[Tweeters] trip highlights

Ann Gurka snowyegret7 at verizon.net
Tue Nov 11 05:27:22 PST 2008


Hi Everyone,

Back on the east coast, I wanted to say thank you to everyone who gave me
such great birding tips and advice for the Seattle, Tacoma, and Port Angeles
areas and to share a few trip highlights.

Mt. Rainier 11/1 - 6 female Pine Grosbeaks feeding on berries on the
Panorama Trail not far from the visitor's center, light morph Rough-legged
Hawk, entertainment provided by roving bands of Gray Jays

Point No Point 11/ 3 - Marbled Murrelet and Rhinoceros Auklet quite close to
shore

Dungeness River Audubon Center 11/4 - American Dipper foraging in the river

Marymoor Park 11/8 Barn Owl at the windmill at 6AM and Short-eared Owl over
the south field 6:40AM

For the entire week, we enjoyed the warmth and friendliness of all the
birders we met out in the field. We are already planning a return trip.

Ann Gurka
Watertown, Mass.


Ann and Gary Gurka

May the beauty you love be what you do,
there are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the earth
Rumi




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