August 26: ... went out to LaFrambois to look for the American White Pelicans, Caspian Terns, and Bonaparts Gull, all recently seen over Vancouver Lake and all three needed for our 5MR ... SUCCESS on the Pelicans and Terns !!! ... also a stop at Rufener's Pond.
August 31: ... went back out to LaFrambois to once again look for the Bonaparts Gull which is still being seen there ... no luck ... also a stop at Rufener's Pond, where we saw a gorgeous Green Heron ... very FEW birds out and about.
For more birds seen or photographed at LaFrambois Road ... click here.
For more birds seen or photographed at Rufener's Pond ... click here.
Vancouver Lake Lowlands:
For more birds seen or photographed at the Vancouver Lake Lowlands (Lower River Road, Vancouver Lake, Shillapoo Wildlife Area, Rufener's Pond, LaFrambois Road) ... click here.
Some of the birds seen on the 26th ... (in alphabetical order):
- American Crow ... (around 30)
- American White Pelican ... (over 150 !!!)
- Caspian Tern ... (8)
Some of the birds seen on the 31st ... (in alphabetical order):
- Green Heron ... (Rufener's Pond)
- Purple Martin ... (LaFrambois)