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Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:51 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
36
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Carol Erland List , Carol Langford List , Donna LaCasse List , Donna Smith List , Doug Martin List , Jace Swartwout List , Jim Neitzel List , Jon. Anderson List , Ken Brown List , Lin Livingston List , Mary Frey List , Mary Pearse List , Nathanael Swecker List , Ralph Gross List , Richard Smethurst List , Russ Smith List , Shep Thorp , Whittier Johnson List , William Langford List
Comments:
Wednesday walk. Sunny, temperature in the 50's to 60's degrees Fahrenheit. High 13'1' Tide at 3:11pm. Mammals seen include Eastern Gray Squirrel, Harbor Seal and Cotton-tailed Rabbit.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8
Species
81 species (+4 other taxa) total
30
Greater White-fronted Goose
450
Cackling Goose (minima)
200
Canada Goose
30
Northern Shoveler
1
Gadwall
200
American Wigeon
300
Mallard
400
Northern Pintail
500
Green-winged Teal
12
Ring-necked Duck
2
Surf Scoter
2
Hooded Merganser
1
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Black Swift
4
Vaux's Swift
2
Anna's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
2
Virginia Rail
4
Black-bellied Plover
6
Semipalmated Plover
30
Killdeer
2
Whimbrel

Previously reported rarity, photo pending Seen at 100 feet with 60x spotting scope from Nisqually Estuary Boardwalk Trail just north of photo blind. Roosting on marsh plain. Large shorebird with long decurved bill, central and lateral dark brown crown stripes, barred sides.

Whimbrel. Nisqually NWR. Nisqually Estuary Boardwalk Trail.

© Jon. Anderson

© Jon. Anderson

3
Dunlin
200
Least Sandpiper
6
Western Sandpiper

© Jon. Anderson

5
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Wilson's Snipe

© Jon. Anderson

© Jon. Anderson

2
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Rhinoceros Auklet
5
Mew Gull
125
Ring-billed Gull
3
California Gull

© Jon. Anderson

Age:
Immature
20
Glaucous-winged Gull
2
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
200
Larus sp.
2
Caspian Tern
1
Common Loon
20
Double-crested Cormorant
50
Great Blue Heron

© Jon. Anderson

2
Osprey
2
Northern Harrier
3
Bald Eagle
2
Red-tailed Hawk
3
Belted Kingfisher
1
Red-breasted Sapsucker
8
Downy Woodpecker
1
Pileated Woodpecker
5
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Willow Flycatcher

Seen at 50 feet from the Twin Barns Overlook, sallying for insects over slough from Elder Berry. Photo pending. Large Trails type flycatcher, moderate primary projection, minimal eye ring, two toned bill with mandibular bill being slightly yellow.
Probable Willow Flycatcher. Twin Barns Observation Platform, foraging over slough.
Probable Willow Flycatcher. Twin Barns Observation Platform, foraging over slough.

10
Steller's Jay
15
American/Northwestern Crow
6
Common Raven
300
Violet-green Swallow
75
Barn Swallow
25
Black-capped Chickadee
12
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
40
Bushtit
15
Brown Creeper
3
Marsh Wren
3
Bewick's Wren
25
Golden-crowned Kinglet
12
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
75
American Robin
600
European Starling
6
American Pipit
110
Cedar Waxwing
4
Purple Finch
30
American Goldfinch
6
Fox Sparrow
4
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
3
White-crowned Sparrow (pugetensis)
30
Golden-crowned Sparrow
41
Savannah Sparrow
25
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
6
Spotted Towhee
25
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
12
Common Yellowthroat
5
Yellow Warbler
2
Black-throated Gray Warbler
 

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