Date: 12/6/18 5:05 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: VG Swallow & N Rough-winged - Clackamas Co.
I think there a few records of Cliff. Not many. Some of the late swallows are on the south coast or in the Rogue Valley. Also Roseburg area - As I recall I saw a flock on the Roseburg CBC a few years back.


Alan Contreras
<acontrer56...>
Eugene, Oregon

www.alanlcontreras.com



> On Dec 6, 2018, at 5:02 PM, Wayne Hoffman <whoffman...> wrote:
>
> So which swallows have NOT been documented in western Oregon or Washington in December and/or January?
>
> Purple Martin and maybe Bank?
>
> Wayne
>> On 12/6/2018 6:12:35 PM, Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:
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>> 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.
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>> Alan Contreras
>> <acontrer56...> <mailto:<acontrer56...>
>> Eugene, Oregon
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>> www.alanlcontreras.com <http://www.alanlcontreras.com/>
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>>> On Dec 6, 2018, at 3:06 PM, Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...> <mailto:<larspernorgren...>> wrote:
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>>> 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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