Date: 8/1/19 9:59 pm From: Bob Archer <rabican1...> Subject: [obol] Re: Dead bird on beach id & LB Curlew today Nehalem Bay State Park
I’ll go with South Polar Skua , big bill, nasty feet, and large white patch on upper primaries, if I see wing correctly.
> On Aug 1, 2019, at 9:11 PM, Beverly Hallberg <bhallbergskloot...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Today there was a juvenile Long-billed Curlew on the spit at Nehalem Bay State Park. Also there are Wandering Tattlers regularly found on the north jetty of the Nehalem River including at least one today. In addition there were multiple Common Murre chicks with parents in the mouth of the Nehalem River and hearing them calling was a treat! Some videos and pics are on my Flickr page. https://www.flickr.com/photos/threezees/with/48435986902/ >
> I found this dead black and white feathered large bird with black feet that seem like they could belong to a Skua or Jaeger ?? today on the beach at the high tide line. The head was missing. Pics are on Flickr. Any guesses?
> https://flic.kr/p/2gN7m1v > https://flic.kr/p/2gN7kU3 > https://flic.kr/p/2gN7kLc > https://flic.kr/p/2gN86qs >
> Beverly Hallberg