Date: 6/15/20 10:54 pm
From: Robert O'Brien <baro...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] North Seattle Black Swifts
Wow. Is this somehow weather related? I know it is stormy these days
in Seattle,

*but has it been raining today/this afternoon? How much? When?*

The highest eBird counts are below. (There may be higher, just not in

Bob OBrien Portland

The highest Washington count on eBird is:

Black Swift


Paul Mackenzie

Lighthouse Marine Park, Point Roberts (map

Jul 21, 1963

For Oregon, only in northbound migration since there is very very little
nesting, the highest is

Black Swift


Don Henise

Bullards Beach SP (map

May 23, 2020

However, British Columbia (where they mostly nest) beats them all

Black Swift


Jason Straka

Rod & Gun--Parksville (map

Jun 7, 2018

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 8:23 PM Dave Slager <dave.slager...> wrote:

> There are at least a dozen hanging out over my yard right now as well in
> NE Seattle. Look up!
> Dave
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 7:57 PM Ryan Merrill <rjm284...> wrote:
>> There are currently over 400 Black Swifts swirling above Greenwood Ave N
>> and N 127th St in northwest Seattle! Also just a few individual VG Swallows.
>> Ryan
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