On 11 October 2014 from 8 am to 1:00 pm, the Columbia Audubon field trip folks walked

the wet swales, prairies, grasslands and crop fields of Bradford Farms. The overcast cool

weather was great and the breeze carried many raptors southward.


51 species were tallied including: Short-eared Owl, Palm Warbler, Henslow’s Sparrow,

Le Conte’s Sparrow, and Pine Siskins. The list below


31 of the 51 species observed, rest on eBird.

26 Double-crested Cormorant

20 American White Pelican

1 Glossy/White-faced Ibis

7 Northern Harrier

10 Sharp-shinned Hawk

16 Cooper's Hawk

1 Red-shouldered Hawk

2 Broad-winged Hawk

1 American Coot

6 Wilson's Snipe

1 Short-eared Owl

1 Merlin

1 Peregrine Falcon

3 Tree Swallow

9 Barn Swallow

4 Sedge Wren

15 Marsh Wren

5 Common Yellowthroat

1 Palm Warbler

19 Field Sparrow

76 Savannah Sparrow

1 Henslow's Sparrow

11 Le Conte's Sparrow

1 Fox Sparrow

9 Song Sparrow

15 Lincoln's Sparrow

30 Swamp Sparrow

10 White-throated Sparrow

11 White-crowned Sparrow

1 Dickcissel

2 Western Meadowlark

6 Eastern Meadowlark

2 Pine Siskin


Brad Jacobs, Paul McKenzie, Lori Turner, Greg Leonard, Jon Besser, Reed Gerdes.

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