[Tweeters] Band-tailed Pigeon in Okanogan County

Carl Haynie hayncarl at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 17:20:33 PDT 2021

Good to know, Dennis! They *are* rare there. While leading a WOS field trip
on 24 June 2013, my party was lucky to find one perched on a snag near
Chesaw 1.25 miles up Mary Ann Creek Rd from its int. with Chesaw Rd. It is
the only record I see in eBird anywhere around there in the last ten years.

Carl Haynie

On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 5:09 PM Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>

> Hello tweets,


> Netta Smith and I saw a Band-tailed Pigeon at close range at the junction

> of Ruby Two Moons Road with the Aeneas Valley Road, east of Tonasket. It’s

> a private lane and doesn’t show up on any maps, so I can’t enter it in

> eBird. Thus this is my only way of sharing this observation of what must be

> a very rare bird in Okanogan County. Certainly I have never seen one there.

> It was very close, landed briefly in front of us, and then took off into

> the forest before I could get a camera on it.


> Dennis Paulson

> Seattle

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