WOSNews Issue 165

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From the Board

By Elaine Chuang

Each year, WOS rotates its nine-member board in part (we serve two-year terms; you can read our current board member biographies in WOSNews 163, 164). This rotation took place in October, when I joined the board…

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2017 Northwest Bird Fests

By Ron Post

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Jen McKeirnan’s Washington Big Year

By Jen McKeirnan

In 2007 I was hanging out with a wildlife biologist who was a birder. She got me curious enough for me to take a class through Seattle Audubon….

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Treasurer’s Report for 2016

By Barbara Webster

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Patrick Sullivan Young Birders Fund

By Tom Mansfield

You’d think it would be a snap handing a “youthful” birder a unique, expenses-paid, birding experience. Think again!…

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March-April 2017 Field Trips

by Matt Bartels

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Northern Flickers: Intergrades?

by Ryan Merrill

(This article is reprinted with permission from eBirdNW, April 6, 2015, and has been edited for space)…
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Skagit Bay CBC Report 2017

by Lee Barnes

It was a dark and stormy morning! As I left the SAS compilation on New Year’s Eve, the forecast was for 1-3 inches of snow overnight…
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New Member’s Column

by Kathy Hartman

A couple of years ago, I got my cat Kirby a toy mouse. He played with it on top of his favorite blanket, which was passably fun, but when I put it under the blanket…
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Washington Field Notes March-May 2016

by Ryan Merrill

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