[midvalleybirds] Re: birding Digest, Vol 156, Issue 14

Savonen, Carol carol.savonen at oregonstate.edu
Thu Mar 14 21:46:29 PDT 2019


First of year violet green swallows in Mary’s River Estates, above river. March 14.  

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>   1. ID help please (Linda Hadfield)
>   2. Here?s the photo-Yaquina Bay (Linda Hadfield)
>   3. How to show photo (Linda Hadfield)
>   4. Re: Here?s the photo-Yaquina Bay (meinker at science.oregonstate.edu)
>   5. Benton County RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD (alderspr at peak.org)
>   6. Fwd: Chestnut-collared Longspur east of Peoria
>      (clearwater at peak.org)
>   7. CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR YES (Caleb Centanni)
>   8. ID help please (Linda Hadfield)
>   9. Re: ID help please (clearwater at peak.org)
>  10. Naturalist Adventure this Sunday: Jackson-Frazier    Wetland
>      (Don Boucher)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:46:32 -0700
> From: Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] ID help please
> To: birding at midvalleybirding.org
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> Sunday in Yaquina Bay outside of Toledo.
> Thanks for any help!
> Linda
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> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:48:00 -0700
> From: Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] Here?s the photo-Yaquina Bay
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> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:50:36 -0700
> From: Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] How to show photo
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:00:57 -0700
> From: meinker at science.oregonstate.edu
> Subject: Re: [midvalleybirds] Here?s the photo-Yaquina Bay
> To: birding at midvalleybirding.org
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> Quoting Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>:
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> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 18:25:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: alderspr at peak.org
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] Benton County RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD
> To: Oregon Birds Online <obol at freelists.org>,    birding
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> Hi All- 
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> We finally had our FOY male RUFOUS HUMMER here at our home, 6 mi SW of Philomath! Very exciting to hear the familiar buzz and see its bright colors. 
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> Also, before it was wholly light this morning, Jim saw waves on our pond and then spotted a GREAT HORNED OWL walking out of the shallow end. It shook off, walked a few more steps and shook off again. Presumably the same owl we've seen walking around in our meadows, hunting. 
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> Karan Fairchild 
> 6 mi SW of Philomath, eastern foothills of the Coast Range 
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> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:42:34 -0700 (PDT)
> From: clearwater at peak.org
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] Fwd: Chestnut-collared Longspur east of
>    Peoria
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> From: Roy Gerig <roygerig at gmail.com> 
> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:40:58 -0700 
> Subject: [obol] Blueberry Hill (Linn Co) Chestnut-collared Longspur 3/13/19 
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> 11 AM: thanks to Fats Domino for the reference. This is along Blueberry 
> Ln or Rd. Down the hill from the original blueberry farm around here, 
> hence the name. I had stopped where tire marks said others had stopped for 
> the SNOW BUNTING that I did see briefly, I stopped and got out to pee in 
> the field (if this part is offensive, cover your eyes and ears) and saw 
> movement out of the side of my vision. When I could look more closely only 
> 20 feet away I could see nothing until the invisible straw-colored bird on 
> the ground moved again 
> I have not seen many birds as cryptic as this, in the dead vegetation. 
> First winter female, every field mark or lack of any became obvious during 
> the 30 minutes I watched it and took photos I will post those to ebird 
> sometime today, or tomorrow morning. Rachel Friese (I hope the name is 
> right) stopped then and she got to see it. I heard a kittle call once. It 
> spread its tail twice and showed mostly whitish tail feathers with a dark 
> triangle at the end. This bird is so nondescript you would not believe it 
> unless you've seen it 
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> There were 75 or so PIPITS around and a half dozen HORNED LARKS, and I saw 
> a white bird land with a few of them and never saw it again, SNOW BUNTING. 
> The CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR ignored the other birds in the area, until 
> it must have moved and could not be located again by any of the four 
> birders that were there by that time, around noon 
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> This bird is so invisible that it might not be re-found as it does not move 
> much and you won't see it unless it does 
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> Everything you've heard is true 
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> Roy Gerig Salem OR
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> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis
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> Message: 7
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:02:00 -0700
> From: Caleb Centanni <caleb at centanni.com>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR YES
> To: OBOL <obol at freelists.org>,    Corvallis Birding
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> Hi all,
> 
> Looking at the Chestnut-collared Longspur found yesterday on Blueberry Road
> in Linn County now. Maybe 1-200 yards north of the phone box, with Lapland
> and Bunting.
> 
> Best,
> Caleb
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> Message: 8
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:11:36 -0700
> From: Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] ID help please
> To: birding at midvalleybirding.org
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> Linda H shared a photo with you from the Flickr app! Check it out:
> https://flic.kr/p/RqqBmK
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> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:35:30 -0700 (PDT)
> From: clearwater at peak.org
> Subject: Re: [midvalleybirds] ID help please
> To: Linda Hadfield <hadfield2 at comcast.net>
> Cc: birding <birding at midvalleybirding.org>
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> Hi Linda, 
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> Thanks for the link! This is looks like a first-year Double-crested Cormorant. They can vary quite a bit in the degree of contrast between lighter underparts and dark back; this one is on the high-contrast end. 
> 
> Joel 
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> From: "Linda Hadfield" <hadfield2 at comcast.net> 
> To: "birding" <birding at midvalleybirding.org> 
> Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:11:36 AM 
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] ID help please 
> 
> Linda H shared a photo with you from the Flickr app! Check it out: 
> https://flic.kr/p/RqqBmK 
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> Linda 
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> Message: 10
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:44:22 -0700
> From: Don Boucher <donaboucher at gmail.com>
> Subject: [midvalleybirds] Naturalist Adventure this Sunday:
>    Jackson-Frazier    Wetland
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> Naturalist AdventureSunday, March 17, 2019: Jackson-Frazier Wetland
> 9 am, about 3 hours
> Meet at parking lot at north end of NE Lancaster St. (North of Conifer
> Blvd.)
> https://goo.gl/maps/wRt2PuUW2aq
> <https://goo.gl/maps/FwLDBM9Ugiv>
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> By late winter, the wetland is already busy with birds and the signs of
> spring. We expect to see or hear Northern Harriers, Yellow-rumped Warblers,
> Red-winged Blackbirds, Purple Finches, Marsh Wrens and Virginia Rails.
> There will be emerging Water Parsley and other wetland plants.  We'll look
> at vernal pool crustaceans such as copepods and ostracods, and if we're
> lucky, we may find a large red water mite. There may be recent evidence of
> beavers or the nocturnal Gray Fox, and we may get a glimpse of the native
> Brush Rabbit.
> 
> There's fog and sunshine in the forecast on Sunday, so prepare for cold
> morning temperatures in the 30s, and please bring your binoculars.
> 
> Don Boucher & Lisa Millbank
> www.neighborhood-naturalist.com
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