I think it is more likely than not that it is the same bird seen last year
based on the feedback I've received.
This makes me wonder how this bird is able to avoid Carol Hallet's PDX trap
and relocation charms year after year. ;-)
West Linn, Oregon
On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 6:36 PM Jack Maynard <jmaynard...> wrote:
> Last year’s Rough- Legged was also banded. Does anyone know if this is the
> same bird?
> Jack Maynard
> NE PDX
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Nov 14, 2019, at 6:10 PM, Jack Williamson <
> <jack.williamson.jr...> wrote:
> > I have heard back through various channels that the hawk in question was
> originally banded in Nome Alaska as a rehab bird, and it is in its 4th
> > And that - the multiple tail bands and lack of dark belly band are good
> field marks for an adult male.
> > So my suggestion that this was a first-year bird was clearly nonsense.
> > The silver lining is - I am learning.
> > Thank you to everyone who sent me information.
> > Jack Williamson
> > West Linn, Oregon