Audubon Trip Bird List - Birchim Canyon - May 22

From: Chris Howard
Date: 5/23/99
Time: 7:38:53 AM
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A dozen or so birders enjoyed a delightful walk in Birchim Canyon yesterday morning. A total of 40 species were tallied...of which the most interesting were Green Heron, Yellow-breasted Chat, Black-throated Gray Warbler, and Townsend's Warbler.

Here is the complete list: Green Heron, Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Mourning Dove, Vaux's Swift, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Costa's Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Western Wood Pee-wee, Black Phoebe, Gray Flycatcher, Empidonax sp. flycatcher, Cliff Swallow, Common Raven, Bewick's Wren, House Wren, Rock Wren, Canyon Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, American Robin, Warbling Vireo, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's race), Black-throated Gray Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-breasted Chat, Black-headed Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting, Spotted Towhee, Song Sparrow, White Crowned Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Western Tanager, Lesser Goldfinch, House Finch.