Western Bluebird -- arrival date?
enhunn at attbi.com
Thu Mar 14 19:50:48 PST 2002
There are no resident bluebird populations in this area.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne C. Weber" <contopus at shaw.ca>
To: "MICHAEL HOBBS" <hummer at isomedia.com>
Cc: "TWEETERS" <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: Western Bluebird -- arrival date?
> I am wondering about the basis for your statement that the WESTERN
> BLUEBIRD sighting at Juanita Bay Park "seems early to me by about a
> To the best of my knowledge, WESTERN BLUEBIRD populations west of the
> Cascades are largely or entirely non-migratory. Even in the Okanagan
> Valley of B.C., east of the Cascades, a sizable percentage of the
> Western Bluebird population remains all winter.
> Do you have some information on "arrival dates" of Western Bluebirds
> in the Puget Sound area? If so, I'd be interested in seeing it.
> Wayne C. Weber
> Kamloops, BC
> contopus at shaw.ca
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Hobbs <Hummer at isomedia.com>
> To: Tweeters (E-mail) <TWEETERS at u.washington.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 6:38 PM
> Subject: Western Bluebird at Juanita Bay Park yesterday 3/11/2002
> > Tweets - Ernie Brown, a ranger at Juanita Bay Wetlands Park in
> > photographed one of two Western Bluebirds he saw there on Monday,
> > I've put the picture on the web at
> > To our knowledge, this is the first time this species has been
> recorded in that
> > park. It also seems early to me by about a week.
> > == Michael Hobbs
> > == Kirkland WA
> > == hummer at isomedia.com
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