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

1 Mallard -- (1)
7 California Quail -- (1)
2 Great Blue Heron -- (1)
6 Turkey Vulture -- (1)
2 Osprey -- (1)
2 Red-tailed Hawk -- (1)
1 Mourning Dove -- (1)
1 Barred Owl -- (1)
3 Anna's Hummingbird -- (1)
2 Downy Woodpecker -- (1)
1 Hairy Woodpecker -- (1)
3 Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) -- (1)
4 American Kestrel -- (1)
12 Western Wood-Pewee -- (1)
1 Willow Flycatcher -- (1)
5 Warbling Vireo -- (1)
3 Steller's Jay (Coastal) -- (1)
2 California Scrub-Jay -- (1)
1 American Crow -- (1)
3 Violet-green Swallow -- (1)
3 Black-capped Chickadee -- (1)
2 Brown Creeper -- (1)
5 Bewick's Wren -- (1)
14 Swainson's Thrush -- (1)
18 American Robin -- (1)
4 European Starling -- (1)
10 Cedar Waxwing -- (1)
1 Orange-crowned Warbler -- (1)
1 Nashville Warbler -- (1)
8 Common Yellowthroat -- (1)
10 Yellow Warbler -- (1)
2 Black-throated Gray Warbler -- (1)
1 Wilson's Warbler -- (1)
18 White-crowned Sparrow -- (1)
3 Savannah Sparrow -- (1)
16 Song Sparrow -- (1)
10 Spotted Towhee -- (1)
7 Black-headed Grosbeak -- (1)
1 Lazuli Bunting -- (1)
4 Brown-headed Cowbird -- (1)
2 House Finch -- (1)
2 Lesser Goldfinch -- (1)
7 American Goldfinch -- (1)

 
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