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

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Birds as of September 30

Sept 19  259 Black-throated Gray Warbler,  258 Marbled Godwit
Sept 13 257 Red-breasted Sapsucker
Sept 8  256 Common Tern,  255 Sanderling
Sept 1  254 Black-bellied Plover

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Birds as of August 31

Aug 29  253 Western Gull
Aug 26  252 Sabine's Gull
Aug 25  251  NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH (3rd record for county),  250 BLACK PHOEBE (FIRST COUNTY RECORD!)
Aug 23  249 LARK BUNTING (2nd county record)
Aug 21  248 American Redstart
Aug 14  247 Least Flycatcher

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Birds as of July 31

July 12  246 Williamson's Sapsucker
July 10  245 Burrowing Owl
July 9  244 Short-billed Dowitcher,  243 Semipalmated Plover
July 7  242 Pectoral Sandpiper
July 4  241 Semipalmated Sandpiper,  240 Western Sandpiper,  239 Red-necked Phalarope,  238 Gray Jay

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Birds as of June 30

June 24  237 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (2nd record for WWCo.)
June 21  236 Lesser Yellowlegs
June 7  235 Red-eyed Vireo

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Birds as of May 31

May 31  234 Green Heron
May 28  233 Swainson's Thrush (19th),  232 Gray Flycatcher
May 27  231 Stilt Sandpiper,  230 Common Nighthawk
May 24  229 Clark's Nutcracker
May 19  228 Willow Flycatcher,  227 Red Crossbill (13th)
May 18  226 American Bittern, 225 Olive-sided Flycatcher
May 17  224 Black Tern
May 16  223 Veery,  222 Barred Owl
May 15  221 Gray Catbird
May 14  220 Common Poorwill
May 13  219 Ruddy Turnstone,  218 Eastern Kingbird,  217 Green-tailed Towhee
May 12  216 Western Wood-Pewee,  215 Franklin's Gull
May 8  214 Red-necked Grebe
May 6  213 MacGillivray's Warbler,  212 Dusky Grouse,  211 Yellow-breasted Chat
May 5  210 Hammond's Flycatcher (from Apr 23),  209 Lewis's Woodpecker,  208 Western Flycatcher,  207 Sage Thrasher,  206 Vesper Sparrow,  205 Wilson's Phalarope,  204 Lark Sparrow,  203 Townsend's Warbler,  202 Black-headed Grosbeak,  201 Forster's Tern,  200 Bullock's Oriole
May 4  199 Western Kingbird (forgot to add Apr 19), 198 Warbling Vireo,  197 Wilson's Warbler
May 3  195 Western Tanager,  194 Common Yellowthroat, 196 Black-chinned Hummingbird

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Birds as of April 30

Apr 30  193 Spotted Sandpiper, 192 White-faced Ibis
Apr 29  191 Baird's Sandpiper
Apr 28  190 Dusky Flycatcher,  189 Rufous Hummingbird,  188 Cassin's Vireo
Apr 27  187 Grasshopper Sparrow
Apr 25  186 Lazuli Bunting,  185 Yellow Warbler
Apr 24  184 Bonaparte's Gull
Apr 23  183 House Wren,  182 Calliope Hummingbird
Apr 22  181 Chipping Sparrow
Apr 20  180 Blue-winged Teal
Apr 19  199 Western Kingbird (forgot to add earlier)
Apr 15  179 Nashville Warbler
Apr 14  178 Red-naped Sapsucker,  177 Greater Yellowlegs
Apr 12  176 Bank Swallow
Apr 11  175 Sora
Apr 9  174 Vaux's Swift
Apr 6  173 White-throated Swift
Apr 2  172  Solitary Sandpiper,  171 American Avocet,  170 Barn Swallow,  169 Rough-winged Swallow,  168 Black-necked Stilt,  167 Swainson's Hawk