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.
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