Trip Report
Packwood Cemetery 2013-04-09a
2013-04-09 09:35 for 1 hrs 45 mins (birding) 19 sightings Packwood Memorial Cemetery (WADCCFCPC) Brewster, WA (USA) Lat,Long: 48.01031,-119.82114 Map Elevation: 2500 feet
Ponderosa pine forest and sagebrush meadows at the top of Central Ferry Canyon south of Brewster. The road to the cemetery turns left off Central Ferry Canyon Rd NW 4.9 miles up from Cranes Rd NW about 2 miles SW of Brewster. Partly cloudy, 53F, mostly calm. Cara, Asta and I birded both sides of the main road above the Packwood Cemetery turnoff, an area of pine groves and open sagebrush meadows, most of which burned last summer.
About half the pines are dead, retaining orange needles. Sightings recorded in the field and submitted from BirdLog for Android v1.6.
Downy Woodpecker 2  
Hairy Woodpecker 2  
Black-backed Woodpecker 1   Photographed drumming on snag - black head and back, yellow fore-crown, barred flanks.
Northern Flicker 3  
Steller's Jay 2  
Violet-green Swallow 3  
Mountain Chickadee 1  
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1  
Pygmy Nuthatch 10  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2  
Western Bluebird 8  
American Robin 4  
Spotted Towhee 4  
Dark-eyed Junco 2  
Red-winged Blackbird 3  
Western Meadowlark 2  
Cassin's Finch 2   Juvenile w/ yellowish tinge on face and adult male, both singing.
House Finch 2  
Red Crossbill 15  
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