[Tweeters] Northern Mockingbird in Bothell?

Hans-Joachim Feddern thefedderns at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 22:43:40 PDT 2018


I found a Northern Mockingbird on May 24th, 2018 near the Chinese Pagoda on
Ruston Way in Tacoma. It appears that it was not relocated. Having lived on
the East Coast, I am quite familiar with mockingbirds. I also saw a few in
California in March and a lot of them in Texas in April.

Hans

On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 8:21 AM, Philip Dickinson <pdickins at gmail.com>
wrote:


> Northern Mockingbird is rare west of the mountains but possible. One was

> seen briefly near Darrington a few weeks ago. Your description sounds good.

>

> Phil Dickinson

>

> Sent from my iPhone

>

> > On Jun 20, 2018, at 8:09 AM, Jeremy Schwartz <jschwartz1124 at gmail.com>

> wrote:

> >

> > Hello tweeters!

> >

> > How likely is a Northern Mockingbird in Bothell?

> >

> > I just got done with a brief bird walk around a small pond in the North

> Creek area of Bothell before work. I was wrapping things up, when I saw a

> gray-brownish bird with what looked to be white wing patches on each wing

> land in a tree. I got very quick looks at it through binoculars before it

> changed the position, making it harder to see.

> >

> > I chased it for a little bit around the pond, and once again saw two

> white wing patches as it flitted from ground to a large tree. I was not

> able to find it again this morning, mostly because I had to go to work.

> >

> > eBird lists it as rare for this area, but is there anything else it

> could have been? Again, it was a light brown-gray bird, roughly

> robin-sized, with very obvious white wing patches clearly seen as it took

> off.

> >

> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!

> >

> > Keep watching the skies,

> >

> > Jeremy Schwartz

> > Lake Forest Park

> > jschwartz1124 at gmail dot com

> >

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*Hans Feddern*
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