[midvalleybirds] Fwd: Long-eared Owl near Coffin Butte quarry

clearwater at peak.org clearwater at peak.org
Fri Mar 1 17:15:28 PST 2019

The description sounds good but this is a very strange situation for a Long-eared Owl during daylight hours. Presumably it got spooked out of a nearby daytime roost, so I wouldn't expect it to stay in this location. -- joel 

Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) (1) 
- Reported Mar 01, 2019 12:31 by Alex Farrand 
- 29175 Coffin Butte Rd, Corvallis (44.6964,-123.2372), Benton, Oregon 
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.696407,-123.237172&ll=44.696407,-123.237172 
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S53261752 
- Comments: "Perched on fence along north side of road. Prominent ear tufts with orange face, vertical black and white stripe on face, checkered belly pattern. Location is about 30 meters past split in road along Towards the quarry. " 

Joel Geier 
Camp Adair area north of Corvallis 

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