This column reports a summary of selected sightings. Rare sightings should be submitted with detailed written documentation and if possible, a photograph. A second person to verify rare sightings is encouraged. Do not hesitate to contact any observer to help document unusual sightings.
Please submit your sightings to email@example.com For recent updates on bird sightings, check out ABA Tweeters and Skagit County Ebird List on the SAS website (Birding menu, Bird Sightings submenu).
WATERFOWL Cackling Goose (100’s) W of McCorquedale Rd. 10/25, 11-5 (JH), FIFR & Wylie, 10/7,10/8, 10/ 23 (NOH) Harlequin duck (5) Rosario, 10/22 (NOH), (1) Cap Sante, 11/2 (JH) Cinnamon Teal (2+) Wylie 10/12, 10/18, 10/20, FIFR, 10/20 (NOH) Northern Shoveler (up to 8) Wylie, 10/7, 10/8, 10/12, 10/18 (NOH) Snow Geese –(First of Season) E. Fid. Isl. 10/25 (RW)
(FIFR) Fir Island Farm Reserve aka Hayton Reserve; (LH) Lisa Hopkins; (JS) Jeff Sinker; (MS) Mary Sinker; (NOH) Neil O’hara; (JAHA) Jack Hartt (JB) Jane Brandt; (JH) Joe Halton (TM) Tim Manns (RW) Regan Weeks
Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center (Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.
The board of directors meets at the same location at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, except for the months of July and August.