Teri J Pieper
tjpieper at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 06:37:15 PDT 2010
We walked to Deadhorse Lake on the Big Buck section of the Methow Wildlife
Area yesterday. While watching some phalaropes from up above the lake, I
noticed a Black Swift. Soon there were many, maybe a hundred or more. There
was some annoying tiny bugs and I figured they must be feeding on them. The
swifts came over the hill above me and often swooped so close I could feel
and hear their wing beats! It was pretty amazing. I even struggled to try to
get some photos of the birds zooming all around.
The phalaropes were Red-necked and there were five of them.
Other birds seen included:
Teri Pieper, Methow Valley
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