Date: 6/4/18 9:35 am
From: Susan Patla <susan_patla...> [ible] <ible-noreply...>
Subject: [IBLE] Fw: eBird Report - Packsaddle Estates, Jun 4, 2018
My weekly survey report...from Teton County.
Summer seems to have arrived...Susan

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Sent: Monday, June 4, 2018 4:30 PM
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Subject: eBird Report - Packsaddle Estates, Jun 4, 2018

Packsaddle Estates, Teton, Idaho, US
Jun 4, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.9 mile(s)
Comments: Walked loop from house down to road intersection above the creek and back on the upper road. Serviceberries mostly done with blooming but bitterbrush in full bloom. Warm, breezy, clear morning. Heavy foliage now on aspens and shrubs. Where are the corvids? And mountain bluebirds? Few sparrows also.
32 species

Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius) 1 male flew over from north above Packsaddle Creek
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 1 bird calling from nest area bottom of hill
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 2
Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) 1 Andy photographed this bird at his feeder on Saturday and I saw it last night at our feeder so added to this list. Purple throat, white collar, bill long and slightly decurved.
Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus) 5
Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) 4
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) (Colaptes auratus [cafer Group]) 1
Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus) 1 calling from creek riparian zone
Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) 1 clearly heard the twittering aggressive call
Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) 4 singing from tops of trees and bushes
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) 6 all singing
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 2
Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) 4 this species has increased in the neighborhood the past 2 years
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 1 only heard one call; they are in their silent nesting mode I suspect
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 4 singing
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) 4 singing
Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) 1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 11 sure this is a minimum count
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 1
MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei) 3
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) 5 singing
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) 4 3 singing, one foraging along buck rail fence sage open area
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) 5 two separate pairs, one heard singing
Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) 1 one singing partial song
Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) 10 singing often from top of shrub
Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) 3
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) 4 singing, one immature at my feeder
Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) 1 chatter call
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 2 males singing
Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) 2
Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii) 10 minimal count for sure
Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus) 15 likely more

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