[Tweeters] Lake Ballinger wigeons 12-9-13

Kelly McAllister mcallisters4 at comcast.net
Tue Dec 10 16:30:40 PST 2013


I wouldn't hesitate to call both of those birds pure Eurasian Wigeons.



Kelly McAllister



From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu
[mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Bill
Anderson
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2013 10:13 PM
To: tweeters at u.washington.edu
Subject: [Tweeters] Lake Ballinger wigeons 12-9-13



As I drove past Mountlake Terrace's new Lake Ballinger Park (the former Lake
Ballinger public golf course) around noon on Monday (12/9), I noticed a
large flock of wigeons grazing in the grass near the street. I dropped my
son off at tennis and returned to photograph the flock. The birds all
appeared to be American wigeons, but a local birder told me with a flock
that large, look for the occasional Eurasian wigeon as well.

I did see one bird which was either a Eurasian wigeon or an American x
Eurasian hybrid, similar to the one which has been seen at the Edmonds
marsh.

Scroll down page 56 for photos and narrative:

http://www.pnwphotos.com/forum/showthread.php?7934-Wildlife-of-Edmonds-WA/pa
ge56



Bill Anderson; Edmonds, WA. USA



More information about the Tweeters mailing list