Date: 10/31/19 3:27 pm From: Rick Bennett <rickbennett67...> Subject: [obol] Re: What's your best garden bird?
Without a doubt, the male Lawrence's Goldfinch. Rick Bennett
On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:07 AM Pamela Johnston <shovzan...> wrote:
> It's already taken, but Mountain Quail. The first morning in our house in > McMinnville, my husband said to me, "There's a quail out there." A long > sought life bird, walking across the yard. Welcome home! > > Pamela Johnston > > On Wed, Oct 30, 2019, 5:11 PM Harry Fuller <atowhee...> wrote: > >> For me it's been Evening Grosbeaks. For one of my birding friends it's >> a tough choice. Just this past week he has images of both Mountain Quail >> and screech-owl at his home in Ashland. I love owls, but I think I'd have >> to go with the quail just because they can be so easily heard in spring, >> damned difficult to photograph any time. >> atowhee.blog/2019/10/30/lee-frenchs-field-of-dreams/ >> >> -- >> Harry Fuller >> author of: *San Francisco's Natural History: Sand Dunes to Streetcars:* >> https://ecowise.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/sfnh/ >> author of *Great Gray Owls of CA-OR-WA*: >> https://ecowise.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/the-great-gray-owl-book/ >> author of *Freeway Birding*: *freewaybirding.com >> <http://freewaybirding.com>* >> birding website: http://www.towhee.net >> my birding blog: atowhee.wordpress.com >> >