25 march 2012 – riverside parkway

Found a promising new birding location. It currently has some flooded fields that may hold shorebirds in migration depending on timing. At the end of the dead end road a private farm field can be scanned with a scope and the blackberry kack holds tons of sparrows.

I hung out for about 30 minutes. It was midday and overcast. There is a wooded area to the north that might hold some more woodland types in better conditions.

Mult. – Riverside Pkway, Multnomah, US-OR
Mar 25, 2012 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments: Scanned the fields and pished the blackberry kack at the east end of Riverside Pkwy
20 species (+1 other taxa)

Cackling Goose (minima) 40
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima) 6
Cackling/Canada Goose 75
American Wigeon 4
Mallard 6
Killdeer 2
Mew Gull 75 Large flock foraging in the rotting pumpkin field. Looked like a pure flock but some RBGU may have been lurking in there somewhere. No pink legged gulls.
Western Scrub-Jay 2
American Crow 25
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
American Robin 10
European Starling 25
Spotted Towhee 1
Fox Sparrow (Sooty) 1
Song Sparrow 10
White-crowned Sparrow 35
Golden-crowned Sparrow 50
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) 75
Red-winged Blackbird 4
Western Meadowlark 20
House Finch 2

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