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

This report was mailed for Doug Canning by http://birdnotes.net


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Douglas Canning
Olympia, Washington
dcanning at igc.org
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