Date: 3/18/17 9:28 am
From: Karl Schneck <keschneckdds...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Red-tailed Hawk, Stanfield Meadows Rd (Umatilla Co.)
Here's one from 2 months ago near Ashland:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/136435824@N03/32174801851/

On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 8:46 AM, Owen Schmidt <oschmidt...> wrote:

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> ……. search for rufous phase Red-tailed Hawk. I’ve only seen one pair like
> this in Oregon. One example here:
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> http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2013/06/28/red-tailed-hawks-
> creatures-of-habit/
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> <oschmidt...>
> Saturday, March 18, 2017
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> On Mar 17, 2017, at 10:10 PM, Bill Bradford <billbradford1...>
> wrote:
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> We ran across a very pretty hawk near Stanfield and are not entirely ​sure
> about the ID. For the most part, it looks like what we've been calling a
> "Chocolate Morph" Red-tailed Hawk, with a rufous head and breast and dark
> brown belly. In this case however, the bird has a very white tail. Sure
> wish the picture was better, but it was quite far from the car:
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> https://www.flickr.com/photos/42693729@N04/32659663874/in/dateposted-ff/
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> In other area news, we saw Long-billed Curlews in three places in Morrow
> and Umatilla Counties over the last three days: Umatilla NWR, Yellowjacket
> Rd near Pilot Rock, and Stanfield/Echo area. A single Black-necked Stilt
> was at the Stanfield Meadows/Echo Meadows intersection. Spring has arrived!
>
> Bill Bradford & Lora Minty
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