<html><body><div style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #000000"><div>A couple of hours of birding at M Street near Emerald Downs in Auburn and Frager/204th in Kent were worthwhile.</div><div><br data-mce-bogus="1"></div><div><span style="text-decoration: underline;" data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>M Street</strong></span></div><div>Least Sandpiper - 3</div><div>Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 became 3 then 8 on main pond</div><div>Spotted Sandpiper - 1</div><div>Blue-winged Teal - 1 male</div><div>Cackling Goose - 6 minima</div><div>Calif. Scrub-Jay - 1</div><div><br data-mce-bogus="1"></div><div><span style="text-decoration: underline;" data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Frager/204th</strong></span></div><div>Tree Swallow - all swallows over the Green River</div><div>VG Swallow</div><div>Cliff Swallow</div><div>Barn Swallow</div><div>NRW Swallow</div><div>Bank Swallow - 3 flying in formation</div><div>Red-tailed Hawk - in flite carrying a snake</div><div>Bullock's Oriole - 3 ; 2 males & 1 female near the horses; 1 male very vocal</div><div> <!--StartFragment--><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/40892760713/in/datetaken-family/" data-mce-href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/40892760713/in/datetaken-family/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/40892760713/in/datetaken-family/</a><!--EndFragment--> </div><div>Yellow-headed Blackbird - also near horses</div><div> <!--StartFragment--><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/46943119115/in/datetaken-family/" data-mce-href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/46943119115/in/datetaken-family/">https://www.flickr.com/photos/138163614@N02/46943119115/in/datetaken-family/</a><!--EndFragment--> </div><div><br data-mce-bogus="1"></div><div>I believe that orioles nested last year opposite the river from the 2 fenced in ponds  Good reason to suspect same this year.</div><div><br data-mce-bogus="1"></div><div>Good birding.</div><div data-marker="__SIG_POST__"> <br></div><div>Marv Breece<br>Tukwila, WA<br>marvbreece@q.com<br><br><br><br></div></div></body></html>