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Place(s):
Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, Upper Goose Lake Wildlife Area, WA
Date/Time:
3/25-3/78/11
Weather:
overcast day, drizzle, some wind, cold night
Environment:
mesa, sagebrush, marsh, reseviors, grass meadow
Bird sp.:
notes:
Canada Goose
large flocks, and some paired off
Mallard
American Wigeon
Gadwall
Common Goldeneye
1 male
Bufflehead
1
Common Merganser
~10
California Quail
Ring-necked Pheasant
many calling
Common Loon
1
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Double-crested Cormorant
4
Great Blue Heron
1
Red-tailed Hawk
Northern Harrier
Cooper's Hawk
1
American Kestrel
Prairie Falcon
2
American Coot
2
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
2
Long-billed Curlew
flying and calling
Ring-billed Gull
Rock Pigeon
many little flocks on rock faces
Mourning Dove
2
Great Horned Owl
at least 2 heard
Belted Kingfisher
2
Northern Flicker
Say's Phoebe
Black-billed Magpie
2
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
many over crab creek
Rock Wren
many seen singing
Canyon Wren
heard
Bewick's Wren
heard
American Robin
Horned Lark
2 pairs on top of mesas
European Starling
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
very active calling and displaying
Western Meadowlark
House Finch
Other Critters:
Coyote
many calling at night, 1 seen
Mouse sp
at night on road
Kangaroo rat
at night on road


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