Bird Outing Report: Simpson Farm, Sept. 22,2016

Today, Sept 22nd, 11 birders went to Simpson Farm (restricted access) to look for fall migrants, and found 29 species. Highlights included nine juvenile Long-Billed Dowitchers, an Anna’s Hummingbird displaying on territory, a young Merlin trying to hunt Northern Flickers, and a singing Western Meadowlark (heard only).

Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Long-billed Dowitcher
Turkey Vulture
Anna’s Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Merlin
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Bewick’s Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
House Finch
Purple Finch

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