[Bulk] [Tweeters] Merlins visiting their nesting territories

ck park travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 12:40:33 PDT 2014

wondering if there is a merlin (or two) testing near frank wagner... i'm
reasonably sure that *a* merlin has been identified during the Vaux
Happening celebration on a few of the last ten years...

00 caren
george davis creek, north fork

On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 11:02 AM, Diane Bates <dalaine00 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> We were in Monroe last night to watch the Vaux Swifts go down the chimney

> at

> Frank Wagner Elementary School. They were about to descend when a Merlin

> showed up :( The Swifts took off and didn't come back.


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

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

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

> Deihl

> Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:03 PM

> To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Bulk] [Tweeters] Merlins visiting their nesting territories


> Caryn's mention of Merlins overhead, calling out a variety of calls, is the

> second reported Merlin surprise I've recently been told about. Anne G. up

> in the Echo Lake neighborhood of Shoreline, has had a couple of them

> regularly visiting or flying over her block, which is in the center of that

> Merlin nesting territory - she's reported them for a couple of weeks now.

> I

> have yet to be there when the Merlins are so far, but I'm hoping to connect

> with them one of these days.


> If you hear or see any Merlins in the Seattle area this fall, especially if

> you notice them in or near one of the following 2014 nest areas, there are

> several of us who would appreciate a hearing about it - a post on Tweeters

> and/or a message to me or anyone else you know who has been following

> Merlins in the Seattle area, would be appreciated. A few Merlins have been

> banded this year, so if you note bands on any, do notify Ben Vang-Johnson

> or

> Kim McCormick (see the WOS website for more info).


> The following areas (neighborhoods) hosted a Merlin nesting situation of

> which I am aware and/or visited: 1. Echo Lake (Shoreline); 2. Olympic

> Hills; 3. Wedgwood; 4. Pinehurst; 5. Mountlake Terrace; 6. Lynnwood; 7.

> Mercer Is.; 8. another site in Shoreline, or so I heard, perhaps near

> Richmond Beach.


> Kee kee kee (and other variations on the theme),


> Barb Deihl

> Matthews Beach Neighborhood - NE Seattle barbdeihl at comcast.net



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