[Tweeters] RBA N Idaho / E Washington / NE Oregon 13 Dec 2004
dumroese at moscow.com
Mon Dec 13 22:17:29 PST 2004
* northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon
* as above
* December 13, 2004
- birds mentioned
hotline: northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon
Date: 13 December 2004
Compiler: Kas Dumroese
Transcriber: Kas.... dumroese at moscow dot com
This is the northern Idaho / eastern Washington / northeastern Oregon bird
hotline for Monday 13 December (2004). Transcripts of this RBA and Palouse
Audubon membership info are available on-line at
Two SNOWY OWLS were located this past week south of Moses Lake, Grant Co WA.
On 11 Dec Doug Schonewald found an immature bird between Roads 4 and 5 SE on
the east side of Road L SE. He found it again on the 12th. On the 12th, he
found another bird west of Road K. This is their usual haunt. WA DeLorme 69,
D-6.5 near the bottom of the page.
On 12 Dec, Doug Schonewald reports a female LONG-TAILED DUCK at Perch Point
on Potholes Reservoir, Grant Co WA. The bird flew but was relocated at the
large turnout on the O'Sullivan Dam Road (aka WA 262) with the white posts
guarding the drop-off. To get to Perch Point... from I-90 in Moses Lake,
take exit 179. Turn south on WA 17 and go about 1 mile, then turn right onto
Road M SE. Drive about 6 or 6.5 miles and turn right onto Road 6 SE. Go west
about 3 miles. Here the road goes up a steep hill and turns sharply right
amongst a village of trailer houses. Just past this sharp right, turn left
onto an unimproved dirt road toward Potholes Reservoir. Continue on to the
gravel pit (aka Perch Point or Medicare Beach). Right on the bottom of WA
DeLorme 69, 6 and 7 or right at the top of page 53, 6 and 7.
On 11 Dec Terry Gray reports 20 LESSER GOLDFINCHES near Lenore, Nez Perce Co
ID. The birds were along Hanks Grade northeast of Lenore. ID DeLorme 58,
C-2.5 right at the bottom of the page.
Five BLUE JAYS were in Lewiston, Nez Perce Co ID on 7 Dec near 16th and
Richardson, according to Scott Brown.
Several CATTLE EGRETS are persisting in Walla Walla Co WA. On 9 Dec Mike and
MerryLynn Denny found a single bird at 1936 US 12 between Gose and Pine
streets in Walla Walla. On 11 Dec they saw 4 birds along Lake Road in
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