[Tweeters] the "Dark Season" report - LHG-Bellevue

Pterodroma at aol.com Pterodroma at aol.com
Mon Apr 1 15:02:17 PDT 2013


The "Dark Season" (Oct 1, 2012 thru Mar 31, 2013) report summary for Lake
Hills Greenbelt, Bellevue. This is an easy flat 3.5 mile loop walk,
between Phantom Lake and Larsen Lake, 156th & 148th Avenues SE and SE 24th to
Main Streets, an interesting 'island' of mediocrity in the residential
'mediocrity' of southeast Bellevue. The number following the species are the
number of times (days/walks) that the listed species was observed.






total days & walks -- 142
total miles on foot -- 497.0 (500 counting owl prowls)
cumulative walk time -- 292.5 hrs
average walk time -- 2.1 hrs
cumulative species 'units' -- 5,687
average species / walk -- 40.0 (high: 55 on 25Mar, low: 21 on foggy
17Jan)



total species = 107 (+1 known miss)



Greater White-fronted Goose -- 4
Snow Goose -- 4
Canada Goose -- 99
Cackling Goose -- 18
Trumpeter Swan -- 4
Tundra Swan -- 4
Wood Duck -- 18
Gadwall -- 33
American Wigeon -- 124
Eurasian Wigeon -- 2
EUWI X AMWI -- 40 (male, Larsen Lake)
Mallard -- 142
Northern Shoveler -- 50
Northern Pintail -- 7
Green-winged Teal -- 19
Canvasback -- 2
Bufflehead -- 128
Ring-necked Duck -- 126
Greater Scaup -- 137
Lesser Scaup -- 14
Common Goldeneye -- 8
Hooded Merganser -- 9
Common Merganser -- 73
Ruddy Duck -- 114

California Quail -- 2
Pied-billed Grebe -- 133
Horned Grebe -- 1
Double-crested Cormorant -- 117
Great Blue Heron -- 68
Green Heron -- 1
Bald Eagle -- 26
Northern Harrier -- 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk -- 33
Cooper's Hawk -- 56
Red-tailed Hawk -- 122
American Kestrel --1
Merlin -- 24
Peregrine Falcon -- 2
Virginia Rail -- 25
American Coot -- 139
Killdeer -- 116
Wilson's Snipe -- 13
Bonaparte's Gull -- 1
Mew Gull -- 3
Ring-billed Gull -- 8
Herring Gull -- 4
Glaucous-winged Gull -- 106
Rock Pigeon -- 88
Band-tailed Pigeon -- 47
Barn Owl -- 26
Great Horned Owl - 3
Barred Owl -- 4
[Long-eared Owl] -- [1] -- my only known miss :-((
Short-eared Owl -- 1
Northern Saw-whet Owl -- 3
Anna's Hummingbird -- 87
Rufous Hummingbird -- 8
Belted Kingfisher -- 44
Red-breasted Sapsucker -- 17
Downy Woodpecker -- 47
Hairy Woodpecker -- 1
Northern Flicker -- 141
Pileated Woodpecker -- 54
Hutton's Vireo -- 22
Steller's Jay -- 142
American Crow -- 142
Common Raven -- 9
Tree Swallow -- 6
Violet-green Swallow -- 10
Black-capped Chickadee -- 140
Chestnut-backed Chickadee -- 110
Bushtit -- 47
Red-breasted Nuthatch -- 107
Brown Creeper -- 5
Bewick's Wren -- 136
Pacific Wren -- 88
Marsh Wren -- 25
Golden-crowned Kinglet -- 67
Ruby-crowned Kinglet -- 127
Cedar Waxwing - 5
Hermit Thrush -- 2
American Robin -- 140
Varied Thrush -- 91
European Starling -- 111
Orange-crowned Warbler -- 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler -- 14
Townsend's Warbler -- 12
Palm Warbler -- 1
Western Tanager -- 1
Spotted Towhee -- 142
Savannah Sparrow -- 1
Fox Sparrow -- 133
Song Sparrow -- 142
Lincoln's Sparrow -- 4
White-throated Sparrow -- 12
White-crowned Sparrow -- 48
Golden-crowned Sparrow -- 126
Dark-eyed Junco -- 139
Red-winged Blackbird -- 131
Brewer's Blackbird -- 1
Purple Finch -- 72
House Finch -- 141
Red Crossbill -- 80
White-winged Crossbill -- 1
Common Redpoll -- 18
Pine Siskin -- 142
American Goldfinch -- 42
Evening Grosbeak -- 21
House Sparrow -- 33



A simple by-month summary table for this period (4 pages) is available
upon request off list.



Richard Rowlett
Bellevue (Eastgate), WA
Pterodroma AT aol.com




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