[Tweeters] Whidbey/Sunlight Beach

Caryn Schutzler bluedarner1 at seanet.com
Sat Jan 18 17:16:23 PST 2014


Spent yesterday And today at a friends.
Eagles, pintails, hooded and common mergansers, large flock of Brant, surf scoter....to name a few.

Great using my new scope.

Fabulous weather.

Caryn/Wedgwood / from the ferry

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> 5. "My Life as a Bird Artist" presentation (Kirsten Telander)

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> 7. RE: Boundary Bay Snowy Owls (Wayne Weber)

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> 9. FW: eBird Report - Lake Sammamish State Park, Jan 10, 2014

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> 10. RE: Re: 3-warbler day in Seattle (Kristin Stewart)

> 11. RE: Three Warbler Day (Deborah West)

> 12. Wilderness protection (Connie Sidles)

> 13. Where have all the shorebirds gone? (B Boekelheide)

> 14. Re: Where have all the shorebirds gone? (Gary Bletsch)

> 15. Where have all the shorebirds gone... (Dianna Moore)

> 16. Where Have All the Shorebirds Gone? (Carol Riddell)

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:05:42 -0800

> From: Ed Dominguez <edomino.ed at gmail.com>

> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] 3-warbler day in Seattle

> To: Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>

> Cc: TWEETERS tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> I have been watching a Yellow-rumped Warbler hanging out at my suet feeder

> for three weeks now (Madrona neighborhood).....first time I have had a

> warbler winter over near my backyard!

>

> Ed Dominguez

>

> Seward Park Audubon Naturalist

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>

> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Dennis Paulson

> <dennispaulson at comcast.net>wrote:

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>> I just saw my first Orange-crowned Warbler ever to visit the suet feeder

>> in the back yard. Within the last hour a Yellow-rumped Warbler and a

>> Townsend's Warbler were there. Wow.

>> -----

>> Dennis Paulson

>> 1724 NE 98 St.

>> Seattle, WA 98115

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:26:50 -0800

> From: "Teresa Michelsen" <teresa at avocetconsulting.com>

> Subject: RE: [Tweeters] 3-warbler day in Seattle

> To: "'Ed Dominguez'" <edomino.ed at gmail.com>, "'Dennis Paulson'"

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> Cc: 'TWEETERS tweeters' <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> I have had a Townsend's Warbler all winter in West Olympia at my suet

> feeders - providing a welcome burst of golden glow J

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>

>

> Teresa MIchelsen

>

> Olympia

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>

>

> From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Ed

> Dominguez

> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 12:06 PM

> To: Dennis Paulson

> Cc: TWEETERS tweeters

> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] 3-warbler day in Seattle

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> I have been watching a Yellow-rumped Warbler hanging out at my suet feeder

> for three weeks now (Madrona neighborhood).....first time I have had a

> warbler winter over near my backyard!

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>

> Ed Dominguez

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>

> Seward Park Audubon Naturalist

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> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>

> wrote:

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> I just saw my first Orange-crowned Warbler ever to visit the suet feeder in

> the back yard. Within the last hour a Yellow-rumped Warbler and a Townsend's

> Warbler were there. Wow.

>

> -----

>

> Dennis Paulson

>

> 1724 NE 98 St.

>

> Seattle, WA 98115

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> 206-528-1382

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> dennispaulson at comcast.net

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> From: Glenn Nelson <gnbuzz at comcast.net>

> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Boundry Bay Snowy Owls

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> Linda,

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> I saw two Snowies at the Boundary Bay Dyke Trail the week after Christmas.

> They were hanging out at the greenhouses near 66th St. I saw them in the

> evening and again the next morning.

>

> Glenn Nelson,

> Seattle

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:01:13 -0800

> From: wong <chupaflor at igc.org>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Re: 3-warbler day in Seattle

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

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> Well, shoot! Dennis beat me by one. I saw our resident Townsend's Warbler, and a Yellow-rumped today. Thought that was pretty cool. And it is!

>

> happy birding,

> seattle, wa

> chupaflor at igc.org

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> Message: 5

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:12:06 -0800

> From: Kirsten Telander <kirstentelander at gmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] "My Life as a Bird Artist" presentation

> To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu

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> Todd Telander will present "My Life as a Bird Artist" followed by a signing

> of his book, Birds of the Pacific Northwest", Monday, April 7th, 7 p.m., at

> the University Bookstore in Seattle.

>

> --

> Kirsten Telander

> Author

> Owner, Telander Gallery

> 34 S. Colville

> Walla Walla, WA 99362

> 509.540.2555

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:14:53 -0500 (EST)

> From: altosaxc at aol.com

> Subject: [Tweeters] Short Eared Owl

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

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> Went is search of SEOs Wednesday at numerous locations in north Snohomish and Skagit Counties (Boe Road, Eide Road, Rawlings Road, etc). Had little luck until nearly sunset on the Samish Flats. Then, in the approaching fog, several came out to hunt. I managed one decent photo that I have posted at www.pbase.com/saxman should you be interested enough to take a look. It is the first shot in the "Birds of Washington State" gallery.

