Fall 2012 – Committee Meeting

Key:
Votes in parentheses (# accepted, # not accepted, # abstain)
[Notations: p=photo, v = video, a = audio, s = sketch]


ACCEPTED:

EMGO-2011-1, Emperor Goose – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 25 November 2011 – 7 January 2012, Brad Waggoner [p], Gregg Thompson [p], Ruth Sullivan [p], Carol Riddell [p] (7-0-0)

EMGO-2011-3, Emperor Goose – Dungeness Spit, Clallam County, 31 December 2011 – mid-January 2012, Sue Chickman, Dow Lambert (7-0-0)

TUDU-2011-3, Tufted Duck – Bradley Lake, Pierce County, 18 November – 3 December, 2011, Charlie Wright [p], Gregg Thompson [p] (7-0-0)

TUDU-2011-4, Tufted Duck – Stevenson, Skamania County, 11 December, 2011, Wilson Cady (7-0-0)

TUDU-2011-5, Tufted Duck – Marine Park, Vancouver, Clark County, 31 December, 2011 – 14 January, 2012, Randy Hill [p], David Irons, Shawneen Finnegan, Ryan Merrill [p] (6-0-1)

TUDU-2012-1, Tufted Duck – Lacamas Park, Camas, Clark County, 2-4 February, 2012, Lyn Topinka [p], Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

TUDU-2012-2, Tufted Duck – Montlake Fill, Seattle, King County, 3-13 February, 13 April, 2012, Tom Mansfield [p], Larry Hubbell (p] (7-0-0)

STAL-2012-1, Short-tailed Albatross – Offshore, Clallam County, 31 January, 2012, Marc Dragiewicz (6-0-1)

STAL-2012-2, Short-tailed Albatross – off Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor County, 4 May, 2012, Ken Lane [p] (7-0-0)

MUPE-2011-1, Murphy’s Petrel – Washington Coast – west of Westport, Grays Harbor County, 21 May, 2012, G.Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2006-1, Mottled Petrel – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 28 February, 2006, COASST fide Charlie Wright [sp.] (6-0-1)

MOPE-2012-1, Mottled Petrel – Nitinat Canyon, Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p], G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-2, Mottled Petrel – Nitinat Canyon, Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill, G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-3, Mottled Petrel – Nitinat Canyon, Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill, G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-4, Mottled Petrel – Nitinat Canyon, Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill, G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-5, Mottled Petrel – 23nm off Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, 5 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p], G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-6, Mottled Petrel – 26nm off Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, 5 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill, G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

MOPE-2012-7, Mottled Petrel – 29nm off Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, 5 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill, G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

WTSH-2011-1, Wedge-tailed Shearwater – Ocean City, Grays Harbor County, 18 January, 2011, Kathy Linnell [p][sp.](fide Charlie Wright, and Jane Dolliver) (7-0-0)

MASH-2006-1, Manx Shearwater – Cape Flattery, Clallam County, 29 July, 2006, Steve Mlodinow, Brad Waggoner (7-0-0)

MASH-2007-6, Manx Shearwater – w. of Alexander Island, Jefferson County, 4 July, 2007, Ryan Merrill (6-1-0)

MASH-2007-7, Manx Shearwater – w. of Alexander Island, Jefferson County, 4 July, 2007, Ryan Merrill (7-0-0)

MASH-2007-9, Manx Shearwater – w. of Alexander Island, Jefferson County, 11 July, 2007, Ryan Merrill (6-1-0)

FRIG-2007-1, Frigatebird sp. – West Richland, Benton County, 3 November, 2007, Michael Crowder (Frig sp = 6, not accepted = 1)

SNEG-2011-1, Snowy Egret – Ridgefield NWR, Clark County, 14-15 August, 2011, Roger Windemuth [p], Lyn Topinka [p] (7-0-0)

