Posted by: atowhee | May 13, 2016

WENNERBERG IN MAY

The dog and I had a pleasant mid-day ramble around Wennerberg Park.  Nothing unusual but plenty of Black-headed Grosbeak song ( at least three individuals) plus House and Purple Finches and a Song Sparrow all in voice.CAGO ALOFTT (1280x960)Canada Goose over Wennerberg.  Below, House Finches at our garden feeder with the curved upper beak clearly visible. HOFI (1280x960) HOFI 2Red-breasted Sapsucker at Wennerberg. RBS ON MPL RBS ON MPL2Song Sparrow displaying a bit of a crest as he sang. SOSP CREST

Wennerberg Park, Carlton, OR, Yamhill, Oregon, US
May 13, 2016 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM.  12 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  2
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  4
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)  1
Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  20
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  2
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)  3     singing
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  2
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

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