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:31:17 -0800

> From: "Wayne Weber" <contopus at telus.net>

> Subject: RE: [Tweeters] Boundary Bay Snowy Owls

> To: "TWEETERS" <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> Linda and Tweeters,

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> There are one or two Snowy Owls that have been seen recently (as recently as

> Jan 14) along the Boundary Bay dyke, but they are often hard to find (I've

> looked twice with no success). They are always seen between 64th and 72nd

> Streets, and this winter, more often near 64th Street. I would start walking

> eastward from the foot of 64th, and look north from the dyke as well as

> south toward the bay-- they are sometimes perched on top of the big tanks

> near the greenhouse complex.

>

>

>

> Wayne C. Weber

>

> Delta, BC

>

> contopus at telus.net

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> From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Linda Bahr

> Sent: January-16-14 9:53 PM

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] Boundary Bay Snowy Owls

>

>

>

> We are headed to Vancouver next weekend and are looking to see if there are

> any Snowy Owls in the Boundary Bay area for us to stop and look at. We have

> several friends that have not seen then in their natural habitat that we

> would love to show them.

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:10:43 +0000 (UTC)

> From: jon.van4 at comcast.net

> Subject: [Tweeters] western tanager at Mt.Vernon feeder

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> Just had a western tanager at our feeder in Mount Vernon, WA. Haven't heard of that before at this time of year!

> Have a photo - red on head is quite mottled.Â

> With luck you can see the photo here ... http://www.flickr.com/photos/114726333@N02/ Â

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> Jon Vanderheyden

> Mount Vernon, WA

> jon.van4 at Comcast.net

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:40:27 -0800

> From: Sharon Cormier-Aagaard <scormieraa001 at hotmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] FW: eBird Report - Lake Sammamish State Park, Jan

> 10, 2014

> To: Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> Hi Tweeters,

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>

> For those who like to know about the birds being seen at Lake Sam, here's my monthly report:

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>

> Lake Sammamish State Park, King, US-WA

> Jan 10, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

> Protocol: Traveling

> 2.5 mile(s)

> Comments: Sharon Aagaard and Stan Wood birded with 7 others at Eastside Audubon's monthly bird walk at Lake Sammamish State Park on January 10, 2014, from 8 am to noon. We had total cloud cover with no rain, 10 mph winds (gusting to 17 mph), with a temp of 47 degrees F. HIGHLIGHTS: Believe it or not, one ROCK PIGEON was a highlight just because we rarely ever see one at the Park. One SHARP-SHINNED HAWK was perched then flew. The ANNA's HUMMINGBIRDS were everywhere....usually we see one or two during a typical winter walk, but enjoyed 5 today. Just one warbler species was seen traveling in a mixed flock--2 TOWNSEND WARBLERS, our golden, winter jewel. The 3 Swan Geese are still there (since Sep 2012). A fairly quiet, but very nice time at the Park. Some notable misses: Killdeer, Belted Kingfisher, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Bewick's Wren, Fox Sparrow, and House Finch. 44 species for the day; and 44 species for the year. The next bird walk is FEBRUARY 10. No pre-registration, j!

> ust show up depending on your mood or the weather. Since this is a state park, a Discover Pass is necessary to park ($10 daily, $30 annual). We meet in the large parking lot to the left just inside the main park entrance (not the boat launch entrance).

> 44 species

>

> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16405492

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> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

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> Message: 10

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:48:25 -0800

> From: "Kristin Stewart" <kristinstewart01 at comcast.net>

> Subject: RE: [Tweeters] Re: 3-warbler day in Seattle

> To: "'wong'" <chupaflor at igc.org>, <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Message-ID: <58DD57CB9BE64CF1A2D28CE19BB85457 at KristinPC>

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> I have had just one female Townsend's for a few weeks, which obviously is

> not that unusual. However, in spite of 2 suet feeders and one of the seed

> cake logs in close proximity, she has consistently fed from a tube feeder

> with "no mess" blend from Wild Birds (I have no affiliation with them),

> which consists primarily of hulled sunflower hearts. I have never seen her

> at the suet feeders.

>

> Kristin Stewart

> Olympia

>

> -----Original Message-----

> From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of wong

> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 2:01 PM

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] Re: 3-warbler day in Seattle

>

> Well, shoot! Dennis beat me by one. I saw our resident Townsend's Warbler,

> and a Yellow-rumped today. Thought that was pretty cool. And it is!

