Date: 3/13/17 11:30 am
From: Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...>
Subject: [obol] Re: [birding] Another(?) Tufted Duck in Benton County
Joel and all,

False alarm - no Tufted Duck in Benton! This is an eBird checklist from a
trip to Ankeny, but somehow the location was erroneously entered as the
Philomath Sewage Ponds. The observer has been contacted and will hopefully
fix the location soon.

Happy birding


On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Joel Geier <joel.geier...> wrote:

> This just in came through the wires. It refers to a "continuing bird" so
> I wondered if it was the Tufted Duck that has been widely reported from
> Ankeny NWR.
> However the map points to a point along Wonderly Lane which connects
> between Bellfountain Rd. and Fern Rd. south of Philomath, to the south
> of Evergreen Creek. So I'm wondering if this could be the Tufted Duck
> that turned up briefly at the Stoneybrook retirement villae pond in SW
> Corvallis last month (reported some time after the fact, but which was
> apparently an adult male).
> It sounds like this might be in the Evergreen Mitigation Bank, which is
> a private property but partly viewable from Bellfountain Rd. (for
> directions and further info see Site A10 on the Alsea Loop of the
> Willamette Valley Birding Trail).
> Good birding,
> Joel
> From: <ebird-alert...>
> Subject: [eBird Alert] Benton County Rare Bird Alert <hourly>
> Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:58:31 -0400 (EDT)
> Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
> - Reported Mar 11, 2017 08:14 by Gabriel Sandoval
> - US-Oregon-Corvallis-Unnamed Road - 44.52x-123.344, Benton, Oregon
> - Map:,-
> 123.3441424&ll=44.5198734,-123.3441424
> - Checklist:
> - Comments: "Continuing bird, seen very far in the pond with coots abd
> other waterfowl"
> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis
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Hendrik G. Herlyn
Corvallis, OR

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