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Posted by: atowhee | May 19, 2019

KLAMATH BASIN BIRDING, MAY 17

We had over fifty species and never got as far south as the refuge. High point–dancing grebes, click here for that earlier blog.  Further photos and checklists from day in the field for KBO donors:

Yes, there was a young aquatic mammal swimming in the lake…temp of water must be well blow fifty degrees…and yet…

Howard Prairie, Jackson, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019. 10 species

Canada Goose  X
Mallard  X
Sandhill Crane  2
Common Raven  X
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Western Bluebird  X
American Robin  X
Chipping Sparrow  X
Vesper Sparrow  X

Deadwood Junction, Jackson, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019. 7 species

Mallard  X
Wilson’s Snipe  X
Bald Eagle  1
Tree Swallow  X
Mountain Bluebird  2–only ones we saw all day!
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X

Harriman Springs, Klamath, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019.  11 species

Canada Goose  X
Wood Duck  2
Mallard  X
Ring-necked Duck  2
Hooded Merganser  X
Red-breasted Sapsucker  1
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X
Black-headed Grosbeak  X

Eagle Ridge/Shoalwater Bay, Klamath, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019.  33 species

Canada Goose  X
Mallard  X
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Western Grebe  X
Mourning Dove  X
Caspian Tern  X
Forster’s Tern  X
American White Pelican  8
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  20
Turkey Vulture  X
Bald Eagle  X
Red-breasted Sapsucker  1
White-headed Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Olive-sided Flycatcher  1
Western Wood-Pewee  1
Steller’s Jay  X
Common Raven  X
Tree Swallow  X
House Wren  2
American Robin  X
Cedar Waxwing  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)  X
Song Sparrow  X
Yellow-headed Blackbird  X
Bullock’s Oriole  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X
Yellow Warbler  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  X
Black-headed Grosbeak  X

KLAMATH COUNTY–HWY 140 NORTH, Klamath, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019. 17 species

Canada Goose  X
Mallard  X
Western Grebe  X
Clark’s Grebe  X
Caspian Tern  X
Forster’s Tern  X
Double-crested Cormorant  X
Great Egret  X
Turkey Vulture  X
Bald Eagle  X
Red-tailed Hawk  X
Common Raven  X
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Cliff Swallow  X
American Robin  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X

Lakeshore Drive, Klamath, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019. 11 species

Gadwall  X
Mallard  X
Franklin’s Gull  15
Ring-billed Gull  X
Great Egret  X
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Black-billed Magpie  2
American Robin  X
European Starling  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X

Putnam’s Point, Klamath, Oregon, US
May 17, 2019.  17 species

Canada Goose  X
Mallard  X
Western Grebe  X
Clark’s Grebe  X
Eurasian Collared-Dove  X
Mourning Dove  X
Forster’s Tern  X
Great Egret  X
Black-crowned Night-Heron  X
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Cliff Swallow  X
American Robin  X
European Starling  X
Yellow-headed Blackbird  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
House Sparrow  X

Link River Trail, Klamath, Oregon, US
27 species

Mallard  X
Common Merganser  25
Western Grebe  X
Clark’s Grebe  X
Eurasian Collared-Dove  X
American Coot  1
California Gull  1
Caspian Tern  X
Forster’s Tern  X
Double-crested Cormorant  X
Great Blue Heron  X
Great Egret  X
Green Heron  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron  4
Turkey Vulture  X
Bald Eagle  1
Western Kingbird  1
California Scrub-Jay  X
Barn Swallow  X
Cliff Swallow  X
American Robin  X
Yellow-headed Blackbird  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  X
Brewer’s Blackbird  X
Black-headed Grosbeak  X
House Sparrow  X

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