[Tweeters] Northern Washington/Southern BC Birding
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Sat Nov 10 00:06:03 PST 2007
Tweeters (and OBOL'ers):
From Wed., Oct. 31 to today (Nov. 9), Henry Gilmore and I birded Northern WA and Southern BC. Cross-posting to OBOL as there may be some interested Oregon birders. Best birds (taxonomic order):
9 HARLEQUIN DUCKS at Birch Bay
1 NORTHERN GOSHAWK at Ahtanum Meadows (near Yakima)
1 FERRUGINOUS HAWK near Havillah
3 ROUGHLEGGED HAWKS--1 along Cameron Lake Rd., and 2 at the Waterville Plateau
1 GOLDEN EAGLE along Cameron Lake Rd.
2 MERLIN--1 at Port Susan Nature Conservancy Preserve and 1 along Cameron Lake Rd.
2 RUFFED GROUSE--1 along Lake Rd near Conconully and 1 at Ahtanum Meadows near Yakima
3 SPRUCE GROUSE--all hens. One near Tiffany Spgs CG and the other two near Salmon Meadows CG.
3 THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS between Roger Lake and Freezeout Pass (minimal snow on rd.)
6 NORTHERN SHRIKES
3 BOREAL CHICKADEES at Roger Lake
12 VARIED THRUSHES in a single flock along the road up to Hart's Pass
3 AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS along Cameron Lake Rd.
2 SNOW BUNTINGS (both imm) near the top parking area of Slate Mtn (Hart's Pass). Neglible snow on the road.
70+ RED CROSSBILLS--2 near Loomis and a flock of about 70 in Manning Provencial Park, BC. (Near the lodge).
140 COMMON REDPOLLS at Manning, also near the lodge.
Good birding Mike
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