Date: 3/29/17 10:01 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Young Golden Crowns?
Fred Ramsey had one missing a tail and half its flight feathers, either a pretty exceptional molt or a close escape from kitty.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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> On Mar 29, 2017, at 9:58 PM, Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...> wrote:
>
> Linda,
>
> I'm seeing scruffy birds in my yard, too. I think they are last year's
> young molting into adult plumage. I could be wrong.
>
> Paul Sullivan
>
> ------------------------------
> Subject: Young Golden Crowns?
> Date: Wed Mar 29 2017 23:26 pm
> From: lindaphelanlmt AT gmail.com
>
> Hello Obolers, Yesterday I had what looked like newly fledged Golden Crown
> Sparrows kicking around in the leaf litter. I've seen other young birds, and
> that's what these looked like, but the information I've read said they nest
> up north. They sure had the scruffy looked of newly fledged birds. I still
> see the adults out there under my feeders some days.
>
> Does anybody have insight or knowledge into this?
>
> Linda, Fanno Creek
>
> --
>
> Linda Lee
>
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