[Tweeters] Late Breaking Black Swift News

Larry Schwitters lpatters at ix.netcom.com
Tue Aug 24 21:55:27 PDT 2010



On Aug 24, 2010, at 6:49 AM, rccarl at pacbell.net wrote:


> In California, Black swifts nest in oceanside cliffs, They used to

> Richard, but I don't think that has been documented lately. I made

> a weak effort at this a while back

>

> why not the same on the Olympic Coast? Short flight to the

> interior. As I posted, they are known to be at Cape Flattery, and

> they have no problems with long flights.

>

> I'll bet you would like the "Coolest Bird".

>

>

> RCC

>

> Richard Carlson


and now this LATE BREAKING BLACK SWIFT
NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jason Beason and the Colorado Bird Observatory have captured and
recovered a third Black Swift wearing a geolocator. They only tagged
4 last year. Jason says he is recovering data but its a slow and
difficult process.

Larry Schwitters
Issaquah
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