Date: 10/29/18 3:51 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Two Tennessee Warblers in one day
Noah Strycker had one at Malheur in November a few years back.


Alan Contreras
<acontrer56...>
Eugene, Oregon

www.alanlcontreras.com


> On Oct 29, 2018, at 3:30 PM, Craig Miller <gismiller...> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> Pete Low and I birded Wickiup Reservoir yesterday, and as Judy Meredith reported to COBOL, we found two different Tennessee Warblers within a quarter mile (and minutes) of each other.
>
> One was at the Wickiup Butte Boat Ramp (about a half mile southeast of the dam), presumably the same bird Pete found there on Saturday, the day previous. This bird had a very prominent supercilium:
>
> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49533373 <https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49533373>
>
> The other was just down the road in the big willow patch at Wickiup Butte Campground. This bird had a more normal attenuated supercilium for a Tennessee Warbler.
>
> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49539871 <https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49539871>
>
> So, they were definitely two different birds. It is remarkable that two birds of this rarity for Central Oregon were found at a record late date for Central Oregon, so close to each other.
>
> Wonders never cease!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Craig Miller
> Bend


 
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