Date: 5/28/18 4:53 pm
From: David Bailey <davidcbaileyoregon...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Great-tailed Grackle Crook County
Chuck,

Great story, but that's a Spotted Sandpiper!












:)

David

On Mon, May 28, 2018, 3:25 PM Charles Gates <cgates326...> wrote:

> When you live in the same county for a long time, new county birds don't
> happen all that often. I got a new Crook bird today thanks to Paul
> Sullivan. Paul emailed me this morning saying he had a GT Grackle at the
> Prineville Wetlands. My wife and I took off and she was the first to
> locate the bird not far from the parking area. Thanks to Paul for a new
> bird.
>
> On a related note, Ron Halvorson reported a grackle from the wetlands last
> week but he didn't have his binoculars or slr camera so he snapped a cell
> phone pic of it. He was unsure if the bird was Great-tailed or Common
> Grackle. Upon reflection and comparison with today's bird, I think they
> are one in the same. So Ron gets credit for a county first. Congrats Ron.
> [image: afsdasf]
>
> --
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> Mark Twain
>
> Chuck Gates
> Prineville Bird Club
> 541-280-4957
> Powell Butte,
> Central Oregon Oregon Birding Site Guidehttp://www.ecaudubon.org/birding-locations
> Oregon County Checklistshttp://www.ecaudubon.org/county-checklists
>
>
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