Yesterday (8.5.17) I observed a group of 30 AMERICAN WHITE-PELICANS from Harborview Park in Everett. Thanks to Phil Dickinson for his updates regarding the movements of these birds. Also seen at this location were LEAST & WESTERN SANDPIPERS and GREATER YELLOWLEGS.
Later, at the Skagit Game Range (Wylie Slough) Killdeer Semipalmater Plover - flock of 7 fly over Least Sandpiper - juv & adult Western Sandpiper - all juvs Semipalmated Sandpiper - 7 at least; all juvs Greater Yellowlegs Lesser Yellowlegs - 15 juv Spotted Sandpiper - 2 Solitary Sandpiper - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher - many adults
Short-billed Dowitcher - 4 juv & 2 or more adults Red-necked Phalarope - 3 juv Merlin Green Heron
Channel Drive Least Sandpiper Western Sandpiper Semipalmated Sandpiper - 2 juv Greater Yellowlegs - 2 Wilson's Phalarope - 1 juv