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
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>

 
Join us on Facebook!