[Tweeters] no luck with the seattle Rose-breasted Grosbeak today [12/28/17]

Nadine Drisseq bearsmartwa at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 00:32:53 PST 2017

My friend and fellow birder got to see the Grosbeak on Wednesday, and she
ran into met the resident, a very nice woman.

My friend quoted the resident as saying that "the Grosbeak comes and
goes, and that there can be several days in a row where they haven’t
seen it consistently".
Apparently "it’s been there for a few weeks."

The resident also mentioned that 4pm is one of the best times in the
afternoon to see it. Subsequently, my friend who had arrived at 1.30pm,
left for a few hours and came back, and just as the lady said, she saw it
at 4.05pm. She even got a shot of it.

Hope this is helpful.

*Nadine Drisseq*

On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Matt Bartels <mattxyz at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hi Tweeters -

> I think the Rose-breasted Grosbeak was a no-show all day today — at least

> from reports I’ve seen - I was there in the early and late afternoon and

> ran into several others who had tried at other times.


> Still possible it is around, and I’d love to hear of reports if it does

> return — but possible that yesterday was its last visit.


> Matt Bartels

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