Date: 3/10/17 4:34 pm
From: Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Waldport Waterfowl
Hi Roy,

I'd have to agree that a Common Scoter is an exceptionally good bird for
Alsea Bay (or anywhere in Oregon, for that matter). I assume you meant a
Black Scoter?! :)

Happy birding


On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 4:20 PM, Roy Lowe <roy.loweiii...> wrote:

> A spin around Alsea Bay in the sun this afternoon found the common teal
> and an Eurasian wigeon in the Bayview Pastures, which are deeply flooded
> again. Also present here were 15 greater yellowlegs (I’ve seen up to 19
> there this winter). A male common scoter was on the bay west of the
> Highway 101 bridge which is a good find for here and when I was at the jaws
> a migrating flock of 150 Aleutian cackling geese was headed north up the
> coastline. What a nice day to dry out.
> Roy
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Hendrik G. Herlyn
Corvallis, OR

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