[Tweeters] Census Count: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington on April 13, 2014

ErikKnight05 at gmail.com ErikKnight05 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 15:26:03 PDT 2014


This report was mailed for Erik Knight by http://birdnotes.net

Date: April 13, 2014
Location: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington

Low temperature: 54 degrees fahrenheit High temperature: 70 degrees fahrenheit
Wind direction: Variable
Prevailing wind speed: < 1 km/h gusting to: 6-11 km/h
Percentage of sky covered by clouds: 0%
Precipitation: none

from 10:35AM to 4:02PM.

Birds seen (in taxonomic order):

Greater White-fronted Goose 50 [1]
Canada Goose 150
Cackling Goose 302 [2]
Wood Duck 11
Gadwall 450
American Wigeon 50
Mallard 60
Blue-winged Teal 4 [3]
Cinnamon Teal 18
Northern Shoveler 240
Northern Pintail 100
Green-Winged Teal 280
Canvasback 1 [4]
Ring-necked Duck 45
Lesser Scaup 15
Bufflehead 50
Hooded Merganser 2
Ruddy Duck 1
Pied-billed Grebe 16
Double-crested Cormorant 2
Great Blue Heron 10
Great Egret 5
Turkey Vulture 1
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle 7 [5]
Unidentified Accipiter 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 [6]
Red-tailed Hawk 4
American Kestrel 1
Virginia Rail 2
American Coot 500
Sandhill Crane
Greater Yellowlegs 12
Dunlin 15
Long-billed Dowitcher 9
Common Snipe 1
Mourning Dove 1
Anna's Hummingbird 1
Rufous Hummingbird 1
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 3
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Hutton's Vireo 2
Steller's Jay 4
Western Scrub-Jay 7
American Crow 1
Tree Swallow 100
Violet-green Swallow 5
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Bushtit 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 4
Brown Creeper 1
Bewick's Wren 7
Winter Wren 2
Marsh Wren 10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3
American Robin 8
European Starling 20
Orange-crowned Warbler 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20
Common Yellowthroat 30
Spotted Towhee 9
Savannah Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 30
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Golden-crowned Sparrow 4
Red-winged Blackbird 30
Yellow-headed Blackbird 2
Purple Finch 3
House Finch 2
American Goldfinch 2

Footnotes:

[1] Carty Lake
[2] Cackling pair seen near blind parking area
[3] ad pairs seen on Ruddy & Rest lakes
[4] male, Rest Lake
[5] adult pair & juveniles
[6] seen over Carty Unit

Total number of species seen: 73





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