Saturday, June 1, 2019

Birds as of June 30

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

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Birds as of January 31, 2019

Jan 31  144 Fox Sparrow
Jan 30  143 Greater White-fronted Goose
Jan 25  142 Pileated Woodpecker
Jan 24  141 Gray Partridge
Jan 23  140 Western Gull,  139 Glaucous Gull
Jan 17  138 Brown Creeper
Jan 14  137 Loggerhead Shrike
Jan 13  136 Cassin's Finch,  135 Northern Pygmy-Owl
Jan 12  134 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch,  133 Canyon Wren
Jan 11  132 Golden-crowned Sparrow
Jan 10  131 Purple Finch
Jan 9  130 Snowy Owl,  129 Red-breasted Merganser,  128 Pine Siskin
Jan 7  127 Western Bluebird
Jan 6  126 Wilson's Snipe,  125 Orange-crowned Warbler
Jan 5  124 Northern Saw-whet Owl,  123 Savannah Sparrow,  122 Peregrine Falcon
Jan 4  121 Eurasian Wigeon,  120 Long-eared Owl
Jan 3  119 Prairie Falcon,  118 American Tree Sparrow,  117 Steller's Jay,  116 Golden Eagle
Jan 2  115 RUSTY BLACKBIRD - found by Russ Morgan - we missed it in the county last year!

JANUARY 1 - TIME TO START YOUR YEARLIST
114 House Sparrow,  113 American Goldfinch,  112 Lesser Goldfinch,  111 Red Crossbill,  110 House Finch,  109 Brown-headed Cowbird,  108 Brewer's Blackbird,  107 Yellow-headed Blackbird,  106 Western Meadowlark,  105 Tricolored Blackbird,  104 Red-winged Blackbird,  103 Spotted Towhee,  102 Swamp Sparrow,  101 Song Sparrow,  100 White-throated Sparrow,  99 Harris's Sparrow,  98 White-crowned Sparrow,  97 Dark-eyed Junco,  96 Yellow-rumped Warbler,  95 Cedar Waxwing,  94 European Starling,  93 Varied Thrush,  92 American Robin,  91 Hermit Thrush,  90 Townsend's Solitaire,  89 Ruby-crowned Kinglet,  88 Golden-crowned Kinglet,  87 American Dipper,  86 Bewick's Wren,  85 Marsh Wren,  84 Pacific Wren,  83 Rock Wren,  82 Red-breasted Nuthatch,  81 Chestnut-backed Chickadee,  80 Mountain Chickadee,  79 Black-capped Chickadee,  78 Horned Lark,  77 Common Raven,  76 American Crow,  75 Black-billed Magpie,  74 Northern Shrike,  73 Say's Phoebe,  72 Merlin,  71 American Kestrel,  70 Northern Flicker,  69 Hairy Woodpecker,  68 Downy Woodpecker,  67 RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER - first winter record in county,  66 Belted Kingfisher,  65 Anna's Hummingbird,  64 Short-eared Owl,  63 Western Screech-Owl,  62 Barn Owl,  61 Mourning Dove,  60 Eurasian Collared-Dove,  59 Rock Pigeon,  58 Glaucous-winged Gull,  57 Herring Gull,  56 California Gull,  55 Ring-billed Gull,  54 Mew Gull,  53 Long-billed Dowitcher,  52 Least Sandpiper,  51 Dunlin,  50 Lesser Yellowlegs,  49 Killdeer,  48 American Coot,  47 Virginia Rail,  46 Ferruginous Hawk,  45 Rough-legged Hawk,  44 Red-tailed Hawk,  43 Bald Eagle,  42 Northern Goshawk,  41 Cooper's Hawk,  40 Sharp-shinned Hawk,  39 Northern Harrier,  38 Black-crowned Night-Heron,  37 Great Egret,  36 Great Blue Heron,  35 American White Pelican,  34 Double-crested Cormorant,  33 Western Grebe,  32 Red-necked Grebe,  31 Horned Grebe,  30 Pied-billed Grebe,  29 Common Loon,  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 Northern Shoveler,  10 Mallard,  9 American Wigeon,  8 Gadwall, 7 Wood Duck,  6 Tundra Swan,  5 Trumpeter Swan,  4 Canada Goose,  3 Cackling Goose,  2 Snow Goose, 1 Great Horned Owl (first bird of 2019 - heard at 4:20 am) JANUARY 1 BIG DAY 
         THANK YOU ALL FOR CONTRIBUTING TO OUR YEARLIST

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Birds as of December 31

Nov 22  264 GYRFALCON - below Ice Harbor Dam
Nov 1  263 CATTLE EGRET - over 10 years since this species was last seen in the county. Used to be a regular fall vagrant. This breaks our record for number of species seen in one year.
Oct 23  262 PALM WARBLER - FIRST RECORD FOR WALLA WALLA COUNTY. Found on our regular Tuesday Bennington Lake walk. 10 folks got to see this amazing bird. #262 ties our record for the number of species found in the county for one year. This bird puts the total number of species seen in the county all-time to 352 - WOW. What will our next new bird be?

Oct 12  261 Surf Scoter
Oct 10  260 Ross's Goose