Date: 4/8/18 7:21 pm
From: Mary Oppenheimer <meoppen...>
Subject: [COBOL] Field Trip to Burns Area
White Geese, Burrowing Owls, and four Ferruginous Hawks in 35 seconds (timed
by Steve Kornfeld) were highlights of today's extremely windy ECAS field
trip. Ross's Geese were abundant: they were at least 95% of a flock of
over 2000 white geese along Hotchkiss Road. The flock also included a dark
phase Snow Goose.

Species seen:

Greater White-fronted Goose

Snow Goose

Ross's Goose

Canada Goose

Tundra Swan


American Wigeon


Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail



Ring-necked Duck

Lesser Scaup


Common Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Ruddy Duck

Pied-billed Grebe

Eared Greve

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Ferruginous Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Golden Eagle

American Kestrel

Prairie Falcon

American Coot

Sandhill Crane


American Avocet

Black-necked Stilt

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Marbled Godwin

Long-billed Curlew

Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Burrowing Owl

Great Horned Owl

Northern Flicker

Say's Phoebe

California Scrub-Jay

Black-billed Magpie

Common Raven

Horned Lark

Tree Swallow

Marsh Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Mountain Bluebird

American Robin

European Starling

Spotted Towhee

Song Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Brewer's Blackbird

House Finch

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow

Total species: 68

Birders today: Sue Bertsch, Diane Burgess, Bob Burke, Laverda Gallagher,
Howard Horvath, Steve Kornfeld, Mary Oppenheimer,

Carolyn Rochelle, and Bob Sizoo.

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