[Tweeters] Shorebird question

Bill Anderson billandersonbic at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 29 14:20:34 PDT 2014

Sandpipers, including westerns, are visitors to the Edmonds marsh. Unfortunately, I have not seen any recently, so maybe the migration has passed through. The marsh is on the south side of the Harbor Square complex, located across Dayton St. from the Amtrak/Sounder station if you must use public transportation.


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You can see my photos of sandpipers and other birds at the marsh by scrolling through this thread.

Wldlife of Edmonds, WA. 2014

Wldlife of Edmonds, WA. 2014
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Bill Anderson; Edmonds, WA. USA
On Sunday, September 28, 2014 9:38 PM, Joshua Glant <josh.n.glant at gmail.com> wrote:

Hello Tweeters,

Now that I have reported the American Redstart, I have a birding question: Where in the Seattle area can I see migrating shorebirds most reliably?

My main target bird is the Western Sandpiper, which would be a lifer. I can't go to Eide Road, Jetty Island or Ocean Shores, unfortunately.

Is there a spot within half an hour of downtown where I could see Western Sandpipers and other migrating shorebirds?

Thanks, Joshua Glant

Mercer Island, WA

Josh.n.glant at gmail.com
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