Birding Trip Report: Yakima County, Washington on April 20, 2002

kdturley at bentonrea.com kdturley at bentonrea.com
Sun Apr 21 06:56:04 PDT 2002


This report was mailed for Kerry Turley by http://birdnotes.net

Date: April 20, 2002
Location: Yakima County, Washington


The Yakima Audubon Society held a field trip to the Yakama Indian
Reservation on Saturday 20 April 2002. We birded the Zimmerman
properties and the newly aquired mink farm properties. It was a
beautiful spring morning and good company. here's the list as I have
it, if I missed anything let me know.

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Canada Goose
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal [1]
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-Winged Teal
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Osprey
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Ring-necked Pheasant
California Quail
American Coot
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt [2]
American Avocet [3]
Greater Yellowlegs [4]
Long-billed Curlew [5]
Western Sandpiper [6]
Dunlin [7]
Common Snipe
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher [8]
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Western Kingbird [9]
Black-billed Magpie
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bewick's Wren [10]
American Robin
European Starling
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Footnotes:

[1] Beautiful bird on a bright day
[2] East end of Marion drain in flooded pasture
[3] on the old mink farm
[4] on the old mink farm
[5] on the old mink farm
[6] on the old mink farm
[7] on the old mink farm
[8] Marion Drain
[9] First I've seen this year
[10] Lots of these with their little scolding chatter

Total number of species seen: 50




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