Trip Report
Hoquiam STP 2013-04-26
2013-04-26 16:50 for 25 minutes (birding) 18 sightings Hoquiam STP (WAGHHQSTP) Hoquiam, WA (USA) Lat,Long: 46.97321,-123.91653 Map Elevation: 10 feet
The Hoquiam Sewage Treatment Ponds consist of several diked ponds at the end of Paulson Road south of hwy 109 a mile or so west of Hoquiam. Adjacent habitats include barren ground, willow thickets and brackish marshes at the head of Bowerman Basin. Sunny, low 60's, light breeze Scanned and scoped the ponds from the road.
With Laurel Parshall, Matt Kizer, Russ Smith and Shep Thorp.
Gadwall 15  
American Wigeon 10  
Mallard 6  
Northern Shoveler 100  
Green-winged Teal 10  
Greater Scaup 10  
Lesser Scaup 80  
Bufflehead 20  
Least Sandpiper 4  
Dunlin 2  
Red-necked Phalarope 103   Accurately counted
Mew Gull 8  
Caspian Tern 120  
American Crow 4  
Tree Swallow 10  
Barn Swallow 4  
European Starling 2  
Red-winged Blackbird 1