Trip Report
Dry Creek East 2013-05-27
2013-05-27 16:15 for 25 minutes (birding) 15 sightings Dry Creek East (WAYCDRYCK) Toppenish, WA (USA) Lat,Long: 46.25575,-120.40411 Map Elevation: 1000 feet
Dry Creek drains the dry hills along Hwy 97 southwest of Toppenish. Mostly cloudy, damp, 59F, calm We pulled to the right off hwy 97 before the bridge over the creek and drove down by the stream. Riparian woodland consists of alder, cottonwood, willow, water birch, staghorn sumac and elderberry, among other shrubs, with sagebrush on adjacent dry flats and hillsides.
Great Blue Heron 1  
Turkey Vulture 1  
Red-tailed Hawk 1  
Vaux's Swift 1  
Violet-green Swallow 3  
Bushtit 2  
Rock Wren 2  
Bewick's Wren 1  
Cedar Waxwing 5  
Yellow-breasted Chat 2  
Spotted Towhee 3  
Song Sparrow 2  
Lazuli Bunting 5  
Western Meadowlark 2  
American Goldfinch 2