Date: 12/5/18 4:41 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Coos and Curry 12/5/18
No siskins around Eugene or Florence this fall.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

> On Dec 5, 2018, at 4:06 PM, Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...> wrote:
> Terry Wahl called and he has a mystery empid at his place. First showed up a few days ago then again today. He got video today. It sounds like maybe a Least but he didn’t see the eyering well enough to tell me if it was complete or not. Looking forward to seeing the video... Also he had a CC SPARROW show up today at the same location- the family ranch near Cape Blanco.
> In Coos I put more seed out at 2nd kiosk at Millicoma Marsh on east side of Coos Bay. The sparrow flock was mainly GC, Song and Fox but there was a single (! only one) WC and two WT. Also a Lincoln’s and a Swamp- the latter was easy to see out in open along trail. One Steller’s Jay that would do RS Hawk imitations now and then while feeding- funny! On the side trail to north between first and second kiosk (the one that swings back to north side of track) there was a calling C YELLOWTHROAT I was able to see also. Hope it sticks for the CBC on the 16th. I then went over to one of the more birdy neighborhoods in Eastside and quickly found an OC Warbler.
> I then drove to Bandon Dunes golf course where the Burrowing Owl is still present.
> Back in Coos Bay went out to Catching Slough pastures and found a large goose flock. Probably 150 Canadas, 50 Cacklers, 3 GWFs, and four SNOWs. No sign of any vultures which have sporadically wintered there.
> No siskins around lately, wonder if we will see any on our CBC??
> 60s in Coquille Valley today, upper 50s on coast- like summer without the wind!
> 11 days to the Coos Bay CBC...
> Merry holidays,
> Tim R
> Coos Bay

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