Salmon Arm Bay birding August 8, 2019

Isaac and I spent most of an afternoon in the area on an incredibly hot day.  We had time to cover the nature trail along the eastern part of the bay and then the pier and mud areas for shorebirds.

Salmon Arm–Nature Bay Trail (To Christmas Island), Columbia-Shuswap, British Columbia, CA
Aug 7, 2019 5:14 PM – 6:29 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 kilometer(s)
34 species
Canada Goose  70
Wood Duck  20
American Wigeon  9
Mallard  300
Hooded Merganser  2
California Quail  5
California Quail hkkk3
Ring-necked Pheasant  2
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Red-necked Grebe  1
Western Grebe  3
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Great Blue Heron  4
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  1
Merlin  1
Willow Flycatcher  2
Least Flycatcher  1
Least Sandpiper ghh3
Eastern Kingbird  2
Warbling Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo  3
American Crow  50
Black-capped Chickadee  7
Marsh Wren  1
Gray Catbird  15
Cedar Waxwing  5
House Finch  5
Pine Siskin  1
American Goldfinch  4
Song Sparrow  6
Common Yellowthroat  3
American Redstart  1    record image
American Redstart hghg3
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  20
Western Tanager  1

 

Salmon Arm Bay (general), Columbia-Shuswap, British Columbia, CA
Aug 7, 2019 7:30 PM – 8:40 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 kilometer(s)
25 species
Canada Goose  20
Wood Duck  5
Northern Shoveler  7
Mallard  120
Green-winged Teal  5
Pied-billed Grebe  2
Western Grebe  100
Western grebe khkh3.JPG
Sora  3
Killdeer  30
Stilt Sandpiper  3
Baird’s Sandpiper  2
Least Sandpiper  2
Wilson’s Snipe  4
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Solitary Sandpiper  3
Greater Yellowlegs  6
Lesser Yellowlegs  110
Ring-billed Gull  80
Great Blue Heron  3
Northern Harrier  1
Bald Eagle  4
Northern Flicker  1
Barn Swallow  15
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Brewer’s Blackbird  1

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