[Tweeters] Western Tanager Happening

Mark Robinson blobbybirdman at gmail.com
Fri May 20 14:52:14 PDT 2022

I noticed the same phenomenon in Seattle yesterday.

I counted >30 flying overhead while walking my daughter to school, more
than tripling the number of Western Tanagers I've seen in Seattle ever I


On Fri, 20 May 2022 at 13:44, John R. Yearsley <jyearsle at uw.edu> wrote:

> Where West St goes down the hill and across Squalicum Creek in the

> Columbia District of Bellingham, the woods were full of western tanagers.

> An excited cyclist flying down the hill on his bike claimed there was a

> flock. How he managed that is hard to say, but I counted six. A big day for

> tanagers.

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