[Tweeters] Census Count: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington on April 30, 2017

ErikKnight05 at gmail.com ErikKnight05 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 30 16:06:54 PDT 2017


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Date: April 30, 2017

Location: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington



Wind direction: W

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

Percentage of sky covered by clouds: 40%

Precipitation: none



from 11:19AM to 4:15PM.



Birds seen (in taxonomic order):



Canada Goose 80

Tundra Swan 1

Wood Duck 1

Gadwall 96

American Wigeon 16

Mallard 52

Cinnamon Teal 13

Northern Shoveler 90

Green-Winged Teal 17

Canvasback 2

Redhead 4 [1]

Ring-necked Duck 26

Lesser Scaup 8

Bufflehead 12

Ruddy Duck 4

Pied-billed Grebe 6

Great Blue Heron 6

Great Egret 1

Turkey Vulture 9

Osprey 5

Bald Eagle 6 [2]

Northern Harrier 1

Red-tailed Hawk 5

Golden Eagle 1 [3]

Virginia Rail 2

Sora 7

American Coot 137

Common Snipe 4

Mourning Dove 2

Anna's Hummingbird 1

Downy Woodpecker 1

Northern Flicker 3

Pileated Woodpecker 2

Steller's Jay 1

Western Scrub-Jay 3

American Crow 1

Common Raven 2 [4]

Purple Martin 4

Tree Swallow 150

Violet-green Swallow 80

Cliff Swallow 30

Barn Swallow 50

Black-capped Chickadee 6

Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2

Red-breasted Nuthatch 1

Brown Creeper 1

Bewick's Wren 5

House Wren 1

Marsh Wren 4

American Robin 10

European Starling 62

Orange-crowned Warbler 9

Nashville Warbler 2

Yellow-rumped Warbler 60

Black-throated Gray Warbler 1

Common Yellowthroat 14

Wilson's Warbler 1

Spotted Towhee 4

Savannah Sparrow 2

Song Sparrow 10

Golden-crowned Sparrow 3

Red-winged Blackbird 35

Yellow-headed Blackbird 3

Brown-headed Cowbird 3

Purple Finch 1

House Finch 2



Footnotes:



[1] Canvasback Lake

[2] 3 adults, 3rd year bird, juveniles

[3] juvenile seen over Carty Unit

[4] observation blind parking area



Total number of species seen: 66






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