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Washington Birds:    My Washington birds "lifelist".

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Birds seen or photographed in Washington:
  1.   Acorn Woodpecker ... (s/p: 2014)
  2.   American Avocet ...
  3.   American Bittern ...
  4.   American Coot ...
  5.   American Crow ...
  6.   American Dipper ...
  7.   American Goldfinch ...
  8.   American Kestrel ...
  9.   American Pipit ...
  10.   American Robin ...
  11.   American White Pelican ...
  12.   American Wigeon ...
  13.   Anna's Hummingbird ...
  14.   Arctic Tern ... (s/p: 2013)
  15.   Ash-throated Flycatcher ...
  16.   Baird's Sandpiper ...
  17.   Bald Eagle ...
  18.   Band-tailed Pigeon ...
  19.   Bank Swallow ...
  20.   Barn Owl ...
  21.   Barn Swallow ...
  22. Barred Owl ... (s: 2007)
  23.   Barrow's Goldeneye ...
  24.   Bar-tailed Godwit ... (s/p: 2015)
  25.   Belted Kingfisher ...
  26.   Bewick's Wren ...
  27.   Black Phoebe ...
  28.   Black Scoter ...
  29.   Black Tern ...
  30. Black Turnstone ... (s: 2011) ...
  31.   Black-bellied Plover ...
  32.   Black-billed Magpie ...
  33.   Black-capped Chickadee ...
  34.   Black-crowned Night-Heron ...
  35.   Black-headed Grosbeak ...
  36.   Black-headed Gull ... (s/p: 2014)
  37.   Black-legged Kittiwake ... (s/p: 2016)
  38.   Black-necked Stilt ...
  39.   Black-throated Gray Warbler ...
  40.   Blue-winged Teal ...
  41.   Bonaparte's Gull ...
  42.   Brant ... (s/p: 2013)
  43.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  44.   Brewer's Sparrow ... (s/p: 2016)
  45.   Brown Creeper ...
  46.   Brown Pelican ...
  47.   Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  48.   Bufflehead ...
  49.   Bullock's Oriole ...
  50.   Burrowing Owl ... (s/p: 2016)
  51.   Bushtit ...
  52.   Cackling Goose ...
  53.   California Gull ...
  54.   California Quail ...
  55.   Canada Goose ...
  56.   Canvasback ...
  57. Canyon Wren ... (responded to call, 2010) ...
  58.   Caspian Tern ...
  59.   Cassin's Finch ... (s/p: 2015)
  60.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  61.   Chestnut-backed Chickadee ...
  62.   Chipping Sparrow ...
  63.   Cinnamon Teal ...
  64.   Clark's Grebe ...
  65.   Clay-colored Sparrow ...
  66.   Cliff Swallow ...
  67.   Common Goldeneye ...
  68.   Common Eider ...
  69.   Common Loon ...
  70.   Common Merganser ...
  71.   Common Raven ...
  72.   Common Tern ...
  73.   Common Yellowthroat ...
  74.   Cooper's Hawk ...
  75.   Double-crested Cormorant ...
  76.   Downy Woodpecker ...
  77.   Dunlin ...
  78.   Dusky Flycatcher ...
  79.   Eared Grebe ...
  80.   Eastern Kingbird ...
  81.   Elegant Tern ... (s/p: 2013)
  82.   Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  83.   Eurasian Wigeon ...
  84.   European Starling ...
  85.   Evening Grosbeak ...
  86.   Fox Sparrow ...
  87.   Franklin's Gull ... (s/p: 2017)
  88.   Gadwall ...
  89.   Glaucous Gull ... (s/p: 2014)
  90.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  91.   Golden-crowned Kinglet ...
  92.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  93.   Great Blue Heron ...
  94.   Great Egret ...
  95.   Great Horned Owl ...
  96.   Greater Scaup ...
  97.   Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  98.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  99.   Green Heron ...
  100.   Green-winged Teal ... ... including Eurasian Common Teal
  101.   Hairy Woodpecker ...
  102.   Harlequin Duck ... (s/p: 2015)
  103.   Hammond's Flycatcher ...
  104.   Harris's Sparrow ... (s/p: 2015)
  105.   Heermann's Gull ... (s/p: 2013)
  106.   Hermit Thrush ...
  107.   Hermit Warbler ...
  108.   Herring Gull ...
  109.   Hooded Merganser ...
  110.   Hooded Warbler ... (s/p: 2013)
  111.   Horned Grebe ...
  112.   Horned Lark ...
  113.   House Finch ...
  114.   House Sparrow ...
  115.   House Wren ...
  116.   Hutton's Vireo ...
  117.   Indigo Bunting ...
  118.   Killdeer ...
  119.   King Eider ...
  120.   Lark Sparrow ...
  121.   Lazuli Bunting ...
  122.   Least Sandpiper ...
  123.   Lesser Goldfinch ...
  124.   Lesser Scaup ...
  125.   Lesser Yellowlegs ...
  126.   Lewis's Woodpecker ...
  127.   Lincoln's Sparrow ...
  128.   Loggerhead Shrike ...