RSHA-2007-1, Red-shouldered Hawk – W. Valley Hwy Kent, King County, 14 July, 2007, Kathy Andrich (7-0-0)

RSHA-2007-3, Red-shouldered Hawk – Cinebar, Lewis County, 1 October, 2007, Clarence C. Lupo (7-0-0)

BWHA-2011-2, Broad-winged Hawk – Cascade Pass, Skagit County, 28 September, 2011, Ryan Merrill [p] (7-0-0)

BWHA-2011-3, Broad-winged Hawk – Bald Mtn Rd/SR 410, Yakima County, 40762, Lamont McLachlan [p] (6-0-1)

BWHA-2011-5, Broad-winged Hawk – Peone Wetlands, Spokane County, 29 September, 2011, Terry Little (6-1-0)

WIPL-2012-1, Wilson’s Plover – Bennington Lake, Walla Walla County, 26 August – 4 September, 2012, Mike & MerryLynn Denny (p), Larry Umthun [p], Ryan Shaw [p], Ivar Husa [p] (6-0-1) First State Record

WRSA-2012-1, White-rumped Sandpiper – Reardan, Lincoln County, 29-31 May, 2012, Jon Isacoff [p], Tom Munson [p] (7-0-0)

WRSA-2012-2, White-rumped Sandpiper – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 1 August, 2012, Charlie Wright [p] (7-0-0)

CUSA-2012-1, Curlew Sandpiper – Ocean City, Grays Harbor County, 20 May, 2012, Charlie Wright [p] (7-0-0)

RLKI-2006-1, Red-legged Kittiwake – Hobuck, Clallam County, 19 December, 2006, COASST fide Charlie Wright [p, sp.] (7-0-0)

RLKI-2012-1, Red-legged Kittiwake – Nitinat Canyon, ~37 n. miles west of Cape Alava, Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p], G Scott Mills (7-0-0)

ROGU-2011-1, Ross’s Gull – Palmer Lake, Okanogan County, 15-22 December, 2011, Jeff Heinlein [p], Ryan Merrill [p], Ryan Shaw [p], Gregg Thompson [p], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p], Tom Mansfield [p], Michael Schroeder (7-0-0)

BTGU-2011-2, Black-tailed Gull – Tacoma, Pierce County, 15 September to 8 October+, 2011, Bill Tweit, Bruce LaBar, Gregg Thompson [p] (7-0-0)

HERG-2006-1, “Vega” Herring Gull – Renton, King County, 28 December, 2006, Cameron Cox [p], Charlie Wright [p] (7-0-0)

HERG-2012-1, “Vega” Herring Gull – Banks Lake, Electric City, Grant County, 14 January, 2012, Bill Tweit, Charlie Wright, Bruce LaBar, Ryan Shaw [p] (7-0-0)

LBBG-2011-2, Lesser Black-backed Gull – Snake River, Asotin, Asotin County, 23 October, 2011, Terry Gray [p] (7-0-0)

LBBG-2012-1, Lesser Black-backed Gull – Banks Lake, Electric City, Grant County, 8 January, 2012, Doug Schonewald (7-0-0)

LBBG-2012-2, Lesser Black-backed Gull – Nelson Island/Leslie Groves/Richland, Benton County, 6-23 January, 2012, Jane & Keith Abel [p] (7-0-0)

LETE-2012-1, Least Tern – N. Potholes (Rookery), Grant County, 14-16 June, 2012, Matt Yawney (7-0-0)

LBMU-2001-1, Long-billed Murrelet – 12 mi east of Pomeroy, Garfield County, 14 August, 2001, Robert Dice, Dennis Paulson [p], [sp.](WSU Museum #01-37) (7-0-0)

LBMU-2012-1, Long-billed Murrelet – off Point of Arches, Clallam County, 24 July, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p] (7-0-0)

SCMU-1941-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – Copalis Beach, Grays Harbor County, 6 December, 1941, [sp.] museum specimen, (USNM #365372) (SCMU = 7, other = 0) First State Record

