Monday, April 1, 2024

Birds as of April 30

April 24  205 Western Flycatcher

April 23 204 Hammond's Flycatcher,  203 Yellow Warbler

April 22  202  Dusky Flycatcher,  201 Grasshopper Sparrow (late ebird report from the 18th),  200 Black-chinned Hummingbird,  199 Cassin's Vireo

April 21  198 Calliope Hummingbird

April 20  197 Townsend's Warbler,  196 Forster's Tern,  195 Vaux's Swift,  194 Lesser Yellowlegs,  193 Solitary Sandpiper

April 19  192 Western Kingbird

April 18  191 Dusky Grouse

April 17  190 White-winged Scoter

April 15  189  Rufous Hummingbird,  188 Nashville Warbler

April 14  187 Chipping Sparrow,  186 Bank Swallow 

April 12  185 House Wren

April 11  184 Sora,  183 Bonaparte's Gull

April 6  182 Barn Swallow,  181 Black-necked Stilt

April 4  180 American Avocet,  179 Lesser Black-backed Gull

April 1  178 Rough-winged Swallow 

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Birds as of March 31

Mar 31  177 Long-billed Dowitcher

Mar 30  176 Common Yellowthroat

Mar 29  175 Vesper Sparrow,  174 Cinnamon Teal  173 Sagebrush Sparrow

Mar 28  17 White-throated Swift,  171 Cliff Swallow

Mar 26  170 Cassin's Finch

Mar 23  169 Ross's Goose,  168 Greater Yellowlegs

Mar 22  167 Osprey

Mar 17  166 Mountain Bluebird,  165 Caspian Tern

Mar 16  164 Long-billed Curlew

Mar 13  163 Turkey Vulture

Mar 9  162 Pacific Loon

Mar 2  161 Orange-crowned Warbler

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Birds as of February 29

 

Feb 27  160 Violet-green Swallow

Feb 26  159 Tree Swallow

Feb 25  158 Peregrine Falcon

Feb 24  157 Loggerhead Shrike,  156 SWAINSON'S HAWK (earliest ever in WWCounty - a month early!)

Feb 17  155 Western Gull

Feb 3  154  RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER,  153 Fox Sparrow 

Friday, January 5, 2024

BIRDS AS OF JANUARY 31, 2024

Jan 29  152 Northern Pygmy-Owl

Jan 28  151 Red-naped Sapsucker

Jan 25  150 Rock Wren

Jan 23  149 American Goshawk

Jan 21  148 Glaucous Gull

Jan 20  147 Pine Grosbeak, 146 Snow Bunting,  145 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, 144 Swamp Sparrow

Jan 16  143 Purple Finch,  142 Prairie Falcon  

Jan 14  141 Savannah Sparrow,  140 WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (4th winter record in county)

Jan 13  139 Short-eared Owl,  138 Lapland Longspur,  137 American Tree Sparrow,  136 Lincoln's Sparrow

Jan 11  135 Sandhill Crane

Jan 10  134 Dunlin,  133 Clark's Grebe

Jan 9  132 Western Sandpiper,  131 Least Sandpiper

Jan 7  130 Eurasian Wigeon 

Jan 6  129 Gray Partridge

Jan 5  128 Ferruginous Hawk

Jan 4  127 Blue Jay,  126 White-throated Sparrow,  125 Hermit Thrush

Jan 3  124 Tricolored Blackbird,  123 Iceland Gull

Jan 2  122 Red Crossbill

JANUARY 1 NEW YEARS BIG DAY - 121 SPECIES - BROKE OUR RECORD!

Jan 1 121 House Sparrow,  120 Evening Grosbeak,  119 American Goldfinch,  118 Lesser Goldfinch,  117 Pine Siskin,  116 House Finch,  115 Brown-headed Cowbird,  114 Brewer's Blackbird,  113 Rusty Blackbird,  112 Yellow-headed Blackbird,  111 Western Meadowlark,  110 Red-winged Blackbird,  109 Spotted Towhee,  108 Song Sparrow,  107 Golden-crowned Sparrow,  106 White-crowned Sparrow,  105 Dark-eyed Junco,  104 Yellow-rumped Warbler,  103 Cedar Waxwing,  102 Bohemian Waxwing,  101 American Pipit,  100 European Starling,  99 Varied Thrush,  98 American Robin,  97 Townsend's Solitaire,  96 Western Bluebird,  95 Ruby-crowned Kinglet,  94 Golden-crowned Kinglet,  93 American Dipper,  92 Bewick's Wren,  91 Marsh Wren,  90 Pacific Wren, 89 Canyon Wren,  88 Brown Creeper,  87 Pygmy Nuthatch,  86 White-breasted Nuthatch,  85 Red-breasted Nuthatch,  84 Chestnut-backed Chickadee,  83 Mountain Chickadee,  82 Black-capped Chickadee,  81 Horned Lark,  80 Common Raven,  79 American Crow,  78 Black-billed Magpie,  77 Western Scrub-Jay,  76 Steller's Jay,  75 Northern Shrike,  74 Say's Phoebe,  73 Merlin,  72 American Kestrel,  71 Pileated Woodpecker,  70 Northern Flicker,  69 Hairy Woodpecker,  68 Downy Woodpecker,  67 Belted Kingfisher,  66 Anna's Hummingbird,  65 Northern Saw-whet Owl,  64 Long-eared Owl,  63 Great Gray Owl,  62 Great Horned Owl,  61 Western Screech-Owl,  60 Barn Owl,  59 Mourning Dove,  58 Eurasian Collared-Dove,  57 Rock Pigeon,  56 Glaucous-winged Gull,  55 Herring Gull,  54 California Gull,  53 Ring-billed Gull,  52 Mew Gull,  51 Wilson's Snipe, 50 Spotted Sandpiper,  49 Killdeer,  48 American Coot,  47 Virginia Rail,  46 Rough-legged Hawk,  45 Red-tailed Hawk,  44 Bald Eagle,  43 Cooper's Hawk,  42 Sharp-shinned Hawk,  41 Northern Harrier,  40 Golden Eagle,  39 Black-crowned Night-Heron,  38 Great Egret,  37 Great Blue Heron,  36 American White Pelican,  35 Double-crested Cormorant,  34 Western Grebe,  33 Eared Grebe,  32 Horned Grebe,  31 Pied-billed Grebe,  30 Common Loon,  29 Wild Turkey,  28 Ruffed Grouse,  27 Ring-necked Pheasant,  26 California Quail,  25 Ruddy Duck,  24 Red-breasted Merganser,  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 Greater White-fronted Goose

