[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.
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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