Date: 2/2/18 11:12 am
From: Mike Unger <unger730...>
Subject: [obol] Minto-Brown Island Park Bird Walk Report
*SAS Minto-Brown Island Park Bird Walk Report*

Two (2) birders joined Barbara and Fred for the Minto-Brown bird walk on
Thursday morning. It was overcast for the most part with temperatures
ranging from 41 to 47 degrees. They observed (saw or heard) 39 species.

The group saw a number of great sightings including two *Barred Owls*! Also
more ducks were seen than usual including eight (8) *Wood Ducks*. Other
nice observations included two *Pacific Wrens*, a *Pileated
Woodpecker*, a *White-throated
Sparrow* and a *Chestnut-backed Chickadee*.

A complete list of today's birds follows. The next field trip is the
Ankeny NWR field trip on Sunday, February 25th at 8:00 AM. Meet at the
Overlook off of Ankeny Hill Road. The next SAS Shorts is at Minto-Brown
Island Park on Thursday, February 22nd at 9:00 AM. Meet at Parking Lot #3.
Please join us if you can.

Mike Unger

Keizer, OR

*Minto-Brown Island Park Checklist Summary for February 1, 2018*

*Identified Species: 39*

9 Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima)

11 Canada Goose (occidentalis/fulva)

8 Wood Duck

6 American Wigeon

15 Mallard

1 Green-winged Teal

2 Hooded Merganser

2 Pied-billed Grebe

2 Double-crested Cormorant

1 Great Egret

2 Red-tailed Hawk

2 Killdeer

2 Barred Owl

1 Anna's Hummingbird

2 Downy Woodpecker

2 Hairy Woodpecker

2 Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)

1 Pileated Woodpecker

2 American Kestrel

4 Steller's Jay

5 California Scrub-Jay

3 American Crow

11 Black-capped Chickadee

1 Chestnut-backed Chickadee

2 White-breasted Nuthatch

6 Brown Creeper

2 Pacific Wren

4 Bewick's Wren

5 Golden-crowned Kinglet

5 Ruby-crowned Kinglet

15 American Robin

4 European Starling

5 Fox Sparrow (Sooty)

3 Dark-eyed Junco

4 White-crowned Sparrow

4 Golden-crowned Sparrow

1 White-throated Sparrow

8 Song Sparrow

6 Spotted Towhee

3 Red-winged Blackbird

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