[midvalleybirds] Fwd: Sheridan sewage treatment ponds peregrine & water birds

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Tue Nov 19 04:57:42 PST 2019


From: "Paul Sullivan" <paultsullivan at onlinenw.com> 
Subject: [obol] Sheridan sewage ponds - Nov 18 - Peregrine Falcon 
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:12:57 -0800 

Today I visited the Sheridan sewage ponds from 11 AM -noon. I started under 
cloudy skies, then got rained on, then hit with a chilling wind. 

At the sewage ponds I found 
1 PEREGRINE FALCON 
1 Pied-billed Grebe 
2 EARED GREBE 
1 Canada goose 
300 Mallards 
650 Shoveler 
20 Am Wigeon 
30 Green-winged Teal 
1 Pintail 
2 Canvasback 
200 Lesser Scaup 
275 Ringnecks 
200 Bufflehead 
350 Ruddy Ducks 
400 Coots 
3 Glaucous-winged Gulls 
2 MEW GULLS - [first of year] 
2 Song Sparrows 
2 Blackbirds 

After lunch I checked the fishing pond AKA Southside Park. I found 
1 Great Egret 
20 Mallards 
12 Shoveler 
12 Am Wigeon 
6 Green-winged Teal 
30 Lesser Scaup 
1 Ringneck 
12 Hooded Merganser 
2 Scrub Jays 
25 Starlings 

On the drive back to McMinnville I found 
2 Ravens 
3 Red-tails 
1 Rough-leg 

At the track behind the hospital I found 
32 Canada Geese (same as yesterday) 
1 immature Snow Goose (same as yesterday) 
1 Kestrel 

Good birding, everyone, 

Paul Sullivan 
McMinnville 

-- 
Joel Geier 
Camp Adair area north of Corvallis 


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