Tranquille Birding March 13, 2021

Beginning signs of spring this morning. The main marsh pond is completely ice free, my first Meadowlark of the year, and a Kestrel was checking out nest cavities along the creek.

Tranquille, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Mar 13, 2021 8:50 AM – 11:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 kilometer(s)
31 species

Canada Goose  118

Trumpeter Swan  4    2 ad 2 imm.
Tundra Swan  3
Northern Shoveler  3
American Wigeon  21
Mallard  111
Northern Pintail  607
Green-winged Teal  85
Ring-necked Duck  4

Bufflehead  2
Hooded Merganser  2

Common Merganser  14
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  4
Bald Eagle  2
Downy Woodpecker  1

Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  5
American Kestrel  1    Male, seen visiting several tree cavities looking for a potential nest spot.

Peregrine Falcon  1
Northern Shrike  1

Black-billed Magpie  4
American Crow  3
Common Raven  2
Black-capped Chickadee  3
European Starling  27
American Robin  6

House Finch  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)  3
Song Sparrow  2
Spotted Towhee  1
Western Meadowlark  3

Red-winged Blackbird  2

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