Date: 3/18/17 6:48 pm
From: <obol-bounce...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Red-throated loon? Broughton beach yesterday
Had a response from a birder who said he saw a Red throated Loon today at
Broughton Beach, so perhaps there are both?

blcomegys ATgmail. com
Portland Oregon Parkrose

On Mar 18, 2017 6:37 PM, "Lars Per Norgren" <larspernorgren...>

> *
> Arthur Clausing saw a Pacific Loon at Broughton Beach on Thursday, which
> moved
> over to the Washington side. Lars
> On Mar 18, 2017, at 3:05 PM, <obol-bounce...> wrote:
> > Pondering an unusual loon I saw at Broughton Beach yesterday, it was
> near shore, got a look with binoculars, when raised camera into position of
> course it dived, waited and watched in the rain but could not relocate it.
> White speckling on the back and very noticeable upturned beak raised above
> horizontal, non breeding plumage, so wondered has Red-throated Loon been
> reported at Broughton Beach recently? Looking at eBird but not seeing it.
> The mighty Columbia running very high, no beach, all pilings submerged,
> muddy trail, hundreds of Scaup near shore.
> >
> > Bonnie Comegys
> > blcomegys
> > Portland OR Parkrose

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