[Tweeters] Wandering around South King County

Tim Brennan tsbrennan at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 13 16:21:08 PDT 2007

Hey Tweets,

My school is on spring break, so I made a BIG loop through South King
County. Almost hit 60 species - here's the stops that I made, and the
species I added as I went.

Home (Fairwood area of Renton)
American Robin
House Sparrow
White Crowned Sparrow
Black-Capped Chickadee
Bewick's Wren
American Crow
Nothern Flicker
Dark Eyed Junco
Violet Green Swallow
Rock Dove

Black River Riparian Forest
House Finch
Great Blue Heron
Song Sparrow
Glaucous Winged Gull
Canada Goose
American Goldfinch
Sharp-Shinned Hawk
Green-winged Teal
Red-Winged Blackbird
Marsh Wren

Waterworks Park
American Coot
Anna's Hummingbird

Fort Dent
American Wigeon

Tukwila Pond
Spotted Towhee
Pied-billed Grebe

Des Moines Beach Park
Horned Grebe
Surf Scoter
Barrow's Goldeneye
Common Goldeneye
Pigeon Guillemot

Saltwater State Park
Bald Eagle
Winter Wren

Lake Fenwick (My first time there - what a great spot!)
Norther Rough-winged Swallow
Wood Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Varied Thrush
Double Crested Cormorant
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Hutton's Vireo
Yellow Rumped Warbler

Green River NRA
Common Yellowthroat
Savannah Sparrow
Northern Harrier

Frager Road Fields
Northern Shoveler
Yellowthroat (sp?)

Boeing Ponds
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Barn Swallow

Panther Lake
Red Tailed Hawk

Royal Hills pipeline trail
Osprey (they've been back since at least 4/3)

Home again
Chestnut-Backed Chickadee

Waited around at home for a Steller's Jay or Rufous Hummingbird to put me at
60, but no luck. Still, a lot of fun to get out and hear the birds singing.
Probably a half dozen or so songs out there that I didn't recognize,
especially over at Lake Fenwick.

Happy Spring!
Tim Brennan

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