[Tweeters] Marymoor Park (Redmond, King Co., WA) 2013-06-27

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at frontier.com
Thu Jun 27 13:59:25 PDT 2013


Tweets – it was overcast and rather drizzly this morning, but not too unpleasant really. The most notable bird sightings were the numerous juveniles, many being fed by their parents.

Highlights:

Great Blue Heron Several fledged young along slough edge
Many nests still have young
Virginia Rail One heard singing (tock ta dock) below weir
Black Swift At least one, south of East Meadow
Rufous Hummingbird More than one fledged juvenile
Red-breasted Sapsucker Nest with gray-headed baby looking out
Pacific-slope Flycatcher One heard calling, along boardwalk
COMMON RAVEN Family group (?) of 5 in Big Cottonwood Forest
Purple Martin Female observed gathering nest materials, Dog Meadow
Tree Swallow Two young looking out of gourd at lake
Bushtit Large flock (~15) observed. One family?
Red-breasted Nuthatch Adult bringing food to nest hole near park office
Brown Creeper Family group (5) near concert venue restrooms
Golden-crowned Kinglet Young fed by adults west of mansion
American Robin Many fledged juveniles
Yellow Warbler Young bird following around adult(s)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Young birds following around adult
BULLOCK’S ORIOLE Three begging young – two nests? (two ages)

For the day, 58 species.

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


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