[Tweeters] Unusual place for Vauk's Swifts

ck park travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 08:52:01 PDT 2013

i was also surprised to see two or three doing the same thing at magnuson
park on sunday around 3p, but at a height of about 50 feet or so. they
were in excellent company, over and around the large pond near E1/E2
parking, with barn and violet-green swallows everywhere...

00 caren
george davis creek, north fork

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:28 AM, <notcalm at comcast.net> wrote:

> Tweeters,


> This evening I made a trip to the U district. Imagine my surprise, when

> stopped near a red light, I watched five Vaux's Swifts feeding four to ten

> feet above dry weeds between 45th and 50th and east of I-5. No swallows

> were present. I pulled over and watched them for a while. They were working

> an area about 40 by 120 feet. They were still there when I left.

> I have only seen these guys flying relatively high up.


> Dan Reiff

> Mercer Island


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