Fall 2013 – Committee Meeting


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


ACCEPTED:

GARG-1961-1, Garganey – 4 mi w. of Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, 27-30 April 1961, Larry Spear, fide U.C. Davis Museum of Wildlife & Fish Biology (7-0-0)

TUDU-2012-3, Tufted Duck – Priest Rapids Dam, Yakima County, 24 November 2012 – 18 May 2013, Michael Hobbs, Andy Stepniewski, Ellen Stepniewski[p], Denny Granstrand [p] (7-0-0) (Note: Record accepted earlier, new reports considered part of a single continuing record of an adult)

TUDU-2013-2, Tufted Duck – Iverson Rd., Walla Walla County, 5 March 2013, Warren Terrell (6-1-0)

TUDU-2013-3, Tufted Duck – Woodland Bottoms, Cowlitz County, 13-26 April 2013, Jon Leland [p], Nina Bohn, Brad Waggoner [p] (7-0-0)

GRSH-2013-1, Great Shearwater – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 24 August 2013, Ryan Shaw [p], Laurel Parshall [p] (7-0-0)

GRSH-2013-2, Great Shearwater – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 25 August 2013, Bill Tweit, John Puschock [p] (7-0-0)

BRBO-2013-1, Brown Booby – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 13 July 2013, immature, Mike Charest [p] (7-0-0)

SNEG-2013-1, Snowy Egret – Columbia NWR, Grant County, 6-15 June 2013, Michael Charest [p], Jon Isacoff [p] (7-0-0)

BWHA-2013-1, Broad-winged Hawk – Johnsonville, Kitsap County, 1 May 2013, Brad Waggoner, Dan Waggoner (7-0-0)

LSAP-2013-1, Lesser Sand-Plover – Oyhut Game Range, Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 1-2 September 2013, Mike & Merry Lynn Denny, Michael Deckert [p] , Michael Charest [p], Kenneth Trease [p], Dennis Paulson [p], Netta Smith [p], Denny Granstrand [p] (7-0-0)

RNST-2013-1, Red-necked Stint – Bottle Beach, Grays Harbor County, 21-22 July 2013, Chazz Hesselein [p] (7-0-0)

TBMU-2012-1, Thick-billed Murre – Edmonds, Snohomish County, 6 December 2012, Steve Pink (7-0-0)

SCMU-2003-2, Scripps’s Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 9 Aug 2003, G. Scott Mills (SCMU = 7 )(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-2003-2)

SCMU-2011-2, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport, Grays Harbor County, 9 October 2011, Kenneth Brown, Ryan Wiese, Pat Damron [p], extra info from Joseph Morlan (SCMU=7)

SCMU-2012-2, Scripps’s Murrelet – Wesport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 22 September 2012, Ryan Shaw [p] (SCMU=7)

SCMU-2013-1, Scripps’s/Craveri’s Murrelet – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 29 June 2013, First 2 of 8 birds, Bruce LaBar (SCMU/CRMU = 7)

SCMU-2013-2, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 29 June 2013, 2 of 8 birds, Ryan Shaw [p], Jill Hein [p], Bill Tweit, G. Scott Mills, Bruce LaBar (SCMU=7)

SCMU-2013-3, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 29 June 2013, 4 of 8 birds, Ryan Shaw, Bill Tweit, G. Scott Mills, Bruce LaBar (SCMU=7)

SCMU-2013-4, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 4 August 2013, G.Scott Mills (SCMU=7)

SCMU-2013-5, Scripps’s Murrelet – Westport Pelagic, Grays Harbor County, 22 August 2013, Bill Tweit (SCMU=7)

SCMU/CRMU-2004-1, Scripps’s/Craveri’s Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 28 Aug 2004, G. Scott Mills (SCMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-2004-1)

SCMU/CRMU-2006-2, Scripps’s/Craveri’s Murrelet – 36 mi W of Westport, Grays Harbor County, 24 Aug 2006, G. Scott Mills (SCMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-2006-2)

SCMU/CRMU-2006-3, Scripps’s/Craveri’s Murrelet – 36 mi W of Westport, Grays Harbor County, 15 Jul 2006, G. Scott Mills (SCMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-2003-3)

SCMU/GUMU/CRMU-1970-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe/Craveri’s Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 11 October 1970, Terry Wahl (SCMU/GUMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-1970-1)

SCMU/GUMU/CRMU-1974-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe/Craveri’s Murrelet – 30 mi off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 8 Sep 1974, Eugene Hunn (SCMU/GUMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-1974-1)

SCMU/GUMU/CRMU-1976-1, Scripps’s/Guadalupe/Craveri’s Murrelet – off Westport, Grays Harbor County, 16 May 1976, Dennis Paulson (SCMU/GUMU/CRMU = 7)(Note, initially accepted as XAMU/CRMU-1976-1)

HOPU-2007-06, Horned Puffin – South Coast- Long Beach – 143rd N, Pacific County, 15 January 2007, COASST [p]: Rosaleen Power, George Power (7-0-0)

