No "confirmed" breeding records in four-county area during BBA period and not modeled to nest there by Washington Gap report (Smith et al. 1997). Rare and local breeder in western Washington lowlands, with one "confirmed" BBA record in Snohomish County and another in Clallam County (Smith et al. 1997); one earlier King County report of a brood at Kent in 1980 (Hunn 1982). Two Kittitas County BBA records, from Kittitas Valley north of Ellensburg and from Vantage.