[Tweeters] Fri morning "Lake Ballard" shorebirds - Urban Shorebirding HOTSPOT!

Matt Bartels mattxyz at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 5 07:03:35 PDT 2016


Hi Tweets -
Your Friday morning report from “Lake Ballard” —
1 Greater Yellowlegs
1 Spotted Sandpiper
4 Killdeer
3 Least Sandpipers
1 Western
1-2 Semipalmated Sandpiper

Nice !

Matt Bartels
Seattle, WA


> On Aug 4, 2016, at 9:00 AM, Houston Flores <houstonflores at hotmail.com> wrote:

>

> Hey Tweets,

>

> I stopped by the wet depression my co-workers have affectionately dubbed "Lake Ballard", which is on the south side of NW 46th St and just east of the Ballard bridge, and found a "plethora" of shorebirds. 2 juvie SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, ~10 LEAST SANDPIPERS, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 1 SPOTTED SANDPIPER and 2 KILLDEER. I did not see the Solitary Sandpiper reported earlier this week, but thank you to Scott Atkinson for alerting me to this hotspot! This site has great potential over the next month to turn up some goodies! There is plenty of parking along 46th.

>

> Good Migrations,

>

> Houston Flores

> Seattle, WA

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