Date: 5/19/17 8:42 am
From: john maurer <steeldrv...> [EBB_Sightings] <EBB_Sightings-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [EBB_Sightings] Hooded Oriole pair in Richmond Annex
Not there, but pretty close. For years we had Hooded Orioles nesting in
a palm tree in front of our house in Berkeley, near Santa Fe and
Camilla. Then when we sold the house in 1997 the purchasers cut the palm
tree down.


On 5/19/17 6:58 AM, 'Matt R.' <msricketts...> [EBB_Sightings] wrote:
> Yesterday around 8:00 AM I saw a pair of HOODED ORIOLES in my back
> yard in the Richmond Annex (near Colusa Avenue and San Luis Street,
> just east of the I-80 off ramp to Bayview). A quick scan of my block
> revealed no palm trees. Although we just moved to the Annex in
> January, I've been living in El Cerrito since 2003 and this is only
> the second time I've seen this species in this part of Contra Costa
> County. Does anyone know of any local breeding by this species in
> Richmond/El Cerrito/Albany?
> Matt Ricketts
> Richmond

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