Date: 2/28/17 10:13 am
From: Nagi Aboulenein <nagi.aboulenein...>
Subject: [obol] Re: 7-Sparrow day at Sauvie Island
Forgot to mention what 7 sparrows species - in addition to Swamp,
White-throated and Lincoln's, it was the more common suspects of
Golden-crowned, White-crowned, Fox and Song.

On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Nagi Aboulenein <nagi.aboulenein...>
> wrote:

> Greetings OBOLites,
> Last Saturday, Taghrid and I had an outstanding day birding Sauvie Island
> (or is it Sauvie's?). I only got around now to downloading and processing
> the images, after chasing the Gyrfalcon all day on Sunday.
> Swamp sparrow, White-throated sparrow and Lincoln's sparrow all on
> Rentenaar Rd, numerous ducks (including at least couple of Redheads - too
> far for decent photos, though), swans, etc. Tons of Bald Eagles - after
> about 20 or so of them we stopped counting them, but my estimate would be
> that we saw at least 40 or so throughout the day.
> As mentioned in the subject, it was a 7-sparrow day - not quite as
> outstanding as a 5-Falcon day, but pretty good for a day that started out
> very foggy and with very poor visibility for much of the morning.
> Some photos on Flickr:
> Good birding,
> Nagi & Taghrid

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