[Tweeters] MALE HOODED WARBLER, Skamania County

Tom Mansfield birds at t-mansfield.com
Thu Jul 4 19:31:21 PDT 2013


Hey Tweets - If any chase this super warbler in the morning please post as soon as you can - whether your search was successful or not. I'm headed there from Omak in the morning and I know others are coming from Seattle and probably other points. We'd all like to know if the bird is seen - or if it isn't. Since it moved "down creek," maybe it is not on territory and won't hang around - or, just maybe, it will realize how great Wilsonskamania County actually is and stay put!

Tom Mansfield (no Alder Flycatcher but nice Great Gray Owl) in Omak tonight.

From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Wilson Cady
Sent: Thursday, July 04, 2013 4:55 PM
To: wheelermombi at comcast.net
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Subject: Re: [Tweeters] MALE HOODED WARBLER, Skamania County

When I saw that Dave Hayden and Sherry found a singing male Hooded Warbler while hiking the Cape Horn trail (Upper Trail) in Skamania County, I had to head over there immediately as it is only about three miles from our house.

http://www.capehorntrail.org/trailmap.html

When I got there I met Dave and Sherry Hayden coming down the trail. I saw the bird at 2:30pm and shortly after that Keith Brady and Bob Morse showed up and we watched it for a while. It sang almost continuously and was fairly easy to spot as it is very active, after about a half an hour it stopped calling and we headed back down to the parking lot. When Keith and I were about a hundred yards from the parking lot we heard it singing in that area near the creek.

Wilson Cady
Columbia River Gorge, WA









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