[Tweeters] Birdbath dive bombing flycatcher

Wilson Cady gorgebirds at juno.com
Wed Jun 20 13:32:02 PDT 2018


Flycatchers are one of several families that bathe on the wing, we see vireos doing the same thing. If you set up a misting station they will love it along with the hummers. All you need is a drip irrigation line attached to a garden hose with a mister head on the end of it, they love it, we have two set up at our place. Wilson Cady
Columbia River Gorge, WA

---------- Original Message ----------
From: Janet Ray <janetlaura at earthlink.net>
To: Anna <amk17 at earthlink.net>
Cc: tweeters at u.washington.edu
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Birdbath dive bombing flycatcher
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:53:00 -0700

We have a Pacific slope FC who bathes this way every afternoon. Very fun to watch
Jan
Preston WA


> On Jun 19, 2018, at 3:46 PM, Anna <amk17 at earthlink.net> wrote:

>

> Amusing observation of a flycatcher repeatedly dive bombing the birdbath. No idea what species as it stays for split second before disappering into hedgerow. One way to take a bath I suppose. Pacslope or peewee best guess.

>

> AKopitov

> Phinney Ridge

>

> Sent from my iPhone with all the auto correct quirks.

>


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