Tranquille Birding Sept. 20, 2020

Isaac and I were eager to get out early this morning after not birding together for a month. Tranquille in mid to late September certainly didn’t disappoint with a Sabine’s Gull, the continuing American Avocet, and White-throated Sparrows as highlights.

Tranquille Creek Delta on the shore of Kamloops Lake

Tranquille, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Sep 20, 2020 6:54 AM – 10:11 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 kilometer(s)
61 species

Canada Goose  70   

Wood Duck  1

Blue-winged Teal  1
Northern Shoveler  18
Gadwall  90
American Wigeon  106
Mallard  18
Northern Pintail  22   
Green-winged Teal  6
Common Merganser  14

Pied-billed Grebe  1
Horned Grebe  2

Red-necked Grebe  3

Western Grebe  4

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  14
American Coot  25
Sandhill Crane  20
American Avocet  1 

Spotted Sandpiper  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Sabine’s Gull  1   

Ring-billed Gull  11
California Gull  4

Herring Gull  4
Common Loon  7

American White Pelican  31

Great Blue Heron  6
Osprey  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Bald Eagle  6
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  2
Peregrine Falcon  1

Black-billed Magpie  3
American Crow  13
Common Raven  2
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  2
Marsh Wren  2
European Starling  30
Townsend’s Solitaire  2
Cedar Waxwing  9
American Pipit  8
House Finch  2
American Goldfinch  1
Dark-eyed Junco  5
White-crowned Sparrow  17
White-throated Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  5
Lincoln’s Sparrow  3
Spotted Towhee  9
Western Meadowlark  5
Red-winged Blackbird  15
Orange-crowned Warbler  2
MacGillivray’s Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  20
Wilson’s Warbler  2

Mammals:

4 Mule Deer

4 River Otters

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