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Three birdwatchers with binoculars looking at something pointed out by fourth person.  Photo by Ronald Laubenstein, USFWSHere’s what folks are telling us about - birds, mammals, plants, other natural phenomenon. Let us know what you spotted on your most recent trip (email us at bisonrange@fws.gov).

January 25, 2016 – Tuesday afternoon
Mostly sunny, mild
Nature Trail
Bohemian waxwing – large flock
Black billed magpie
American robin
Townsend’s solitaire
Common goldeneye
Mallard
Hairy woodpecker
Great horned owl
Belted kingfisher
Red tailed hawk
Common raven

December 20, 2015 – Sunday
Sunny and cold
Audubon Christmas Bird Count – Ninepipe Circle
(Along Mission Creek and Winter Drive)
BIRDS
Mallard - 4770
American Wigeon - 44
Northern Pintail - 1
Common Goldeneye - 5
Goldeneye species - 11
Hooded Merganser - 5
Canada Goose - 36
Red- tailed Hawk - 7
Rough-legged Hawk - 3
Northern Harrier - 1
American Kestrel - 2
Bald Eagle – 2
(1 adult, 1 immature perched together in tree)
Ring-necked Pheasant - 16
Gray Partridge - 10
Northern Flicker - 6
Downy Woodpecker (male) - 1
Rock Pigeon - 21
Collared Dove - 5
Belted Kingfisher - 1
Short-eared Owl - 1
Black Billed Magpie – 59
Common Raven – 4
Bohemian Waxwing – 75
Northern Shrike – 2
Marsh Wren – 1
American Robin – 14
Townsend’s Solitaire – 25
Black-capped Chickadee – 8
Red-breasted Chickadee – 1
House Sparrow – 56
European Starling – 38
MAMMALS
Bison
White-tail deer (many)
Last Updated: Feb 02, 2016
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