Posted by: atowhee | August 19, 2016

ANYBODY WOULD ENJOY A SWIM TODAY, RIGHT?

As the temp rises toward 100 degrees Fahrenheit this morning, most waterproof animals dreamed of a cooling swim.  My dog couldn’t wait to get into the shrunken North Yamhill River.  And in that same river was a bathing male Wilson’s Warbler.WIWA BATH (1280x960) WIWA BATH2 (1280x960) WIWA BATH3 (1280x960) The layers of limbs made it impossible to get a clear shot across the stream bed.  Not affected by the sun was this treetopping Wood-Pewee.WPW IN SUN (1280x960)Another bird high in the sky: Acorn Woodpecker.ACWO LOOK2 ACWO LOOKS (1280x960)

Wennerberg Park, Carlton, OR, Yamhill, Oregon, US
Aug 19, 2016 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM.  11 species [no Robins, unusual for this site]

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  1
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)  2
Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus)  3
California Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  2
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  25
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  1
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  X
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  1
Wilson’s Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)  1
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1, House Finch

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