[Tweeters] Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) Eagles Pride Golf Course (GC) monthly bird walk - 6-17-2021

Denis DeSilvis avnacrs4birds at outlook.com
Thu Jun 17 21:53:24 PDT 2021


A wide temperature range (44degF start to 69degF end) on a pristine Spring day for the 15 of us working our way around the JBLM Eagles Pride GC. Highlights of the 60 species seen today include the following:

1. Seven warbler species: MacGillivray's, Black-throated Gray, Wilson's, Yellow-rumped, Yellow, Orange-crowned, and Common Yellowthroat

2. Both Hutton's and Cassin's Vireos

3. Four woodpeckers: Northern Flicker, Downy and Hairy, and Red-breasted Sapsucker

4. Eight House Wrens

5. One (well seen) Barred Owl, only the second we've had here in over 8 years.

6. Type 3 Red Crossbills, with one well-seen juvenile bird

7. Four Bald Eagles, including two full-adult birds (seen by several of us as we exited the walk)

Mammals today include black-tailed deer, rabbit, Douglas squirrel, and rat (!).

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 15

* August 19

* September 16

Anyone is welcome to join us!

>From the eBirdPNW report:

60 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose 4 Probably same group as last month with the downy young now feathered

Hooded Merganser 1 Maintenance pond

Pied-billed Grebe 1 Hodge Lake

Band-tailed Pigeon 16

Mourning Dove 3

Anna's Hummingbird 3

Rufous Hummingbird 4

hummingbird sp. 2

Turkey Vulture 1

Bald Eagle 4

Red-tailed Hawk 3

Barred Owl 1 In the cut-through from 4th hole (green course) to Dupont housing area

Red-breasted Sapsucker 1

Downy Woodpecker 3

Hairy Woodpecker 1

Northern Flicker 5

Olive-sided Flycatcher 4

Western Wood-Pewee 8

Willow Flycatcher 3

Pacific-slope Flycatcher 9

Hutton's Vireo 3

Cassin's Vireo 1

Steller's Jay 10

California Scrub-Jay 1

American Crow 23

Black-capped Chickadee 7

Chestnut-backed Chickadee 16

Tree Swallow 60

Violet-green Swallow 19

Barn Swallow 35

Bushtit 38

Red-breasted Nuthatch 18

Brown Creeper 1

House Wren 8

Pacific Wren 1

Bewick's Wren 1

European Starling 22

Swainson's Thrush 11

American Robin 44

Cedar Waxwing 2

Evening Grosbeak 1

House Finch 9

Purple Finch 14

Red Crossbill 8 Type 3

American Goldfinch 5

Chipping Sparrow 5

Dark-eyed Junco 36

White-crowned Sparrow 28

Song Sparrow 30

Spotted Towhee 14

Red-winged Blackbird 6

Brown-headed Cowbird 31

Orange-crowned Warbler 6

MacGillivray's Warbler 3

Common Yellowthroat 1

Yellow Warbler 3

Yellow-rumped Warbler 1

Black-throated Gray Warbler 2

Wilson's Warbler 9

Western Tanager 18

Black-headed Grosbeak 5

View this checklist online at https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Febird.org%2Fchecklist%2FS90356557&data=04%7C01%7C%7C3bb81a4b8eeb410380df08d932142634%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637595884378326247%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=kwebcROryR9TVZpQZdG7dXaIma62N%2BnFsTYQN0Yg8%2BM%3D&reserved=0

May all your birds be identified,

Denis DeSilvis
avnacrs 4 birds at outlook dot com

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