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.

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.
> - Dave Hewitt, Klamath Falls

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