[Tweeters] Waterville Pateau, and gray phase Gyr

Scott R a y mryakima at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 19:44:41 PST 2013

While traversing the Waterville Plateau on Hwy 17 this morning I noted
a good number of raptors including a large gray phase Gyrfalcon.

Waterville Plateau, Douglas, US-WA
Dec 24, 2013 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
16.0 mile(s)
12 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 225
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) 2
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 2
Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus) 4
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) 2
Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) 1 A large gray phase individual
perched on a power pole just north of mile marker 116 on hwy 17.
Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) 1
Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) 1
Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) 4
Common Raven (Corvus corax) 4
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) 500
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 20

Scott Ray

Yakima, WA
mryakima at gmail dot com

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