Date: 11/3/18 4:13 pm
From: Harry Fuller <atowhee...>
Subject: [obol] Basket Slough Saturday
Nothing rare...time with male harrier, some, dunlin, eagles above the
basketball court. Checklist below, full gallery on my blog.

Baskett Slough NWR, Polk, Oregon, US
Nov 3, 2018 9:35 AM – 12:05 PM. 32 species

Cackling Goose (minima) (Branta hutchinsii minima) X
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) X
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) 9 in reservoir east of Smithfield
Road, south of Morgan Lake
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) 1
Gadwall (Mareca strepera) 8
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) X
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) 10
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) 4
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) X
American Coot (Fulica americana) X
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) 8
Wilson’s Snipe X
Great Blue Heron (Blue form) (Ardea herodias [herodias Group]) 1
Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius) 5
Bald Eagle–2 adults in same tree along Smithfield Road, south of the winery
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 8
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 6
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) 3
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 2
California Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica) 6
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 60
American Pipit X
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) 1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 2
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) X
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) (Junco hyemalis [oreganus Group]) 3
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla) 2
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) 4
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) X

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Harry Fuller
author of: *San Francisco's Natural History: Sand Dunes to Streetcars:*
https://ecowise.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/sfnh/
author of *Great Gray Owls of CA-OR-WA*:
https://ecowise.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/the-great-gray-owl-book/
author of *Freeway Birding*: *freewaybirding.com
<http://freewaybirding.com>*
birding website: http://www.towhee.net
my birding blog: atowhee.wordpress.com

 
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