Hits & Misses
- Hi-- We were out of town for a few days, so I tried for some of the birds
mentioned on the listserv lately on Wednesday.
I saw the Pacific Golden Plover on the beach with the Whimbrel on the
rocks, north of the Lake Cleone in the general area mentioned by Matt M.
The Snow Goose was by the parking area with the park geese. A Winter
Wren was all I could find on the south side of the lake. The Blk-N-White
Warbler was a 5-day longshot, which did not materialize.
Then, I drove to Little River, where a note was clipped to a bush for "John."
John had indicated that he did not see the Rose-breasted Grosbeak; neither
did I. A trip down to the visitor's center at Van Damme did little good.
The campground host said that there were no feeders, but that he scattered
seed around on the ground. He had not seen anything like the grosbeak.
After returning home to just north of Ten Mile Bridge, an ad. N Mockingbird
briefly rested and fed in our backyard. On the cetecean list, I noticed two
huge spouts way out in the ocean, near the horizen. We grabbed our
scopes, and saw two Blue Whales (barely).
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