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Auburn-Enumclaw Plateau (Jan 12, 2007 - Mar 31, 2013)
Auburn-Enumclaw Plateau (WAKCAUEN) Auburn and Enumclaw, WA (USA) Lat,Long: 47.24404,-122.08062 Map Elevation: 600 feet 100 species 33 trips (131 non-trip sightings)
Open farming and residential area between Auburn and Enumclaw, and between the Green and White Rivers about 30 miles SE of Seattle. Flat and gently rolling terrain consisting mostly of cow and horse pastures and hay fields with about 10 houses per mile in most areas, scattered groves of Douglas Fir, Red Alder, Black Cottonwood, blackberry brambles, wild rose and hawthorne along fencerows. Covered more intensely for birding around the WAKCHOME site at 37407 188th Ave SE in the Wabash neighborhood. Steep slopes of the canyons of both the Green and White rivers are mostly forested with alder, Doug fir, cedar and cottonwood.
Species Sightings Trips First Date Last Date Avg/Sighting Avg/Trip Max Ct
Cackling Goose 1   1 03/12/2013 03/12/2013 50.0 1.5 50
Canada Goose 17   17 12/15/2010 03/09/2013 58.4 30.1 400
Trumpeter Swan 1   0 02/11/2013 02/11/2013 72.0 0.0 72
Tundra Swan 1   0 02/11/2013 02/11/2013 3.0 0.0 3
Eurasian Wigeon 5   4 02/22/2011 03/09/2013 1.4 0.2 2
American Wigeon 16   15 04/02/2008 03/09/2013 94.0 44.5 500
Mallard 30   29 04/18/2008 03/12/2013 29.8 27.0 140
Northern Shoveler 11   10 02/13/2008 03/08/2013 5.8 1.9 14
Northern Pintail 2   1 03/26/2012 01/25/2013 1.0 0.0 1
Green-winged Teal 11   9 04/04/2008 03/09/2013 11.3 3.4 37
Ring-necked Duck 2   1 03/26/2012 02/05/2013 3.5 0.1 5
Bufflehead 1   1 03/08/2013 03/08/2013 1.0 0.0 1
Hooded Merganser 4   1 02/09/2007 11/20/2012 2.0 0.1 3
California Quail 6   6 10/23/2010 05/22/2011 1.5 0.3 3
Great Blue Heron 2   1 12/17/2010 02/22/2011 1.5 0.1 2
Turkey Vulture 7   5 09/19/2007 05/26/2012 3.6 0.5 8
Bald Eagle 26   16 02/21/2007 03/12/2013 3.2 0.7 50
Northern Harrier 3   1 03/09/2008 05/22/2011 1.0 0.0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3   1 03/23/2010 12/20/2010 1.0 0.0 1
Cooper's Hawk 4   2 04/25/2007 05/26/2012 1.0 0.1 1
Red-tailed Hawk 26   26 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 2.1 1.6 5
American Kestrel 26   18 01/16/2007 03/09/2013 1.6 0.8 3
Merlin 8   4 09/17/2007 12/07/2012 1.1 0.1 2
Peregrine Falcon 10   5 02/21/2007 02/05/2013 1.1 0.2 2
Killdeer 16   15 09/19/2007 03/09/2013 3.6 1.3 15
Greater Yellowlegs 11   1 04/09/2007 12/07/2012 3.3 0.0 14
Wilson's Snipe 9   3 01/17/2007 03/09/2013 1.6 0.2 3
Glaucous-winged Gull 11   11 02/28/2010 03/12/2013 19.6 6.5 110
Rock Pigeon 3   3 01/27/2011 05/26/2012 4.0 0.4 7
Band-tailed Pigeon 2   2 05/22/2011 05/26/2012 4.5 0.3 8
Eurasian Collared-Dove 17   15 01/25/2011 03/12/2013 3.6 1.7 25
Mourning Dove 4   4 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 4.8 0.6 12
Barn Owl 20   1 01/13/2007 03/10/2013 1.1 0.0 2
Vaux's Swift 9   5 05/09/2007 05/26/2012 2.3 0.3 5
Anna's Hummingbird 2   2 03/08/2013 03/12/2013 1.5 0.1 2
Rufous Hummingbird 2   2 07/01/2009 04/29/2012 1.0 0.1 1
Red-breasted Sapsucker 3   3 05/09/2012 01/24/2013 1.7 0.2 2
Downy Woodpecker 5   5 11/12/2010 05/26/2012 1.2 0.2 2
Hairy Woodpecker 5   5 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 1.4 0.2 2
Northern Flicker 22   22 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 3.0 2.0 6
Pileated Woodpecker 5   4 07/15/2007 01/27/2011 1.2 0.2 2
Western Wood-Pewee 2   1 05/19/2010 05/26/2012 1.5 0.1 2
Willow Flycatcher 2   2 07/01/2009 05/26/2012 3.0 0.2 3
Northern Shrike 3   1 11/18/2009 02/28/2010 1.0 0.0 1
