Subject: [Tweeters] Marymoor Park (Redmond, King Co.) 2019-11-14 Date: Thu Nov 14 17:07:31 PST 2019 From: birdmarymoor at gmail.com - birdmarymoor at gmail.com
Tweets -; It started out quite foggy this morning, and though it cleared, the birds remained quiet. Or perhaps they were quiet *because* it was such a mellow day of weather. In any case, the morning seemed rather ho hum, though it was not without birds entirely.
a.. Greater White-fronted Goose -; for the 3rd straight week, what appear to be the same four juveniles were with the Cacklers
b.. Cackling Goose -; at least 1000 birds on Fields 7-8-9
c.. Ring-necked Pheasant -; the lone male has now been at Marymoor for an entire year
d.. Wilson's Snipe -; at least 11 below the weir
e.. Green Heron -; adult on the flank of the beaver lodge, across from the Dog Central dog beach, a favorite spot
f.. Sharp-shinned Hawk -; adult at Rowing Club
g.. Pileated Woodpecker -; one in snags on west side of the slough
h.. Northern Shrike -; juvenile continues; today at south end of East Meadow
i.. White-throated Sparrow -; one along east edge of Dog Meadow, with Golden-crowned Sparrows
No First-Of-Fall birds today. Still hoping to add Brant, Tundra Swan, Greater Scaup, Western Grebe, Western Gull, Common Raven, Red Crossbill, and Swamp Sparrow to our 2019 list...
Misses today included Ring-necked Duck, Western Grebe, Rock Pigeon, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch, and Lincoln's Sparrow.
A late scan of the lake added BUFFLEHEAD, COMMON GOLDENEYE, and DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT, all otherwise missed. This brought our day total to a more respectable 56 species.