Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Birds as of December 31

Dec 7  261 Snow Bunting

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Birds as of November 30

Nov 28  260 Bohemian Waxwing
Nov 24  259 Red Phalarope

Monday, October 10, 2016

Birds as of October 31

Oct 25  258 Swamp Sparrow
Oct 23  257  White-winged Scoter,  256 BROWN PELICAN (found by Bob Derting below Ice Harbor Dam - 2nd county record!)
Oct 16  255 Pacific Loon
Oct 15  254 Clay-colored Sparrow,  253 American Golden Plover
Oct 10  252 Surf Scoter

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Birds as of September 30

Sept 30  251 Black-bellied Plover
Sept 10  250 Black-throated Gray Warbler
Sept 9  249 Sabine's Gull

August 20  248 Baird's Sandipier

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Birds as of July 30

July 30  247 Sanderling
July 16  246 Semipalmated Sandpiper
July 7  245 Short-billed Dowitcher

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Birds as of June 30

June 12  244 GREEN HERON (3rd record for WWCo.)
June 5  243 BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER (2nd record for WWCo.) found up Biscuit Ridge during a WOS conference field trip led by Mike & MerryLynn
June 3  242 Common Nighthawk
June 1  241 Red-eyed Vireo

Monday, May 2, 2016

Birds as of May 31


May 30  240 Least Flycatcher
May 27  239 Gray Flycatcher
May 25  238 Dusky Grouse
May 24  237 Willow Flycatcher
May 21  236 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER (found at the blood pond by Dean Edwards, photo, 2nd record for WWCo.)
May 18  235 Eastern Kingbird,  234 Veery
May 15  233 BLACK-THROATED SPARROW (3rd record for county) found by Ann Nightingale near Hollebeke HMU,  232 Olive-sided Flycatcher,  231 Gray Catbird
May 13  230 Common Yellowthroat
May 11  229 Western Wood-Pewee,  228 Western Flycatcher
May 10  227 Pectoral Sandpiper
May 7  226 Lewis's Woodpecker (brought to vet clinic from east WW after storm, stunned but OK), 225 Red-necked Phalarope, 224 Wilson's Warbler
May 6  223 White-faced Ibis,  222 Wilson's Phalarope,  221 Grasshopper Sparrow,  220 Green-tailed Towhee,  219 Brewer's Sparrow,  218 Black-headed Grosbeak,  217 Lark Sparrow,  216 Franklin's Gull,  215 Bullock's Oriole
May 5  214 Yellow-breasted Chat,  213 Black-chinned Hummingbird,  212 Dusky Flycatcher,  211 Western Tanager,  210 Williamson's Sapsucker
May 2  209 Swainson's Thrush
May 1  208 MacGillivray's Warbler

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Birds as of April 30

Apr 30  207 Forster's Tern
Apr 29  206 Hammond's Flycatcher,  205 Warbling Vireo,  204 Cassin's Vireo
Apr 28  203 Bonaparte's Gull,  202 Marbled Godwit
Apr 26  201 Lazuli Bunting
Apr 23  200 Long-billed Dowitcher,  199 Semipalmated Plover
Apr 22  198 Solitary Sandpiper,  197 Blue-winged Teal,  196 Western Sandpiper
Apr 21  195 Yellow Warbler,  194 Townsend's Warbler
Apr 20  193 Western Kingbird
Apr 16  192 Gray Jay,  191 Lesser Yellowlegs
Apr 15  190 Pygmy Nuthatch
Apr 14  189 Sora
Apr 13  188 Common Tern,  187 Nashville Warbler
Apr 12  186 Bank Swallow,  185 House Wren
Apr 11  184 Calliope Hummingbird,  183 Vaux's Swift,  182 Sage Thrasher
Apr 8  181 Chipping Sparrow,  180 Rufous Hummingbird,  179 Cinnamon Teal,  178 Vesper Sparrow
Apr 7  177 American Bittern
Apr 6  176 Swainson's Hawk
Apr 2  175 Red-naped Sapsucker,  174 American Avocet

Monday, March 14, 2016

Birds as of March 31

Mar 26  173 Gray Partridge,  172 Loggerhead Shrike,  171 Caspian Tern
Mar 23  170 Cliff Swallow
Mar 21  169 White-throated Swift,  168 N. Rough-winged Swallow,  167 Osprey
Mar 19  166 Turkey Vulture,  165 Black-necked Stilt
Mar 18  164 Long-billed Curlew
Mar 13  163 Wilson's Snipe
Mar 12  162 Ross's Goose

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Birds as of February 29

Feb 26  161 Violet-green Swallow
Feb 25  160 Tree Swallow
Feb 24  159 Mountain Bluebird
Feb 21  158 Sandhill Crane
Feb 10  157 Northern Goshawk
Feb 8  156 Ruffed Grouse
Feb 7  155 NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD
Feb 6  154 COMMON GRACKLE
Feb 5  153 Eared Grebe

