Life Roads

in #birding3 years ago

Roughly the route travelled on the trip described in this post.

BIrders often call a species of bird that they see for the first time ever a "lifer," or a "life bird." I recently returned fron a road trip in Eastern Washington state, and on the trip travelled to areas I had never visited, hence traveling on "Life Roads." I definately took a "Life Ferry" to cross the Columbia River from Inchelieum.
Ferry_6571 4 mp.JPG

On the trip, primarily a birding trip, we explored three counties in Washington I had done very little birding previously, looking for and finding good numbers of "county lifers" for birds, and enjoyed other cool stuff like this moose:
and this Black Bear:
Black bear_6438 Wilson Creek Rd.  2019-07-12.JPG
Not to neglect birds we also saw:
Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius at Turnbull NWR
RNSA_66062019-07-13 Mt. Spokane St. Park .JPG
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis at Mt. Spokane.
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax at Wilson Creek Rd.
Overall a fun and interesting trip.
Good birding. Good day!


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