21 october 2011 — malheur

Malheur NWR, Harney, US-OR
Oct 21, 2011 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Protocol: Traveling
7.0 mile(s)
Comments:     On route to another destination i scanned the narrows, the road into headquarters and a brief walk around headquarters.
28 species (+1 other taxa)

Greater White-fronted Goose  3
Canada Goose  275
American Wigeon  15
Mallard  10
Northern Shoveler  200
Northern Pintail  4
California Quail  6
Pied-billed Grebe  3
Eared Grebe  4
Western Grebe  125     Many were juveniles still begging the adults for food.
Clark’s Grebe  25     Many were juveniles still begging the adults for food at about a ratio of 1.5:1 (Juv to Adult).  I saw 10 to 15 adults and most had chicks following them around. These were located at the Narrows and withing 200 yards of the interpretive pullout as i walked up and down the road.
Great Blue Heron  3
Great Egret  1
Northern Harrier  2
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Prairie Falcon  1
gull sp.  4     Out over Malheur and Harney Lakes
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  2
Black-billed Magpie  1
Common Raven  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  8
American Robin  2
European Starling  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
Spotted Towhee  1
Song Sparrow  4
White-crowned Sparrow  3
Yellow-headed Blackbird  1
House Sparrow  4

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

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