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Sighting Description: White-throated Sparrow: Seen scratching and feeding for several minutes in the front yard under the bird feeder; was not able to take a picture, but got good views with the binos.
This is the first time I've seen one here.
Location: Just up from Langley town on Island View Ln. near 6th St.
Date and time: 10/23/16 around 1:00 PM
Above comment submitted Oct 23, 2016
The time of the disturbance survey training has been changed because of the tides.
It now runs from 10:00am- 12:00.
Reporter's name: Darwin Wile
Sighting Description: this afternoon several dozen plovers returned to Deer Lagoon - all that I could identify certainly were black-bellied. Also saw a few western sandpipers and 4 sanderlings.
Location: Deer Lagoon
Date and time: 10/20/16; 1:30pm
Above comment submitted Oct 20, 2016
Steve Ellis advises that the Smith & Minor Island Aquatic Reserve Stewardship Committee is looking for volunteers to help with a Bird Disturbance Survey. To take part, please visit the Whidbey Watershed Stewards website.
We will be conducting a training at noon on 10/29 at Partridge Point, located at the end of Libbey Road.