[Tweeters] Clark County - Oct. 22

John W. Williams jwwdvm at comcast.net
Sun Oct 23 19:10:31 PDT 2005

I was at the Carty Unit as well, just prior to closing. I can add ~6
Greater-white Fronted Geese tucked into a corner of Carty Lake.

John Williams
Battle Ground, WA, USA

> -----Original Message-----

> From: Wilson E Cady [mailto:gorgebirds at juno.com]

> Sent: Saturday, October 22, 2005 7:56 PM

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu; obol at lists.oregonstate.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] Clark County - Oct. 22



> On Saturday, Oct. 21st, I led a field trip for the Columbia Land

> Trust to the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield Refuge and a marvelous private

> piece of property between the refuge and the Lewis River. At the Carty

> Unit we were treated to an incoming flock of eleven TUNDRA SWANS that

> passed low over our heads. My first of the fall ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was

> also at the Carty Unit.

> The private property we explored had numerous SANDHILL CRANES in

> small flocks, two BALD EAGLES, a pair of very cooperative PILEATED

> WOODPECKERS and wonderful undisturbed Columbia River bottomland habitat

> with several oak balds that the owner is restoring by removing the

> encroaching Douglas Firs.


> Wilson Cady

> N45 35.618' W122 13.738'

> Washougal, Skamania County, WA

> mail to: gorgebirds at juno.com



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