Saturday, January 21, 2006

Snow buntings!

buntings 3 We saw seven snow buntings today at Lummi Dike, Washington - north of Bellingham near the Canadian border, 1-21-06. These cuties were pretty friendly, coming within a few yards a couple of times. A lifer bird for us! Later we saw dozens of ancient murrelets - another lifer for us - from a ferry on the run from Whidbey Island to Port Townsend. Amazing day - and the sun even came out!

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