Date: 10/23/19 12:23 pm
From: Robert O'Brien <baro...>
Subject: [obol] Re: “Siberian” American Pipit in Multnomah County
Well, eBird shows scattered records from the SF Bay area south but only 1
north, one bird farther north than Vancouver BC, in coastal Washington
The WA bird as well as the Oregon pipit both pass Bob's test. The back is
pretty distinctive also.
Bob OBrien Carver OR

On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 8:25 AM Mike Patterson <celata...> wrote:

> I've had more than a couple "maybes" at the South Jetty of the
> Columbia. Pale-legged Pipits are regular, but most don't pass the
> "every field mark" test, high contrast between the very dark
> breast-streaking and white-looking background being the most important.
> Colby's bird meets all my criteria...
> --
> Mike Patterson
> Astoria, OR
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