Posted by: atowhee | December 13, 2013


I did a little scouting in my section of the Medford Christmas Count Circle this afternoon. I have one prediction of which I am certain…there will be Robins! Today they were in every yard, field and tree, and at one spot they were bathing in a puddle.robins field

robins puddle

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California Towhee
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COVEY (1280x960) California Quail

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Greater White-fronted Geese along Phoenix Road
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Red-breasted Sapsucker

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GOOD COIUNT WEEK SPECIES: sapsucker, White-fronted Goose, Prairie Falcon and White-tailed Kite.

Dec 13, 2013 1:30 PM. 26 species

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 17
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) 1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 8
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) 35
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) 2
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 6
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) 6
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber) 1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 2
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) 1
Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) 1
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica) 4
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 1
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) 25
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 3000
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 15
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) 1
California Towhee (Melozone crissalis) 4
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) 6
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla) 75
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) 40
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 6
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) 80
Brewer’s Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) 40
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 5

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