[birding] Brewers Sparrow south of Brownsville, Willamette Valley

Joel Geier joel.geier at peak.org
Mon Jul 2 13:41:38 PDT 2007

[message forwarded for Bob Altman -- jg]

There was a Brewers Sparrow singing constantly this morning on Belts
Road.  Go about 5 miles south of Brownsville on Gap Road and turn right
on Belts Road.  This is a gravel road.  Go about ¼ mile and the bird was
in the field north of the road.  It was not singing the long song but
was singing a shorter song with an introductory buzz followed by 4-5
staccato-like notes.  Best to get a look because there are Grasshopper,
Savannah, and Vesper Sparrows also in the field.

Bob Altman
American Bird Conservancy
311 NE Mistletoe
Corvallis, Oregon  97330
541 745-5339
baltman at abcbirds.org

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