[Tweeters] Breaker Lake, Pacific Co. - 4/21/2005

Mike Patterson celata at pacifier.com
Thu Apr 21 19:31:24 PDT 2005


Breaker Lake, Pacific County, Washington
April 21, 2005

Weather was nice enough (a couple of showery sprinkles early).
I saw the first WILSON'S WARBLER of the season and heard a
flyover GREATER YELLOWLEGS.

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Canada Goose                        5 [1] 
Mallard                             2
Ring-necked Duck                    1
Greater Yellowlegs                  1 [2] 
Common Snipe                        1
Unidentified gull                   1
Band-tailed Pigeon                  8
Rufous Hummingbird                 11
Hairy Woodpecker                    1
Northern Flicker                    3
Steller's Jay                       7
American Crow                       8
Common Raven                        1
Violet-green Swallow                6
Black-capped Chickadee              6
Chestnut-backed Chickadee          18
Bewick's Wren                       7
Winter Wren                         4
Marsh Wren                         10
Golden-crowned Kinglet             10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet                1
American Robin                     20
European Starling                   4
Orange-crowned Warbler             13
Yellow-rumped Warbler               2
Common Yellowthroat                 3
Wilson's Warbler                    1 [3] 
Fox Sparrow                         5
Song Sparrow                        8
White-crowned Sparrow               2
Dark-eyed Junco                     1
Red-winged Blackbird                8
Brown-headed Cowbird                1
Purple Finch                       10
House Finch                         1
Pine Siskin                        10

Footnotes:

[1]  2 on nest near st15
[2]  new for location
[3]  1st detection of the year

Total number of species seen: 36

-- 
Mike Patterson               
Astoria, OR                    
celata at pacifier.com  
 
If you want to end war and stuff, you've got to sing loud
                                            - Arlo Guthrie


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