Date: 1/13/18 8:31 am From: Michelle & Kim Kathol <kakathol...> Subject: [obol] Re: Return of the Eurasian Collared Dove?
We had a record number of house finches on the January 3rd cbc this year in redmond oregon. Kim Kathol Tetherow Crossing Redmond OR.
On Jan 12, 2018 8:11 PM, "Tom McNamara" <tmcmac67...> wrote:
> Hi Obol, Gerard had it exactly right, we've had almost no House Finches in > the last year + at our feeders. I don't know what's going on with them, but > somehow it seems vaguely ominous. > Seems like we've got a regular contingent ( ran into Andy and company > earlier today and just read Paul's post) of western Oregon birders over > here in the Wallowas this weekend, hopefully we can scare up something > good! Good birding all, Tom > > On Jan 12, 2018 7:51 PM, "STEVE" <SJJag...> wrote: > >> Ditto Jeff's comments. >> I have wondered >> about this shift in feeder birds for awhile. >> I wonder what's up? >> Sounds wide spread around greater Pdx. at least. >> >> Steve Jaggers >> Milwaukie/Gladstone >> >> >> >> >> Sent from XFINITY Connect Application >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> >> From: <jeffgilligan10...> >> To: <pat.truhn...> >> Cc: <roy.loweiii...>, <obol...>, <LCBNO...> >> Sent: 2018-01-12 5:52:56 PM >> Subject: [obol] Re: Return of the Eurasian Collared Dove? >> >> House Finches ar far down in Laurelhurst, Portland. Their numbers and >> those of House Sparrows seemed to decline at the same time that Lesser >> Goldfinches increased from none, to being the most common species in the >> neighborhood. >> >> Jeff Gilligan >> >> >> On Jan 12, 2018, at 6:09 PM, Pat Truhn <pat.truhn...> wrote: >> >> The Cooper's Hawk at our place loves Eurasian Collared Doves, but they >> seem to multiply faster than he can keep up with. >> >> >> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 1:02 PM, Roy Lowe <roy.loweiii...> wrote: >> >>> I noted that Dawn Harris just reported a Yaquina Bay CBC record 148 Eurasian >>> Collared Doves. This species has been absent at my house near Eckman Lake >>> in Waldport for more than two years but about 10 days ago 1 appeared at our >>> feeder. This morning the number has increased to 8 and there's lots of >>> courtship going on. >>> >>> I hope the sharp-shinned hawk that pinned a chickadee against our bay >>> window recently is still around and take notice of the doves. >>> >>> Roy >>> >> >> >> >> >>