[Tweeters] I.D. Help

Carol & Lynn Schulz carol.schulz50 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 14:19:10 PST 2012

Hi Richard & Louise:
I think you saw Western Meadowlarks in the Green River Valley near Auburn.
They come here in the winter, and you often cannot see the yellow underparts
unless they turn just right.
Yours, Carol Schulz
Des Moines
carol.schulz50 at gmail

From: "richard w mclachlin" <mclachlin at juno.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2012 1:35 PM
To: <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Subject: [Tweeters] I.D. Help

> We were down at the Smith Brothers Dairy at 277th this morning ogling the

> Swans and saw a flock (10 or so) of Blackbird/Starling sized birds, all

> the same with white stripes on the head and two very distinct white tail

> patches when they flared to land. I thought they were female redwings but

> can't find a pic with the white tail patches, which were very distinct.

> Any help is appreciated. They appeared to be travelling/feeding the fence

> line in a group.


> Richard & Louise McLachlin

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