Date: 6/9/20 11:59 am
From: <dgrainger...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Ash threatened flycatcher!
Use a Pun, Go to Yale.

It's the Law!



On 2020-06-09 11:38, Wayne Weber wrote:
> Tweeters,
>
> Never mind the spell checker. In 1980, shortly after the eruption of
> Mount St. Helens, an Ash-throated Flycatcher showed up near Vancouver,
> BC. (It could well have been displaced by the eruption.) Michael Price
> quipped that we should have called it an ASH-COVERED FLYCATCHER.
>
> Then there was the Spotted Owl that showed up out of habitat after the
> massive Biscuit Fire in SW Oregon in 2002. Someone said, “Are you
> sure it wasn’t a CHARRED OWL?” (not to be confused with the BARRED
> OWL).
>
> Wayne Weber
>
> Delta, BC, Canada
>
> <contopus...>
>
> FROM: Tweeters [mailto:<tweeters-bounces...>] ON
> BEHALF OF Dick
> SENT: Monday, June 08, 2020 8:20 PM
> TO: 'Christina'; 'Tweeters'
> SUBJECT: Re: [Tweeters] Ash threatened flycatcher!
>
> Gotta love our spellcheckers. Ash-threatened? What’d it do –
> land on the pile of Mt Saint Helens stuff by the Toutle River?
>
> FROM: Tweeters <tweeters-bounces...> ON BEHALF
> OF Christina
> SENT: Monday, June 8, 2020 1:20 PM
> TO: Tweeters <tweeters...>
> SUBJECT: [Tweeters] Ash threatened flycatcher!
>
> Hey all, almost positive on my I'd. Larger flycatcher, long tail,
> raises crest a lot, white belly, gray throat, brown tail, also Russet
> brown wing bar. Glorious Woodinville yard find! Can someone confirm
> the wing bar?
>
> Oh happy day!
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