15-mile-diameter circle centered on the east side of Ross Lake, north of Everett; includes the Everett waterfront, Spencer Island, Marysville and the Tulalip Indian Reservation...

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Everett area


Location:
15-mile-diameter circle centered on the east side of Ross Lake, north of Everett; includes the Everett waterfront, Spencer Island, Marysville and the Tulalip Indian Reservation


Founded:
1995 at current location


High counts:
132 species in 2000; 46,564 individual birds in 1995

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2004 preliminary tally:
133 species, a record


Most unusual sightings this year:
ruddy turnstone, glaucous gull, blue-winged teal, mountain chickadee (all firsts for the count circle)


Edmonds area


Location:
15-mile-diameter circle centered north of Alderwood mall; includes the Edmonds waterfront, Mukilteo, South Everett, Bothell and Snohomish


Founded:
1984


High counts:
125 species in 2003; 42,020 individual birds in 1994


2004 preliminary tally:
90 species


Most unusual sighting this year:
common redpoll (second sighting in count circle)

Source: Pilchuck Audubon