Date: 1/3/19 9:16 pm
From: Adrian Hinkle <adrian.hinkle...>
Subject: [obol] Portland Blue-gray Gnatcatcher still present
This afternoon I had the continuing Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Eastern ssp.) in
NE Portland. I believe that Casey Cunningham first found it around December
1st, and it was seen by others through the 14th. Today I first searched
near Johnson Lake before finding it along the nearby slough. It was just
barely in the Portland CBC circle before heading eastward further down the
slough, so a nice first CBC record clinched for count week if it doesn't
show up on Saturday. I don't believe that the bluebirds have been found yet
for count week - I looked for an hour this afternoon to no avail.

Recordings and exact location (Columbia Slough east of NE 92nd Ave, near
the Portland Airport) in eBird:

This is the 3rd ever January eBird record of BGGN in the Pacific Northwest.
At least one of the prior records was confirmed as the eastern caerulea


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