May 22, 2013

Birds at Orkila!

One of the best parts about being at Camp Orkila is getting to see all of the wildlife that live here. During the annual Mother's Day Family Camp this May, one family decided to keep a tally on all of the birds that they saw and the result was pretty amazing! Check out the long list of birds that they were able to identify:

Canada Goose



Surf Scoter

Glaucous-winged Gull


Brewer’s Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Pileated Woodpecker

Pacific Slope Flycatcher

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Barn Swallow

Violet Green Swallow

American Robin

American Crow

Red-tailed Hawk

Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Wilson’s Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Savannah Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Spotted Towhee

Song Sparrow

American Goldfinch

Pine Siskin

Purple Finch


Brown-headed Cowbird

Townsend’s Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

European Starling

Warbling Vireo

Common Yellowthroat

Turkey Vulture

Common Raven

Red Crossbill (?)

Western Woodpewee

Pigeon Guillemot

Common Loon

Harlequin Duck

Hutton’s Vireo


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