Mima Mounds Natural Area, Thurston Co., Wash

Douglas Canning dcanning at igc.org
Tue Jun 12 20:01:36 PDT 2001


Date: June 12, 2001
Location: Mima Mounds Natural Area, Thurston County, Washington

Here between 1615 and 1830 while temperature cooled from 23 to 16oC, 
and cloud cover increased from 30% to 70%; wind speed: 12-19 km/h 
gusting to: 39-49 km/h 

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Northern Harrier                    1 [1] 
Red-tailed Hawk                     2 [2] 
Common Raven                        1
Purple Martin                       2
Tree Swallow                        present
Cliff Swallow                       1
Barn Swallow                        6
European Starling                   5 [3] 
Savannah Sparrow                    7
White-crowned Sparrow               7
Western Meadowlark                  6

Footnotes:

[1]  Male, coursing near houses on east edge of preserve.
[2]  1 dark phase high overhead headed north; 1 light phase hunting
     locally.
[3]  2 adults, 3 juveniles.

Total number of species seen: 11

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Douglas Canning
Olympia, Washington
dcanning at igc.org
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