Unexpecteds, Vagrants, and Residency Status Unknown
These lists were complied from the 2002-2003 Vertebrate Inventory for Whitman Mission. For definitions of residency categories or abundance categories see definitions.
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Ross’s Goose (Chen rossii) – Occasional
Residency Status Unknown
American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) – Rare
Did You Know?
The tule lodge offers a comfortable place for the people inside. The structure is held up by wooden poles and covered with mats made of tule. Tules are a type of sedge; they grow in marshy areas; and are also called "bullrushes." Tules are stronger than they look. A tule lodge can withstand rain and wind.