>

> happy birding,

> seattle, wa

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> Message: 11

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:45:47 -0800

> From: Deborah West <olyclarinet at gmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] RE: Three Warbler Day

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

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> I have both a male and a female Townsend's warbler spending the winter in my yard. The male is much bolder, coming to the pine cone on my deck and my peanut butter feeder tree. The suet cake in my yard is farther from the house. The female visits it but will not come any closer. I noticed the same behavior last year with the male and female Townsend's which stayed the winter.

>

> Last year I also had two Orange-crowned warblers spend the winter in my yard. As with the Townsend's one was much bolder than the other. Unfortunately for me, they have not decided to visit this year.

>

> Deborah West

> West Olympia

> olyclarinetatgmaildotcom

>

>

> I have had just one female Townsend's for a few weeks, which obviously is

>

> not that unusual. However, in spite of 2 suet feeders and one of the seed

>

> cake logs in close proximity, she has consistently fed from a tube feeder

>

> with "no mess" blend from Wild Birds (I have no affiliation with them),

>

> which consists primarily of hulled sunflower hearts. I have never seen her

>

> at the suet feeders.

>

>

>

> Kristin Stewart

>

> Olympia

> - See more at: http://birding.aba.org/message.php?mesid=606033&MLID=WA&MLNM=Washington%20Tweeters#sthash.LU4hbnNv.dpuf

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> Message: 12

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:46:18 -0800

> From: Connie Sidles <constancesidles at gmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Wilderness protection

> To: Tweeters tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Message-ID: <DA0F93C0-435F-42D1-B370-AE3027689A5E at gmail.com>

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> Hey tweets, Today I received the alert below from Seattle Audubon Society about an easy, simple thing we can all do to protect wilderness in our state. I went to the site that SAS linked to in the email below and voted “yes” in the poll. It took me maybe 4 seconds. I noticed only 1245 people had responded. I know we in the birding community can do better than that!! Please take half a moment to make your views known on this important issue.

>

> In other news, the Fill was really busy today but most of the activity was supplied by American Robins and European Starlings. We haven’t had the giant starling-balls we’ve experienced in the past that blot out the sun (admittedly easy to do in a Seattle winter) and swish back and forth changing the ball-shape into weird Rorschach images that always seem to remind me of Dick Cheney somehow. Dick did not appear today, but I could see he wanted to.

>

> Also on view, a beautiful male Redhead close to shore at East Point. His glowing head warmed my heart, even as my fingers froze on my binocs. A great day, as always. - Connie, Seattle

>

> constancesidles at gmail.com

>

> Hello:

> Today we received the following email from Graham Taylor, a Sierra Club Organizer and Marbled Murrelet Coalition partner:

>

> “Hi folks. Today is a huge day for our land and water conservation efforts in Washington State. Congressman Kilmer and Senator Murray have just introduced legislation to protect 125,000 acres of Wilderness and designate 19 rivers as Wild and Scenic. Please show your support in the local news poll to help us beef up our numbers. Our press release will go out shortly.

>

> Poll is located on right hand side of the page. Please forward also. Thanks!

> http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/”

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> Message: 13

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:43:08 -0800

> From: B Boekelheide <bboek at olympus.net>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Where have all the shorebirds gone?

> To: Tweeters Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> I sent this message out to a small group of birders earlier today, but here's the gist for Tweeters:

>

> While birding over the last week, it's struck me how few shorebirds there are around Dungeness Bay and Sequim Bay right now, particularly the usual "big three" wintering species -- Dunlin, Sanderlings, and BB Plovers. There are tiny numbers of Dunlin here this winter and essentially no BB Plovers and Sanderlings, whereas in a typical winter Dungeness Bay may have a thousand or more Dunlin and a few hundred plovers and Sanderlings. I counted only 35 Dunlin in Dungeness Bay this morning, and no plovers or Sanderlings. There were no shorebirds at all in Sequim Bay yesterday. A month ago on our CBC on Dec 16, 2013, numbers of BB Plovers and Sanderlings were well below our long-term averages, although Dunlin were about average.

>

> The daytime tides are fine for feeding shorebirds right now, yet we're seeing essentially none on the Dungeness Bay mudflats. At high tide, the usual shorebird roosting spots in Dungeness Bay only have gulls, ducks, and cormorants this week. We're really missing the sounds of shorebirds over here.

>

> We'll be looking more closely over the next few days to see if we've somehow missed birds, or if they've moved to different habitats. But it makes us wonder whether this is a region-wide phenomenon.

>

> Are you Tweets seeing typical numbers and flocks of wintering Dunlin, BB Plovers, and Sanderlings in your areas, like in Puget Sound, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay?

