Brownsmead, Clatsop Co., OR - 3/17/2002

Mike Patterson celata at
Sun Mar 17 11:53:24 PST 2002

Brownsmead, Clatsop County, Oregon
March 17, 2002

There were 4 TRUMPETER SWANS at Bughole this morning,
along with the usual 30 or so TUNDRA SWANS. A EURASIAN
GREEN-WINGED TEAL was on Jackson Rd. It was a pretty good
day for ducks, generally, as all the fields are full of
water. NORTHERN PINTAIL were especially plentiful.

Raptor Count 0810-1030hr
White-tailed Kite 1
Bald Eagle 14
Northern Harrier 1
Red-tailed Hawk 15
American Kestrel 2
Peregrine Falcon 1

Other birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Pied-billed Grebe
Western Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
Trumpeter Swan 4 [1]
Tundra Swan
American Wigeon
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-Winged Teal [2]
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Hooded Merganser
Virginia Rail
American Coot
Mew Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Hutton's Vireo
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Bewick's Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Varied Thrush
European Starling
Spotted Towhee
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
House Sparrow


[1] At Bughole
[2] Including one male Eurasian-type on Jackson Rd

Total number of species seen: 60

Mike Patterson
Astoria, OR
celata at

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