Sunday, June 4, 2023

Birds as of December 31

Nov 16  268 RED-THROATED LOON

Nov 1  267 Pine Grosbeak

Oct 31  266 Rusty Blackbird

Oct 30  265 BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE (3rd record for WWCounty)

Oct 28  264 Ross's Goose

Oct 15  263 Blue Jay

Oct 14  262 Red Phalarope

Oct 9  261  Barred Owl

Oct 5  260 PALM WARBLER (2nd record for WWCounty)

Oct 4  259 Lapland Longspur

Oct 1  258 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch,  257 Surf Scoter

Sept 30  256 Swamp Sparrow

Sept 23  255 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, 254 Band-tailed Pigeon, 253 American Golden-Plover

Sept 16  252 Black-bellied Plover

Sept 13  251 Black-throated Gray Warbler

Sept 10  250 CANADA WARBLER (2nd record for Walla Walla County, only the 3rd record in Washington State!)

Sept 8  249 Sage Thrasher

Sept 4  248 Sanderling

Sept 2  247 Common Tern

Sept 1  246  Rose-breasted Grosbeak,  245  TENNESSEE WARBLER (first CONFIRMED record for WWCounty)

Aug 30  244 BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER (FIRST RECORD FOR WALLA WALLA COUNTY)

Aug 21  243 Pygmy Nuthatch

Aug 19  242 Pectoral Sandpiper,  241 Common Poorwill (6-12)

Aug 9  240 Short-billed Dowitcher

Aug 5  239 Stilt Sandpiper

July 20  238  Semipalmated Sandpiper

July 3  237 Broad-winged Hawk (late report from May 13)

June 24  236  Black-backed Woodpecker

June 22  235  Least Flycatcher

June 18  234  American Redstart

June 9  233 Common Grackle

June 3  232 Flammulated Owl 

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Birds as of May 31

May 28  231 Red-eyed Vireo

May 25  230 Olive-sided Flycatcher,  229 Common Nighthawk

May 20  228 Western Flycatcher,  227 Willow Flycatcher

May 18  226 Lesser Yellowlegs,  225 Green-tailed Towhee,  224 Veery

May 15  223 Eastern Kingbird

May 14  222 Sabine's Gull

May 13  221 Swainson's Thrush,  220 Wilson's Warbler

May 12  219 White-winged Scoter

May 11  218 Gray Catbird

May 10  217 Franklin's Gull

May 9  216 Wilson's Phalarope

May 8  215 Western Wood-Pewee,  214 Baird's Sandpiper,  213 Western Sandpiper,  212 Red-necked Phalarope

May 5  211 Semipalmated Plover,  210 MacGillivray's Warbler,  209 Black-chinned Hummingbird

May 4  208 Yellow-breasted Chat

May 3  207 Marbled Godwit

May 2  206 Black-headed Grosbeak,  205 Long-billed Dowitcher 

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Birds as of April 30

 April 29  204 Forster's Tern,  203 Great Gray Owl,  202 Townsend's Warbler,  201 Warbling Vireo,  200 Western Tanager,  199 Lewis's Woodpecker

April 28  198 Gray Flycatcher,  197 Lazuli Bunting

April 27  196 American Bittern,  195 Solitary Sandpiper,  194 Bonaparte's Gull

April 26  193 Rufous Hummingbird (late report from the 14th),  192 Calliope Hummingbird,  191 Bullock's Oriole

April 25  190 Yellow Warbler

April 24  189 Lark Sparrow

April 23  188 Long-tailed Duck

April 22  187 Williamson's Sapsucker,  186 Dusky Grouse

April 20  185 Common Yellowthroat  

April 18  184 Vaux's Swift

April 17  183 Hammond's Flycatcher,  182 Sora

April 16  181 Nashville Warbler,  180 Grasshopper Sparrow,  179 Cassin's Vireo,  178 Dusky Flycatcher,  177 House Wren

April 15  176 Red Crossbill,  175 Western Kingbird,  174 Bank Swallow,  173 Red-naped Sapsucker

April 14  172 Chipping Sparrow

April 11  171 Greater Yellowlegs

April 10  170 White-throated Swift,  169 Pacific Loon

April 9  168 Brewer's Sparrow,  167 American Avocet

April 8  166 Barn Swallow

April 6  165 Cinnamon Teal,  164 Black-necked Stilt

April 5  163 Rough-winged Swallow

April 1  162 BURROWING OWL,  161 Swainson's Hawk