Date: 7/22/19 4:06 pm From: Bob Archer <rabican1...> Subject: [obol] Re: RBA - Great-tailed Grackle - Victor Road, Wasco County
A tad early for any HY grackle to have a pale eye?
> On Jul 22, 2019, at 3:54 PM, Philip Kline <pgeorgekline...> wrote:
> It is a bit of a puzzling bird, but I don't think we can assume it's a hatch-year bird. Why not simply an adult female Common Grackle? Females are quite variable and this bird seems to be within their range of appearance, if a bit on the dull side. The bill seems perfect for Common Grackle, but too short for Great-tailed.
> Philip Kline
>> On Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 3:18 PM David Bailey <davidcbaileyoregon...> wrote:
>> Additionally, there is a pale wide outline to the face and articular. Doesn't that fit Great-tailed Grackle better?
>>>>> On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:45 AM Nels Nelson <nelsnelson7...> wrote: