Date: 2/11/18 5:33 pm
From: Mike & MerryLynn <m.denny...>
Subject: [Tweeters] WOS Owls by Day report
Hello All,

Yesterday dawned  clear, cool, calm and spectacular. The wonderful group
of 14 folks met at Hood Park for the 15th Owls by Day WOS Field Trip. We
started off the day by driving out into the boon docks and looking at an
adult female Snowy Owl that I first located on 7 Dec.2017.This big owl
was a "lifer" for five of the birders along.The next owl species was a
saw-whet located by MerryLynn and so we were off spotting owl after owl.
We then proceeded to follow our route and located the following species.

Snowy Owl-1

Great Horned Owl-12

Northern Saw-whet Owl-8

Long-eared Owl-1

Barn Owl-4

Great Gray Owl-2 (heard only)

For a total of 28 owls of 5 species.

Great trip and amazing weather. Wonderful group of
birders/photographers. Come join us next February.

Have a great new week.

Later Mike Denny

Mike & MerryLynn Denny
Birding the Beautiful Walla Walla Valley
"If you haven't gone birding, you haven't lived"

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