Red Phalarope and others, Furnace Creek Ranch

From: Rick Fridell
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Date: 10/13/02
Time: 06:45:36 PM


Kevin Wheeler and I spent a couple of very productive days (Friday 10/11 and Saturday 10/12) birding Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley NP. Highlights included: Great Egret (5) 10/11 Snow Goose (2) 10/12 Merlin Common Moorhen (Ad. and Imm.) Red Phalarope (Sewer Pond - Airport) 10/11 Ruddy Ground-Dove (Ad. Male: 700-800 Bldgs) Inca Dove (9 w/ RUGD) Vaux's Swift 10/11 Lewis's Woodpecker Townsend's Solitaire Swainson's Thrush (2) Hermit Thrush 10/12 Townsend's Warbler 10/12 Palm Warbler 10/11 Clay-colored Sparrow White-throated Sparrow (4-5) Golden-crowned Sparrow (2) Lazuli Bunting Indigo Bunting Lawrence's Goldfinch (ad. male) Note: Species without dates were observed both days. Please do not hesitate to contact me, if anyone needs additional details or clarification. Rick Fridell, Hurricane, UT