[Tweeters] WOS "Owls by Day" Feb 6

Mike & MerryLynn m.denny at charter.net
Sun Feb 7 09:09:33 PST 2016


Hello all
19 folks join us for our annual field trip - under cloudy skies all day
with a cool breeze. It was a very enjoyable day with great company and
18 owls - a low number for this field trip.

Highlights:

Hood Park - 1 N. Saw-whet Owl
Ice Harbor Dam - 1 Mew Gull, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 7 Barrow's Goldeneye
Charbonneau Park - 1 N. Saw-whet Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 14 Bald Eagles
Fish Hook Park - 5 N. Saw-whet Owls, 2 Barn Owls, 1 Great Horned Owl,
30+ Purple Finches
Eureka - 1 Great Horned Owl
Lyon's Ferry road - 3 Rough-legged Hawks
Lyon's Ferry Park - 1 N. Saw-whet Owl, 1 Great Horned Owl 4 Brown
Creepers, 2 Mountain Chickadees, 40+ Lesser Goldfinches, 1 Varied Thrush
Corner on 261 - 2 Great Horned Owls
Diablo Canyon - 6 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches
Windust Park at dusk - 2 well-hidden Long-eared Owls, 2 Mountain
Chickadees, 1 Canyon Wren singing across the river, 5000+ Starlings
filling the sky

From bright and sunny Walla Walla, M&ML


--
Mike & MerryLynn Denny
Birding the Beautiful Walla Walla Valley
"If you haven't gone birding, you haven't lived"



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