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Checklist S24693549

 
Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:44 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
40
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Anonymous eBirder List , Barbara Thorp List , Barbara Thorp List , Carol Erland List , Doug Martin List , Ellen Kohjima List , Ken Brown List , Mary Pearse List , Nathanael Swecker List , Ralph Gross List , Richard Smethurst List , Richard Smethurst List , Richard Smethurst List , Russ Smith List , Shep Thorp , Whittier Johnson List , William Langford List
Comments:
Wednesday walk. High 10'11' Tide at 9:11am. Sunny.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8 Mammals seen American Beaver, Columbia Black Tailed Deer, Long-tailed Weasel, Harbor Seal, California Sea Lion.
Species
74 species (+4 other taxa) total
116
3
3
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal
270
4
25
25

Previously reported. Large group of distant mergansers at mouth of Nisqually seen from Puget Sound Viewing Platform. Attendees had kayaked out days before to see large group of RBME in area. Too distant to distinguish.

1
4
1
3
3
1
3
10
3

Previously reported and photographed rarity. Autumnal migration rest stop for three birds seen over two weeks so far. Large golden buff sandpiper with long decurved bill. Cinnamon wings with black flight feathers, vocalized when flushed by Peregrine Falcon.

1

Baird's Sandpiper. Nisqually NWR.
Baird's Sandpiper. Nisqually NWR.
Baird's Sandpiper. Nisqually NWR.

225
3
2000

Thousands of light colored peeps over mud flats over the entire Refuge.

1
1
1
1
160
2
25
1
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
100
Larus sp.
50
3
5
1
64
1

Visitor Center

© Richard Smethurst

Age:
Juvenile

© Richard Smethurst

Age:
Juvenile
3
1
8
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
5
5
1
1
1
1
4
2
3
1
1
4
American/Northwestern Crow
2
1
8
4
75
11
20
7
1
5
2
1
150
45
10
1
1

Heard not seen. Along the west side of the Twin Barns Loop Trail distinctive 'oh dear me.'

6
8
1

Heard not seen. At the first observational platform on the west side of the Twin Barns Loop Trail. Buzzy 'zest' call note.

2
3
50
12
4
2
3
 

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

Yes