Montlake Fill

Hugh Jennings hughbirder at bigzoo.net
Sat Sep 14 17:04:44 PDT 2002


10 member of the E. Lake WA AS visited the Montlake Fill from 8:30 to noon
on Sat. The weather was perfect, sunny and 65-70 degrees. The main highlight
was seeing an American Bittern, Cooper's Hawk, Green Heron and Great Blue
Heron all in view at the same time. The Cooper's Hawk appeared to have a
dark colored band on its left leg. A complete list of the 39 bird species
seen follows:

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Ruddy Duck
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
Gadwall
Mallard
Ring-necked Duck
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron - 2, one on log at Union Bay, 1 in NW wetland marsh
American Bittern - 1 in NW wetland marsh
Cooper's Hawk - 1 in NW wetland marsh (all three could be seen at once)
Ring-necked Pheasant
American Coot
Lesser Yellowlegs - 1 at main pond
Least Sandpiper - 1 at main pond
Killdeer 2 at main pond
Glaucous-winged Gull
Anna's Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay
American Robin
Bewick's Wren
Bushtit
Barn Swallow
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Black-capped Chickadee
American Goldfinch
House Finch
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Western Tanager
Red-winged Blackbird

Hugh Jennings
Bellevue, WA
hughbirder at bigzoo.net



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