[Tweeters] Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Stilt Sandpipers, Golden Plovers at Midway Beach; Elegant Terns near Quinault Casino

Patti Loesche loes at uw.edu
Sat Aug 23 13:11:30 PDT 2014


Sorry - rogue phone in pocket - ignore.



> On Aug 23, 2014, at 12:45 PM, Patti Loesche <loes at uw.edu> wrote:

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> Tx

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>> On Aug 23, 2014, at 12:04 PM, Khanh Tran <fsprucegrouse at yahoo.com> wrote:

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>> Hi Tweeters:

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>> I did a quick, whirlwindtrip to the Oceanshores and Grayland area on Friday for some shorebirds and wasn't disappointed. Oceanshores did not produce the goodies that were reported earlier this week. I couldn't find the cool, Ruff either but found some other fun birds as a nice consolation!

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>> Here are some of the highlights:

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>> Elegant Terns-an adult and juvenile near the Quinault Casino (1/4 mile North) along the beach

>> Pacific Golden Plovers- a trio near drier areas of the Quinault Casino, a single bird at Midway Beach

>> American Golden Plovers-two birds at Midway Beach

>> Buff-breasted Sandpipers-at least three birds along Midway Beach

>> Stilt Sandpiper-two birds at Midway Beach--flushed by Peregrine several times

>> Long-billed Curlew and Whimbrel-near Quinault Casino in Oceanshores

>> Pectoral Sandpiper- two birds at Midway Beach

>> Snowy Plover-a dozen or so along Cranberry Beach to Midway Beach

>> Red Knots- a couple birds at Bottle Beach

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>> Here are some recent photos including many owl images from the past month.

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>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/23662496@N02/

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>> Peace, love and good birding,

>>

>> Khanh Tran

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>> ktbirding.com

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