Date: 11/8/18 10:32 am
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: 55th Tillamook Bay CBC
Mulino 1912!! Had one Pine Grosbeak. Doubt it is worthy of a chase.

Bob Archer

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 10:26 AM Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:

> I’d forgotten that Eugene had that outlier. I know it had a long gap
> before it became annual.
>
>
> Alan Contreras
> <acontrer56...>
> Eugene, Oregon
>
> www.alanlcontreras.com
>
>
>
> On Nov 8, 2018, at 10:24 AM, Bob Archer <rabican1...> wrote:
>
> 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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