Date: 12/31/17 8:27 pm From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> Subject: [obol] Re: [birding] Banded Streaked Horned Lark at Baskett Slough NWR
Kudos to Jim for getting the band data.
Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
> On Dec 31, 2017, at 6:22 PM, Joel Geier <joel.geier...> wrote: > > Hi all, > > A little more information on the color-banded Streaked Horned Lark that > Jim Leonard photographed at Baskett Slough NWR on Saturday: > > According to Gary Slater with the Center for Natural Lands Management > (CNLM), the lark with this color combination (yellow over white on left > leg, light blue over aluminum on right leg) was banded in 2016 on an > airfield Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the South Puget Sound region in > Washington, then bred last year on a different airfield in the same > Joint Base. > > "Streaked" Horned Lark is the subspecies of Horned Lark that nests in > the Willamette Valley and in western Washington. It is listed as > Threatened under the Endangered Species Act (putting it in the same > legal category as Northern Spotted Owl, Marbled Murrelet, and the > coastal population of Western Snowy Plover). During winter we can see > other subspecies of Horned Lark in the Willamette Valley, but if you see > a color-banded Horned Lark, chances are that it's a "Streaked" Horned > Lark. Reports of color-banded larks can help to build understanding of > where they winter, particularly the South Puget Sound population which > is migratory. > > Good birding, > Joel > > > -- > Joel Geier > Camp Adair area north of Corvallis > > > > POST: Send your post to <obol...> > JOIN OR QUIT: http://www.freelists.org/list/obol > OBOL archives: www.freelists.org/archive/obol > Contact moderator: <obol-moderators...> >