Date: 10/27/18 1:24 pm From: Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...> Subject: [obol] Coos Birds this AM 10/27/18
I started at the Ni-les’tun unit of Bandon Marsh. Beautiful sunrise. Best
birds were 3 SHORT-EARED OWLS. Raptors included 3 harriers, 2 WT Kites,
and one each of RS and RT Hawk. Calling birds included 1-2 Soras, half a
dozen+ Virginia Rails, and a Swamp Sparrow.
Couldn’t refind Burrowing Owl at Bandon Dunes Golf Course but did hear a
Bandon Marsh had 1100 Dunlin, 20 LB Dows, 17 BB Plovers and one juvie
Along south jetty the rockpiper flock only had Black T’s (60) and Surfbirds
(8). Also present was a flock of 150 Least Sands and a few Dunlin. Two
Looked for Burrowing Owl a second time without luck on way home and had
great looks at the Palm Warbler I had only heard earlier in the day.