Date: 6/25/19 1:41 pm From: <clearwater...> Subject: [obol] Re: YB Cuckoo at Grand Island, Yamhill County -- good reminder of comment deadline!
P.s. More timely than I realized ...
The deadline for comments is a minute before midnight Eastern Time tomorrow (June 26, 2019), so 8:59 PM tomorrow.
I must have read the "6" in "26" upside-down when I wrote this up for the Corvallis Audubon newsletter in April. -- joel
From: "clearwater" <clearwater...>
To: "Midvalley Birding Midvalley" <birding...>
Cc: "Oregon Birders OnLine" <obol...>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 1:25:21 PM
Subject: [obol] YB Cuckoo at Grand Island, Yamhill County -- good reminder of comment deadline!
In addition to being a sighting of interest for local birders, this also serves timely reminder that comments are due on the proposal to de-list Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo as a federal endangered species.
While detections of in our region have become extremely rare, recent detections such as one and others in recent years from the Sandy River Delta area near Portland give hope that cuckoos from the endangered population in California might move northward. They are late migrants, so June is the best time to listen and watch in appropriate habitat.