  129.   Long-billed Curlew ...
  130.   Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  131.   MacGillivray's Warbler ... (s/p: 2014)
  132.   Mallard ...
  133.   Marbled Godwit ...
  134.   Marsh Wren ...
  135.   Merlin ...
  136.   Mew Gull ...
  137.   Mountain Bluebird ...
  138.   Mountain Chickadee ...
  139.   Mourning Dove ...
  140.   Nashville Warbler ...
  141.   Northern Flicker ...
  142.   Northern Harrier ...
  143.   Northern Mockingbird ...
  144.   Northern Pintail ...
  145.   Northern Rough-winged Swallow ...
  146.   Northern Shoveler ...
  147.   Northern Shrike ...
  148.   Northern Wheatear ...
  149.   Olive-sided Flycatcher ...
  150.   Orange-crowned Warbler ...
  151.   Oregon Junco ...
  152.   Osprey ...
  153.   Pacific Golden Plover ...
  154.   Pacific Loon ...
  155.   Pacific-slope Flycatcher ...
  156.   Pacific Wren (formerly Winter Wren) ...
  157. Palm Warbler ... (s: 2015, s: 2016)
  158.   Parasitic Jaeger ...
  159.   Pectoral Sandpiper ...
  160.   Pelagic Cormorant ... (s: 2012, s/p: 2016)
  161.   Peregrine Falcon ...
  162.   Pied-billed Grebe ...
  163.   Pigeon Guillemot ...
  164.   Pileated Woodpecker ...
  165.   Pine Siskin ...
  166.   Prairie Falcon ... (s/p: 2014)
  167.   Purple Martin ...
  168.   Purple Martin ...
  169.   Pygmy Nuthatch ...
  170.   Red Crossbill ...
  171.   Red Knot ...
  172.   Red Phalarope ... (s/p: 2016)
  173.   Red-breasted Merganser ...
  174.   Red-breasted Nuthatch ...
  175.   Red-breasted Sapsucker ...
  176.   Red-naped Sapsucker ...
  177.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  178.   Red-necked Phalarope ...
  179.   Red-shouldered Hawk ...
  180.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  181.   Red-throated Loon ...
  182.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  183.   Redhead ...
  184.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  185.   Ring-necked Duck ...
  186.   Ring-necked Pheasant ...
  187.   Rock Pigeon ...
  188. Rock Sandpiper ... (s: 2011) ...
  189.   Ross's Goose ...
  190.   Rough-legged Hawk ...
  191.   Ruby-crowned Kinglet ...
  192.   Ruddy Duck ...
  193.   Rufous Hummingbird ...
  194.   Rusty Blackbird ...
  195.   Sabine's Gull ... (s/p: 2017)
  196.   Sanderling ...
  197.   Sandhill Crane ...
  198.   Sage Sparrow ...
  199.   Sage Thrasher ... (s/p: 2015)
  200.   Savannah Sparrow ...
  201.   Say's Phoebe ...
  202.   Semipalmated Plover ...
  203.   Semipalmated Sandpiper ...
  204.   Sharp-shinned Hawk ...
  205.   Sharp-tailed Sandpiper ...
  206.   Short-billed Dowitcher ...
  207.   Short-eared Owl ... (s/p: 2013)
  208.   Snow Bunting ...
  209.   Snow Goose ...
  210.   Snowy Egret ...
  211.   Snowy Owl ...
  212.   Solitary Sandpiper ...
  213.   Song Sparrow ...
  214.   Sora ...
  215.   Spotted Sandpiper ...
  216.   Spotted Towhee ...
  217.   Steller's Jay ...
  218.   Stilt Sandpiper ...
  219.   Surf Scoter ...
  220.   Surfbird ...
  221.   Swainson's Hawk ...
  222.   Swainson's Thrush ...
  223.   Thayer's Gull ... (s/p: 2015)
  224.   Townsend's Solitaire ...
  225.   Townsend's Warbler ...
  226.   Tree Swallow ...
  227.   Trumpeter Swan ...
  228.   Tufted Duck ...
  229.   Tundra Swan ...
  230.   Turkey Vulture ...
  231.   Varied Thrush ...
  232.   Vaux's Swift ...
  233.   Vermilion Flycatcher ...
  234.   Violet-green Swallow ...
  235.   Virginia Rail ...
  236.   Wandering Tattler ...
  237.   Warbling Vireo ...
  238.   Western Gull ...
  239.   Western Kingbird ...
  240.   Western Meadowlark ...
  241.   Western Sandpiper ...
  242.   Western Scrub Jay ...
  243.   Western Tanager ...
  244.   Western Wood-Pewee ...
  245.   Whimbrel ...
  246.   White-breasted Nuthatch ...
  247.   White-crowned Sparrow ...
  248.   White-faced Ibis ... (s/p: 2014)
  249.   White-tailed Kite ...
  250.   White-throated Sparrow ...
  251.   White-winged Scoter ...
  252.   Wild Turkey ...
  253.   Willet ...
  254.   Willow Flycatcher ...
  255.   Wilson's Phalarope ...
  256.   Wilson's Snipe ...
  257.   Wilson's Warbler ...
  258.   Wood Duck ...
  259.   Yellow Warbler ...
  260.   Yellow-billed Loon ...
  261.   Yellow-breasted Chat ... (s/p: 2014)
  262.   Yellow-headed Blackbird ...
  263.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

