Posted by: atowhee | April 4, 2016


I joined Paul Sullivan’s monday morning bird trip into Rotary Park this morning, late I took the dogs to Wennerberg Park and yesterday we were at Deer Creek Park.

A Bushtit nest at Deer Creek Park, both adults were bringing food to the nestlings inside.

BT-NEST (1280x960)Pair of Common Mergansers in North Yamhill River, Wennerberg Park: COME AT WENN (1280x960) come feml COME2 WENN (1280x960) come3 frutree KEST-DEER CRK (1280x960)Lamb’s tongue LAMBS TONGUE (1280x960)Trillium at Rotary Park, McMinnville: TRLLUM (1280x960) TRLLUM TWO (1280x960)

McMinnville Rotary Park (Tice Park), Yamhill, Oregon, US
Apr 4, 2016 8:25 AM – 9:40 AM.  21 species

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  2
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)  X
Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna)  1
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  2
Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)  6
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  8
Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)  2
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  2
Pacific Wren (Troglodytes pacificus)  1
Bewick’s Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)  3
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  30
Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius)  1
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  1
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Setophaga nigrescens)  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  X
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  4
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)  2

Complete list for the field trip, including several species seen after I had to leave:

Cackling Goose

Wood Duck


E Collared-dove

Rufous Hummingbird

Anna’s Hummingbird

Red-Breasted Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Hutton’s Vireo

Steller’s Jay

  1. Scrub-Jay

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Chestnut-backed Chickadee


Red-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Bewick’s Wren

Pacific Wren

American Robin;   Starling

Yellow-R Warbler

Black – throated  Gray Warbler

Spotted Towhee

Purple Finch

Evening Grosbeak



  1. A very nice array!

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