Tranquille Birding May 17, 2020

Over night rain and rain for the first couple hours on site definitely helped in producing a great list at this great site.  Camera stayed in the car most of the time as rain steadily came down.

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Tranquille, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
May 17, 2020 6:35 AM – 10:08 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.8 kilometer(s)
Checklist Comments:    Raining until at least 8:30 or 9:00.  Mild temps and not windy.
77 species (+1 other taxa)
Snow Goose  1Snow Goose 2d
Canada Goose  35
Wood Duck  7
Cinnamon Teal  1
Northern Shoveler  8
Gadwall  5
American Wigeon  4
Mallard  23
Green-winged Teal  2
Lesser Scaup  2
Bufflehead  1
Hooded Merganser  1
Common Merganser  15
Chukar  2
Western Grebe  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  30
Vaux’s Swift  7Vaux's Swift 89jk2
Rufous Hummingbird  1
American Coot  1
Killdeer  2
Wilson’s Snipe  1
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Common Loon  13
Great Blue Heron  6
Osprey  4
Northern Harrier  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1Cooper's Hawk 98jkh3
Bald Eagle  3
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Belted Kingfisher  1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  2
American Kestrel  2
Merlin  1
Peregrine Falcon  1
Western Wood-Pewee  6
Dusky Flycatcher  1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher  1
Say’s Phoebe  1
Western Kingbird  2Western Kingbird 87hj3xg
Cassin’s Vireo  2
Warbling Vireo  7
Black-billed Magpie  3
American Crow  11
Common Raven  4
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  25
Tree Swallow  20
Violet-green Swallow  25Violet-green Swallow ghj2x
Bank Swallow  1
Barn Swallow  4
Cliff Swallow  15
House Wren (Northern)  1
European Starling  50
American Robin  3
House Sparrow  2
Evening Grosbeak  1
House Finch  1
Cassin’s Finch  8Cassin's Finch 2g
American Goldfinch  6
Chipping Sparrow  18
Vesper Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  1
Spotted Towhee  3
Western Meadowlark  5
Bullock’s Oriole  6
Brown-headed Cowbird  12
Brewer’s Blackbird  2
Orange-crowned Warbler  8
MacGillivray’s Warbler  4
Common Yellowthroat  2
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  6
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  7
Townsend’s Warbler  2
Wilson’s Warbler  7
Western Tanager  40
Lazuli Bunting  11

 

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