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Chilliwack Field Naturalists Trip to Wilband Creek Park

February 25, 2017 

 

The highlight of this trip was the American bittern that flushed from some cattails as we were nearing the end of our walk around the ponds on a rather blustery day.  Paulina managed an identification shot. Tippers warmed up  over Soup, steak and kidney pie and ploughman's lunch at the Clayburn Tea Room after the walk.    

Bird List

CA-British Columbia-Abbotsford-34350 Bateman Road - 49.074x-122.282
Feb 25, 2017
10:31 AM
Traveling
3.10 km
105 minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments:
Chilliwack Field Naturalists trip to Wilband Creek Park an urban wetland on Sumas Flats near Abbotsford BC

8 Canada Goose
30 Trumpeter Swan
4 Gadwall
35 American Wigeon
100 Mallard
5 Northern Shoveler
4 Northern Pintail
45 Green-winged Teal
4 Canvasback
1 Redhead
20 Ring-necked Duck
8 Bufflehead
1 Common Goldeneye
20 Hooded Merganser
20 Common Merganser
4 Pied-billed Grebe
2 Double-crested Cormorant
1 American Bittern
1 Great Blue Heron
1 Bald Eagle
2 American Coot
2 Glaucous-winged Gull
1 Belted Kingfisher
4 Northwestern Crow
6 Black-capped Chickadee
2 Song Sparrow
1 Spotted Towhee

Number of Taxa: 27