Re: [BirdYak] I-82 Ponds w Common Loon
- Ha ha, I like the sound of that Rich. The loon was still there this morning when I
drove by a little after 8:00 AM. May hang around awhile with the fog and low
> Martha &n Yakkers,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> I took Exit 50 off I-82 and turned left to cross over the freeway...continue
> straight through Buena and you reach the Yakima Valley Highway at a stop
> sign. Turn left, in approx. two miles you will reach a string of businesses
> (Muffet & Sons Fencing, the Buena Airport) with nice white vinyl rail fences.
> At the west end, Flint Lane, a gravel road, ducks between the businesses and
> an abandoned, roofless/windowless masonry structure (old warehouse?). Follow
> the lane even though it does not appear to go anywhere and you will soon
> drive through a narrow culvert under I-82 and into the parking lot with the
> fishing dock.
> If you are traveling from Yakima, it is shorter to take Exit 44, turn left
> and reach the Yakima Valley Highway in a half mile. Turn right on the YVH and
> you reach Flint Lane in approx. 3.4 miles.
> The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, I believe, designates the
> pond with the inglorious name of Pond 4. I think we birders should call it
> Jeff''s Loony Lagoon.
> see: _http://wdfw.wa.gov/lands/reg3accs.htm#pond5_