Trip Report
Oyhut Wildlife Area 2013-05-04
2013-05-04 14:43 for 1 hour (birding) 29 sightings Oyhut Wildlife Area (WAGHOSGR) Ocean Shores, WA (USA) Lat,Long: 46.94447,-124.15224 Map Elevation: 5 feet
Shallow bay waters, mudflats, saltmarsh and vegetated dunes (dunegrass and shrubs) of the Oyhut Wildlife Recreation Area. Also includes lawns and a couple of freshwater pools of the Ocean Shores sewage treatment plant. Sunny, low 60's, light breeze ABC field trip - We parked along Marine View Drive SE across from the water tank (225 Marine View Dr SE) and walked south and west along the edge of the dune grass out to a sandy flat from which we could scope the shallow pond and marsh, then walked back along the beach side of the dune grass.
Gadwall 30  
Eurasian Wigeon 1  
American Wigeon 30  
Mallard 15  
Cinnamon Teal 4  
Northern Shoveler 20  
Northern Pintail 4  
Green-winged Teal 40  
Greater Scaup 40  
Surf Scoter 30  
Bufflehead 5  
Red-breasted Merganser 10  
Common Loon 1  
Great Blue Heron 3  
Bald Eagle 2  
Killdeer 3  
Greater Yellowlegs 1  
Least Sandpiper 20  
Dunlin 2  
Short-billed Dowitcher 130   By calls
Red-necked Phalarope 6  
Glaucous-winged Gull 10   Incl hybrids
Rufous Hummingbird 1  
American Crow 4  
Tree Swallow 6  
Barn Swallow 2  
Savannah Sparrow 3  
Song Sparrow 2  
Red-winged Blackbird 2