Saturday, November 29, 2014

American Tree Sparrow

American Tree Sparrow at Broughton Beach.  This is a test blog, my first.  So I hope they will get more interesting down the road..

A fun bird to see.

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Broughton Beach to Sea Scout Base, Multnomah, US-OR
Nov 24, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     overcast with slight showers halfway through
16 species (+3 other taxa)

Cackling/Canada Goose  15
Mallard  3
Surf Scoter  2     distant views on river color pattern distinctive
Bufflehead  1
Common Goldeneye  1
Common Merganser  3
Horned Grebe  1
Double-crested Cormorant  2
Bald Eagle  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mew Gull  3
California Gull  3
Glaucous-winged Gull  2
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)  1
gull sp.  4
American Kestrel  1
American Crow  3
American Pipit  7
American Tree Sparrow  1     Spizella sp, dark spot on breast, gray nape, gray face with rusty crown and post-ocular stripe.  Have photos.  Found by JS earlier in day

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