Posted by: atowhee | July 27, 2016


On a  very hot day, at high noon, I did to expect to see much at Yamhill Sewer Ponds but the dog was insistent.  Yet, there was a pair of surprises.  Two first year California Gulls paddling around in the first gull ponds cal gulls

Yamhill Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Yamhill, Oregon, US
Jul 27, 2016 12:30 PM – 1:10 PM.  12 species

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  40
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  1
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)  2
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)  3
California Gull (Larus californicus)  2
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)  2
Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus)  1
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  2
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  2
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  6
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  8
Brewer’s Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus)  1


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