[Tweeters] June Bird Census, Capehart Restoration Site,
Discovery Park, Thursday 6/16/16
florafaunabooks at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 17 15:23:34 PDT 2016
Jordan Gunn & I did this census together, with interesting results. The number of species recorded was the highest for any census month since started in April 2012. Please excuse any old taxonomy.
+ = breeding.
1 x Cooper's Hawk, hunting, prob male
1 x Merlin, hunting
1 x Band-tailed Pigeon
12 x Anna's Hummingbird + many birds of the year
1 x Rufous Hummingbird
3 x N. Flicker+, may have nested also in a bird box
1 x Willow Flycatcher+ fewer than habitat available
3 x Warbling Vireo+
5 x VG Swallow
1 x Cliff Swallow
1 x Tree Swallow+ Nest box opened by person unknown, hence abandoned. May re-nest elsewhere.
1 x Black-capped Chickadee
3 x Chestnut-backed Chickadee +
1 x Bewick's Wren +
2 x House Wren+ in box, rumors seen feeding young
10 x American Robin+ no Black-headed Grosbeak so far
3 x Cedar Waxwing+, seen gathering nesting material
4 x Orange-crowned Warbler+
1 x W. Tanager female
4 x Spotted Towhee +
15 x Savannah Sparrow+
3 x Song Sparrow+
12 x White-crowned Sparrow+ surely an under-estimate
17 x Dark-eyed Junco+
6 x Brown-headed Cowbird+ Happiness Is.
10 x House Finch+
15 x American Goldfinch+
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