Date: 6/6/18 11:12 pm
From: Karl Schneck <keschneckdds...>
Subject: [obol] Re: declining OR species
My impressions in the Rogue Valley are:
White-tailed Kites down
Purple Martins up
Mountain Bluebirds down (at Howard Prairie)
Great Gray Owls equal (at Howard Prairie)


Karl Schneck

"As age comes on, one source of enjoyment after another is closed, but
nature's sources never fail." John Muir

On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 7:43 PM, <tom...> wrote:

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> Outside of Brownsville (Linn, OR), my VIOLET-GREENS are down, but my TREE
> SWALLOWS are up. I just confirmed a 3rd nest box with TREE young (see
> attached)
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> On a side note, baby CHIPPING SPARROWS look and sound darn cute. Sadly I
> don’t have pictures.
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> --tg
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> *From:* <obol-bounce...> <obol-bounce...> *On Behalf
> Of *Jeff Gilligan
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 6, 2018 6:31 PM
> *To:* Tom Love <tlove...>; OBOL <obol...>
> *Subject:* [obol] Re: declining OR species
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> I have a few in my NE Portland neighborhood. I get the impression though
> that there are fewer than there used to be, but there are more Vaux’s
> Swifts than there used to be here..
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> Jeff Gilligan
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> NE Portland
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> On Jun 6, 2018, at 6:21 PM, Thomas Love <tlove...> wrote:
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> I’ll bite… I’m not seeing as many VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOWS this year. The
> migration in general seems lighter overall in fact. I’m basing this on my
> normal circuits so there’s some regularity over the years to my observation
> pattern.
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> (Maybe all the birds were over Quebec a week or so ago? ;->)
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> Tom
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