[Tweeters] Pacific Loon at Marymoor

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at verizon.net
Tue Oct 20 16:19:55 PDT 2009


Tweets - I made a quick stop at Marymoor this afternoon (the weather was too
nice to pass up). Generally, things were extremely quiet, but on the lake,
along with Western Grebes, Pied-billed Grebes, and Wood Ducks, was a single,
sparkling PACIFIC LOON.

I was able to get pretty good looks, and was able to note the satiny-silver
back of the neck, the pure white chin,throat, breast, and belly, cut only by
a hint of a chin-strap.

When the rowers came out, it swam around the corner to the east, but it may
be visible from East Lake Sammamish Parkway at 187th Avenue.

This is a new bird for Marymoor, and is our 215th species for the park.

== Michael Hobbs
== Kirkland, WA
== http://www.marymoor.org/birding.htm
== http://www.marymoor.org/BirdBlog.htm
== birdmarymoor at verizon.net



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