Thursday, January 2, 2020

Birds as of January 31

Jan 20  140 Canyon Wren,  139 Savannah Sparrow,  138 Wilson's Snipe
Jan 18  137 Brown-headed Cowbird
Jan 16  136 American Pipit
Jan 11  135 Short-eared Owl,  134 Say's Phoebe,  133 Barn Swallow!
Jan 9  132 Harris's Sparrow,  131 Golden-crowned Sparrow
Jan 8  130 Prairie Falcon,  129 Fox Sparrow
Jan 5  128 Western Screech-Owl,  127 Loggerhead Shrike,  126 White-throated Sparrow,  125 Killdeer,  124 Dunlin,  123 Long-tailed Duck
Jan 4  122 Greater Yellowlegs,  121 Chestnut-backed Chickadee, 120 Greater White-fronted Goose, 119 Northern Goshawk
Jan 3  118 Long-eared Owl
Jan 2  117 Mountain Chickadee,  116 American Tree Sparrow,  115 Red-necked Grebe,  114 Iceland (Thayer's) Gull,  113 Lincoln's Sparrow,  112 Pileated Woodpecker,  111 Hermit Thrush,  110 Pine Grosbeak,  109 Black-backed Woodpecker,  108 Pygmy Nuthatch,  107 Northern Pygmy-Owl

Jan 1  106  Yellow-rumped Warbler,  105 Brewer's Blackbird,  104 Red-winged Blackbird,
103 Western Meadowlark,  102 Yellow-headed Blackbird,  101 Spotted Towhee,  100 Swamp Sparrow,  99 Song Sparrow,  98 White-crowned Sparrow,  97 Dark-eyed Junco,  96 American Goldfinch,  95 Lesser Goldfinch,  94 Pine Siskin,  93 Purple Finch,  92 House Finch,  91 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch,  90 Evening Grosbeak,  89 House Sparrow,  88 Cedar Waxwing,  87 Bohemian Waxwing,  86 European Starling,  85 Varied Thrush,  84 American Robin,  83 Townsend's Solitaire,  82 Ruby-crowned Kinglet,  81 Golden-crowned Kinglet,  80 American Dipper,  79 Bewick's Wren,  78 Marsh Wren,  77 Pacific Wren,  76 Brown Creeper,  75 White-breasted Nuthatch,  74 Red-breasted Nuthatch,  73 Black-capped Chickadee,  72 Horned Lark,  71 Common Raven,
70 American Crow,  69 Black-billed Magpie,  68 Blue Jay,  67 Steller's Jay,  66 Northern Shrike,
65 Peregrine Falcon,  64 Merlin,  63 American Kestrel,  62 Northern Flicker,  61 Hairy Woodpecker,  60 Downy Woodpecker,  59 Belted Kingfisher,  58 Great Horned Owl,  57 Barn Owl,  56 Rough-legged Hawk,  55 Red-tailed Hawk,  54 Bald Eagle,  53 Cooper's Hawk,  52 Sharp-shinned Hawk,  51 Northern Harrier,  50 Golden Eagle,  49 Black-crowned Night-Heron,  48 Great Egret,  47 Great Blue Heron,  46 American White Pelican,  45 Double-crested Cormorant,  44 Common Loon,
43 Glaucous-winged Gull,  42 Herring Gull,  41 California Gull,  40 Ring-billed Gull,  39 Mew Gull,  38 American Coot,  37 Virginia Rail,  36 Anna's Hummingbird,  35 Mourning Dove,  34 Eurasian Collared-Dove,  33 Rock Pigeon,  32 Clark's Grebe,  31 Western Grebe,  30 Horned Grebe,  29 Pied-billed Grebe,  28 Wild Turkey,  27 Ruffed Grouse,  26 Ring-necked Pheasant,  25 California Quail,  24 Ruddy Duck,  23 Common Merganser,  22 Hooded Merganser,  21 Barrow's Goldeneye,
20 Common Goldeneye,  19 Bufflehead,  18 Lesser Scaup,  17 Greater Scaup,  16 Ring-necked Duck,  15 Redhead,  14 Canvasback,  13 Green-winged Teal,  12 Northern Pintail,  11 Mallard,
10 American Wigeon, 9 Eurasian Wigeon,  8 Gadwall, 7 Northern Shoveler,  6 Wood Duck, 5 Tundra Swan,  4 Trumpeter Swan,  3 Canada Goose,  2 Cackling Goose,  1 Snow Goose
JANUARY 1 BIG DAY - Start your yearlist now!


Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Birds as of December 31

Dc 26  267 Long-tailed Duck
Dec 17  266 Chukar
Dec 16  265 SLATY-BACKED GULL - at LOMO Dam - 2nd record for county
Dec 14  264 Bohemian Waxwing
Oops! February 8  263 American Pipit - thanks to Bruce for catching my mistake!
Nov 11  262 WHITE-HEADED WOODPECKER (3rd record in the county),  261 RED-SHOULDERED HAWK (3rd record in the county)
Nov 8  260 Pine Grosbeak
Oct 23  259 American Golden Plover
Oct 20  258 Pacific Loon,  257 Red Phalarope,  256 Surf Scoter
Oct 18  255 Blue Jay
Oct 12  254 LECONTE'S SPARROW (First record in Walla Walla County - found by Susan Painter at McNary NWR HQ - along the new paved trail. 8th record for WA state.)
Sept 21  253 Sage Thrasher
Sept 14  252 SABINE'S GULL
Sept 9  251 Common Tern,  250 PARASITIC JAEGER
Sept 5  249 White-breasted Nuthatch
Aug 29  248 Pectoral Sandpiper
Aug 28  247 Sanderling
Aug 15  246  Black Tern,  245 Stilt Sandpiper
Aug 13  244 American Redstart
Aug 5  243 White-winged Scoter
Aug 2  242 Canada Jay
July 24  241 RED KNOT (7th record in county)

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Birds as of June 30

June 28  240 PYGMY NUTHATCH
June 26  239 Brewer's Sparrow
June 24  238 Least Flycatcher
June 20  237 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1st documented in county)
June 7  236 Williamson's Sapsucker
June 6  235 Olive-sided Flycatcher
June 3  234 CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
June 2  233 Gray Flycatcher
June 1  232 Short-billed Dowitcher,  231 Red-eyed Vireo,  230 Common Nighthawk

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Birds as of May 31

May 25  229 American Bittern, 228 White-faced Ibis
May 22  227 Veery
May 19  226 Green-tailed Towhee,  225 BAND-TAILED PIGEON
May 18  224 Willow Flycatcher,  223 Swainson's Thrush,  222 Eastern Kingbird
May 15  221 Semipalmated Sandpiper
May 11  220 Dusky Grouse,  219  Gray Catbird,  218 Wilson's Phalarope,  217 Franklin's Gull,  216 Common Yellowthroat
May 8  215 RUFF,  214 Red-necked Phalarope
May 7  213 Yellow-breasted Chat
May 6  212 Black-headed Grosbeak
May 5  211 MacGillivray's Warbler,  210 Western Wood-Pewee,  209 Black-chinned Hummingbird
May 4  208 Lark Sparrow,  207 Western Flycatcher
May 3  206 Blue-winged Teal
May 1  205 Grasshopper Sparrow

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Birds as of April 30


Apr 30  204 Lewis's Woodpecker
Apr 29  203 Bonapart's Gull
Apr 28  202 Baird's Sandpiper,  201 Warbling Vireo,  200 Bullock's Oriole, 199 Spotted Sandpiper
Apr 27  198 Townsend's Warbler
Apr 26  197 Semipalmated Plover,  196 Black-bellied Plover,  195 Forster's Tern,  194 Wilson's Warbler
Apr 24  193 Solitary Sandpiper,  192 Dusky Flycatcher,  191 Western Tanager,  190 Yellow Warbler
Apr 22  189 Lazuli Bunting
Apr 21  188 Cassin's Vireo, 187 WILLET
Apr 20  186  Sora,  185 House Wren,  184 Hammond's Flycatcher
Apr 19  183 Western Kingbird,  182 Nashville Warbler
Apr 18  181 Rufous Hummingbird,  180 Calliope Hummingbird
Apr 14  179 Bank Swallow
Apr 12  178 Ross's Goose
Apr 11  177 Chipping Sparrow
Apr 7  176 Vaux's Swift,  175 Western Sandpiper
Apr 6  174 Swainson's Hawk
Apr 4  173 Barn Swallow,  172 Greater Yellowlegs,  171 Evening Grosbeak

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Birds as of March 31

Mar 31  170 American Avocet,  169 Vesper Sparrow,  168 Great Gray Owl
Mar 26  167 Burrowing Owl,  166 Black-necked Stilt
Mar 25  165 Cinnamon Teal,  164 Rough-winged Swallow,  163 Osprey,  162 White-throated Swift,  161 Cliff Swallow
Mar 23  160 Caspian Tern  159 Eared Grebe
Mar 18  158 Turkey Vulture
Mar 16  157 Long-billed Curlew
Mar 15  156 Mountain Bluebird
Mar 14  155 Tree Swallow, 154 Clark's Grebe
Mar 13  153 Violet-green Swallow
Mar 9  152 Harlequin Duck
Mar 2  151 Sandhill Crane,  150 Snow Bunting,  149 Sagebrush Sparrow
Mar 1  148 Lapland Longspur

Friday, February 1, 2019

Birds as of February 28

Feb 16  147 Lesser Black-backed Gull
Feb 12  146 Iceland (Thayer's Gull) from Jan 19
Feb 6  145 Lincoln's Sparrow