Date: 11/24/19 4:53 pm
From: Mike Patterson <celata...>
Subject: [obol] Re: [swalalahos] Re: Local RBA: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher at Svensen Island
This is my third photo-documented Clatsop gnatcatcher:

I may have a sight-record or two beyond that, but I'd have to go through
old notebooks to find it.  Bill Shelmerdine found one at SJCR in 1988 and
Bob Archer found one there in 2015.

David Bailey wrote:
> Mike, are there other records for Clatsop, or is Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
> a new county record?
> On Sun, Nov 24, 2019, 13:32 Mike Patterson <celata...>
> <mailto:<celata...>> wrote:
> I went east this morning to Svensen Island and Brownsmead.
> At Svensen Island, I pished up a BLUE-GRAY GNATCHATCHER while
> sorting through sparrows and stuff.
> The bird was fairly tame and feed in the blackberries beneath
> the big spruce that is about 200m east of the cross-over dike
> that was built after the west part of the main dike failed
> about 20 years ago.
> --
> Mike Patterson
> Astoria, OR

Mike Patterson
Astoria, OR

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