>

> Bob Boekelheide

> Dungeness

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> Message: 14

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:53:27 -0800 (PST)

> From: Gary Bletsch <garybletsch at yahoo.com>

> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Where have all the shorebirds gone?

> To: B Boekelheide <bboek at olympus.net>

> Cc: tweeters tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

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> Dear Bob and Tweeters,

>

> I can't say I've made a huge effort to find shorebirds lately, but I have been out birding the flats quite a few times since the new year. I have not seen a single Dunlin this year in Skagit County. The only shorebirds I have found have been Black Oystercatchers, Black Turnstones, Greater Yellowlegs, and Killdeer. Up to the 21st of December, I was seeing fairly good flocks of Dunlin in Skagit County, with a high of 5000 birds one day, but no really large flocks. I haven't seen any Dunlin at all since a few days before Christmas.

>

> Yours truly,

>

> Gary Bletsch

>

>

>

>> ________________________________

>> From: B Boekelheide <bboek at olympus.net>

>> To: Tweeters Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

>> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 7:43 PM

>> Subject: [Tweeters] Where have all the shorebirds gone?

>>

>>

>> I sent this message out to a small group of birders earlier today, but here's the gist for Tweeters:

>>

>> While birding over the last week, it's struck me how few shorebirds there are around Dungeness Bay and Sequim Bay right now, particularly the usual "big three" wintering species -- Dunlin, Sanderlings, and BB Plovers. There are tiny numbers of Dunlin here this winter and essentially no BB Plovers and Sanderlings, whereas in a typical winter Dungeness Bay may have a thousand or more Dunlin and a few hundred plovers and Sanderlings. I counted only 35 Dunlin in Dungeness Bay this morning, and no plovers or Sanderlings. There were no shorebirds at all in Sequim Bay yesterday. A month ago on our CBC on Dec 16, 2013, numbers of BB Plovers and Sanderlings were well below our long-term averages, although Dunlin were about average.

>>

>> The daytime tides are fine for feeding shorebirds right now, yet we're seeing essentially none on the Dungeness Bay mudflats. At high tide, the usual shorebird roosting spots in Dungeness Bay only have gulls, ducks, and cormorants this week. We're really missing the sounds of shorebirds over here.

>>

>> We'll be looking more closely over the next few days to see if we've somehow missed birds, or if they've moved to different habitats. But it makes us wonder whether this is a region-wide phenomenon.

>>

>> Are you Tweets seeing typical numbers and flocks of wintering Dunlin, BB Plovers, and Sanderlings in your areas, like in Puget Sound, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay?

>>

>> Bob Boekelheide

>> Dungeness_______________________________________________

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> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:58:48 -0800

> From: Dianna Moore <dlmoor2 at coastaccess.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Where have all the shorebirds gone...

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> The numbers out here on the beaches of Grays Harbor seem to be a bit above

> the norm for this time of year. I will have the CBC totals some time next

> week, but for now I am going on what I see on my daily beach walks.

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> Maybe they are here to enjoy the sunshine, unlike the fog inland!

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> Dianna Moore

> Ocean Shores

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> Message: 16

> Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:28:11 -0800

> From: Carol Riddell <cariddellwa at gmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Where Have All the Shorebirds Gone?

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> When birding recently, since the first of the year, at Snohomish County's Boe Road, I watched thousands of Dunlin flying over Port Susan Bay. We have not seen large flocks of Dunlin on the Edmonds waterfront and there have only been a few Sanderlings there this winter. Black-bellied Plover sightings in Edmonds are always rare. It would be interesting to know what the numbers are like for these three species in Jefferson County.

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> Carol Riddell

> Edmonds, Wa

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> Message: 17

> Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 08:54:00 -0800

> From: Julian Hudson <vnhs_news at hotmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] RBA Vancouver, B.C. -- January 18, 2014

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> Message: 18

> Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:23:45 -0800 (PST)

> From: Ian Paulsen <birdbooker at zipcon.net>

> Subject: [Tweeters] WA birds: 80 years ago

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> HI:

> Came across this list of WA Birds from 80 years ago:

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> http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924062782663#view=1up;seq=10

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> sincerely

> --

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> Ian Paulsen

> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

> Visit my BIRDBOOKER REPORT blog here:

> http://birdbookerreport.blogspot.com/

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> Message: 19

> Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:23:54 -0800

> From: Carol Riddell <cariddellwa at gmail.com>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Edmond Redhead

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> Well, not a month after revising the Edmonds checklist, we have ended up with a new species. Birders Ettie Matza and Dave Bakeman found a REDHEAD (drake) yesterday afternoon on the pond at the end of the Point Edwards public path. Several of us relocated the duck this morning. This is species number 262 for Edmonds and number 84 for the year. Redhead will go on the next revision of the checklist as a code 5 species.

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> Carol Riddell

> Edmonds, Wa

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