[Tweeters] Black-throated Blue Warbler question

Diane Yorgason-Quinn avosetta at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 9 15:18:34 PDT 2015


Actually, a male Black-Throated Blue was present all winter of 1994-95 at a residence on Mercer Island. So this bird can be quite sedentary on its winter grounds. This residence was also feeding an Anna's Hummingbird, which was my first for the state. Many people made that pilgrimage to a home as hospitable as the house in Bothell. A beautiful bird brings out the best in people.

Diane Yorgason-Quinn
Gig Harbor, WA
Avosetta at hotmail.com


Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 11:27:34 -0700
Subject: RE: [Tweeters] Black-throated Blue Warbler question
From: xjoshx at gmail.com
To: tweeters at u.washington.edu; dalonso at uw.edu
CC:

Hello Darwin,The Washington Bird Records Committee keeps a list of "accepted" reports on their section of the WOS site:
http://wos.org/wbrcsummaries.html

According to their list this will be the 12th record for the state, pending acceptance (which seems almost certain). My general impression is that rare warblers don't typically stick around very often, so a chasable rarity such as this one is/was a big treat.
Josh AdamsLynnwood, WA



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