May 9th Creston Birdathon Results

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Results are in! 135 species were found in the Creston Valley this weekend! Thanks to Ulrike and the Creston Valley Bird Festival Committee for organizing.

Thank you to all our valley birders who headed out in the beautiful sunshine to find the following:
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Trumpeter Swan
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Green-winged TealNorthern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Harlequin Duck
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk – possible
Rough-legged Hawk – possible
Bald Eagle
American Kestril

Black-necked Stilt photo by Myrna McLay

Ring-neck Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Dusky Grouse
Wild Turkey
California Quail
Virginia Rail
Sora Rail
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Spotted Sandpiper
Wilson’s Snipe
Ring-billed Gull
Bonaparte’s Gull
Forster’s Tern
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Eurasian Collared Dove
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-naped Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Wookpecker
Three-toed WoodpeckerNorthern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Least Flycatcher
Hammond’s Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Cassin’s Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Canada Jay

Forster’s Tern photo by Myrna McLay

Steller’s Jay
Blue Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Common Raven
Tree SwallowViolet-Green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
House Wren
Pacific Wren
Marsh Wren
American Dipper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Western Bluebird

Mountain Bluebird photo by Myrna McLay

Mountain Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend’s WarblerMacGillivray’s Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Lazuli Bunting
Western Meadowlark
Red-winged Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird

Bullock’s Oriole
House Finch
Purple Finch
Cassin’s Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow