[Tweeters] Re: Yellow-billed Loon at Vashon I.

Ed Swan edswan at centurytel.net
Fri Jan 9 06:58:38 PST 2015


It’s actually three years in a row now for the Vashon Yellow-billed Loon. There was an albino Yellow-billed Loon, making it definitely the same individual, that showed up in Commencement Bay/Ruston for about 5-6 years in a row, 1998-2004



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From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Jason Hernandez
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I remember a Yellow-billed Loon was reported at that same location last winter. It makes me wonder -- as I also expressed re: the Eurasian Wigeons at Bremerton -- whether the same individual vagrants come to the same locations year after year -- perhaps imprinting on a location.



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The Yellow-billed Loon at Tramp Harbor was not seen midmorning today but finally put on a show at 11:45 as it struggled to prepare and swallow a large fish.





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