HOPU-2012-10, Horned Puffin – South Coast- Ocean Park-South, Grays Harbor County, 15 February 2012, COASST [p]: Janet Waterstrat, Paul Waterstrat (6-0-1)

HOPU-2012-18, Horned Puffin – North Coast- Sand Point North, Clallam County, 4 March 2012, COASST [p]: Ami Magisos, Eric M Page (7-0-0)

HOPU-2013-2, Horned Puffin – Shipwreak Point, Clallam County, 28 February 2013, Sue Nattinger (7-0-0)

HOPU-2013-3, Horned Puffin – off Shark Reef, Lopez Island, San Juan County, 12-15 July 2013, Katie Jones [p], Bill Schmoker [p] (7-0-0)

ICGU-2013-1, Iceland Gull – LaPush, Clallam County, 28 January 2013, Ryan Merrill [p], Nick Bonamo [p] (7-0-0)

SBGU-2012-2, Slaty-backed Gull – Everett, Snohomish County, 31 December 2012, Gregg Thompson [p] (7-0-0)

WWDO-2013-1, White-winged Dove – Ferndale, Whatcom County, 2 May 2013, Eric Guzman (7-0-0)

COHU-2013-1, Costa’s Hummingbird – Lyle, Klickitat County, 21 April to ~21 June 2013, John Rasmussen[p], Ivar Husa [p], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p], Brad Waggoner [p], Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

YBSA-2013-1, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker – Clear Creek wetland, south of Darrington, Snohomish County, 31 March – 15 April 2013, Ryan Merrill [p], Tom Mansfield [p], Steve & Gail Aslanian [p], Hank Heiberg [p, v], Michael Charest [p] (7-0-0)

YBSA-2013-2, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker – Granger, Yakima County, 4 April 2013, Eric Heisey[p] (6-0-1)

EAWP-2013-1, Eastern Wood-Pewee – Lind Coulee, Grant County, 21 August – 1 September 2013, Matt Yawney, Grace & Ollie Oliver [p, v], Doug Schurman [p], Denny Granstrand [p], Matt Bartels [a], Mark Houston [p], Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0) – STATE FIRST RECORD

EAPH-2013-1, Eastern Phoebe – Calispell Lake, Pend Oreille County, 21 May – 4 June 2013, Jon Isacoff [p], Mike Clarke [a, v] (7-0-0)

STFL-2013-1, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – Leadbetter Point, Pacific County, 17 June 2013, Daniel R Froehlich [p] (7-0-0)

STFL-2013-2, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – Wenas area, Yakima County, 9 August 2013, Brendan Higgins [p] (7-0-0)

BUSH-2011-1, “Interior” Bushtit – Potholes Reservoir, Grant County, 13 March 2011, Brad Waggoner [p] (7-0-0)

BUSH-2012-1, “Interior” Bushtit – Powerline Rd., Moses Lake, Grant County, 3 December 2012, Matt Yawney, Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

SMLO-2013-1, Smith’s Longspur – Oyhut Game Range, Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, 24 August – 2 September 2013, Dave Slager [p, a,], Ryan Shaw [p], Michael Charest [p], Laurel Parshall [p], Brad Waggoner [p], Doug Schurman [p] Chuck Jensen [p**], Tom Mansfield [p], Dennis Paulson [p], Netta Smith [p], Todd Johnson [p], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p] (7-0-0)

MCLO-2013-1, McCown’s Longspur – Montlake Fill, Seattle, King County, 8 June 2013, Mike Wile, Helen Gilbert, Henry Noble (7-0-0) – STATE FIRST RECORD

OVEN-2013-1, Ovenbird – East Wenatchee, Douglas County, 2 June 2013, Jerry Tangren (7-0-0)

TEWA-2012-2, Tennessee Warbler – Spokane County, 16 Aug, 31 Aug, and 4 September 2012, Lindell Haggin [p] (7-0-0)

HOWA-2013-1, Hooded Warbler – Cape Horn, Skamania County, 4 July – 31 August 2013, Dave & Sherry Hayden, Brad Waggoner [p], Michael Charest [p], Lyn Topinka [p], (Chuck Jensen [p*]), Ryan Merrill [p], Tom Mansfield [p], Matt Bartels [a], Wendy Duncan [p], Ryan Shaw [a], Grace & Ollie Oliver [p], Wilson Cady (7-0-0)

MAWA-2013-1, Magnolia Warbler – Gingko SP, Vantage, Kittitas County, 5 June 2013, Kevin Black [p], George Pagos [p] (7-0-0)

MAWA-2013-2, Magnolia Warbler – Mount Baker, Whatcom County, 22 August 2013, Randy Knapp [fide Ryan Merrill (7-0-0)

CSWA-2013-1, Chestnut-sided Warbler – Ritzville, Adams County, 2 June 2013, Russ Koppendrayer (7-0-0)

