Bird observations and notes on natural history from the eastern Palouse region of north-central Idaho and eastern Washington.
Saturday, November 14, 2009
East Moscow neighborhood birds, 11/14/09
Location: Moscow - East City Area (centered on E. City Park) Observation date: 11/14/09 Notes: Beautiful, sunny, cold, snowy fall morning. About 2" fresh snow, temp. 36-38 F, sunny w/ broken cloud. Roads fairly slick. Many birds right in our block w/ a nice group of robins, starlings, and juncos w/ 3 Varied Thrushs. Number of species: 15
Canada Goose X Rough-legged Hawk 1 dark morph, dark carpal patches visible, dusky white undertail coverts and dark sub-terminal tail band Northern Flicker 6 American Crow 4 Black-capped Chickadee 2 Red-breasted Nuthatch 6 Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 American Robin 15 Varied Thrush 3 European Starling 30 Cedar Waxwing 30 Dark-eyed Junco 35 House Finch 20 American Goldfinch 1 House Sparrow 5