[Tweeters] Snowy egret Vancouver lowlands, Clark County WA

Lyn Topinka pointers at pacifier.com
Sun Nov 9 14:43:34 PST 2014


still there 2:30 ... far bank ... GE's down to 3

Lyn Topinka
Vancouver, Wa.
NorthwestJourney.com



On Nov 9, 2014, at 1:24 PM, "Doug Schurman" <doug at bodyresults.com> wrote:

Snowy Egret was seen by Ryan Abe, Les Carlson and myself from about 11:45 to noon twice. It was not visible for at least 20 minutes prior. The lake is about 250 yards out from the parking lot and access is restricted. There were also at least a dozen Great Egrets. When the birds are on the far bank of the lake they can be seen. They were flying back and forth between the close lake bank and the far side. When they are on the near side the birds are not visible.

So if you show up and don't seen anything they could be hidden by the near side lake bank so patience may pay off. I was able to get some ID photos of the bird showing the black bill with yellow lores and we saw the yellow toes in flight.

Good birding to all.

Doug Schurman
Seattle

From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Randy Hill
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2014 10:02 AM
To: tweeters
Subject: [Tweeters] Snowy egret Vancouver lowlands, Clark County WA

There is a Snowy Egret at Post Office Lake now 10am. End of Lower River Road, visible from the parking lot. My camera is sitting at home so somebody bring one.
Sent via randy's smartphone

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