Posted by: atowhee | June 5, 2010

Malheur Bird List From Memorial Day Weekend

Malheur Birding Trip, May 28-June 1, 2010:  species list

Sponsored by Golden Gate Audubon. Ten birders from the Bay Area plus trip guide, Harry Fuller.

Seen in three days birding at Malheur and around Burns, Oregon: 125 species
Canada Goose
Trumpeter Swan, Benson Pond
Blue-winged Teal, Hwy 205, MP 7, see photo, barely
Cinnamon teal
Canvasback, see photo

Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
California Quail
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe
White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
American Bittern, heard at Cottonwood and Buena Vista Ponds
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Golden Eagle
Virginia Rail
Sandhill Crane
Spotted Sandpiper
Long-billed Curlew
Wilson’s Snipe
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope, pond along Hwy 205
Franklin’s Gull, see photo

Ring-billed Gull
Caspian Tern, pond east of Burns
Forster’s Tern
Black Tern
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Burrowing Owl, Hwy 205, MP 20
Common Nighthawk
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Willow Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Say’s Phoebe
Western Kingbird
Loggerhead Shrike
Warbling Vireo
Western Scrub-Jay
Black-billed Magpie

Horned Lark, Hwy 205, MP 20
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Northern R-W Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Rock Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Catbird, vagrant at Malheur Visitors Center
Sage Thrasher
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
MacGillivray’s Warbler, Page Springs
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson’s Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat, Page Springs & P Ranch
Western Tanager
Chipping Sparrow
Brewer’s Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Bobolink, Central Patrol Road north of P Ranch
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock’s Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Seen only en route between Burns and Ashland
Green Heron, Collier State Park, Klamath County–20 species

Bald Eagle
Prairie Falcon
Western Screech-Owl, Ashland
Acorn Woodpecker
Red-breasted Sapsucker, Rocky Point, Klamath Lake
Downy Woodpecker
Cassin’s Vireo
Gray Jay, Conde Crk. Road, Jackson County–see photo
Steller’s Jay
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Dipper, Ashland
Mountain Bluebird
Green-tailed Towhee, Conde Creek Road
Sage Sparrow, east of Silver Lake, Lake County
White-crowned Sparrow
Tricolored Blackbird, Klamath County
Cassin’s Finch, Sage Hen Hill Rest Stop, Hwy 395
Lesser Goldfinch

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