[Tweeters] Edmonds Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finch

Jane Stewart jstewart at olympus.net
Wed Nov 1 21:11:28 PDT 2017


I have seen them at least 3 times at the mouth of the Elwah River, Olympic Peninsula, Washington.

Wings,

Jane





Jane Stewart

121 Solar Lane

Sequim, WA 98382-8324

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From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Steve Loitz
Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 8:15 PM
To: Josh Adams <xjoshx at gmail.com>
Cc: Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Edmonds Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finch



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 <mailto: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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