Date: 5/25/19 8:53 pm
From: Sarah Sloane <sloane...>
Subject: [obol] Re: a fourth species with a backyard fledgling in McMinnville
Earliest fledging date this year for the bushtits I’m studying in Oaks Bottom was May 12! But many are now popping out so they are becoming easier to find. Watch for a second brood in successful nests just 2 weeks after fledging. :-)

> On May 25, 2019, at 7:30 PM, Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...> wrote:
> Today I saw a Bushtit feeding two fledglings at the suet feeder. Bringin’ ‘em up right so they can swarm the suet next winter.
> From: <yamhillbirds-bounce...> <mailto:<yamhillbirds-bounce...> [mailto:<yamhillbirds-bounce...> <mailto:<yamhillbirds-bounce...>] On Behalf Of Paul Sullivan
> Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:40 AM
> To: YamhillBirds <yamhillbirds...> <mailto:<yamhillbirds...>>; <obol...> <mailto:<obol...>
> Subject: [yamhillbirds] another backyard fledgling in McMinnville
> To add to the two Bewick’s Wrens (May 20) and the fledgling D-e Juinco (1 May 21, 2 May 23), I had a fledgling Purple Finch with pin-feather horns show up May 20.
> Ah, Spring…
> Paul Sullivan
> Rummel St
> McMinnville


Dr Sarah A. Sloane
Associate Professor
Dept. of Biology
Division of Natural Sciences
University of Maine at Farmington
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