Some favorite Washington locations:
  • Beacon Rock and Beacon Rock State Park is a nice quiet place along the Columbia. Beacon Rock is on the Audubon's Southwest Washington birding loop.
  • Captain William Clark Park, located in Washougal, Washington, is a small park bordering the Columbia River, and features trees, fields, and beach.
  • Columbia River, Washington side, Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington, is a five-mile-long path on the Washington side of the Columbia River, from Wintler Park to Vancouver Landing.
  • Drano Lake is at the mouth of the Little White Salmon River and has a variety and fun group of birds.
  • Fitzgerald Road, Skamania County, Washington, is a nice stretch of road.
  • Ilwaco Boat Basin, Ilwaco, Washington, includes parts of Baker Bay.
  • Julia Butler Hansen NWR is located along the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Washington. It was created as a refuge for the endangered Columbian White-tailed Deer.
  • Kalama to Willow Grove, Washington, is a 20-mile stretch along the Columbia River and includes such places as the Port of Kalama, Kalama River, Longview, Cowlitz River, Fisher Island and Slough, and Willow Grove Beach.
  • King's Pond, Vancouver, Washington, is the little local pond wedged on the north side of Washington Hwy 500 and the houses of the Roads End neighborhood. It is located near our house. Includes information on white-shielded Coots.
  • Lacamas Lake is more "snapshot-style" images, shot during lunch hours around Lacamas Lake and Round Lake, east of Vancouver, Washington. Since I've retired I seldom get here anymore. This page shows images, good or bad, of the 86 species of birds (since February 2012) I have seen there.
  • LaFrambois Road is part of the Shillapoo Wildlife Area and is a nice place for a short trip.
  • Lyle-Balch is a road and small cemetery located in Lyle, Washington, and is a wonderful spot to visit. It has Lewis's Woodpeckers and Ash-throated Flycatchers.
  • Marine Park is a nice little park along the Columbia with a nice selection of Columbia River birds.
  • Ridgefield NWR images is a collection of just those birds seen and photographed on the wildlife refuge. They have their own website and separate "photo lifelist" from the non-Ridgefield places.
  • Steigerwald Lake NWR, Washougal, Washington, is a small Refuge located east of Washougal at the western end of the Columbia River Gorge.
  • Tokeland to Westport, Washington, following Highway 105, including Tokeland, Willapa Bay, North Cove, Grayland Beach, Westport, and Bottle Beach.
  • Underwood, Washington, is a small community located along the Columbia River which caters to Wild Turkeys.
  • Vancouver Lake, Washington, is part of the Vancouver Lake Lowlands and often has Grebes and Mergansers.
  • Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington, includes Shillapoo Wildlife Area (a state refuge west and south of Vancouver Lake), Vancouver Lake, and the lowland area west to the Columbia River.
  • Vancouver Trout Hatchery, Vancouver, Washington, is located along the Columbia River and includes not only the Hatchery but also the ponds, fields, and trails at the Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center.
  • Woodland Bottoms in Woodland, Washington, is the floodplain of the Lewis River, an area bordered by Burke Slough on the north, the Lewis River on the south, I-5 on the east, and the Columbia River on the west.


Counties:

Years:
  • 2012 ... by December 31st, 237 species were seen or heard and 232 species were photographed ...

  • 2013 ... by December 31st, 243 species were seen or heard and 238 species were photographed ... 6 new species seen and photographed in 2013 ...

  • 2014 ... by December 31st, 250 species were seen or heard and 245 species were photographed ... 7 new birds seen and photographed in 2014 ...

  • 2015 ... by December 31st, 257 species were seen or heard and 251 species were photographed. Seven new birds seen this year and 6 new birds photographed.

  • 2016 ... by December 31st, 261 species were seen or heard and 256 species were photographed. Four new birds seen this year and five new birds photographed.

  • 2017 ... Two new birds seen and two new birds photographed.

  • Five species remain seen or heard but not photographed.
    1. Barred Owl ... (seen in 2007)
    2. Black Turnstone ... (seen in 2011)
    3. Canyon Wren ... (heard in 2010)
    4. Palm Warbler ... (seen in 2015, 2016)
    5. Rock Sandpiper ... (seen in 2011)


 



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