[Tweeters] Snowy Owl(s)

Twink Coffman wilber4818 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 11:04:19 PST 2017


thank you for the private property reminder.... hope all use caution and
good sense

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:50 PM, <tomboulian at comcast.net> wrote:


> Of course you should all know that all of this area is private

> property—either bought/leased from the Lummi, or owned by the Lummi

> outright. You can purchase the point for a few million dollars for 12

> acres. It appears like a local park, but is not and is posted

>

> I was there 10 days ago—on the only day the owl wasn’t there—and was

> approached by residents concerned that I might be a burglar and emphasizing

> there is no public access per se.

>

> The back bay is full of waterfowl—I asked residents and was welcomed to

> use end of street and water line access right of ways to view—still not

> public property

>

> You couldn’t 10 days ago access via Slater Rd all the way to Beach Way—it

> was under construction. You had to detour on Halston (?) Way S to Red

> River Rd and then back up, before going down south again.

>

> Try to spend a few bucks on the reservation—There is a Skippers at the

> casino gas station, and that certainly is an endangered species--

>

> Mind your manners just like on the Makah property in Neah Bay. And mind

> how close you get—remember, this owl is sleeping all day until sunset

>

> Mark Tomboulian

>

>

>

> *From:* Philip Dickinson <pdickins at gmail.com>

> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:56 PM

> *To:* Wally Davis <wallydavis3 at gmail.com>

> *Cc:* Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> *Subject:* Re: [Tweeters] Snowy Owl(s)

>

> It has been publicized previously, but this Sandy Point is west of

> Ferndale in Whatcom County. Take I-5 Exit 260 west on Slater Rd. At end

> bear left onto Beach Way. Then left on Sucia, left on Thetis and right on

> Saltspring to parking lot at end.

>

> Phil Dickinson

> Lake Stevens

>

> Sent from my iPhone

>

> On Nov 14, 2017, at 8:39 PM, Wally Davis <wallydavis3 at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> I used Google Maps to try and locate Sandy Point and was surprised to find

> half a dozen of them in the US Salish Sea region. Would you please be more

> specific about where Sandy point is?

>

>

>

> Wally Davis

>

> Snohomish

>

>

>

> *From:* tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [

> mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> <tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu>] *On Behalf Of *Philip

> Dickinson

> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:15 PM

> *To:* Tweeters

> *Subject:* [Tweeters] Snowy Owl(s)

>

>

>

> The Snowy Owl was still hunkered down at the same location at Sandy Point

> at 2:30 this afternoon. Seen by six of us from Pilchuck Audubon. Today, we

> also saw a Snowy Owl at the Boundary Bay dike in Delta, BC. Two in one day

> and in two countries is pretty cool.

>

> Phil Dickinson

>

> Lake Stevens

>

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--
happy birding
Twink
wilber4818 at gmail.com
Ferndale, WA
in Whatcom County
out on the beach


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