Date: 9/1/17 12:04 pm From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> Subject: [obol] Re: Thoughts on the Swallow-tailed Gull
I suggest that all Oregon birders carry squid in their cars for the next couple of weeks. Think of it as chumming.
> On Sep 1, 2017, at 11:56 AM, Bob Archer <rabican1...> wrote:
> Well I am checking out Sauvie on Saturday, and probably Bonney Butte on Sunday (using a chunk of squid up there next to the poor dove) so consider those spots covered.
> Bob Archer
> On Sep 1, 2017, at 10:52 AM, Jeff Gilligan <jeffgilligan10...> <mailto:<jeffgilligan10...>> wrote:
>> The ones I have seen have been far at sea. As I recall they specialize in squid. Despite resting at a gull roost in Puget Sound, it may not come to shore for sometime if and when it goes back to sea. That written, you never know.
>> Jeff Gilligan
>>> On Sep 1, 2017, at 10:43 AM, Bill Tice <ticebill7...> <mailto:<ticebill7...>> wrote:
>>> It would seem almost certain that this gull will return south again, sooner or later. And if it does not take the pelagic route, it would most likely come through Oregon. Seems like we ought to keep a look out when it is no longer being seen up north.
>>> Bill Tice
>>> "If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there." George Harrison