264Toppenish Wildlife Refuge
- Apr 29, 2001
Toppenish Wildlife Refuge Sunday 29 April 2001
Birds were observed from the observation platform, along the nature trail, and around the Refuge Headquarters unless noted otherwise. Windy, overcast conditions. Water level has dropped at observation pond making it more attractive to shorebirds.
Great Blue HeronTurkey Vulture Canada GooseGadwallAmerican WigeonMallardCinnamon TealNorthern ShovelerNorthern PintailGreen-Winged TealRing-necked DuckBald EagleNorthern HarrierRed-tailed HawkAmerican Kestrel Ring-necked PheasantCalifornia QuailAmerican CootKilldeerBlack-necked StiltAmerican AvocetLesser YellowlegsWestern Sandpiper Dunlin Common SnipeRock DoveMourning DoveGreat Horned Owl Downy WoodpeckerNorthern Flicker Western Kingbird Black-billed MagpieAmerican CrowCommon Raven Violet-green SwallowNorthern Rough-winged SwallowBank Swallow Cliff SwallowBarn SwallowHouse WrenAmerican RobinEuropean StarlingYellow-rumped WarblerSong SparrowWhite-crowned SparrowGolden-crowned SparrowDark-eyed JuncoRed-winged BlackbirdWestern MeadowlarkYellow-headed BlackbirdBrewer's BlackbirdBullock's Oriole House FinchAmerican GoldfinchHouse SparrowFootnotes:
 2 at Milepost 9 on Pumphouse Rd. and 3 at Mud Lake, also had 12 at milepost 2 on Hwy 223 near the town of Granger.  Pumphouse Rd.  30-40 in one flock at observation pond.  15-20 at observation pond.  Momma and two chicks in nest tree, Papa in tree due east of headquarters building.  Pumphouse Rd.  Pumphouse Rd.  Pumphouse Rd.  Pumphouse Rd.  Pumphouse Rd. first I've seen this year
Total number of species: 55Kerry Turley304 E. Woodin Rd.
Sunnyside, WA 98944
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