Late Spring, 2006
Status of WA Birds
Copyright © Daniel Poleschook
OPAS Bird Checklist
Checklist of the Birds of the
North Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Tip: the full checklist is large (150+ KB).
If you like having it readily accessible, load it once, then
save it locally on your PC or Mac (via menu File/Save Page As under Windows).
Common birds by seasonal period:
March-May June-July August-October November-February
Alphabetical sub-checklist (any capital letter in a bird's name):
A B C
D E F
G H I
J K L
M N O
P Q R
S T U
V W X
| Sub-checklist by Habitat
| Countryside -- combines habitats
F, M & T
-- combines habitats C & D
-- combines habitats L, B & S
P = Pelagic, deep ocean
Coastal ocean, Strait of Juan de Fuca
Bays, estuaries, and tidal flats
Shorelines, beaches, spits, and sea stacks
C = Coniferous forests
D = Deciduous/coniferous
Alpine, high Olympic Mountains
Fields, farmlands, and prairies
Marshes and ponds
Brush lands, thickets, and berry patches
Human habitats: towns, parks, yards,
Overhead, aerial flyers and soarers
Please help us keep our checklist up to date. Email sightings to Bob Boekelheide
or call him at
the Dungeness River Audubon Center (360-681-4076).
Credits: (Mssrs. Boekelheide, Norton, and Jackson are members of
Audubon Center and Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society)
- Content: Bob Boekelheide and Bob Norton
- Web implementation: Dave Jackson
- Bird family details: via links to web site of Seattle Audubon Society
- Bird details: via links to four different websites.
Errata on websites you may link to from a resources page (as of Sept 8, 2010).
Downstream, if you learn of a change, please let me (Dave Jackson) know.
- Blue Grouse was split in 2006, becoming Sooty Grouse locally. The for-fee BNA website
has yet to catch up with this change. Details remain under Blue Grouse.
- Winter Wren was split in summer, 2010, becoming Pacific Wren locally. As yet, only the
BirdWeb website has caught up with this change.