Date: 12/6/18 3:12 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: VG Swallow & N Rough-winged - Clackamas Co.
There are a few winter records of VG in the southwestern part of the state. Not regular by any means, like Tree or Barn, but not unheard-of on the south coast in particular.


Alan Contreras
<acontrer56...>
Eugene, Oregon

www.alanlcontreras.com



> On Dec 6, 2018, at 3:06 PM, Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...> wrote:
>
> I would imagine fewer V-g and Rough-wing records for Oregon in December than number of Ruffs detected in some single calendar years.
>
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018, 1:55 PM Jeff Gilligan <jeffgilligan10...> <mailto:<jeffgilligan10...> wrote:
> Right that it is worth noting. Those species are extremely rare in December. I can think of plenty of Barn Swallow and Tree Swallow records in December, but none for either of those species.
>
> Jeff Gilligan
>
>
> > On Dec 6, 2018, at 11:25 AM, Aaron Beerman <aaron.beerman...> <mailto:<aaron.beerman...>> wrote:
> >
> > The N Rough-winged (still here) has a new friend this morning. A Violet Green Swallow is here at River Island Natural Island now. Give the colder weather and frost on the trail out here there seems to be is a surprising number of gnats or flies over the small pines, which seems to be the food source.
> >
> > I know it’s not the most interesting bird(s) but given the date it seems worth noting.
> >
> > Regards,
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