[Tweeters] Census Count: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington on October 10, 2016

ErikKnight05 at gmail.com ErikKnight05 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 16:35:25 PDT 2016


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Date: October 10, 2016

Location: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington



Prevailing wind speed: < 1 km/h

Percentage of sky covered by clouds: 100%

Precipitation: showers/intermittent rain



from 11:06AM to 3:40PM.



Birds seen (in taxonomic order):



Cackling Goose 600

Wood Duck 35 [1]

Gadwall 10

American Wigeon 185

Mallard 70

Northern Shoveler 60

Northern Pintail 10

Green-Winged Teal 20

Ring-necked Duck 40

Lesser Scaup 1

Ruddy Duck 10

Pied-billed Grebe 18

Great Blue Heron 10

Great Egret 7 [2]

Bald Eagle 2 [3]

Northern Harrier 1

Red-shouldered Hawk 1 [4]

Red-tailed Hawk 1

American Kestrel 1

Merlin 1 [5]

American Coot 160

Sandhill Crane 10

Killdeer 1

Common Snipe 4

Eurasian Collared-Dove 1

Mourning Dove 2

Anna's Hummingbird 2

Belted Kingfisher 3 [6]

Downy Woodpecker 2

Northern Flicker 5

Hutton's Vireo 1

Steller's Jay 4

Western Scrub-Jay 12

Violet-green Swallow 100

Barn Swallow 100

Black-capped Chickadee 6

White-breasted Nuthatch 2

Brown Creeper 2

Bewick's Wren 5

Winter Wren 2

Golden-crowned Kinglet 10

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2

American Robin 8

Varied Thrush 1

European Starling 5

American Pipit 25 [7]

Yellow-rumped Warbler 10

Spotted Towhee 14

Savannah Sparrow 30

Fox Sparrow 2

Song Sparrow 28

Lincoln's Sparrow 1

White-throated Sparrow 4 [8]

White-crowned Sparrow 2

Golden-crowned Sparrow 15

House Finch 2

American Goldfinch 5



Footnotes:



[1] 5 on Carty Unit, others seen on South Big Lake

[2] pair on Carty Unit, 5 on River S Unit

[3] ad pair, River S Unit

[4] heard calling on River S Unit

[5] between markers 5 & 6

[6] pair on Carty Unit

[7] flock seen near observation blind parking area

[8] Carty Unit



Total number of species seen: 57






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