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Location
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, Washington, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
5 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Shep Thorp
Comments:
Sunny skies, temperature 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Survey with USGS from boat.
Species
53 species (+2 other taxa) total
60
Canada Goose
6
Gadwall
40
Mallard
8
Common Merganser
6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
20
Band-tailed Pigeon
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
12
Semipalmated Plover
4
Killdeer
2
Ruddy Turnstone

Red, orange legs with mottled faces. Working the gravel beach inside old dike footprint just east of Octagon Terminal Shelter of Estuarine Boardwalk. Turnstones were with 12 Semipalmated Plover and many Western Sandpiper

500
Least Sandpiper
2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
2500
Western Sandpiper
1
Spotted Sandpiper
6
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Pigeon Guillemot
2
Marbled Murrelet
60
Ring-billed Gull
6
Glaucous-winged Gull
1
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
45
Caspian Tern
30
Double-crested Cormorant
30
Great Blue Heron
3
Osprey
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
6
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk
4
Belted Kingfisher
1
Hairy Woodpecker
2
Peregrine Falcon
3
Western Wood-Pewee
2
Steller's Jay
1
California Scrub-Jay
6
American/Northwestern Crow
2
Common Raven
6
Purple Martin
2
Tree Swallow
40
Barn Swallow
10
Cliff Swallow
4
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Brown Creeper
4
Marsh Wren
1
Bewick's Wren
4
American Robin
800
European Starling
6
Cedar Waxwing
6
American Goldfinch
2
Dark-eyed Junco
2
Savannah Sparrow
10
Song Sparrow
1
Spotted Towhee
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
2
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
 

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