SCMU-1999-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – 124° 58′ W, off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 14 August, 1999, Bill Tweit (SCMU = 7, other = 0)

SCMU-2000-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – 124° 52′ W, off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 26 August, 2000, Bill Tweit (SCMU = 7, other = 0)

SCMU-2001-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – ca 50 km off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 4 August, 2001, Bruce LaBar (SCMU = 7, other = 0)

SCMU-2002-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – 46°53’60″N, 124°54’80″W, off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 5 September, 2002, G. Scott Mills, Bruce LaBar (SCMU = 7, other = 0)

SCMU-2007-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – W of Cape Alava, Clallam County, 8 July, 2007, G. Scott Mills (SCMU = 7, other = 0)

SCMU-2012-1, Scripps’s Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 30 June, 2012, Ryan Shaw [p] (SCMU = 6, abstain = 1)

GUMU-2003-1, Guadalupe Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 19 July, 2003, Bruce LaBar (GUMU= 7, other = 0) First State Record

SCMU/GUMU-1987-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe Murrelet – 25 mi off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 4 October, 1987, George Gerdts (SCMU/GUMU=7, other = 0)

SCMU/GUMU-2006-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe Murrelet – Cape Flattery, Clallam County, 29 July, 2006, Steve Mlodinow, Brad Waggoner (SCMU/GUMU=7, other = 0)

SCMU/GUMU-2007-3, Scripps’s/Guadalupe Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 7 September, 2007, Ryan Merrill (SCMU/GUMU=7, other = 0)

SCMU/CRMU-2007-2, Scripps’s/Craveri’s Murrelet – W of La Push, Clallam County, 9 July, 2007, G. Scott Mills (SCMU/CRMU=7, other = 0)

SCMU/GUMU/CRMU-2011-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe/Craveri’s Murrelet – w. of Copalis, Grays Harbor County, 24 August, 2011, Jon Anderson (SCMU/GUMU/CRMU = 7, other = 0)

HOPU-2007-5, Horned Puffin – off Cape Alava, Clallam County, 2 July, 2007, G. Scott Mills [s] (7-0-0)

HOPU-2011-2, Horned Puffin – offshore Westport pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 23 July, 2011, Ryan Shaw [p] (7-0-0)

HOPU-2012-1, Horned Puffin – Grayland Beach SP, Pacific County, 3 March, 2012, Peter Carr & Christine Lee [p] (7-0-0)

HOPU-2012-2, Horned Puffin – Sooes Beach N (COASST), Clallam County, 3 March, 2012, Ken and Mary Campbell [p, sp.] (fide Bob Boekelheide) (7-0-0)

YBCU-2012-1, Yellow-billed Cuckoo – Little Pend Oreille NWR, Stevens County, 21 June, 2012, Mike Munts (7-0-0)

NHOW-2011-1, Northern Hawk Owl – Pasayten Wildlife Area, Okanogan County, 25 July, 2011, Andy & Ellen Stepniewski [p] (7-0-0)

NHOW-2011-2, Northern Hawk Owl – Union Valley Rd., Chelan, Chelan County, 29 December, 2011 – 14 July 2012, Meredith Spencer, Beth St. George [p], Bill Tweit (7-0-0)

NHOW-2012-1, Northern Hawk Owl – West Plains, Spokane County, 7-8+ January, 2012, Patrick McKann, Jon Isacoff [p], (Mike Britton [v] (7-0-0)

NHOW-2012-2, Northern Hawk Owl – Wauconda Pass, Okanogan County, 29 January – 26 February+, 2012, Lee Johnson [p], Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

EAPH-2012-1, Eastern Phoebe – Ephrata, Grant County, 2 June, 2012, Matt Yawney [a] (7-0-0)

