[Tweeters] GBH working on their UW campus colony

Connie Sidles constancesidles at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 03:55:07 PST 2012

Hey tweets, I counted 53 (!!) Great Blue Herons on top of Conibear Gym
yesterday. They've been coming here in the mornings (not too early) to
perch and gaze upon one another. They seem to commune without word or
gesture -- how heron-like. - Connie, Seattle

constancesidles at gmail.com

On Mar 1, 2012, at 11:23 AM, Marc Hoffman wrote:

> Yes, I noticed them flying over Husky Stadium about ten days ago.

> Never saw so many GBH's in the air at once. I have a photo showing

> at least a dozen. If there's interest, I'll post it, but my image

> files are tied up right now with a massive backup that will take

> another day.


> Marc Hoffman

> Kirkland, WA

> tweeters "at" dartfrogmedia "dot" com

> www.SongbirdPhoto.com



> At 10:58 AM 3/1/2012, A Mackenzie wrote:


>> This morning as I was riding the bus in to work on the UW main

>> campus, I was startled to see around 15 Great Blue Herons flying

>> overhead -- never seen such a large group flying at once before.

>> They were going towards the trees around Rainier Vista, where their

>> breeding colony from the past few years has been located.


>> When I got off the bus (on Stevens Way, just across from the

>> Chemistry Building), I spied one GBH carrying a stick to those same

>> trees.


>> Looks as if we'll have another fun year watching the colony. The

>> trees are located south of Drumheller fountain with Chemistry Bldg

>> to the west and Electrical Engineering to the right (see: http://www.washington.edu/maps/)

>> .


>> Alex MacKenzie

>> Seattle

>> alexam at uw.edu


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