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

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