[birding] Surf Scoters at Sheridan s.p.

Paul Sullivan paultsullivan at onlinenw.com
Fri Oct 13 13:15:57 PDT 2017


I visited the Sheridan sewage ponds this morning.  The weather was partly
sunny.

 

I found two SURF SCOTERS and a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE among other birds:

 

     1        Pied-billed Grebe

     2        Great Blue Heron

     1        Great Egret

    21       Canada Goose

     2        Wood Duck (pair)

    17       American Wigeon

    17       Mallard

   425     Northern Shoveler

     7        Green-winged Teal

    34       Ring-necked Duck

    42       Lesser Scaup

     2        SURF SCOTER (females) first-of-season

     4        Hooded Merganser

    89       Ruddy Duck  

   290     American Coot

     7        Killdeer

     1        Greater Yellowlegs

     1        Wilson's Snipe

     1        RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

     1        Gull sp.

     1        Belted Kingfisher

     1        Northern Flicker

     1        BLACK PHOEBE

     2        California Scrub-Jay

     2        American Crow

    12       Barn Swallow

     1        European Starling

     3        American Pipit

     1        Song Sparrow

     3        Red-winged Blackbird

     4        Brewer's Blackbird

 

Good birding, everyone,

 

Paul Sullivan



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