[Tweeters] Tricolored Blackbirds Othello.

Randy Hill re_hill at q.com
Wed Jul 16 22:52:50 PDT 2014


There were at least 8 males today, mostly behind the cattail and bulrush. More than 100 shorebirds, mostly LB Dowitchers and Western Sandpipers but also BN Stilts, Spotted Sandpipers, G&L Yellowlegs. Plenty of pelicans and Caspian Terns. Potholes Reservoir had a couple of Forster’s Terns and Clarks Grebes with many Western Grebes and pelicans.



On the way home, at least a half dozen Common Nighthawks at Vernita Rest Area Benton County (Hwy 24) alternately flying around and roosting in the trees there.



Randy Hill

Ridgefield



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Found a few Tricolored Blackbirds at the Para Ponds this afternoon. Seldom found them there in middle of July, probably an indication of nesting.
Randy Hill, Ridgefield
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