[Tweeters] Northern Washington/Southern BC Birding

Mike Marsh borealowl at comcast.net
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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Michael Marsh
Portland, OR
BorealOwl at Comcast.net


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