EAPH-2012-2, Eastern Phoebe – Rosalia, Whitman County, 9-24 June, 2012, Mike & MerryLynn Denny [p], Tom Munson [p], Matt Bartels, Terry Grey [p] (7-0-0)

EAPH-2012-3, Eastern Phoebe – Oak Creek WA, Yakima County, 4-8 June, 2012, Luke Safford, Steve Pink, Scott Downes (6-1-0)

VEFL-2011-1, Vermillion Flycatcher – Ridgefield NWR, Clark County, 24 October, 2012 – February 2012, Lyn Topinka [p], Gregg Thompson [p], Ryan Shaw [p], Roger Windemuth [p] (7-0-0)

TRKI-2011-1, Tropical Kingbird – 3 Crabs, Dungeness, Clallam County, 24-28 October, 2011, Dow Lambert [p], Steve Mlodinow [p] (TRKI= 7-neither= 0-TRKI/COKI= 0)

TRKI-2011-2, Tropical Kingbird – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 29 October, 2011, Grace & Ollie Oliver [p] (TRKI= 6-neither= 0-TRKI/COKI= 1)

TRKI-2011-3, Tropical Kingbird – Soos River Mouth, Clallam County, 4 November, 2011, Brad Waggoner [p] (TRKI= 7-neither= 0-TRKI/COKI= 0)

TRKI-2011-5, Tropical Kingbird – Driftwood Keys, Kitsap County, 12 November, 2011, Brad Waggoner [p] (TRKI= 7-neither= 1-TRKI/COKI= 0)

TRKI/COKI-2011-4 , Tropical/Couch’s Kingbird – Neah Bay, Clallam County, 4 November, 2011, Brad Waggoner [p] (TRKI= 3-neither= 0-TRKI/COKI= 4)

TRKI/COKI-2011-6, Tropical/Couch’s Kingbird – Jamestown, Clallam County, 27 October, 2011, Bob Boekelheide (TRKI= 0-neither= 0-TRKI/COKI= 6)

BHVI-2010-1, Blue-headed Vireo – Washtucna, Adams County, 7 September, 2010, Jon Isacoff [p] (7-0-0)

BGGN-2011-1, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher – Washougal Oaks, Clark County, 20-21 July, 2011, Carlo Abbruzzese (7-0-0)

BGGN-2011-2, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 20 October – 11 December+, 2011, Keith Brady, Ryan Merrill [p], G.Scott Mills [p], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p], Ryan Shaw[p] (7-0-0)

CCLO-2012-1, Chestnut-collared Longspur – Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 21-26 July, 2012, Ryan Shaw [p] (7-0-0)

MKBU-2011-1, McKay’s Bunting – Damon Point, Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 16 December, 2011 – February 2012, Carol Riddell [p], Charlie Wright [p], Larry Hubbell [p], Paul Bannick [p], Diane Weinstein, Matt Bartels, Ryan Shaw, Jeff Bryant (7-0-0)

OVEN-2012-1, Ovenbird – Sauk Valley, Skagit County, 22 June, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p, a] (7-0-0)

BWWA-2012-1, Blue-winged Warbler – College Place, Walla Walla County, 4-5 August, 2012, MerryLynn Denny, Bob Derling (6-1-0)

BAWW-2011-2, Black-and-white Warbler – Bellingham, Whatcom County, 19 September, 2011, Fredrick Sears (6-1-0)

BAWW-2011-3, Black-and-white Warbler – Washtucna, Adams County, 19 May, 2011, Lily Ann Plumb [p] (7-0-0)

BAWW-2012-1, Black-and-white Warbler – Ephrata, Grant County, 29-30 May, 2012, Matt Yawney (7-0-0)

BAWW-2012-2, Black-and-white Warbler – Diablo, Whatcom County, 25 May, 2012, Randy Knapp (7-0-0)

NAWA-2012-1, “eastern” Nashville Warbler – Taylor Lake, Stevens County, 3 July, 2012, Steve Mlodinow, Ryan Merrill [p, a] (7-0-0)

