[midvalleybirds] Fwd: Red-necked Grebe east of Albany

clearwater at peak.org clearwater at peak.org
Sun Jan 19 12:23:21 PST 2020

In addition to the Red-throated Loon that continues to be seen on the Willamette River at Willamette Park (usually just north of the main gravel bar), this report of a RED-NECKED GREBE also popped up. The location is in the old flooded gravel quarry along US Hwy 20, a couple miles east of I-5. 

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1) 
- Reported Jan 19, 2020 10:53 by Lars Per Norgren 
- 34292 Highway 20 Southeast, Albany, Oregon, US (44.63, -123.026)1177 Lake, Linn, Oregon 
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.6302136,-123.0261598&ll=44.6302136,-123.0261598 
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63556490 
- Comments: "Large, longheaded grebe with pointy bill. Flattish head Dusky throat. Perfect light conditions. Many Red-throated loons reported inland yesterday." 

Joel Geier 
Camp Adair area north of Corvallis 

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