Date: 9/24/18 8:17 pm
From: Carole Hallett <carole.hallett...>
Subject: [obol] Re: [COBOL] Sunday on Green Ridge
Maybe the rough leg was the one that spent the summer at PDX...

On Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 09:37 Tom Crabtree <tc...> wrote:

> David (and all),
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> The Rough-legged Hawk is indeed early. The average arrival date for
> Central Oregon is October 17th. The previous early date for Green Ridge
> (and Jefferson County) is October 2nd.
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> I’m assuming it was considerably warmer on Sunday with sunshine for most
> of the day. How were the winds? Was Pete the only one to see the
> Broad-winged?
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> Tom Crabtree, Bend
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> *From:* COBOL [mailto:<cobol-bounces...>] *On Behalf Of *David
> Vick
> *Sent:* Monday, September 24, 2018 9:09 AM
> *To:* COBOL; obol
> *Subject:* [COBOL] Sunday on Green Ridge
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> As predicted, Sunday did indeed produce sun and more birds with 167 moving
> through. It was a good day for Red-tails with Coops and Shapies seesawing
> back and forth with even numbers for most of the day. Peter's day was made
> by his sighting of a Broad-winged and we were all encouraged by the visit
> of two families from Bend with young children in tow. The morning and
> early afternoon were slow but numbers continued to increase with birds
> still coming past after 5:30 for a strong finish. Tortoiseshell
> butterflies migrated through all day and a couple of flocks of Clark's
> Nutcracker came by in addition to a small flock of Western Bluebirds. We
> found it interesting that Bonney Butte (which we can see from our site) had
> 5 birds on Saturday to our 88 and 127 on Sunday.
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> 2 Osprey
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> 4 Bald Eagle
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> 29 Sharp-shinned Hawk
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> 21 Cooper's Hawk
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> 32 Red-tailed Hawk
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> 1 Rough-legged Hawk (early?)
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> 1 Broad-winged Hawk
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> 1 Golden Eagle
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> 3 Merlin
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> 1 Unid. Accipiter
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> 1 Unid. Buteo
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> 1 Unid. Raptor
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> 20 TV
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> Observers included the ever dedicated Peter Low assisted by Chuck Gates,
> Mary Ann Kruse, Mike Bogar, the Esperancillas and the Scrantons. Next week
> Kim Boddie, who comprises our trail maintenance crew, will be covering for
> me as I slay junipers on Hart Mountain with ONDA. Good fall birding to all,
>
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> David
>

 
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