Field Trip and Lecture

Hoquiam Grays Harbor area and Ocean Shores, WA / May 2 and 3, 2015


People standing in front of Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival sign
Seven people joined Dan on a field trip during the Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival.


2 bald eagles in tree
At Ocean Shores, we saw a pair of Bald Eagles.


Canadian goose in tall grass
In addition to raptors, we identified as many other species of birds as we could, including this easy to ID Canada Goose at the Humptulips River delta along Burrows Road.


Shorebirds in shallow water
Greater Yellowlegs, Humptulips River delta.


Heron flying with wings spread
Great Blue Heron, Humptulips River delta.


People on shore with spotting scopes
In the water at the south end of the Ocean Shores peninsula, we spotted a Common Loon.


Seashell on sand



Man lecturing at front of classroom
The day after the field trip, May 3, Dan gave a lecture on raptor identification at Hoquiam High School.