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
>
>

 
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