Date: 7/10/18 1:30 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Fw: [eBird Alert] Jackson County Lawrence's Goldfinch
First breeding record, assuming the female was a Lawrence’s. :-)

That might be clear from the plumage of the young if the family group is relocated after they have sufficient adult plumage.


Alan Contreras
<acontrer56...>
Eugene, Oregon

www.alanlcontreras.com







> On Jul 10, 2018, at 1:27 PM, Russ Namitz <namitzr...> wrote:
>
> Is there a breeding record of Lawrence's Goldfinch in Oregon? I think not. This is a solid observer that has found a Lawrence's Goldfinch in the Applegate Valley in the past 2 years that multiple observers were able to see and photograph.
>
> Cheers,
> Russ Namitz
> Oregon
>
>
> Lawrence's Goldfinch (Spinus lawrencei) (5)
> - Reported Jul 09, 2018 07:40 by Anne Goff
> - Provolt Pond, Jackson, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.287798,-123.2299519&ll=42.287798,-123.2299519 <http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.287798,-123.2299519&ll=42.287798,-123.2299519>
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47091315 <https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47091315>
> - Comments: "On branch extending over the pond, just north of "Welcome to Josephine County" sign. Four babies begging, adult male feeding. Adult&#61;gray back, black face, bright yellow chest, whiteish gray belly. Babies - sort of subtle stripes on belly fading to clear in center, yellow on wings somewhat like a Pine Siskin, bill was not pointed like a siskin, however, but instead was sort of stout like a House Finch, sort of a tannish pink color. Plain head on the babies."
>
> ***********


 
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