Date: 12/6/18 5:13 pm From: Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...> Subject: [obol] Re: VG Swallow & N Rough-winged - Clackamas Co.
I seem to remember a winter martin report a few years back, which brought
up the possibility of one of the S American martin species. Don't have the
details now, and nothing ever came of it.
On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 5:03 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?
> On 12/6/2018 6:12:35 PM, Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:
> 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
> Eugene, Oregon
> 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...>
>> 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...>
>> > 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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Hendrik G. Herlyn
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