Date: 11/8/18 10:24 am
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: 55th Tillamook Bay CBC
I did a very fast search for CBC on Audubon site for CBC's done 1901 to
1929. Portland started 1915, Eugene 1912. Corvallis 1912, Forest Grove
1913, Tillamook Bay 1915 . but some not done every year. Quick look, don't
quote me.

Bob Archer

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 10:08 AM Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:

> When Tillamook Bay started it was the only one on the coast. Gold Beach
> started a year or so later and ran into the mid-1970s. By then Columbia
> Estuary, Coos Bay and Yaquina Bay were operating.
>
> Portland was the first CBC but like many before the 1940s it was not held
> every year.
>
> There are a couple of articles in Oregon Birds 14(4) about these very
> early counts. Access via the OBA web site.
>
>
> Alan Contreras
> <acontrer56...>
> Eugene, Oregon
>
> www.alanlcontreras.com
>
>
> On Nov 8, 2018, at 9:55 AM, dawn v <d_villa...> wrote:
>
> Pretty amazing. I'm curious how old the other Oregon CBCs are
>
> dawn v
> Lincoln City/Nelscott
>
>
> *Sent:* Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 9:05 AM
> *From:* "Owen Schmidt" <oschmidt...>
> *To:* "Dawn Villaescusa" <d_villa...>
> *Cc:* "James Billstine" <billstinj...>
> *Subject:* Re: 55th Tillamook Bay CBC
>
> …….. 55th, same by my count!
>
> <oschmidt...>
> Thursday, November 8, 2018
>
> On Nov 8, 2018, at 8:57 AM, dawn v <d_villa...> wrote:
>
>
>
> If I'm counting correctly, this will be the 55th Tillamook Bay CBC, right?
>
> dawn v
> Lincoln City/Nelscott
>
>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 07, 2018 at 10:25 PM
> *From:* "Owen Schmidt" <oschmidt...>
> *To:* OBOL <obol...>
> *Cc:* "James Billstine" <billstinj...>
> *Subject:* [obol] Re: Tillamook Bay CBC
>
>
> ........ the Tillamook Bay CBC was established by Joe Strauch, who
> compiled the first Count in January 1965. For reasons now lost to time,
> Bill Thackaberry took the Count from there and compiled the second ORTB in
> December 1965. He compiled through December 1985 — 21 years. I started in
> 1986 and complied 32 years, through 2017. Except for the first year ORTB
> has always been run on the first Saturday of the Count Period ……. the
> tradition continues!
>
> <oschmidt...>
> Wednesday, November 7, 2018
>
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