Date: 2/9/18 9:13 pm From: David Bailey <davidcbaileyoregon...> Subject: [obol] Re: Steller’s Eider alt location
Those birding at The Cove in Seaside looking for Steller's Eiders or other wonders may be interested to know that the direction one travels as they move away from Seaside out along the large cobble beach is actually nearly due WEST rather than south (and perhaps counter-intuitive to most). So the location where Russ noted the eider recently is actually west of where most have been finding the bird rather than south. Trivial perhaps, but some may be interested in such trivia. The Lanai Motel or Condos actually has advertised this point as their rooms are some of the few available on the Oregon coast where the waves come in perpendicular to their ocean-view window panes rather than parallel.
On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 9:22 AM, Russ Namitz <namitzr...> wrote:
> Bird was located about half a mile south of the main Seaside Cove parking > lot, around the corner and loosely associated with Harlequin Ducks. Birds > were feeding further from shore in the morning, taking advantage of the > lower tide. (45.9773315,-123.9569133) > > Good birding, > Russ Namitz > > Sent from my iPhonePOST: Send your post to <obol...> > JOIN OR QUIT: http://www.freelists.org/list/obol > OBOL archives: www.freelists.org/archive/obol > Contact moderator: <obol-moderators...> > >