Date: 7/9/19 12:42 pm From: Daniel Lipinski <dano135...> Subject: [Tweeters] Union Bay Natural Area 7/9
Wonderful quick walk at UBNA is Seattle. Highlights- possible Hutton's Vireos calling from cottonwoods Chuwee- Chuwee..... 1-drake green-wing teal (totally unexpected), 1-duckling cinnamon teal, 2- american wigeon (mallards, wood ducks, Canada goose, and gadwall present in good numbers as well). Virginia Rail w/ 5 fluffy little black golf ball sized chicks (pond toward rowing club) Purple martins were only swallows seen. Lots of juvenile sparrows/finches (song, house, gold - possibly Savannah sparrows but pretty far away) and cowbirds. Green heron x2. Osprey only raptor seen. Other regulars seen as well -- towhees, crows, robins, cedar waxwings, junco, b.c. chickadees, r.w. blackbirds, marsh/bewicks wrens.