East-side areas of King County - Bellevue, Redmond, Snoqualmie river valley, Lake Sammamish, Issaquah. Includes Redmond Watershed Preserve.
Trip description: President's Day Marathon 2010
From Bothel Landing we ran south 9 miles to Redmond Town Center then north 4 miles to Lake Washington on the Lake Sammamish and Burke Gilman trails.
I wrote down species during the run but counts are from memory after the race. Didn't pay much attention to birds in last 8 miles.
Altogether I saw or heard a total of 34 species during a 240 minute count
Canada Goose25Small groups
Gadwall2Pair with wigeon
American Wigeon20Flock in lawn near Redmond Town Center
Mallard25Small groups and pairs
Double-crested Cormorant2In river
Great Blue Heron2In trees
Bald Eagle1Adult in tree
Ring-billed Gull1At landing
Bewick's Wren15Singing along trail
Pacific Wren5Calling, one singing
Ruby-crowned Kinglet2One singing
Fox Sparrow1Calling along trail
Song Sparrow15Singing/calling along trail
Red-winged Blackbird10Calling in marsh
Pine Siskin30Flock in alders