Thurston County Redpoll

JanFWatson at JanFWatson at
Fri Mar 29 18:52:06 PST 2002

In a message dated 3/29/2002 1:01:59 PM Pacific Standard Time,
rtshaw80 at writes:

> While outside my house doing some chores, I had a large group of siskins in

> a doug fir tree across the street, and in that flock I heard the


> call of a Common Redpoll (having heard a ton of them already this year).


> investigated further, and got a visual on the bird. I actually heard

> probably this same bird the day before in the same general area while

> rollerblading, but didn't have my bins to get a visual. I believe this

> would be a 2nd county record.

For what it is worth, I had three common redpolls in a flock of siskens
December 18 and 19 (2001). I am proud to say I actually even got a picture
of one! I am in Rochester (Thurston Co).

-Jan Watson

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