Posted by: atowhee | March 10, 2015


AH-COLOR2Male Anna’s, very much on territory and on alert.  AH-COLOR1CROW ALOFTCrow atop his arc.  Below, I found myself watching daytime TV…again. DAYTIME TV FLKR UPP Flicker, male.HOE REFLXThis sequence I call “On the Beach.” ON THE BEACH ON THE BEACH2 PUFI JUVPurple Finch. PUFI JUV2 WCS-CLEARWhite-crowned Sparrow.  All birds above were at Ashland Pond.  Singers today were Flicker, Meadow Lark, Red-winged Blackbird and Purple Finch.

Ashland Pond, Jackson, US-OR
Mar 10, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
27 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  5
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)  2
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  1
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  3
Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna)  2
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)  4
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  5
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  6
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  5
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  5
Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)  20
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  2
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)  4
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  1
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)  20
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  6
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  X     singing
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)  2     singing
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  5     singing
Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)  X
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)  X
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X


243 Granite Street, Ashland, Jackson, US-OR
Mar 10, 2015 8:30 AM
14 species

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)  19
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  1
Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)  12
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  1
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  1
Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)  20
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)  1
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  20
Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)  4
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)  2



  1. […] Click here for gallery of other birds down at the pond: young Purple Finch, another sparrow species,… […]

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