[Tweeters] Shorebirds in N E Washington

Terry Little terry at crossoverchurch.info
Fri Aug 15 18:33:29 PDT 2014



Hello,

I've spent the last two days checking our shorebirds in my area, with some
pleasing results. Here is a summary of what I found

Thursday Afternoon, Cow Lake, Adams County
Killdeer (10)
Black necked Stilts (15)
American Avocet (2)
Greater Yellowlegs (20)
Lesser Yellowlegs (10)
Spotted Sandpiper (1)
Western Sandpiper (120)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (1)
Least Sandpiper (10)
Baird's Sandpiper (7)
Long billed Dowitcher (50)
Wilson's Snipe (3)

Also seen Great Egret, Prairie Falcon, White Pelican, 7 Virginia Rails, 2
Soras

Thursday Afternoon, Sprague Lake, Adams County (rocky point near Osprey
Nest)
Killdeer (3)
Black necked Stilts (19)
Red necked Phalarope (45)

Also seen 2 Franklin's Gulls in basic plumage

Friday Morning, Calispell Lake, Pend Oreille County - viewed through the
trees from the south side of lake - many stops to gain good views

Black necked Stilts (6)
BLACK BELLIED PLOVER - 2 in Alternate plumage (code 5)
SEMIPALMATED PLOVER - 4 (code 4)
Killdeer (15)
Greater Yellowlegs (25)
Lesser Yellowlegs (50)
Solitary Sandpiper (2)
Western Sandpiper (30)
Least Sandpiper (15)
Baird's Sandpiper (4)
Pectoral Sandpiper (2)
STILT SANDPIPER (2) (code 5)
Wilson's Phalarope (6)
RED NECKED PHALAROPE (4) (code 5)
Wilson's Snipe (4)

Also seen - lots of migrating passerines - typical stuff

Friday Morning, Kalispell Indian Reservation - Flying Goose Ranch, Pend
Oreille County - mud just getting good hear, could be good the next few
weeks
Greater Yellowlegs (5)

Also seen - Merlin

Friday Afternoon, Colville STP, Stevens County
Semipalmated Plover (1)
Killdeer (7)
Greater Yellowlegs (1)
Lesser Yellowlegs (3)
Solitary Sandpiper (5)
Spotted Sandpiper (2)
Least Sandpiper (23)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (1)
Baird's Sandpiper (8)
Western Sandpiper (4)
Pectoral Sandpiper (1)
Wilson's Snipe (6)

Blessings
Terry Little
Mead, Wa



More information about the Tweeters mailing list