[Tweeters] Steigerwald Burrowing Owl - Yes and No

Lyn Topinka pointers at pacifier.com
Sat Mar 19 17:11:57 PDT 2016

Gene and I were there from 8:05 until after 10:00, so if it was seen this morning it was before 8:05.

Dang, we missed the Snow Goose !!!


On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 16:44:31 -0700
John Bishop <bishopjg at earthlink.net> wrote:

> There were people watching for the BURROWING OWL at Steigerwald Lake

> NWR for most of the time between 10am until 3:20pm when I left, with

> no sign of the owl. It also was not seen yesterday from 4:30-7:20 pm.


> However there it was seen earlier in the morning, before 9:30.


> One does wonder whether having people standing above its roost (on a

> dike) only 60’ away might decrease its likelihood of making an

> appearance.


> A SAYS PHOEBE was present off and on during that period, at least 6

> TURKEY VULTURES were seen, and a single SNOW GOOSE was was in a flock

> of ~500 cacklers feeding in the field west of the barn.


> John

> Vancouver, WA


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Lyn Topinka
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