Hutton's Vireo 2   1 07/15/2007 12/01/2010 1.0 0.0 1
Warbling Vireo 2   2 05/22/2011 05/26/2012 2.0 0.1 3
Steller's Jay 13   13 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 1.9 0.8 4
Western Scrub-Jay 2   1 10/07/2009 10/23/2010 1.5 0.0 2
American Crow 28   28 07/01/2009 03/09/2013 12.3 10.4 50
Common Raven 13   11 01/20/2007 02/13/2013 2.2 0.7 6
Tree Swallow 7   6 04/18/2008 05/26/2012 4.3 0.8 12
Violet-green Swallow 9   8 04/18/2008 05/26/2012 15.4 4.1 40
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1   0 07/23/2007 07/23/2007 3.0 0.0 3
Cliff Swallow 7   6 05/01/2008 05/26/2012 4.0 0.7 9
Barn Swallow 12   8 04/25/2007 05/26/2012 9.1 3.2 40
Black-capped Chickadee 28   28 07/01/2009 03/12/2013 5.5 4.7 30
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 17   17 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 3.3 1.7 10
Bushtit 8   8 10/23/2010 05/09/2012 8.8 2.1 30
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3   3 04/28/2012 01/01/2013 1.0 0.1 1
Brown Creeper 4   4 12/01/2010 01/25/2013 1.3 0.2 2
Bewick's Wren 19   19 10/23/2010 03/09/2013 1.4 0.8 4
Pacific Wren 11   11 10/23/2010 03/08/2013 1.3 0.4 2
Golden-crowned Kinglet 17   17 10/23/2010 03/09/2013 4.5 2.3 10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7   7 10/23/2010 01/24/2013 4.9 1.0 12
Swainson's Thrush 3   2 07/15/2007 05/26/2012 1.3 0.1 2
American Robin 33   32 07/01/2009 03/12/2013 23.9 23.8 100
Varied Thrush 4   4 12/08/2010 02/05/2013 2.0 0.2 5
European Starling 32   32 07/01/2009 03/12/2013 138.6 134.4 500
American Pipit 1   0 01/28/2010 01/28/2010 2.0 0.0 2
Cedar Waxwing 8   6 01/14/2008 05/26/2012 6.1 1.2 20
Orange-crowned Warbler 3   2 04/28/2008 04/29/2012 3.7 0.3 9
Common Yellowthroat 12   9 04/17/2008 05/26/2012 2.4 0.8 7
Yellow Warbler 2   1 05/31/2008 05/22/2011 1.0 0.0 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15   13 04/02/2008 03/08/2013 6.0 2.7 18
Black-throated Gray Warbler 1   1 05/26/2012 05/26/2012 1.0 0.0 1
Townsend's Warbler 1   1 10/23/2010 10/23/2010 2.0 0.1 2
Wilson's Warbler 2   1 07/15/2007 05/22/2011 1.0 0.0 1
Western Tanager 3   2 07/15/2007 05/26/2012 1.0 0.1 1
Spotted Towhee 20   20 11/12/2010 03/12/2013 2.1 1.3 7
Savannah Sparrow 12   10 07/01/2009 03/30/2013 5.8 1.9 18
Fox Sparrow 4   4 10/27/2010 01/24/2013 1.5 0.2 3
Song Sparrow 30   30 07/01/2009 03/12/2013 4.8 4.4 12
Lincoln's Sparrow 5   4 10/27/2010 02/21/2011 1.2 0.2 2
White-throated Sparrow 2   2 12/15/2010 03/12/2013 1.0 0.1 1
White-crowned Sparrow 20   18 04/02/2008 01/01/2013 3.8 2.2 10
Golden-crowned Sparrow 17   17 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 8.7 4.5 30
Dark-eyed Junco 28   28 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 9.6 8.1 30
Unidentified Sparrow 2   2 11/12/2010 11/21/2010 4.0 0.2 4
Black-headed Grosbeak 2   2 05/22/2011 05/26/2012 4.0 0.2 4
Lazuli Bunting 5   3 05/31/2008 05/26/2012 2.0 0.2 4
Red-winged Blackbird 23   23 02/28/2010 03/12/2013 24.1 16.8 200
Western Meadowlark 2   2 02/28/2010 10/25/2010 9.0 0.5 10
Brewer's Blackbird 25   23 05/09/2007 03/09/2013 30.0 19.7 110
Brown-headed Cowbird 5   5 05/22/2011 05/26/2012 3.4 0.5 5
Bullock's Oriole 1   0 05/19/2010 05/19/2010 1.0 0.0 1
Purple Finch 12   12 10/23/2010 12/05/2012 3.1 1.1 12
House Finch 22   22 07/01/2009 03/09/2013 3.3 2.2 12
Pine Siskin 11   11 10/23/2010 03/12/2013 28.0 9.3 130
American Goldfinch 10   10 07/01/2009 05/26/2012 5.2 1.6 12
Evening Grosbeak 8   8 02/28/2010 05/26/2012 4.0 1.0 10
House Sparrow 27   27 07/01/2009 03/12/2013 8.0 6.5 30
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