[Tweeters] King Eider continues

Diane Yorgason-Quinn avosetta at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 5 11:30:35 PST 2015

By 10am she was right next to shore keeping company with an Olympic Gull by the west parking strip area, east of the ferry.

Diane Yorgason-Quinn
Gig Harbor
Avosetta at hotmail.com

> From: doug at bodyresults.com

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: RE: [Tweeters] King Eider continues

> Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2015 09:57:48 -0800


> At around 8:15am the Eider flew back to shore but was about 1/2 mile east of

> the Ferry boat. It was right in front of a law office building (4303 Ruston

> Way

> Tacoma, WA 98402) that hangs out over the water. This is the first building

> on the water to the East of the docked ferry sales boat. I left at 8:40 and

> it was moving slowly West along the shore.


> Good birding

> Doug Schurman

> Seattle




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

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

> Sent: Thursday, November 5, 2015 7:58 AM

> To: David Hutchinson <Tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Subject: [Tweeters] King Eider continues


> The King Eider reported by Bruce continued this morning and was feeding just

> offshore east of fairy. After two passes by a bald eagle, including one that

> was just inches away where the Eider had to dive, the bird placed itself

> pretty far out, maybe a half a mile or so, and I didn't see it return to

> feed as I'm leaving at about 8.


> --Jordan Gunn



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