TEWA-2011-1, Tennessee Warbler – Spokane, Spokane County, 5 August, 2011, Cindy McCormack [p] (7-0-0)

TEWA-2012-1, Tennessee Warbler – Chesaw, Okanogan County, 12 July, 2012, Brad Waggoner (6-0-1)

NOPA-2012-1, Northern Parula – Columbia Park, Benton County, 18 June – 4 July, 2012, Scott Atkinson [p], Ivar Husa [p], Larry Umthun [p], Tom Mansfield [p], Steve Mlodinow [p],Ryan Merrill [p] (7-0-1)

NOPA-2012-2, Northern Parula – Potholes SP, Grant County, 4-9 July, 2012, Steve Mlodinow [p] (7-0-0)

NOPA-2012-3, Northern Parula – Leavenworth Fish Hatchery, Chelan County, 7 July, 2012, Matt Kizer (6-0-1)

CSWA-2011-2, Chestnut-sided Warbler – Davenport, Lincoln County, 10 September, 2011, Jon Isacoff [p] (7-0-0)

CSWA-2012-1, Chestnut-sided Warbler – Oak Creek WA, Yakima County, 3-7 June, 2012, Kenneth Brown, Asta Tobiassen [p], Alan Richards (7-0-0)

BLPW-2007-2, Blackpoll Warbler – Washtucna, Adams County, 9 September, 2007, Randy Hill (6-1-0)

BLPW-2011-3, Blackpoll Warbler – Turnbull NWR, Spokane County, 1 September, 2011, Marian Frobe [p] (7-0-0)

BTBW-2012-1, Black-throated Blue Warbler – Black Diamond, King County, 8 June, 2012, Darrel DeNune [p] (7-0-0)

RFSP-2011-1, “Red” Fox Sparrow – Tenino, Thurston County, 6 April, 2011, Ryan Merrill [p] (7-0-0)

RFSP-2011-2, “Red” Fox Sparrow – Fir Island, Skagit County, 2 December, 2011, Ryan Merrill (7-0-0)

RFSP-2011-3, “Red” Fox Sparrow – Monroe, Snohomish County, 30 November, 2011, Ryan Merrill [p] (6-1-0)

INBU-2011-2, Indigo Bunting – Sauk Prairie, Skagit County, 6 October, 2011, Ryan Merrill [p, a] (7-0-0)

INBU-2012-1, Indigo Bunting – Vancouver, Clark County, 29 June – 4 July+, 2012, Bill Tweit, Sc ott Carpenter [p], Lyn Topinka [p], Jen Sanford [p] Steve Mlodinow [p] (7-0-0)

INBU-2012-2, Indigo Bunting – Sauk Valley, Skagit County, 7 August, 2012, Ryan Merrill (6-0-1)

PABU-2012-1, Painted Bunting – Siwash Creek, Tonasket, Okanogan County, 6 July – 3 August, 2012, Jeanelle Richardson, Jim Owens, Tom Mansfield [p], Lee Johnson [p], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p], Sam Tooley [p], Bill Tweit, Ryan Merrill [p,v] (7-0-0)

DICK-2011-1, Dickcissel – Bow, Skagit County, 28-29 May, 2011, Ginny Wolff [p] (7-0-0)

DICK-2012-1, Dickcissel – Shelton, Mason County, 7-9 May, 2012, Ken Sheppard [p] (7-0-0)

EAME-2012-1, Eastern Meadowlark – Marblemount, Skagit County, 1-4 June, 2012, Ryan Merrill [v,p, a], Gary Bletsch (6-0-1) First State Record

HORE-2012-3, Hoary Redpoll – Samish Island, Skagit County, 2 January, 2012, Ryan Merrill [p] (7-0-0)

HORE-2012-5, Hoary Redpoll – Anatone, Asotin County, 6 March, 2012, Gina Sheridan, Jon Isacoff (6-1-0)

