And a heads up to all my fellow birder Snowy Owl fans: one of the season’s first was spotted about 10 days ago at the Edmonds Pier in Snoho. Different years have different numbers in migrations, so cross your fingers we get a holiday sighting.
There was one in West Seattle this morning – I actually just came back to this thread to get the URL because I’m mentioning it, and this, in a home-page blurb. Unfortunately no photo, nor of the pelican, so far! – TR
I encourage curious peeps to participate in counting our birds here in West Seattle! Follow the link above and poke around to see how it works, the history and purpose of the annual Christmas Bird Count. Big fun!