Date: 10/10/17 6:28 pm
From: Peter Pyle <ppyle...> [SFBirds] <SFBirds-noreply...>
Subject: [SFBirds] McCown's L
Hi all -

In case anyone is still wondering this is a
first-fall female McCown's Longspur. It was still
present and very confiding at about 4:00. Lots of photos. Cheers,

Peter

At 05:41 PM 10/10/2017, Logan Kahle <logan...> [SFBirds] wrote:
>
>
>Hi all,
>
>This morning after enjoying the Longspur, Brian
>keyed in on a Red-throated Pipit call overhead.
>About half an hour later, Brian, myself, Josiah
>and Michael Park all had a Red-throated Pipit
>(quite likely the same bird) fly overhead, drop
>down briefly into the field, then pick up and
>seemingly drop into the vegetation by the
>lagoon. It was never refound after this point,
>but worth keeping an eye (and ear!) out for if
>you're looking for the longspur. The bird was
>calling persistently and I got at least one call
>audio recorded. I will upload the recording to eBird shortly.
>
>Also, for what its worth, McCown's Longspur is
>an extremely overdue first record for San Francisco county.
>
>Good birding,
>
>Logan
>
>On 10/10/17 4:04 PM, Mark Eaton
><mailto:<marksffo...><marksffo...> [SFBirds] wrote:
>>¬
>>
>>BTW, a certain prominent SoCal birder has
>>unequivocally identified the bird from photos as a McCown’s Longspur.
>>
>>Mark
>>---
>>Mark Eaton
>>Photography: <http://www.markeaton.org>http://www.markeaton.org
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>On Oct 10, 2017, at 15:54, cdlou37
>>><mailto:<cdlou37...><cdlou37...>
>>> [SFBirds]
>>><<mailto:<SFBirds-noreply...><SFBirds-noreply...>
>>>wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Bird was still there when I left at 340pm.¬
>>>
>>>Calvin Lou
>>>SF
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
>>>
>>>-------- Original message --------
>>>From: "cdlou37¬
>>><mailto:<cdlou37...><cdlou37...>
>>>¬ [SFBirds]"
>>><<mailto:<SFBirds-noreply...><SFBirds-noreply...>¬
>>>Date: 10/10/17 2:00 PM (GMT-08:00)
>>>To: Mark Eaton
>>><<mailto:<marksffo...><marksffo...>
>>>, SFBirds <<mailto:<sfbirds...><sfbirds...>¬
>>>Subject: Re: [SFBirds] Longspur continues until almost noon
>>>
>>>
>>>Bird is still here 1400pm.
>>>
>>>Calvin Lou
>>>SF
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
>>>
>>>-------- Original message --------
>>>From: "Mark Eaton¬
>>><mailto:<marksffo...><marksffo...>¬
>>>[SFBirds]"
>>><<mailto:<SFBirds-noreply...><SFBirds-noreply...>¬
>>>Date: 10/10/17 12:19 PM (GMT-08:00)
>>>To: SFBirds <<mailto:<sfbirds...><sfbirds...>¬
>>>Subject: [SFBirds] Longspur continues until almost noon
>>>
>>>¬
>>>
>>>Stunningly tame and everyone left it either
>>>satisfied or with full memory cards. Was near
>>>the diagonal trail in a fairly bare spot maybe
>>>100yds from the NE corner of the lawn. Look for a happy gopher.
>>>
>>>Didn't refind it on the way back to the car.
>>>
>>>Mark
>>>
>>>___
>>>Mark Eaton
>>>
>>>
>
>



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