[Tweeters] Grant County WA Shorebirds and others

Doug Schonewald dschone8 at donobi.net
Mon Aug 11 08:45:29 PDT 2008


Tweets,

Yesterday Barb and I spent the afternoon perusing shorebirds on Lind Coulee,
Potholes Reservoir, and the lower Grand Coulee. We found nothing unusual,
but it was good to see the peeps back in the area.

Perch Point:

Killdeer - plentiful
Semipalmated Plover - 3
Lesser Yellowlegs - 1
Greater Yellowlegs - 14
Spotted Sandpiper - 3
Semipalmated Sandpiper - 5
Western Sandpiper - 47
Baird's Sandpiper - 9
Long-billed Dowitcher - 3
Wilson's Snipe - 3

Lind Coulee:

Killdeer - lots
Semipalmated Plover - 1
Greater Yellowlegs - 2
Spotted Sandpiper - 5
Solitary Sandpiper - 4
Semipalmated Sandpiper - 3
Western Sandpiper - 11
Least Sandpiper - 5
Pectoral Sandpiper - 1
Long-billed Dowitcher - 7
Wilson's Snipe - 1

Soap Lake:

American Avocet - 2
Black-necked Stilt - 9
Western Sandpiper - 2
Baird's Sandpiper - 1

Blue Lake, Morgan Road:

Solitary Sandpiper - 2
Western Sandpiper - 1

Other birds of interest included:

Great Egret - 27 (Perch Point)
Western Tanager - 2 (Potholes State Park)
Orange-crowned Warbler - 1 (Potholes State Park)
Forster's Tern - 12 (Potholes State Park)

Cheers

Doug Schonewald
Moses Lake, WA
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