[Tweeters] Snoqualmie Valley Sunday
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Sun Apr 9 17:40:46 PDT 2017
Snoqualmie Valley today offered some wonderful birding on a lovely day.
Stillwater-Heading south from WDFW lot near Stillwater Store:
A Pileated Woodpecker couple taking turns excavating a nest in a large snag
on the east side of the trail.
2 Am. Bitterns at the second bridge, one on east side of the trail, the
other on the west side.
Common Yellowthroats vocalizing everywhere. One showed himself
Male Rufous Hummingbird.
Red-breasted Sapsuckers everywhere, drumming, flying and calling.
Virginia Rail calling.
Brown Creepers peeping and creeping.
Along 124th St (W. Snoqualmie to 203):
Light morph Rough-legged Hawk in tall Cottonwoods on south side of 124th St.
Bald Eagle sitting in its nest in a Cottonwood on north side of 124th (It's
in a stand of trees some distance from road, but nest is so big it's easy to
American Kestrel sitting on wire next to road.
Two Am. Kestrels in a rapid pas de deux as they flew over the road.
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