Date: 8/30/17 6:07 am From: Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...> Subject: [obol] Re: Elegant Terns
Of course once I posted this Alan Barron reported the highest total of Elegants in Crescent City this year- 11 birds. Hopefully a few will make it up to the south coast- one of my favorite fall birds!
Tim Rodenkirk Coos Bay
On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...> wrote:
> Elegants seem to be coming north in very low numbers this year. In August > Crescent City only has three reports on eBird- two singles and one of a few > birds. No south coast records in OR. Three north coast records- all single > digit or heard only. Just letting folks know- those smaller Sterna terns > may more likely be Commons than Elegants this year unless something changes > soon. Last few years that have been hundreds of Elegants in Crescent City > even in July and hundreds also on the southern OR coast by now. > > Happy birding! > Tim R > Coos Bay >