[Tweeters] Trying best to describe and ID from what I saw

Larry Schwitters leschwitters at me.com
Mon Aug 12 13:10:26 PDT 2013


Sounds like a Caspian Tern.

Larry Schwiters
Issaquah
On Aug 12, 2013, at 12:25 PM, NIKKI wrote:


> driving North from Portland- between Kalama and Kelso, before the industrial way exits, but after the last Kalama exit. Where you can see the river very well (Columbia). We saw a larger bird, looked very "tern" like. The wings were very sharp and slender. The bill was BRIGHT Orange, unmistakable against the grey sky. White body, we didn't see any head markings but going 70MPH and the bird flying the opposite direction markings are almost impossible.

> Nikki

> Kelso

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