Date: 2/21/18 1:49 pm
From: Kit Larsen <kit...>
Subject: [obol] Eugene Wednesday morning

Dennis Arendt reports:

The Eugene Wednesday birders went to Wild Iris Ridge, a relatively new
city park in west Eugene off Bailey Hill Road. It was cold. Snow was
on the ground at the higher elevations. The birds were hard to find
except for Song Sparrows which were abundant. Our complete list is

Turkey Vulture – one only
Red-tailed Hawk
Eurasian Collared-Dove – heard
Mourning Dove
Acorn Woodpecker – three, it's a good area for Acorns
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay
California Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch - heard
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper - several
Bewick's Wren – some clicking like California Quail
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Western Bluebird – a few
American Robin
European Starling
Fox Sparrow – only two
Dark-eyed Junco
Golden-crowned Sparrow – only three
Song Sparrow – three dozen
Lincoln's Sparrow - two
Spotted Towhee – several

Judy and Steve Franzen, John Polo, Kit Larsen, Randy Sinnott, Sylvia
Maulding, Ellen Cantor, Sara Vasconcellos and Dennis Arendt
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