This is a down period between my 50/50/50 trips which will not resume until I head off to some of the prairie states in September. While not as goal oriented as in previous years, I have been filling in some Washington species not yet seen in 2019 and also chasing some special birds hoping to add to year or life lists for either Washington or the ABA area. There have been some disappointments and some very happy successes.
On June 23rd, I had a chance to add Heerman’s Gull to my 2019 lists visiting the fishing pier in hometown Edmonds where they visit each summer. Bonus photos were of a pair of Marbled Murrelets, one with a small fish in bill. Not really a chase – just some nice birds.
Two days later there was a chase. Cindy and I went over to Sequim to…
View original post 3,130 more words