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. 

high clouds; wind ENE 10kph; 7°C

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Double-crested Cormorant
Greater Scaup
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


[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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