Posted by: atowhee | January 5, 2023

SOME FIRSTS FOR ’23

First mushrooms of ’23, first rainbow (faint) of ’23. Birds about:

While I worked in the garden this afternoon a sharp-shinned flew past, pursued by one of our sentinel crows.

954 Ratcliff Drive SE, Marion, Oregon, US
Jan 4, 2023
15 species

Mourning Dove  16
Northern Flicker  1
California Scrub-Jay  X
American Crow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
European Starling  X
Varied Thrush  1
American Robin  1
House Finch  1
Lesser Goldfinch  1
American Goldfinch  30
Dark-eyed Junco  40
Golden-crowned Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  1
Spotted Towhee  1

954 Ratcliff Drive SE, Marion, Oregon, US
Jan 5, 2023
13 species

Eurasian Collared-Dove  1
Mourning Dove  14
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1     chased away by a crow
California Scrub-Jay  4
American Crow  7
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
European Starling  4
American Robin  21
House Finch  X
Lesser Goldfinch  X
American Goldfinch  X
Dark-eyed Junco  30


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