Other Bird Species Sighted 2020

2020 – Bird Species observed around Fruitgrowers Reservoir

There is no particular process to this, other than I post what I see or what other reliable observers tell me.  It’s anecdotal, not systematic. The date is the day the species was first observed; it is probably not the date the species actually first appeared here.

Bald Eagle – Feb 20
Canada Goose – Feb 20
Great Blue Heron – Feb 20 (Looking for a hole in the ice?!)
Mallard – Feb 20
Green-winged Teal – Feb 20
Black-billed Magpie – Feb 20
Common Raven – Feb 20
Pintail – Feb 26
Common Merganser – Feb 26
European Starling – Feb 26
Red-breasted Merganser – Feb 29 (DG)
Northern Harrier – March 4
Western Meadowlark – March 4
Bufflehead – March 4
Lesser Scaup – March 4
Redhead – March 4
Red-winged Blackbird – March 4
American Wigeon – March 4
Gadwall – March 6
Cinnamon Teal – March 6
American Coot – Mar. 12
Red-tailed Hawk – Mar. 15
Golden Eagle – Mar. 18
Gulls – Mar. 18 [larger gulls that I was not able to identify in low light]
Killdeer – Mar. 21
Mountain Bluebird – Mar. 24
Western Grebe – Mar. 28
Ringed-neck Pheasant – Mar. 29
Yellow-headed Blackbird – Apr. 6
Ringed-bill Gull – Apr. 6
Double-crested Cormorant – Apr. 7
White Pelican – Apr. 7
Snow Goose – Apr. 8