[Tweeters] RBA N Idaho / E Washington / NE Oregon 6 Dec 2004

Dumroese Family dumroese at moscow.com
Mon Dec 6 22:34:54 PST 2004


* northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon
* as above
* December 6, 2004
* IDWA04.12.06

- birds mentioned

Pacific Loon
Trumpeter Swan
Cattle Egret
White-winged Scoter
Eurasian Wigeon
Spotted Sandpiper
Glaucous-winged Gull
Wilson's Warbler
Harris's Sparrow

- transcript

hotline: northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon
Date: 6 December 2004
Internet only.
Compiler: Kas Dumroese
Transcriber: Kas.... dumroese at moscow dot com

This is the northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon bird 
hotline for Monday 6 December (2004). Transcripts of this RBA and Palouse 
Audubon membership info are available on-line at 

On 5 Dec an imm WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was at the Vantage, Kittitas Co WA 
according to Stefan Schlick and Michael Fleming. This site is on the NE 
corner of I-90 and Huntzinger Rd. WA DeLorme 52, A-1.

On 4 Dec a CATTLE EGRET was along Netherda Road near Stanfield, Umatilla Co 
OR according to Dennis Rockwell. OR DeLorme 85, A-8.

On 5 Dec a CATTLE EGRET was in Benton Co WA according to Dennis Rockwell. 
The bird flew over Finley Road between east Kennewick and Two River County 
Park. WA DeLorme 39, C-8.

A late WILSON'S WARBLER was seen 4 Dec in Lyon's Ferry Park in the southeast 
corner of Franklin Co., WA. This park is right in the corner of Franklin, 
Whitman, Columbia and Walla Walla counties. Access via WA 261. WA DeLorme 
55, D-6.5. Nearby, a PACIFIC LOON was below Little Goose Dam swimming on the 
Snake River between Whitman and Columbia counties, according to Mike and 
MerryLynn Denny. WA DeLorme 55, D-8.

A HARRIS'S SPARROW was seen by Craig Corder on 2 Dec at McNary Wildlife Park 
below McNary Dam, Umatilla Co OR. Check either WA DeLorme 29, A-6 or OR 
DeLorme 85, A-7.

A very late SPOTTED SANDPIPER was at Bennington Lake near Walla Walla, Walla 
Walla Co WA on 2 Dec according to Mike and MerryLynn Denny. WA DeLorme 41, 

Randy Hill reports a "family" of TRUMPETER SWANS were on the Columbia NWR in 
central WA on 30 Nov. Specifically, the birds are on the Royal Slope, just 
south of the Sunny Royal Slope Dairy on the west side of Road E north of 
Road 14.8 SE, just NW of Royal Lake, which straddles the Adams and Grant 
county line about 3 miles north of WA 26. WA DeLorme 53, AB-5.5.

Several good birds were at Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee, Chelan Co WA 
on 30 Nov. Dave Beaudette reports a CACKLING GOOSE, a female WHITE-WINGED 
SCOTER in the pond at the north end of the park, an EURASIAN WIGEON, and 
hatch year GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL. Walla Walla Point Park is just south of 
Confluence State Park. WA DeLorme 67, A-6.

Good birding!

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