Date: 3/11/18 11:52 am
From: Tom Crabtree <tc...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Oceanside (Tillamook) reported possible Condor
Since the Condor Project hasn’t proceeded to the point of releasing Condors in northern California yet (about two years away) that is highly unlikely. Bald Eagle is the likely source.

Tom Crabtree, Bend

From: <obol-bounce...> [mailto:<obol-bounce...>] On Behalf Of Robert O'Brien
Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2018 9:53 PM
To: dawn v
Subject: [obol] Re: Oceanside (Tillamook) reported possible Condor

A Condor on the Oregon coast is plausible, it's going to happen sooner or later.

I was thinking of going on a coastal search now myself, but Dawn's suggestion of juv Bald Eagle and Justin Cook's ebird report on Redpolls

in Troutdale, with a nice immature Bald Eagle photo, causes me to hold off awhile.


Still, Condors are a lot larger.

Bob OBrien

On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 10:18 AM, dawn v <d_villa...> wrote:

I got this message via the TillamookBirder website that I no longer maintain (to my shame).

"Is it possible that I have seen a "Condor" above the town of Oceanside in the past two days? It seems to have the under-wing markings similar to California Condor and appears to be much larger than Turkey Vultures."

I'm thinking he may be seeing one of the sub-adult BALD EAGLEs that hang out around the rocks there?

dawn v
Lincoln City/Nelscott

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