[Tweeters] Monthly birdwalk - Joint Base Lewis McChord Eagles Pride Golf Course - 6-18-2015 Hermit Warbler+

Denis DeSilvis avnacrs4birds at outlook.com
Thu Jun 18 20:34:43 PDT 2015


Tweeters,

Nineteen of us followed a slightly modified route from usual due to plant
growth in one area. Highlights include a very well seen/heard MACGILLIVRAY'S
WARBLER just beyond the pond at hole #12 and a similarly heard/seen HERMIT
WARBLER in the trees around the tee box on hole #13. The latter species was
extremely vocal, and ranged all around that area (and us) for the entire
time we were there (we had to let a golfer through, so had quite a bit of
time). Everyone got a good view of the bird, which could be nesting nearby.
Note: This was one of only two times we didn't see Red Crossbills on the
walk.



The JBLM Eagles Pride GC birders meet the third Thursday of each month at
8:00AM. Starting point is Bldg # 1514, Driving Range Tee, Eagles Pride Golf
Course, I-5 Exit 116, Mounts Road Exit. Upcoming walks include the
following:
. July 16
. August 20
. September 17

Anyone is welcome to join us!



Eagles Pride GC, Pierce, Washington, US

Jun 18, 2015 8:06 AM - 11:46 AM

Protocol: Traveling

3.2 mile(s)



50 species (+1 other taxa)



Mallard 12 Hodge Lake

Pied-billed Grebe 1 Vocalizing and seen at Hodge Lake

Cooper's Hawk 1

Red-tailed Hawk 1 Getting dive-bombed by seven American Crows at Hodge
Lake

Mourning Dove 2

Anna's Hummingbird 1

Rufous Hummingbird 5

Red-breasted Sapsucker 2

Downy Woodpecker 3

Northern Flicker 3

Western Wood-Pewee 16

Willow Flycatcher 5

Pacific-slope Flycatcher 12

Steller's Jay 2

American/Northwestern Crow 13

Tree Swallow 3

Violet-green Swallow 4

Barn Swallow 28

Black-capped Chickadee 5

Chestnut-backed Chickadee 22

Bushtit 14

Red-breasted Nuthatch 20

Brown Creeper 3

House Wren 2

Golden-crowned Kinglet 5

Swainson's Thrush 8

American Robin 63

European Starling 4

Cedar Waxwing 13

Orange-crowned Warbler 17

MacGillivray's Warbler 3

Common Yellowthroat 3

Yellow Warbler 2

Yellow-rumped Warbler 2

Black-throated Gray Warbler 2

Hermit Warbler 1 Well seen and heard by all participants. No streaking
in whitish breast below black bib.

Spotted Towhee 3

Chipping Sparrow 2

Savannah Sparrow 2

Song Sparrow 7

White-crowned Sparrow 17

Dark-eyed Junco 8

Western Tanager 9

Black-headed Grosbeak 6

Red-winged Blackbird 5

Brown-headed Cowbird 9

House Finch 2

Purple Finch 5

Pine Siskin 1

American Goldfinch 3

Evening Grosbeak 1



View this checklist online at
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23967375



May all your birds be identified,

Denis DeSilvis



Avnacrs four birds at outlook dot com





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