Date: 6/4/18 12:16 pm From: Mike Unger <unger730...> Subject: [obol] SAS Minto-Brown Island Park Scouting Trip Report
*Salem Audubon Minto-Brown Island Park Scouting Trip Report*
On today's scouting trip at Minto-Brown Island Park, Fred and Kay were joined by three others. It was a beautiful day with perfect weather conditions. 43 bird species were observed on their 3.1 mile walk along the river trail to the south end of the park.
Highlights of day's bird walk included:
- A Lazuli Bunting was first heard and then seen near the fence at the north edge of the landfill area (see photo below).
- A Willow Flycatcher was heard briefly on the north side of the trail leading from parking lot #3 to the river trail.
- A Barred Owl was heard hooting from the Cottonwoods on the north side of the field that lies north of the landfill area.
- Six warbler species were observed today, including a Nashville Warbler in the Eola Bend area of the park.
A complete list of today's birds follows.
The next bird walk at Minto-Brown Island Park is scheduled for *Sunday, June 10, beginning at 7:00 AM. * Meet at parking lot #3, at the end of the road into the park. The next SAS Shorts bird walk will be at *Keizer Rapids Park on Tuesday, June 26th* at *9:00 AM*. Meet at the far parking lot near the boat ramp.
Number of Taxa: 43 Checklists included in this summary: (1): Minto-Brown Island Park Date: Jun 3, 2018 at 7:00 AM