[Tweeters] Possible Vesper Sparrow at Fir Island

amk17 at earthlink.net amk17 at earthlink.net
Sat Sep 15 16:51:27 PDT 2018


Birded Wylie and Fir Island today. While at Fir Island, I scoped the fields and found many peeps along with the killdeer, Savannah sparrows, American pipits and a likely vesper sparrow. Most striking were a bold white eye ring and white outer tail feathers on the vesper.

At Wylie, a yellow warbler was foraging along the riparian edge across from the parking lot (near the boat launch). Many yellowlegs, dowitchers and a few snipes in the tule mats and logs. Black phoebe is still present.

AKopitov
Seattle, WA


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