Date: May 2, 2012
Tonight’s Location: Bullard’s Beach State Park, Bandon, Oregon
Weather: sunny/partly cloudy
Temperature: start 45º
Wildlife count: March Wren, Song sparrow, Canada Geese, Tree Swallow, Northern Harrier, Western Gull, Great Blue Heron, Mallard, Violet Green Swallow, Goldfinch, White-tailed Kite, Kingfisher, American Robin, Western Grebe, Llama, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Red-shouldered Hawk, Kestrel, Steller Jay, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Pelagic Cormorant, Black-tailed Deer, Surf Scoters, Brown Pelican, Harbor Seals, Crow, Raven, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Spotted Towhee, Hummingbird, Vireo,
After a short rain, the sun came out this morning and we delivered the Birding/Tidepool posters to hotels in the Bandon area. After lunch, we picked up Grant and Kathy and enjoyed an afternoon of birding: North Lane, Coquille, 42S, Bradley Lake, South Jetty. We saw a White-tailed Kite, which was really neat.
We also tested our scope against the 300mm lens with the 2x extender. It was interesting, the scope was much better than the camera lens using the digiscope.