[Tweeters] Edmonds Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finch

Steve Loitz steveloitz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 20:15:01 PDT 2017


Great pic. Yes,GCRF is a regular breeder in the WA Cascades and Olympics,
and a relatively common site for we climbers and ski tourists. It's not
uncommon to see flocks of 30 or more in the alpine zone, although I've
never seen one below subalpine.

Steve Loitz
Ellensburg

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 8:06 PM, Josh Adams <xjoshx at gmail.com> wrote:


> Hello Tweets,

> Rick Ells posted a photo of a Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finch (Hepburn's

> supspecies) taken near the dive park north of the Edmonds ferry dock

> this afternoon.

>

> https://www.facebook.com/groups/wwbirders/permalink/1849524525358577/

>

> I believe this is the first record for Edmonds. Although GCRF is

> presumably a regular breeder in remote, high-altitude parts of the

> county, it is not detected every year.

>

> Josh Adams

> Cathcart, WA

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