George Adams Fish Hatchery (intersection of Highway 101 and Skokomish Valley Rd.):1 American Dipper - located by the small bridge that crosses Skokomish Valley Rd. This bird allowed great close views and even was singing as it hid under the bridge at times.
Lower Skokomish River valley (in and around the Hunter's Farms):8 Trumpeter Swans (seen flying to west up the valley)
Eells Creek Trout Hatchery:1 American Dipper - seen in a small stream just before the hatchery entrance
Potlatch State Park, Saltwater Park (Tacoma Power park):Awesome close views of several water bird species at both parks!
Harlequin Duck - 2 males
Western Grebe - large raft seen closer to Skokomish River estuary
Western Gull - at least 2 on the dock
Dunlin - a flock of 150 flying near the shore
Merlin - 1 that grabbed one of the Dunlin
Lake Cushman: (we only made one stop near the dam overlook due other roads being closed by snow)Ring-necked Duck - 1 female seen just before the dam overlook Pine Siskin - small flock of 6 seen just before the dam overlook
Union: (the actual stop was before Union where we looked into the Skokomish estuary)Canada Goose
Twanoah State Park:2 Red-throated Loons
Good birding,Tim O'Brien