Monday, January 4, 2016

Birds as of January 31, 2016

Jan 30  152 Greater Yellowlegs,  151 Red-necked Grebe
Jan 26  150 Red Crossbill
Jan 25  149 Northern Pygmy-Owl
Jan 24  148 Clark's Grebe
Jan 23  147 TUFTED DUCK (3rd record for WWCo.)
Jan 22  146 Canyon Wren,  145 Greater White-fronted Goose
Jan 16  144 Virginia Rail,  143 Western Gull
Jan 15  142 Trumpeter Swan,  141 Ferruginous Hawk
Jan 12  140 Spotted Sandpiper
Jan 11  139 LONG-TAILED DUCK,  138 Orange-crowned Warbler
Jan 10  137 Cassin's Finch
Jan 9  136 ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRD (received a photo from Thursday in WW) 135 Long-eared Owl,  134 Say's Phoebe

Jan 8  133 SLATY-BACKED GULL - FIRST COUNTY RECORD! FOUND BY CHRIS LINDSEY AT LOMO DAM - RARE BIRD!   132 Fox Sparrow

Jan 7  131 Barn Swallow!  130 Red-breasted Merganser,  129 White-throated Sparrow
Jan 6  128 Common Redpoll,  127 Savannah Sparrow,  126 Glaucous Gull,  125 GYRFALCON,  124 Rock Wren,
Jan 4  123 Tricolored Blackbird
Jan 3  122 Prairie Falcon, 121 Lapland Longspur
Jan 2  120 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 119 Marsh Wren, 118 American Tree Sparrow, 117 Blue Jay

JANUARY 1 BIG DAY - BROKE OUR RECORD - THANK YOU BIRDERS!
116 American Goldfinch,  115 RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER, 114 Western Screech-Owl,  113 Cedar Waxwing,  112 Short-eared Owl,  111 Golden-crowned Kinglet,  110 Great Gray Owl,  109 Hairy Woodpecker,  108 Chestnut-backed Chickadee,  107 Hermit Thrush,  106 PURPLE FINCH,  105 Pileated Woodpecker,  104 Pacific Wren,  103 American Dipper,  102 Great Horned Owl,  101 Steller's Jay,  100 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch,  99 Townsend's Solitaire,  98 Western Bluebird,  97 White-breasted Nuthatch,  96 Horned Lark,  95 Downy Woodpecker,  94 Merlin,  93 Golden Eagle,  92 Gadwall,  91 Snow Goose,  90 Brown Creeper,  89 Varied Thrush,  88 Northern Saw-whet Owl,  87 Barn Owl,  86 Glaucous-winged Gull,  85 Mew Gull,  84 Thayer's Gull,  83 Common Merganser,  82 Barrow's Goldeneye,  81 Greater Scaup,  80 Eurasian Wigeon,  79 Wood Duck,  78 Rough-legged Hawk,  77 Dunlin,  76 Ring-necked Duck,  75 Cackling Goose,  74 Brown-headed Cowbird,  73 Red-breasted Nuthatch,  72 Lesser Goldfinch,  71 Lincoln's Sparrow,  70 Golden-crowned Sparrow,  69 Ruby-crowned Kinglet,  68 American White Pelican,  67 Green-winged Teal,  66 Northern Shrike,  65 Great Egret,  64 Black-crowned Night-Heron,  63 Northern Shoveler,  62 Ruddy Duck,  61 Bufflehead,  60 Lesser Scaup,  59 Redhead,  58 Canvasback,  57 Northern Pintail,  56 Least Sandpiper,  55 Killdeer,  54 RUSTY BLACKBIRD,  53 American Pipit,  52 Red-winged Blackbird,  51 Yellow-headed Blackbird,  50 Yellow-rumped Warbler,  49 Tundra Swan,  48 Western Meadowlark,  47 Brewer's Blackbird,  46 Common Loon,  45 Peregrine Falcon,  44 Belted Kingfisher,  43 Herring Gull,  42 Western Grebe,  41 Bald Eagle,  40 Double-crested Cormorant,  39 American Wigeon,  38 Horned Grebe,  37 Ring-billed Gull,  36 California Gull,  35 Pied-billed Grebe,  34 Common Goldeneye,  33 American Coot,  32 Common Raven,  31 Hooded Merganser,  30 Great Blue Heron,  29 Wild Turkey,  28 Northern Flicker,  27 Northern Harrier,  26 Cooper's Hawk,  25 Rock Pigeon,  24 American Kestrel,  23 Spotted Towhee,  22 California Quail,  21 Ring-necked Pheasant,  20 Black-billed Magpie,  19 Eurasian Collared-Dove,  18 Black-capped Chickadee,  17 Canada Goose,  16 Mountain Chickadee,  15 European Starling,  14 Evening Grosbeak,  13 Sharp-shinned Hawk,  12 House Finch,  11 Song Sparrow,  10 American Robin,  9 Red-tailed Hawk,  8 House Sparrow,  7 American Crow,  6 Bewick's Wren,  5 Pine Siskin,  4 Mallard,  3 Mourning Dove,  2 White-crowned Sparrow,  1 Dark-eyed Junco (almost always our first bird of the year!)