Date: 1/1/18 11:22 am
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Lane Co. REDPOLLS (with photos)
Redpolls continue at 11:15 at ivy covered tree by the square arch over the riverside bike path just SE of the small plaza by the EWEB building.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon


> On Jan 1, 2018, at 9:57 AM, Thomas Meinzen <thomasmeinzen...> wrote:
> Had a great start to the new year with a pair of COMMON REDPOLLS feeding on alder cones along the Willamette River in Eugene this morning, originally found by Diane Horgan and her team yesterday on the Eugene CBC.
> Pictures here:
> The redpolls were feeding on the cones of a large alder covered in ivy, just south of the River Edge Public Plaza (with fountain and EWEB building). Exact location here:
> They were virtually silent the whole time, and fed close together in the alder, but were very cooperative. There are quite a number of alders along this 150 m stretch of the bike path, so I would bet they'll be findable there for at least a day or two. That is, if the MERLIN I biked past hunting just to the north doesn't get them first!
> Happy 2018!
> Thomas

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