Possible Phainopepla in West Seattle
enhunn at attbi.com
Mon Mar 4 19:48:56 PST 2002
Rachel et al.,
Curious, as that's near where the only record so far judged believable for
the state was recorded a few years back.
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From: "Rachel Lawson" <RachelLawson at softhome.net>
To: <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 3:08 PM
Subject: Possible Phainopepla in West Seattle
> There is an unconfirmed but very convincing report of a PHAINOPEPLA in
> Seattle. The couple that observed the bird on a wire in their yard are
> naturalists, have extensive experience with Phainopepla in Arizona, and
> the appropriate field marks. They saw the bird on 3/3 and reported it to
> Seattle Audubon staff today. Steve Dang and I went down there and spoke
> the couple, but were not able to relocate the bird.
> The the original sighting was on the 2300 block of 46th SW in West
> Seattle. Keep your eyes open!
> Rachel Lawson
> RachelLawson at softhome.net
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