Date: 4/27/19 10:40 am
From: Thomas Gilg <tom...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Grasshopper Sparrow recording from Belts Drive s. of Brownsville

Thanks Joel and Kevin for the confirmations. Here's my best guess on where the Grasshoppers are singing from (on private land):


-----Original Message-----
From: <clearwater...> <clearwater...>
Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2019 6:27 AM
To: Oregon Birders OnLine <obol...>; Midvalley Birding Midvalley <birding...>
Cc: Thomas Gilg <tom...>
Subject: Grasshopper Sparrow recording from Belts Drive s. of Brownsville

Hi Tom & all,

I just took a listen to your recording from April 23. This sounds spot-on for Grasshopper Sparrow. Good to know they're back at this location!


On Sat, 2019-04-27 at 01:06 -0400, <obol...> wrote:
From: Thomas Gilg <tom...>
> Subject: [obol] Re: Vesper Sparrow
> Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 21:28:49 +0000
> Hi All,
> Earlier on April 23, I heard what I believed to be Grasshopper Sparrows singing on Belts Drive very close to Gap Road. I welcome trained ears to weigh in on the WAV files in the following folder. The "edit" version has 4 song bursts back to back. The songs are very faint and dainty compared to everything else.
> I returned days later, and again heard the same song in the same location. Also singing but distinct were Savannah Sparrows and Chipping Sparrows.
> Who else makes a tick(s)-steadyFastTrill-miniEndingTick sound?
> --tg
> From: <obol-bounce...> <obol-bounce...> On Behalf Of Roger Robb
> Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:07 PM
> To: 'obol' <obol...>
> Subject: [obol] Vesper Sparrow
> This morning Dennis and I found a singing VESPER SPARROW and a WESTERN KINGBIRD on Belts Rd. No luck with Grasshopper Sparrow. Earlier in the day we found both HAMMOND'S and DUSKY FLYCATCHER at Berggren Watershed, a property owned by the McKenzie River Trust.
> Roger Robb
> Springfield, OR

Joel Geier
Camp Adair area north of Corvallis

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