Warrenton, Clatsop County, Oregon on November 19, 2000

Mike Patterson celata at pacifier.com
Sun Nov 19 12:12:53 PST 2000


Includes Heron Ave, Skipanon Boat Basin and Warrenton Sewage Ponds. 
0830-0915hr

high clouds; wind ENE 10kph; 7°C

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Double-crested Cormorant
Mallard
Greater Scaup
Bufflehead
Dunlin [1] 
Long-billed Dowitcher [2] 
Common Snipe
Mew Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Northern Flicker
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bewick's Wren
Marsh Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Spotted Towhee
Savannah Sparrow [3] 
Fox Sparrow [4] 
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Brewer's Blackbird
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch

Footnotes:

[1]  With dowitchers
[2]  52; napping on a small island in the Skipanon
[3]  With Golden-crowns at sewage ponds.
[4]  One had a large immaculate white throat patch reminiscent of a
     White-throated Sparrow.  Certainly, the whitest throat I've seen
     on a Coastal Sooty-type Fox Sparrow. 

Total number of species seen: 28

This count is electronically archived at http://birdnotes.net

-- 
Mike Patterson               Alas, to wear the mantle of Galileo,
Astoria, OR                  it is not enough to be persecuted    
celata at pacifier.com            by an unkind establishment,
                             you must also be right. 
                                                     ---Robert Park
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