Birding Trip Report: Yakima County, Washington on September 22, 2002

kdturley at bentonrea.com kdturley at bentonrea.com
Sun Sep 22 11:34:50 PDT 2002


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

Date: September 22, 2002
Location: Yakima County, Washington


A Sunday romp around the lower Yakima valley on a beautiful fall day
produced the following birds.

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Pied-billed Grebe [1]
Double-crested Cormorant [2]
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron [3]
Turkey Vulture [4]
Canada Goose [5]
Mallard
Ring-necked Duck [6]
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Ring-necked Pheasant
California Quail
American Coot [7]
Killdeer
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Belted Kingfisher [8]
Lewis' Woodpecker [9]
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay [10]
Western Scrub-Jay [11]
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bewick's Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Western Bluebird [12]
American Robin
Gray Catbird [13]
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler [14]
Yellow-rumped Warbler [15]
Spotted Towhee [16]
Savannah Sparrow [17]
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow [18]
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow [19]
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Brewer's Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird [20]
House Finch
American Goldfinch

Footnotes:

[1] 4- on Zimmerman's pond at Marion Drain and Lateral "A"
(Zimmerman's Pond)
[2] 3- on Zimmerman's Pond
[3] 1 - at Zimmerman's Pond
[4] 8 - Yost Rd. and Tecumseh Rd. DeLorme pg. 36 A/B 3½
[5] Zimmerman's Pond
[6] 4 - Zimmerman's Pond
[7] Zimmerman's Pond
[8] 1 - Female on Toppenish Creek in Topennish Wildlife Refuge (TWR)
[9] Lots of them at Ft. Simcoe
[10] 1 - Ft. Simcoe
[11] 5 - Ft. Simcoe This was the bird of the day.
[12] 2 - Ft. Simcoe
[13] 1 - Heard along Toppenish Creek at TWR. Seems late in the season.
[14] TWR and Ft. Simcoe
[15] Most abundant bird at TWR HQ also found at Ft. Simcoe
[16] TWR and Ft. Simcoe
[17] 1 - Flooded field West of Old Goldendale Rd and South of Marion
Dr.(Flooded Field)
[18] 1 - TWR
[19] Ft. Simcoe
[20] Flooded Field

Total number of species seen: 50




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