remainder seen in Nisqually Reach.

3
3
3

Nisqually Reach, west of mouth of Nisqually River.

2
3

West bank of McAllister Creek seen from Puget Sound Viewing Platform.

2
2
40
2
30
5
1

Right side of Visitor Center Overlook.

1
6

© Jon. Anderson

250
40
50
10
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
150
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull
2
10
1
50
40
3
1
Accipiter sp.
15

Adult on nest. Nest on west bank of McAllister Creek south of McAllister Creek Viewing Platform.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
3
2

Two fledglings seen inside Twin Barns Loop Trail south side of tall stand of Black Cottonwoods where habitat transitions to north side of shorter Cottonwoods and Red Alders.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
3
1
4
1
2
1
1
2

West bank of McAllister Creek.

175
American/Northwestern Crow
4
150
5
15
8
8
4
11

Collecting nesting material.

Breeding Code
CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)

© Jon. Anderson

Gathering cattail down for nesting material

Age:
Adult
4
20
5
30
50
1
2
3
8
40
25

© Jon. Anderson

1
1

Previously reported. Photo pending. Seen at 100 feet with 60 x spotting scope foraging at base of bush in fresh water marsh on the inside or freshwater side of Nisqually Estuary Trail.



© Jon. Anderson

3
100

© Jon. Anderson

Sex:
Male
5
50
 

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Yes