[Tweeters] #226 Thanks to Ryan Merrill

Bob rflores_2 at msn.com
Wed Dec 16 16:06:42 PST 2015

Forgot to mention the bird was heading for Oregon, Sauvie Island I'm sure.

Bob Flores
Ridgefield, WA

> On Dec 16, 2015, at 15:29, Bob <rflores_2 at msn.com> wrote:


> Ryan and several others were along Post Office Lake when he said listen common redpoll! We all froze and sure enough the bird flew overhead calling out it's flight call. I was just shocked beyond belief for Ryan and I had been discussing my County Big Year potentials and he had said my next big chance would be a redpoll. This conversation was about 20 mins before the redpoll flew over us.


> Yes I bowed to Ryan and this is at the top of the list for a story during my big year.


> Also seen a northern shrike in the trees along the dike west of the parkinglot at Post Office Lake. A peregrine and red-shouldered hawk were also seen.


> Bob


> Bob Flores

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