[Tweeters] Edmonds (10-16-10)

Carol Riddell cariddell at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 16 11:48:37 PDT 2010


Hi Tweets,

It was a beautiful but chilly morning in Edmonds. Long underwear
took the bite out of the wind on the public pier. The sun felt good
but it had a bit of wintry quality. There was no return of Steve
Pink's Ancient Murrelets, even though we looked closely. The most
abundant numbers were of Western Grebe and Surf Scoter. A pair of
Anna's Hummingbirds were engaging in courtship activity at Point
Edwards. There were very few species seen at Edmonds Marsh so I have
combined those with Point Edwards.

Waterfront

American Wigeon
Mallard
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Red-throated Loon
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Bald Eagle
Heermann's Gull
Mew Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Pigeon Guillemot
Rhinoceros Auklet
Rock Pigeon
American Crow
Starling
House Sparrow

Marsh/Point Edwards

Gadwall
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Great Blue Heron
Killdeer
Anna's Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Oregon Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Purple Finch
House Finch

Carol Riddell
Edmonds



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