Date: 3/28/18 7:29 pm
From: Mary Oppenheimer <meoppen...>
Subject: [COBOL] Fort Rock/Summer Lake Wednesday Birding
After a windy stop at Fort Rock, a group of 19 birders spent a warm and
sunny afternoon at Summer Lake. Highlights were Canyon Wren and at least 3
Prairie Falcons at Fort Rock, at least 47 swans (both Tundra and Trumpeter),
Avocets, Dunlins, Sandhill Cranes, and very satisfying flocks of Snow Geese
at Summer Lake.

Milt Vine will post to eBird, but here are species seen:

Snow Goose

Canada Goose

Trumpeter Swan

Tundra Swan


American Wigeon


Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal


Ring-necked Duck

Lesser Scaup


Common Merganser

Ruddy Duck

Double-crested Cormorant

Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Red-tailed Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

Rough-legged Hawk

Golden Eagle

American Kestrel

Peregrine Falcon

Prairie Falcon

American Coot

Sandhill Crane


American Avocet


Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Great Horned Owl

Say's PhoebeNorthern Shrike

Steller's Jay

California Scrub-Jay

Black-billed Magpie

American Crow

Common Raven

Horned Lark

Tree Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Canyon Wren

Marsh Wren

Western Bluebird

Mountain Bluebird

American Robin

Sage Thrasher

European Starling

Spotted Towhee

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

House Finch

American Goldfinch

Total Species - 63

Birders today: Sue Bertsch, Nancy Boever, Denise Feinberg, Mike Golden,
Sheila Grossman, Howard Horvath, Marty and Terry Karlin, Rebecca Kroeker,
Jamie Mason, Mary Oppenheimer, Lydia, Michelle, and Jacob Ortman, Jan
Rising, Bob Sizoo, Larry Thornburgh, Milt Vine, and Cindy Zalunardo

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