[Tweeters] Fw: Tufted Duck at Vantage

Scott Downes downess at charter.net
Wed Feb 23 10:03:52 PST 2005


The tufted duck is still there for people that want to look at a great bird.
Below is what I sent to birdyak.

Scott Downes
downess at charter.net
Yakima WA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Downes" <downess at charter.net>
To: <BirdYak at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 10:01 AM
Subject: Tufted Duck at Vantage


> Yakkers,
> Skipped out on computer work for a few hours yesterday to go looking for
the
> Tufted Duck at Vantage. Managed to find the male just south of Wanapum
State
> park along the shoreline with a large group of Scaup. Thanks a bunch to
> Denny for finding such a great bird. It was #260 for Kittitas County for
me.
> A little later managed to locate a first winter Glaucous Gull on the
island
> just south of the horse Farm. I assume this is likely the same bird as was
> found by Patrick Sullivan last weekend. That was #261 for the county. Did
> manage to quickly stop in the quilomene to hear the abundant song of Sage
> Sparrows before jetting back to the computer to get some much needed work
> done.
> Ah great birds and great weather, sometimes they aren't the best for work
> habits...
>
> Scott Downes
> downess at charter.net
> Yakima WA
>




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