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: > > https://flic.kr/s/aHskSN8UoG > > Good birding, > > Nagi & Taghrid >