Date: 1/12/18 7:16 am
From: Mitch Ratzlaff <mitch.ratzlaff...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Apparent fledgling birds in Portland
There are droppings beneath the roost that indicate it’s been occurring for at least a short period of time, maybe a couple nights worth according to my friend. Then again, neither of us is familiar with daily average creeper “output.”
Mitch

> On Jan 11, 2018, at 8:32 AM, Robert O'Brien <baro...> wrote:
>
> Pacific Wren roosts like this are not hard to find because of the droppings below. These roosts are occupied night after night for long periods. Did the creepers roost there night after night for a long peroid?
> Bob O'Brien
>
>
> On Thursday, January 11, 2018, David Irons <LLSDIRONS...> wrote:
> > Our friend Ann Nightingale up in Victoria BC captured video of a threesome of Pacific Wrens group roosting like this in her carport. These are definitely Brown Creepers with those spiney tails.
> >
> > Dave Irons
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: <obol-bounce...> <obol-bounce...> on behalf of Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:49 PM
> > To: <jeffgilligan10...>
> > Cc: <mitch.ratzlaff...>; OBOL Birders Online; Joel Geier
> > Subject: [obol] Re: Apparent fledgling birds in Portland
> >
> > there was an article in Oregon Birds some years ago about creepers roosting in porch corners in Portland.
> >
> > Alan Contreras
> > Eugene, Oregon
> > <acontrer56...>
> > www.alanlcontreras.com
> >
> >
> > On Jan 10, 2018, at 9:52 PM, Jeff Gilligan <jeffgilligan10...> wrote:
> >
> > They look like Brown Creeper adults.
> >
> >
> > On Jan 10, 2018, at 10:22 PM, Mitch Ratzlaff <mitch.ratzlaff...> wrote:
> > Speaking of flickers. I’m attaching a photo a friend took today in Portland of what I think is a pair of young, fledgling, woodpeckers. This photo shows the birds clinging to a corner, just beneath a porch ceiling. Im curious as to others’ opinions on the identity of these two birds. Strange time of year for wall-clinging fledglings, is it not?
> > </mail/u/0/s/?view=att&th=160e60214b6034a4&attid=0.1&disp=emb&zw&atsh=1>
> > Mitch Ratzlaff
> > Dallas
> > <Mitch.ratzlaff...>
> >

 
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