Date: 11/26/19 3:36 am
From: LARRY ARNOLD <larnold47...> [ible] <ible-noreply...>
Subject: [IBLE] Fwd: Brian's notes on Gos and IBLE....

Thx Brian =)

From: "lcarrigan_55" <lcarrigan_55...>
To: "Larry Arnold" <larnold47...>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2019 10:23:37 PM
Subject: Re: IBLE

No problem, Larry. Copy to IBLE & Chuck.

Yeah, Yahoo Groups is becoming unreliable & slow. Maybe Yahoo's way of phasing out Groups by making them functionally unusable.

On Monday, November 25, 2019, 09:50:02 PM MST, LARRY ARNOLD <larnold47...> wrote:

you're welcome !!
fascinating observations from you herein.... want me to try forwarding to IBLE to see if mine goes thru? folks will have interest........

I know Trost will have interest (as author of the BNA species account of BB magpie), and I can add another observation I had re: magpie as prey......
maybe 15 yrs ago, I saw a Cooper's Hawk fly right past me with a magpie in its clutches
hmmm, but now with your note I wonder how certain I was about my ID, Coop vs. Gos ??? and there's a bit more to this story...

at SABO in SEAZ (Sheri Williamson's place) we saw a Coop try to lift off the ground with a roadrunner that was in its grasp, didn't succeed so left the roadrunner behind but with half of it's face torn off (and presumably consumed)
soon thereafter in CO I saw a Coop carrying a magpie, nearby, as in right past me !!
extrapolating, but without taking note of the gender of either Coop (which would also be of interest, and of importance), the lift or"carrying capacity" of Coop was somewhere between 13 oz (roadrunner) and 6 oz (magpie).... using Sibley's generic notations on weights

copying Trost, but copying IBLE will be your call =)

BTW, Solitaires are scarce in our immediate area of west Boise......


From: "lcarrigan_55" <lcarrigan_55...>
To: "Larry Arnold" <larnold47...>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2019 9:31:35 PM
Subject: Re: IBLE

Thanks Larry. So, I just did a "Test" post to IBLE & received statement that it went thru. But, hasn't yet appeared. Also, am finding that starting yest IBLE is very sluggish in loading. Yahoo itself loads quickly as do my other websites & apps. But not IBLE.

To share with you, over past wk, have found 3 different piles of magpie feathers with tail feathers in one neat pile & body feathers in another, just inches away. I rarely find evidence of magpies as prey, let alone 3 in one wk. Believe I found the culprit yest, an adult N Goshawk.

Over the yrs, one usually appears approx every 3rd winter & sticks around for about a month. They do tend to go after larger birds from Eurasian Collared Doves to RN Pheasants. As well, have a good number of Townsend's Solitaires about.


On Monday, November 25, 2019, 05:39:57 PM MST, LARRY ARNOLD <larnold47...> wrote:

testing this Brian, hoping ok with you........ as a posting test and to share your Gos =)

directly to you with cc's to IBLE and me

will see what happens here

sorry i didn't get online sooner !!

From: "lcarrigan_55" <lcarrigan_55...>
To: "Larry Arnold" <larnold47...>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2019 7:31:19 AM
Subject: IBLE

Good morning, Larry:

Have you had any recent trouble posting to IBLE? Reason I ask, since yest I've tried to post a N Goshawk sighting, but whenever I hit "Send", receive a statement "Could Not Send Message".

Tried 3 times yest & again this AM & get same msg. I can read reports &, assume, can respond to them. But cannot post my own. You can certainly pass this msg on to List Owners, as well. Wondering if this is part of the phase-out of Yahoo Groups?

Just curious,

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