Other Bird Species Sighted 2021

2021 – 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 17
Canada Goose – Feb 17
European Starling – March 1
Northern Harrier – March 1
Red-winged Blackbird – March 1
Mallard – March 1
Common Merganser – March 2
Western Meadowlark – March 6
Great Blue Heron – March 8
Northern Pintail – March – 8
Ring-necked Pheasant – March 10
Black-billed Magpie – March 17
Northern Pintail – March 17
American Wigeon – March 17
Green-winged Teal – March 17
Cinnamon Teal – March 17
American Robin – March 17
Gull [Sp.?] – March 17
White Pelican – March 20 (single bird)
White Goose – March 24 A single bird among Canadas at a relatively long distance, so the species will have to wait.
Hairy Woodpecker – March 29
Northern Flicker (western red-shafted) – March 29
Northern Shoveler – March 30
American Coot – April 16
Franklin’s Gull – April 16
Gadwall -April 16
Black-necked Stilt – April 16