06 november 2011 — ridgefield nwr

Ridgefield NWR–River ‘S’ Unit, Clark, US-WA
Nov 6, 2011 8:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.2 mile(s)
Comments:     In search of the Vermillion Flycatcher.  Day started out foggy, lifting by 10:30 or so.  So, i dawdled around before reaching marker 11 where the bird has been hanging out.
40 species

Cackling Goose  X     Didn’t bother counting the geese today.
Cackling Goose (minima)  X
Cackling Goose (Taverner’s)  X
Canada Goose  X
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima)  X
Canada Goose (occidentalis/fulva)  15     Single flock of Dusky was counted.  A couple of them had red neck bands.
Tundra Swan  75
Gadwall  45
American Wigeon  55
Mallard  365
Cinnamon Teal  9
Northern Shoveler  19
Northern Pintail  430
Green-winged Teal  35
Pied-billed Grebe  7
American Bittern  1
Great Blue Heron  6
Great Egret  2
Northern Harrier  3
Red-tailed Hawk  2
American Coot  X
Sandhill Crane  33
Wilson’s Snipe  6
Glaucous-winged Gull  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Northern Flicker  2
Vermilion Flycatcher  1     Single juvenile or female has been reported on local listserves for over a week.  It provided excellent and extended views for the crowd.  Documentary pictures are available.

Western Scrub-Jay  1
American Crow  4
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Marsh Wren  3
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
American Robin  7
European Starling  X
American Pipit  45
Song Sparrow  12
Lincoln’s Sparrow  1
Red-winged Blackbird  350
Western Meadowlark  2
This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)