HORE-2012-7, Hoary Redpoll – Umptanum Falls, Yakima County, 5 February, 2012, Scott Downes (6-0-1)

LAGO-2012-1, Lawrence’s Goldfinch – Keyport, Kitsap County, 20-21 May, 2012, Sandy Klipper[p], Ryan Shaw [p] (7-0-0)


NOT ACCEPTED:

ABDU-1998-1, American Black Duck – Auburn/Enumclaw Plateau, King County, 19 July, 1998 (0-7-0)

BSTP-2008-1, Madieran/Band-rumped Storm-Petrel – 88 mi. w of Ilwaco, Pacific County, 10 July, 2008 (1-5-1)

BWHA-2011-1, Broad-winged Hawk – Ellensburg, Kittitas County, 16 October, 2011 (1-6-0)

BWHA-2011-4, Broad-winged Hawk – Myrtle Edwards Park, Seattle, King County, 19 September, 2012 (0-7-0)

CRPL-2011-1, Common Ringed Plover – Nisqually NWR, Thurston County, 7 October, 2011 (5-2-0)

ICGU-2011-2, Iceland Gull – Westport, Grays Harbor County, 31 December, 2012 (5-2-0)

ICGU-2012-1, Iceland Gull – Clarkston, Asotin County, 22 January – 19 February+, 2012 (4-3-0)

SCMU/GUMU/CRMU-2011-3, Scripps’s/Guadalupe/Craveri’s Murrelet – Edmonds, Snohomish County, 18 September, 2011 (SCMU/GUMU=5, Not accepted = 2)

BTAH-2007-1, Broad-tailed Hummingbird – College Place, Walla Walla County, 7 September, 2007 (0-7-0)

BAWW-2011-1, Black-and-white Warbler – Lake Crocker, Jefferson County, 18 August, 2011 (0-7-0)

BAWW-2012-3, Black-and-white Warbler – Magnuson Park, Seattle, King County, 27 July, 2012 (2-4-1)

HOWA-2012-1, Hooded Warbler – Newhalem, Whatcom County, 1 June, 2012 (5-2-0)

BLPW-2007-1, Blackpoll Warbler – Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, 12 September, 2007 (3-4-0)

PABU-2011-1, Painted Bunting – Port Angeles, Clallam County, 23 August, 2011 (0-6-1)

PUFI-2010-2, “Eastern” Purple Finch – Johnson Park, Richland, Benton County, 18 October, 2010 (1-3-3)

HORE-2012-1, Hoary Redpoll – 9 Mile Canyon, Walla Walla County, 15 January, 2012 (1-6-0)

HORE-2012-2, Hoary Redpoll – Level Rd., Lincoln County, 28 February, 2012 (0-7-0)

HORE-2012-4, Hoary Redpoll – Chesaw, Okanogan County, 18 February, 2012 (1-5-1)

HORE-2012-6, Hoary Redpoll – 9 Mile Canyon, Walla Walla County, 16 January, 2012 (2-5-0)

HORE-2012-8, Hoary Redpoll – Kalispell Reservation, Pend Oreille County, 3 January, 2012 (1-6-0)


SPECIES WITH ORIGIN UNCERTAIN

(ID accepted, but not accepted because of origin)

NOCA-2012-1, Northern Cardinal – South Bend, Pacific County, February – May, 2012 (ID: 7-0-0; Origin: 0-6-1)


REPORTS DEFERRED FOR FURTHER REVIEW:

EMGO-2011-2, Emperor Goose – Everson, Whatcom County, ~15 December, 2011

SCMU-2011-2, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport, Grays Harbor County, 9 October, 2011


OTHER ACTIONS:

Lesser Black-backed Gull – removed from the Review List

Northern Hawk Owl – removed from the Review List

Tropical & Tropical/Couch’s Kingbird – removed from the Review List