WOSNews Issue 175


From the Board

By Cindy McCormack

Hello everybody! I hope you are enjoying your summer and are ready for the fall migration! It is also the timeof year once again, to present the candidates for the upcoming election…

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A New Home for Tweeters

By Jane Hadley

Most WOS members are familiar with the email group known as Tweeters, which makes it possible for people to communicate…
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Black-backed Woodpeckers

By Thomas Bancroft

A persistent “Kyik, Kyik, Kyik, Kyik, …” filled theponderosa pine forest and muffled incessant begging of nestlings in a nearby dead snag. An adult Blackbacked Woodpecker was agitated…
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2018 WOS Conference Highlights

By Kevin Black

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About Duck Stamps

By Walter Kuciej

Lynn Oliphant was the first person to document Merlins moving into a North American city back in 1971 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The next year they found two pairs…
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Upcoming Bird Festivals

by WOS Editor

Celebrating Birds around the Northwest…
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New Board Nominees

by Cindy McCormack

Officers serve one-year terms, so all positions are up for election every year…
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Wilderness in a Sparrow

by Thomas Bancroft

The crisp morning air, maybe in the low 40s, gave the June morning freshness as I hiked along the trail by Lower Tiffany Lake. Tall living lodgepole pines and Engelmann spruce dotted the shoreline…
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WA Field Notes

by Ryan Merrill

June to July 2017…
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