Date: 4/3/18 7:11 pm
From: <duckjockey...>
Subject: [COBOL] Metal Flicker Drum Post
I have made a metal drumming ‘device’ for flickers, and attached it to a tree. The top is a metal vent cover (flat) and I have a perch below it. So far, they prefer my house, but I have hope.

Michael

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> 1. bird boxes (Jean Vertefeuille-Cutler)
> 2. Flicker drumming (Bob Sizoo (Ext))
> 3. Re: Flicker drumming (Stephen Shunk)
> 4. Spring is here! Watch out! (Charles Gates)
> 5. Shevlin Park mixed flock (Stephen Shunk)
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> Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:25:37 -0700
> From: Jean Vertefeuille-Cutler <aantara...>
> To: "<cobol...>" <cobol...>
> Subject: [COBOL] bird boxes
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> This man, Randy phone: 541-419-7743, also builds wonderful boxes and will put them up for you too! He?s done flicker and nuthatch and owl boxes for me.
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> Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 12:32:43 -0700
> From: "Bob Sizoo (Ext)" <thebobsizoo...>
> To: <cobol...>
> Subject: [COBOL] Flicker drumming
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> I have had a flicker drumming on my TV antenna (Tumalo Reservoir Road) since March 15. He is leaving the wood siding alone, and I expect, like last year, he will attract a mate and they will be off to nest in the pines or junipers. Meanwhile, the chimney amplifies the drumming into the house and I pray nightly he will find true love soon.
>
> ***************
> All,
> I believe it was yesterday that I heard my first drumming Northern Flickers
> of the season. This afternoon, I found the local guy drumming on the
> streetlight in front of our house. What an amazing ritualistic experience!
> I actually heard three different birds drumming over a 20-minute period,
> all from our apartment on the east end of Knoll Ave., in westside Bend.
> (We're now at 1509, Apt D.)
>
>
> * The drumming has begun. *
> Steve Shunk
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> Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 12:47:54 -0700
> From: Stephen Shunk <steve...>
> To: "Bob Sizoo (Ext)" <thebobsizoo...>
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> Subject: Re: [COBOL] Flicker drumming
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> All,
> I mentioned this earlier, re: the flicker drumming on the house issue, but
> I'd love it if someone would do this experiment for me:
>
> - Attach a decent-sized piece of sheet metal to a tree; on top of a large
> branch (wrapping the branch?) might be best for flickers (they 'perch'
> horizontally better than they 'hang' on the side of a tree), but curving
> around part of the trunk would probably also work.
> - Use nails but don't pound them all the way in; the tree will grow into
> the nails over time, and if the metal is a bit loose, it might make more
> noise.
> - Once the metal is attached, bang on it a bit to see if you achieve the
> desired effect.
> - Choose a site fairly close to the drumming 'post' on the house but far
> enough away so that it won't be too loud for you.
> - Also choose a site that is not too hidden, so the birds easily find it.
>
> I actually came up with this idea during a presentation I was giving later
> last year. Not that it's some great device I've invented, but it could be a
> very useful tool for getting woodpeckers to stop drumming on people's
> houses. If you decide to try it out, please let me know.
>
> Happy Woodpecker Watching!
> Steve Shunk
>
> *--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*
> *Do you have your copy of the Peterson Reference Guide to Woodpeckers of
> North America?*
> Visit www.woodpeckerwonderland.com for details!
>
> Stephen Shunk, Paradise Birding
> P.O. Box 547 Sisters, OR 97759
> 541-408-1753
> *www.paradisebirding.com <http://www.paradisebirding.com/>*
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 12:32 PM, Bob Sizoo (Ext) <thebobsizoo...>
> wrote:
>
>> I have had a flicker drumming on my TV antenna (Tumalo Reservoir Road) since March 15. He is leaving the wood siding alone, and I expect, like last year, he will attract a mate and they will be off to nest in the pines or junipers. Meanwhile, the chimney amplifies the drumming into the house and I pray nightly he will find true love soon.
