[Tweeters] Long-tailed Jaeger at Marymoor this morning

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at frontier.com
Thu Aug 29 13:08:13 PDT 2013


Tweets – just a quick note (I’ll send my full report in a few), but our big surprise today was a gorgeous LONG-TAILED JAEGER that flew a couple of circles over the Dog Meadow at about 8:30 a.m. before lazily flying off towards Lake Sammamish.

In mid-September, 2008, we had a quick fly-over jaeger which we had left as Parasitic/Long-tailed. That was the only previous jaeger for the park list. Today’s bird had an incredibly long tail, and was graceful, slim, and long-winged.

This was a King County life bird for both Matt Bartels and myself, as we both edge close to 300 species for the county.

== Michael Hobbs
== www.marymoor.org/birding.htm
== BirdMarymoor at frontier.com


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