BirdWeb: Seattle Audubon's Guide to the Birds of Washington State

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Pacific Loon

Gavia pacifica

Three species of loons commonly occur in Washington State: Common, Red-throated, and Pacific. Pacific Loons breed on fresh water in the high Arctic and winter on the Pacific Coast, south to Baja. In spring, a continuous stream of Pacific Loons can be seen flying north just off the Washington coast.

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Rockport State Park

North Cascades

Located on the upper stretches of the Skagit River, Rockport State Park is an interesting place to visit in winter. While songbirds may be sparse -- you might find Mountain Chickadees, Red Crossbills, and Steller's Jays -- you will not soon forget the sight of perhaps a hundred Bald Eagles feeding on chum salmon on the river.

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