Tuesday, August 15, 2006

BLUE FOOTED BOOBIES - Booby sighted in Skagit County, Washington State

Twitchers have been flocking to Washington State to try and catch sight of a young Blue Footed Booby which has been seen in Skagit County. This endangered bird is so young that its feet are still actually white...
It was the first sighting in Washington state since 1935 for a species native to the west coast of Mexico and the Galapagos Islands.

"The photos are pretty conclusive," said Bill Tweit, fishery manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Full story at SeattlePI.com.

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