Subject: [Tweeters] June 2009 TUVU report
Date: Jul 1 13:13:09 2009
From: Diann MacRae - tvulture at vei.net


June 2009 Report to Tweeters

By now, perhaps some turkey vultures have
fledged, if not it won?t be long. Keep a lookout
for dark-headed vultures ? no red. Following is
the report for Washington, British Columbia, Montana, and Oregon for June 2009:

06 ? 2 south of Wilsonville; 2 east of Albany; 3
east of Shedd; 4 east of Junction City; 1 on UO
campus (all in Oregon); 1 at Fort Peck, Montana
07 ? 1 in Cowiche Canyon; 1 at Elk Heights Burn; 1 circling low south of Allyn
09 ? 1 working a large carcass near Snoqualmie; 1
at American Camp; 1 at the McLane Creek Nature
Trail, Capitol Forest; 2 gliding and rocking near Mud Bay
10 ? 1 feasting on an unidentifiable item of road kill near Carnation
11 ? 1 at Colony Farm, B.C.; 2 over Littlerock
12 ? 1 near Cle Elum
13 ? 2 soaring over Stillwater
14 ? 1 over Reifel Bird Sanctuary, Delta, B.C.
15 ? 1 at Discovery Bay; between the 15th-20th
numerous above the Deschutes River in Oregon
16 ? 3 near Discovery Bay; 4 or 5 near
Snoqualmie; 1 at Top Bridge Trail, Parksville, B.C.
21 ? 1 at Linley Valley, Nanaimo, B.C.
22 ? 2 at Three Forks NA
23 ? 1 at South Elma/Black River; 1 riding
thermals near Port Townsend; 1 over Hurricane Ridge; 1 at Parksville, B.C.
24 ? 3 west of the Hood Canal Bridge
25 ? 10 along with 6 ravens enjoying a coyote
repast in eastern Grays Harbor County; 1 south of
Lake Union; 1 west of Millersburg; 3 around
Albany; 1 near Tangent; 2 near Shedd, 1 near Harrisburg (all Oregon)
26 ? 7 at Fern Ridge Reservoir; 2 at Veneta; 2 in Eugene (all Oregon)
27 ? 4 west of the Hood Canal Bridge; 2 at
Steigerwald NWR; 1 over Queen Ann; 2 in Eugene; 4
near Albany; 2 west of Halsey; 1 south of Salem
(all Oregon); 1 south of Kalama; 2 others south of Kalama
28 ? 1 at McGregor Marsh, Nanaimo, B.C.; 1 north of Lake Stevens
29 ? 4 soaring over the Burlington Mall

My thanks as always for your reports. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!

Cheers, Diann