Date: 6/5/20 7:23 am
From: Jack Williamson <jack.williamson.jr...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Least Flycatcher, Deschutes County; No Magnolia Warbler
After being questioned about my id of the LEFL, I went back and studied
pictures Tom Crabtree submitted with his observation to mine, and I have
concluded they are not the same bird and worse that my images are of a

On my approach to the area, I heard what I feel is the unmistakable call of
a LEFL, so when the subject few into few, I thought I had my life bird.
But while it was in view, it never sang.

Please let me know what you think.

My submission

Tom's submission

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts,

Jack Williamson
West Linn, Oregon

On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 11:40 PM larspernorgren <larspernorgren...>

> What if this bird detected at 11am is an additional male to the one
> reported by Jack 2 1/2 hours earlier half mile downstream? I recall
> breeding season reports on the Cascade east flank from Klamath/Deschutes
> co.s before. The species is back at Holliday SP in Grant County after a
> lengthy hiatus.
> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Tom Crabtree <tc...>
> Date: 6/4/20 2:54 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: 'OBOL Oregon Birders Online' <obol...>
> Cc: <COBOL...>
> Subject: [obol] Least Flycatcher, Deschutes County; No Magnolia Warbler
> The Indian Ford Creek Least Flycatcher has moved about half a mile
> upstream from its previous location. The new directions are
> Across Hwy 20 from Indian Ford Road is a dirt road which goes to Glaze
> Meadows. Look for F.S. Rd. 305 on the left. This road forks, with F.S. Road
> 306 – take the right. This road ends at a campsite along the creek. Take a
> right, upstream for about ¼ mile. I’ve marked the area with a couple of
> burned logs 3’ to 4’ in length on the right side of a large stump with
> branches and a rock on it. The Least was singing actively over the stream
> and in the pines. It was not as vocal as it was a couple of days ago, but
> this was around 11 to 1:30.
> Five of us searched for Howard Horvath’s Magnolia Warbler during that
> period without success.
> Tom Crabtree, Bend

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