<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><div><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail-gs" style="margin:0px;padding:0px 0px 20px;width:958px;font-family:Roboto,RobotoDraft,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:medium"><div class="gmail-"><div id="gmail-:cr" class="gmail-ii gmail-gt" style="font-size:12.8px;direction:ltr;margin:8px 0px 0px;padding:0px"><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">After breakfast today, we spontaneously decided to go to  Kittitas County for sunshine, blue skies and hopefully good birding.  We were not disappointed.<br><br>Heading east out of Cle Elum on Airport Road we found a very birdy snag where Airport Road takes a 90 degree right turn.  On or near that snag we saw 11 species of birds including 2<b> Pygmy Nuthatches</b> and 2 <b>Red Crossbills</b>.  Turning left onto Masterson Road we immediately encountered 2 Black-billed Magpies, 3 Bald Eagles, 10 Common Ravens and 25 American Crows raising quite a ruckus so we stopped.  Soon a Bobcat crossed the road in front of our car.  We proceeded to Swauk Prairie where we found  a <b>Townsend's Solitaire</b> on Ranch Road.  Finally we saw 3 <b>Rock Wrens</b> at Huntzinger Boat Launch.</div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Here are some photos.</div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Pygmy Nuthatch         <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/32992554268/in/dateposted/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/32992554268/in/dateposted/</a></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Red Crossbill              <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/45953449725/in/dateposted/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/45953449725/in/dateposted/</a></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Townsend's Solitaire   <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/31926710717/in/dateposted/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/31926710717/in/dateposted/</a></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Rock Wren                  <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/32992751088/in/dateposted/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/32992751088/in/dateposted/</a></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">All photos                    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/sets/72157706051442485">https://www.flickr.com/photos/ljcouple/sets/72157706051442485</a></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br></div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Hank & Karen Heiberg</div><div id="gmail-:cs" class="gmail-a3s gmail-aXjCH" style="overflow:hidden;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:small;line-height:1.5;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Issaquah, WA<br><br><br>Sent from my iPad<div class="gmail-yj6qo"></div><div class="gmail-adL"><br></div></div></div><div class="gmail-hi" style="border-bottom-left-radius:1px;border-bottom-right-radius:1px;padding:0px;width:auto;background:rgb(242,242,242);margin:0px"></div></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