[birding] Wetland bird call?

Marcia F. Cutler marciafcutler at comcast.net
Wed Jun 6 19:06:55 PDT 2012


Possibly a Pied-billed Grebe?

Marcia F. Cutler
Corvallis

On Jun 6, 2012, at 5:10 PM, kolwicz at minetfiber.com wrote:

> I heard a call at McFadden Marsh this afternoon that is not Virginia Rail, Sora or Bittern: a long series of "ow" sounds (as many as 15 to 20 individual tones in a call) of varying loudness and frequency, starting fast and slowing like a Sora, but not on such a clear note, but not as buzzy as a Virginia Rail, either. I have a funny feeling that I once knew this bird, but can't come up with any clues.
> 
> Any ideas of what I should look up?
> 
> Frank
> in Monmouth
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