Posted by: atowhee | July 22, 2016

TO TUALATIN; PRONOUNED “TUTU ALL-AH-TUN”

A brief stop at Tualatin River NWR yesterday afternoon.  Shorebird festival underway.  They were all too far away for pictures.  But the buzzy warbles were near at hand:LAZ SINGS (1280x960) LAZ2GBH ALERT (1280x960) GBH DUX (1280x960)

Tualatin River NWR–Atfálat’i Unit, Washington, Oregon, US
Jul 21, 2016 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.
18 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  40
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  75
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  10
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  4
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  8
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)  12
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)  2
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)  1
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)  40
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)  16
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  1
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  X
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  4
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)  1
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  30
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  1
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/vie

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