[Tweeters] RE: Sabine's Gull & Buff Breasted Sandpiper - Midway Beach

BRAD MANCHAS bradmanchas at msn.com
Mon Sep 22 19:20:04 PDT 2008


Hello all!

I happened to pull up to the same spot on my motorcycle as the group was glassing the Buff Breasted 'piper (and thanks to all for their help and offers of use of their scopes. It was appreciated!. A short time later I was able to capture some images of it and then a bit later the Sabine's Gull as it came into the pond while I was shooting some shots the RN Phalarope and a very cooperative Dowitcher.

The image quality of the Buff and the Sabine's aren't my best work but good enough to document a couple lifers for me. Any interest in the images please look to my site @ bradmanchas.zenfolio.com you'll find the images in the shorebird folder (I know the gull doesn't belong there but I rarely capture shots of gulls)

Brad Manchas
Centralia, WA
www.bradmanchas.zenfolio.com




> Message: 10> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 21:56:15 -0400> From: dougnpip at aol.com> Subject: [Tweeters] Sabine's Gull, Midway Beach> To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu> Message-ID: <8CAEA6D8859A5D4-C48-54E at MBLK-M10.sysops.aol.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"> > ?Hi all,> ??????? This afternoon we had?a well marked?adult Sabine's Gull fly into the marshy pond area next to the access Rd at Midway Beach.? It was also viewed by Bob Norton, Judy Mullaly,?and my wife Pipper.? The bird appeared?exhausted as we got quite close to it while checking the area?for other birds.? Also, the Buff-Breasted Sandpiper was still present as reported by other birders.?> ??????????? A great day with beautiful weather!> ??????????????????????????????? Good birding Doug Watkins, Bainbridge Is> -------------- next part --------------> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...> URL: https://mailman2.u.washington.edu/mailman/private/tweeters/attachments/20080921/74b011db/attachment-0001.html> > ------------------------------

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