>>
>>
>> ***************
>>
>> All,
>>
>> I believe it was yesterday that I heard my first drumming Northern Flickers
>> of the season. This afternoon, I found the local guy drumming on the
>> streetlight in front of our house. What an amazing ritualistic experience!
>> I actually heard three different birds drumming over a 20-minute period,
>> all from our apartment on the east end of Knoll Ave., in westside Bend.
>> (We're now at 1509, Apt D.)
>>
>>
>> * The drumming has begun. *
>> Steve Shunk
>>
>>
>>
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> Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 12:52:51 -0700
> From: Charles Gates <cgates326...>
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> Subject: [COBOL] Spring is here! Watch out!
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> With the arrival of April, our spring migration is about to begin in
> full force.? Here are some arrival dates to keep in mind. These dates
> were taken from eBird and mostly represent Deschutes and Jefferson
> counties.? Crook County is often a week behind.
>
> Cinnamon Teal - already here
>
> Blue-winged Teal - any day now
>
> White Pelican - already here
>
> Turkey Vulture - already here
>
> Osprey - already here
>
> Swainson's Hawk - middle of April
>
> Sora and Virginia Rail - about now
>
> Shorebirds - some already here but middle to late April for many
>
> Common Poorwill - middle to late April
>
> Vaux's Swift - any day now
>
> White-throated Swift - any day now
>
> Rufous Hummingbirds - middle to late April
>
> Calliope Hummingbird - middle April
>
> Lewis's Woodpecker - middle April
>
> Hammond's/Gray/Dusky/Pacific-slope Flycatcher - next week to middle April
>
> Ash-throated Flycatcher - end of the month
>
> Western Kingbird - middle of April
>
> Loggerhead Shrike - already here
>
> Cassin's/Warbling Vireo - middle of the month
>
> Swallows - Tree and Violet-green already here, rest will follow soon
> with Bank being the latest in middle month
>
> House Wren - starting in about a week
>
> Hermit Thrush - some here now but most in a week or so
>
> American Pipit - already here
>
> Orange-crowned/Nashville Warbler - in about a week
>
> Common Yellowthroat - middle of the month
>
> Yellow Warbler - late April
>
> Yellow-rumped Warbler - already here
>
> Black-throated Gray Warbler - late April
>
> Hermit/Townsend's Warbler - end of the month
>
> Wilson's Warbler - late April
>
> Chipping/Brewer's Sparrow - any day now
>
> Sagebrush Sparrow - already here
>
> Lark Sparrow - mid to late April
>
> Vesper Sparrow - mid April
>
> Lincoln's Sparrow - in a week or so
>
> Western Tanager/Black-headed Grosbeak - end of the month
>
> Yellow-headed Blackbird - now
>
> Bullock's Oriole - last week in April
>
> Brown-headed Cowbird - any day now
>
>
> --
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> Mark Twain
>
> Chuck Gates
> Prineville Bird Club
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> Powell Butte,
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 13:03:54 -0700
> From: Stephen Shunk <steve...>
> To: COBOL <COBOL...>
> Subject: [COBOL] Shevlin Park mixed flock
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> All,
> Christine and I found a very busy mixed flock of birds at Shevlin Park on
> Sunday. Singing birds in the hoopla included: YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, JUNCO,
> PINE SISKIN, MTN. CHICKADEE, and BROWN CREEPER. The flock also included
> BUSHTITS, PYGMY and RED-BREASTED NUTHATCHES, at least 1
> *--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*
> *Do you have your copy of the Peterson Reference Guide to Woodpeckers of
> North America?*
> Visit www.woodpeckerwonderland.com for details!
>
> Stephen Shunk, Paradise Birding
> P.O. Box 547 Sisters, OR 97759
> 541-408-1753
> *www.paradisebirding.com <http://www.paradisebirding.com/>*
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