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Checklist S23715570

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 30, 2015 2:20 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
5 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mike Kinberg
Comments:
Took some friends new to birding to show them the refuge.
Species
50 species (+2 other taxa) total
13
Canada Goose
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
8
Wood Duck

Saw a mother with ducklings.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 7
1
Blue-winged Teal
2
Gadwall
2
American Wigeon
33
Mallard
6
Hooded Merganser
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown 4
1
Common Merganser
1
Ruddy Duck

Saw one male on the way back from the boardwalk in breeding plumage.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Sooty Grouse

Speed one on a branch being very quiet. Observed for a few minutes before a nearby walker spooked it and it flew around and into the trees on the fat side of the trail.

1
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Band-tailed Pigeon
3
Rufous Hummingbird
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Killdeer
1
Bonaparte's Gull
6
Ring-billed Gull
3
Glaucous-winged Gull
5
Caspian Tern
5
Great Blue Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey

Watched one dive into the water after a fish and then get chased away by a Bald Eagle.

1
Bald Eagle
1
Pileated Woodpecker
1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
1
Steller's Jay
9
American Crow
6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
35
Tree Swallow
Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
30
Violet-green Swallow
17
Barn Swallow
24
Cliff Swallow
2
Black-capped Chickadee
4
Bushtit (Pacific)
1
Marsh Wren
2
Swainson's Thrush
1
Swainson's Thrush (Russet-backed)
1
Hermit Thrush
17
American Robin
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1 15
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
12
European Starling
23
Cedar Waxwing
1
Dark-eyed Junco
1
Savannah Sparrow
7
Song Sparrow
2
Spotted Towhee
1
Spotted Towhee (oregonus Group)
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird
21
Red-winged Blackbird
11
Brown-headed Cowbird
3
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
3
Wilson's Warbler
 

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Yes