Date: 11/16/19 9:55 pm From: Beverly Hallberg <bhallbergskloot...> Subject: [obol] Re: Nehalem mystery recording - may not be a bird but reminds me of Abert's Towhee
Of course! This is it. Thank you so much for sharing the video. Puzzle solved!
On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 9:47 PM <alderspr...> wrote:
> Maybe a California ground squirrel's call? > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWSMqabZaAM > > Karan Fairchild > ------------------------------ > *From: *"Beverly Hallberg" <bhallbergskloot...> > *To: *"Oregon Birds Online" <obol...> > *Sent: *Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:32:49 PM > *Subject: *[obol] Nehalem mystery recording - may not be a bird but > reminds me of Abert's Towhee > > Hi all, Is there anyone who wants to guess what bird or mammal made this > repeated call note today at Nehalem Bay State Park. The location was at > the south end of the day use parking lot in the corral area which is on the > sandy spit between the river and ocean. The mystery caller was deep in the > tangle of broom shrubs - on the ground - and moving around. The call would > repeat every 30 seconds and I chased it for around 10 minutes without > seeing what was making the sound as it was always under cover. It reminds > me of an Abert's Towhee. What might make this loud, bright, high-pitched > sound? > > Good birding, Beverly > >