[Tweeters] Census Count: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington on March 06, 2016

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Sun Mar 6 16:52:38 PST 2016


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Date: March 6, 2016

Location: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington



Wind direction: S

Prevailing wind speed: 1-5 km/h gusting to: 6-11 km/h

Percentage of sky covered by clouds: 80%

Precipitation: showers/intermittent rain



from 11:09AM to 5:15PM. River Otter pair seen on Carty Unit.



Birds seen (in taxonomic order):



Greater White-fronted Goose 35 [1]

Canada Goose 40

Cackling Goose 550

Tundra Swan 618 [2]

Wood Duck 4

Gadwall 115

American Wigeon 50

Mallard 150

Cinnamon Teal 2 [3]

Northern Shoveler 511

Northern Pintail 370

Green-Winged Teal 50

Ring-necked Duck 72

Lesser Scaup 8

Bufflehead 60

Hooded Merganser 9

Ruddy Duck 38

Pied-billed Grebe 7

Double-crested Cormorant 2

Great Blue Heron 12

Great Egret 4

Bald Eagle 7 [4]

Northern Harrier 4

Red-tailed Hawk 4

American Kestrel 1

American Coot 650

Sandhill Crane 3

Killdeer 1

Long-billed Dowitcher 3

Great Horned Owl 1 [5]

Anna's Hummingbird 1

Belted Kingfisher 1

Red-breasted Sapsucker 1

Downy Woodpecker 1

Northern Flicker 5

Pileated Woodpecker 1 [6]

Hutton's Vireo 1

Steller's Jay 3

Western Scrub-Jay 5

Common Raven 1 [7]

Tree Swallow 200

Black-capped Chickadee 4

Red-breasted Nuthatch 1

White-breasted Nuthatch 3

Brown Creeper 2

Bewick's Wren 7

Winter Wren 6

Marsh Wren 4

Golden-crowned Kinglet 5

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3

American Robin 5

European Starling 50

Yellow-rumped Warbler 1

Spotted Towhee 6

Fox Sparrow 1

Song Sparrow 11

Golden-crowned Sparrow 8

Red-winged Blackbird 15

House Finch 2



Footnotes:



[1] Carty Unit

[2] majority seen on River S Unit

[3] ad pair, Long Lake

[4] 3 adults, 3rd year bird, juveniles

[5] Carty Unit

[6] River S Unit

[7] seen from Observation blind



Total number of species seen: 59






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