9 of us went to Fern Ridge to look at shorebirds. We parked at the Hwy 126 parking lot. Most of the shorebirds were at the SE end of Pond 5. We had a special guest this morning, Ellen Cantor’s 5 year old granddaughter Nele from Portland.
Canada Goose Bufflehead, 1 female Hooded Merganser Duck sp. Great Blue Heron Green Heron, 1 flying south of the parking lot when we 1st arrived. TV Pacific Golden-Plover, nice scope views. Killdeer Least SP Western SP Long-billed Dowitcher, only a couple Spotted SP, also 1 fluffy chick Greater Yellowlegs Black Tern Mourning Dove Raven Tree Swallow Barn Swallow Cliff Swallow WW Pewee BC Chickadee Cedar Waxwing Common Yellowthroat BT Gray Warbler, seen by Ellen and Nele Savannah Sparrow Song Sparrow Spotted Towhee YB Chat YH Blackbird, 1 male seen by a few. RW Blackbird —— 31 ( I may have missed a couple seen by others)
Judy and Steve Franzen, Tom Cable, Ellen Cantor and Nele, Sue Hutchinson, Scott McNeeley, Randy Sinnott, and Sylvia Maulding