Tagged: lepidoptera

Late June In The Coast Range

Covering:

Level IV: (1d) Coast Range Volcanics
Level IV: (1f) Willapa Hills

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Early June – A Photo Essay From the East Side of Mt. Hood

Covering:

Level IV (4c) Cascade Crest Montane Forest
Level IV (9b) Grand Fir Mixed Forest
Level IV (9c) Oak/Conifer Foothills

27 aug 11 — sauvie island columbia county

Sauvie Island (Columbia Co.), Columbia, US-OR
Aug 27, 2011 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Walked out to Racetrack Marsh, drove down Rentenaar Rd, up over the dike and out to the end of the road.
42 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  12
Mallard  15
Northern Pintail  2
Green-winged Teal  50
Great Blue Heron  15
Great Egret  1
Green Heron  1     Flushed from the canal along Rentenaar below the Osprey platform.
Turkey Vulture  1
Osprey  5
Bald Eagle  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Peregrine Falcon  1     Chasing the peeps and GWTE at Racetrack.
Killdeer  15
Greater Yellowlegs  6
Western Sandpiper  X     Many small mixed WESA-LESA flocks flying around.  The PEFA kept them moving.  No way to get an accurate count.
Least Sandpiper  X
Long-billed Dowitcher  4
gull sp.  1     Far out over Sturgeon Lk
Eurasian Collared-Dove  3
Mourning Dove  6
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Western Wood-Pewee  6
Willow Flycatcher  1
Western Scrub-Jay  12
American Crow  10
Common Raven  2
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X     One nest at the viewing platform with three chicks still in the nest.
Black-capped Chickadee  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  4
Swainson’s Thrush  1
American Robin  5
European Starling  X
Cedar Waxwing  50
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  8
Wilson’s Warbler  1
Song Sparrow  3
Red-winged Blackbird  2
House Finch  10
American Goldfinch  6
House Sparrow  25

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org)

Lepidoptera:
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Woodland Skipper
Cabbage White

Odonata:
Shadow Darner
Western Forktail
Pacific Forktail
Tule Bluet

27 aug 11 — sauvie island reeder road pullouts

Sauvie Island (Multnomah Co.), Multnomah, US-OR
Aug 27, 2011 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
7.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Traveled Reeder Road stopping at pull outs and checking out the thickets and roadside habitat.
31 species

Canada Goose  50     Looked like a recently arrived flock.  Resident flocks are much smaller, maybe up to 10 to 15 individuals at most.
Wood Duck  8
Great Blue Heron  4
Osprey  1
Northern Harrier  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
American Kestrel  2
Killdeer  3
Greater Yellowlegs  2     Fly-over at Coon Point.
Bonaparte’s Gull  2     Seen flying over Sturgeon Lake from Coon Point.
California Gull  1
Eurasian Collared-Dove  10     Multiple pairs found throughout the area.  Most i’ve ever seen here.
Mourning Dove  25
Belted Kingfisher  1
Northern Flicker  2
Western Wood-Pewee  8
Western Scrub-Jay  12
American Crow  15
Purple Martin  6
Tree Swallow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  8
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
American Robin  10
European Starling  X
Cedar Waxwing  25
Common Yellowthroat  5
Black-throated Gray Warbler  1     Single individual foraging at the boat ramp
Spotted Towhee  2
House Finch  11
American Goldfinch  2
House Sparrow  20

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org)

Lepidoptera:
Cabbage White

20 aug 11 — sauvie island roads and wapato loop

Sauvie Island (Multnomah Co.), Multnomah, US-OR
Aug 20, 2011 6:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
40 species (+3 other taxa)

Wood Duck 15
Mallard 11
Pied-billed Grebe 8
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 2
Osprey 3 Two presumed unfledged chicks and one adult
Northern Harrier 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1
American Kestrel 2
California Gull 1
Mourning Dove 15
hummingbird sp. 1
Northern Flicker 2
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Western Wood-Pewee 8
Willow Flycatcher 1
Empidonax sp. 2 one was probably Willow but the vocalization was one that i have never heard before. The other was not seen well as it hid among the leaves of a large Black Cottonwood.
Red-eyed Vireo 3 One sited and two only heard. All three in different locations on the Wapato Loop
Steller’s Jay 12
Western Scrub-Jay 7
American Crow 5
Common Raven 1
Purple Martin 6
Tree Swallow X
Barn Swallow X
Cliff Swallow X
swallow sp. X
Black-capped Chickadee 25
Bushtit 30
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
Brown Creeper 1
Bewick’s Wren 2
Swainson’s Thrush 2
American Robin 15
European Starling X
Cedar Waxwing 50
Common Yellowthroat 20
Spotted Towhee 12
Song Sparrow 1
Western Tanager 2
Black-headed Grosbeak 4
Purple Finch 1
American Goldfinch 2

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org)

Lepidoptera:
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Woodland Skipper
Common Wood Nymph
Odonata:
Eight-spotted Skimmer
Darner sp.

An incredible amount of Pacific Tree Frogs — thousands of them.

30 july 11 — zenger marsh

Zenger Marsh, Multnomah, US-OR
Jul 30, 2011 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
21 species (+1 other taxa)

Mallard 15
Virginia Rail 2
Killdeer 3
Vaux’s Swift 4
hummingbird sp. 3
Northern Flicker 2
Western Scrub-Jay 4
American Crow 3
Tree Swallow X
Barn Swallow X
Black-capped Chickadee 8
Bushtit 15
Bewick’s Wren 1
American Robin 2
Cedar Waxwing 10
Spotted Towhee 2
Song Sparrow 10
Black-headed Grosbeak 1
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Red Crossbill 4
American Goldfinch 12
House Sparrow 6

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org)

Lepidoptera:
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Lorquin’s Admiral
Cabbage White
Odonata:
Cardinal Meadowhawk
Widow Skimmer
Blue-eyed Darner

24 july 11 — oaks bottom

Oaks Bottom North Trail, Multnomah, US-OR
Jul 24, 2011 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 mile(s)
19 species

Canada Goose  3
Wood Duck  5     One female adult with four newly hatched chicks still in downy plumage.
Mallard  12     Saw two family groups.  First one had six newly hatched chicks.  Second had two older juveniles probably not able to fly yet.
Great Blue Heron  17
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Western Wood-Pewee  1
American Crow  2
Tree Swallow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  30
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  4
Bewick’s Wren  2
Swainson’s Thrush  2
American Robin  1
Cedar Waxwing  15
Spotted Towhee  10
Song Sparrow  7
Black-headed Grosbeak  3

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org)

Lepidoptera:
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White

Odonata:
Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Striped Meadowhawk
Red-veined Meadowhawk
Blue-eyed Darner
Cardinal Meadowhawk