Date: 6/6/19 1:27 pm
From: Charles Gates <cgates326...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Coos Harris’s Sparrow 6/4/19
There are no June records for Central Oregon that I know of. There are
only 3 records of Harris's Sparrow in Central Oregon from the month of
May.  At least two of the May records are dubious.

On 6/6/2019 1:15 PM, Tim Rodenkirk wrote:
> On eBird found a report of Harris’s Sparrow at Cape Arago on Tuesday
> by MaryAnne Clayton with a photo- amazing! There are no other spring
> migrant records for the county and most overwintering birds disappear
> in March.  I checked the Handbook of Oregon Birds by the illustrious
> Herlyn and Contreras and the account mentions several records to late
> May but no June records? Anyone know if there has been any other June
> records?
> I have never met the observer- what a cool find!
> Was out birding this AM but nothing out of ordinary, one RN Phalarope
> at N Spit. A bazillion OC Warblers singing out near Cape Blanco but no
> RB Grosbeak.
> Tim R
> Coos Bay

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
Mark Twain

Chuck Gates
Prineville Bird Club
Powell Butte,
Central Oregon Oregon Birding Site Guide
Oregon County Checklists

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