[Tweeters] Census Count: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington on April 21, 2013

ErikKnight05 at gmail.com ErikKnight05 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 17:16:05 PDT 2013


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Date: April 21, 2013
Location: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington

Prevailing wind speed: < 1 km/h
Percentage of sky covered by clouds: 90%
Precipitation: drizzle

from 11:05AM to 5:05PM.

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Greater White-fronted Goose 60 [1]
Canada Goose 50 [2]
Cackling Goose 300 [3]
Wood Duck 5
Gadwall 100
Eurasian Wigeon 1 [4]
American Wigeon 45
Mallard 100
Blue-winged Teal 1 [5]
Cinnamon Teal 30
Northern Shoveler 300
Northern Pintail 140
Green-Winged Teal 110
Ring-necked Duck 65
Lesser Scaup 50
Bufflehead 70
Hooded Merganser 1 [6]
Ruddy Duck 100
Pied-billed Grebe 33
Eared Grebe 1 [7]
American Bittern 4
Great Blue Heron 16
Great Egret 4
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle 2 [8]
Northern Harrier 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Virginia Rail 5
American Coot 400
Killdeer 2
Greater Yellowlegs 8
Least Sandpiper 1
Dunlin 10
Long-billed Dowitcher 20
Common Snipe 5
Mourning Dove 2
Great Horned Owl 1 [9]
Rufous Hummingbird 1
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2 [10]
Northern Flicker 5
Steller's Jay 3
Western Scrub-Jay 5
American Crow 1
Tree Swallow 350
Violet-green Swallow 500
Cliff Swallow 100
Barn Swallow 200
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2
Bushtit 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 3
Brown Creeper 1
Bewick's Wren 8
Marsh Wren 26
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
American Robin 10
European Starling 20
Orange-crowned Warbler 8
Yellow-rumped Warbler 100
Townsend's Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 25
Spotted Towhee 16
Savannah Sparrow 10
Song Sparrow 45
Lincoln's Sparrow 1 [11]
Golden-crowned Sparrow 15
Dark-eyed Junco 1
Red-winged Blackbird 100
Yellow-headed Blackbird 3
Purple Finch 3
House Finch 2
Pine Siskin 5
American Goldfinch 10

Footnotes:

[1] Flying South over River S Unit
[2] adults & 15 goslings
[3] "Taverner's", most seen heading north
[4] male, Carty Lake
[5] male, Ruddy Lake
[6] female, Rest Lake
[7] breeding-plummaged adult, Rest Lake
[8] adult & juvenile
[9] adult heard West of observation blind parking area.
[10] active pair on Carty Unit
[11] North end of Carty Lake

Total number of species seen: 74





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