[Tweeters] Great Egret still present at Emerald Downs [Auburn, King Co]

Karen Wosilait kwseattle at clearwire.net
Wed Sep 3 09:35:56 PDT 2014

Great Egret still present and visible (at least with a scope) from RR bridge as Matt described.

Karen Wosilait
Kwseattle @ clearwire . net

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> On Sep 1, 2014, at 7:29 PM, Matt Bartels <mattxyz at earthlink.net> wrote:


> Hi Tweets -

> I made a short afternoon trip to Renton & Auburn today, hoping to see a couple King Co year birds.

> My first stop - Waterworks park in Renton, failed to turn up the Black Phoebe that has been reported since the 18th or 19th -- possible it is still around though, so I'd bet it is worth others visiting.


> Next up, I headed to Emerald Downs -- On Aug 24, Russ K reported seeing a Great Egret hanging out on the infield at Emerald Downs. Dave Slager, figured out that you can see much of the infield w/o entering -- I followed his directions from ebird, and indeed it was easy to scope a King Co Great Egret, still hanging out in the infield [near the pond] -- the trick: View from the railroad overpass on 15th St. NW - this is just east of the M St. turn-off that is the usual place to look for ducks & shorebirds in the spring. You can park on M St. right at the intersection [there's a pulloff on the west side] and from there it is just a couple minute walk east on 15th to the overpass. Sure enough, Great Egret visible.


> Good distant birding!


> Matt Bartels

> Seattle, WA


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