Date: 10/25/19 5:13 pm From: DJLauten and KACastelein <deweysage...> Subject: [obol] Re: Black Oystercatchers at 4500 ft asl in the Modoc County, California desert
Very cool! That's actually rarer than most "rare" birds.
Cheers Dave Lauten
On 10/25/2019 4:19 PM, David Hewitt wrote: > The details are in the checklist linked below. I know it is not an > Oregon sighting, but figured people might get a kick out of it. I > don't have a clue why they were up here at 4500 ft elevation in a > desert. The photo is not the best, but it should be sufficient paired > with our description. Craziness! You go for work to a remote location > for 5 hours out of the year, and these just fly right up to you. > > I did not find anything in my books or online about oystercatcher > wanderings away from the coast, but would be curious to hear what > others know about. > > https://ebird.org/checklist/S60923725 > > - Dave Hewitt, Klamath Falls