Date: 11/6/19 12:41 pm
From: Dennis Arendt <dennisarendt...>
Subject: [obol] Wednesday birders list
The Eugene Wednesday birders went to the Delta Ponds. It was cold and
foggy but the visibility was good for several hundred yards. We parked at
the north end of the ponds and spent more than an hour on the trail leading
east from the parking lot. A few in the group headed home afterwards,
while Tom and I continued around the big loop to the river and back.



Greater White-fronted Goose – one with a small group of Canada Geese

Canada Goose

Wood Duck – common and scattered

Northern Shoveler

Gadwall

American Wigeon

Mallard

Green-winged Teal – a few in the pond near the footbridge.

Ring-necked Duck

Bufflehead

Hooded Merganser – one male

Pied-billed Grebe - lots

Anna's Hummingbird

American Coot

Glaucous-winged Gull

Double-crested Cormorant – large groups

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Red-shouldered Hawk – one near the Valley River Center parking lot.

Downy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Black Phoebe – two or three

Steller's Jay

California Scrub-Jay

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Bushtit – three large groups

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Bewick's Wren

European Starling

House Sparrow

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch – a few

American Goldfinch – only one

Fox Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco – one slate-colored

White-crowned Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow – not as many as expect to see in these habitats

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow - one

Spotted Towhee

Yellow-rumped Warbler



Tom Cable, Sylvia Maulding, Ellen Cantor, Jim Mitchell and Dennis Arendt

 
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