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Re: [BirdYak] I-82 Ponds w Common Loon

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  • Jeff Kozma
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 23, 2005
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      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
      visibility.

      Jeff


      Rich712@... wrote:

      > Martha &n Yakkers,
      >
      > 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_
      > (http://wdfw.wa.gov/lands/reg3accs.htm#pond5)


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