TBFS-2013-1, “Thick-billed” Fox Sparrow – Leech Lake, White Pass, Yakima County, 5-28 July 2013, Bill Tweit, G Scott Mills[p], Denny Granstrand [p] (6-0-1)

INBU-2013-1, Indigo Bunting – Skamokawa, Wahkiakum County, 16-17 May 2013, Brad McNally [p], Kerrie McNally, Andrew Emlen, Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

COGR-2013-1, Common Grackle – Potholes SP, Grant County, 12-18 May 2013, Paul Lehman, G&O Oliver [p], Gregg Thompson [p] (Chuck Jensen [p*]), Hank Heiberg [p], Tom Mansfield [p] (7-0-0)

GTGR-2013-1, Great-tailed Grackle – Naselle & Bay Center, Pacific County, 29 May, and then 17-26 June 2013, Alan Richards, Ann Musche, Don & Marva Hall [p], Michael and Diane O’Meagher [p] (7-0-0)

GTGR-2013-3, Great-tailed Grackle – Sam Peach Park, Puyallup, Pierce County, 7-29 August 2013, Jerry Broadus [p], Tom Mansfield [p], Ryan Shaw [p], Michael Charest [p], Doug Schurman [p] (7-0-0)

BAOR-2013-1, Baltimore Oriole – Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland, King County, 4 March 2013, Gretchen Tremoulet (7-0-0)

BAOR-2013-2, Baltimore Oriole – Kennewick, Benton County, 8 May 2013, fide MML Denny & L Tompkins [p], Keith & Jane Abel, Connie Herber (7-0-0)

BRAM-2012-1, Brambling – Wallingford, Seattle, King County, 24 November 2012, Eric Vandegrift, fide Ed Deal (6-1-0)

HORE-2012-09, Hoary Redpoll – Steptoe Butte, Whitman County, 25-27 November 2012, Jon Isacoff [p], Craig Corder[p] (7-0-0)


NOT ACCEPTED:

EMGO-2011-2, Emperor Goose – Everson, Whatcom County, ~15 December 2011 (2-5-0)

TUDU-2012-4, Tufted Duck – Priest Rapids Dam, Yakima, Grant County, 1 December 2012 (0-7-0)

TUDU-2013-6, Tufted Duck – Washougal Sewage Ponds, Clark County, 24 March 2013 (0-7-0)

ARLO-2013-3, Arctic Loon – milepost 223 on hwy 97. Just south of Beebe bridge., Douglas County, 15 February 2013 (0-7-0)

BWHA-2012-2, Broad-winged Hawk – Bennington Lake, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, 27 August 2012 (0-7-0)

BWHA-2012-4, Broad-winged Hawk – Corkindale, Skagit County, 1 October 2012 (5-2-0)

WRSA-2013-1, White-rumped Sandpiper – Ridgefield NWR, Clark County, 10-11 May 2013 (2-4-1)

CUSA-2013-1, Curlew Sandpiper – Whidbey Golf Course, Island County, 30 May 2013 (0-7-0)

LBMU-2004-1, Long-billed Murrelet – San Juan Island waters, San Juan County, 13 December 2004 (0-6-0)

CRAU-2013-1, Crested Auklet – Point-No-Point, Hansville, Kitsap County, 7 May 2013 (0-7-0)

HOPU-2007-25, Horned Puffin – South Coast- Cranberry Rd South, Pacific County, 23 April 2007 (5-2-0)

BTAH-2012-1, Broad-tailed Hummingbird – Biscuit Ridge, Dixie, Walla Walla County, 17 July 2012 (0-7-0)

ALFL-2013-1, Alder Flycatcher – Montlake Fill, Seattle, King County, 12 June 2013 (1-5-1)

BHVI-2013-1, Blue-headed Vireo – Bellingham, Whatcom County, 14-19 July 2013 (0-5-2)

PHAI-2013-1, Phainopepla – Magnolia, Seattle, King County, 5 June 2013 (0-7-0)

TEWA-2013-1, Tennessee Warbler – Frenchman’s Bar County Park, Clark County, 2 September 2013 (2-5-0)

MOWA-2013-1, Mourning Warbler – Altair CG, Olympic NF, Clallam County, 8 July 2013 (1-6-0)

HORE-2012-11, Hoary Redpoll – Teanaway, Kittitas County, 16 December 2012 (2-5-0)

HORE-2013-02, Hoary Redpoll – Hungry Hollow Rd.,, Okanogan County, 25 February 2013 (0-7-0)
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REPORTS DEFERRED FOR FURTHER REVIEW:

HUPE-2011-1, Humboldt Penguin – Willoughby Rock, Grays Harbor County, 21 August 2011 (Identity established, further research on origin desired)

HORE-2013-3, Hoary Redpoll – Hungry Hollow Rd., Okanogan County, 18 February, 2013


OTHER ACTIONS:

Broad-winged Hawk – removed from the Review List

Horned Puffin – removed from the Review List

Tufted Duck – removed from the Review List

“Interior” Bushtit – – removed from the Review List of identifiable subspecies