Date: 7/9/20 4:45 pm
From: Sarah Sloane <sloane...>
Subject: [obol] Re: could this be a wrentit?
Female bushtit! No doubt at all.

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> On Jul 9, 2020, at 7:21 PM, Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:
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> A tricky photo if you look at the tail, which looks huge for a Bushtit.
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> At least it isn’t Northwestern Crow—too salty.
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>
> Alan Contreras
> <acontrer56...>
> Eugene, Oregon
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> www.alanlcontreras.com
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>
>> On Jul 9, 2020, at 4:13 PM, David Vick <or.naturalist...> wrote:
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>> Ah, crow for dinner ... once again!
>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:46 PM Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...> wrote:
>>> All - this is actually a female Bushtit with what appear to be some matted down feathers in the lores. The colors are wrong for a Wrentit, plus it would be pretty rare to find one at that location this time of year.
>>>
>>> Good birding,
>>> -Nick Mrvelj (Portland)
>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:39 PM David Vick <or.naturalist...> wrote:
>>>> A Wrentit indeed and great shots as well. They can pretty difficult to get good such good looks at being deep in the shrubs, takes some real patience.
>>>>
>>>> David Vick
>>>> Terrebonne
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:10 PM James Bradley <jnbradley3...> wrote:
>>>>> When I took the photos I thought it was a bushtit- but when I see it on the computer screen it just seems to have too big a beak for a bushtit. And the eyes are pretty pale.
>>>>> I haven’t looked thru every page of my books, but wrentit so far is the only one that looks even close.Your thoughts?
>>>>>
>>>>> Please respond here so others can see the info.
>>>>>
>>>>> Seen at Dharma Center on 82nd. Ave., Portland - on July 2nd.
>>>>>
>>>>> Jim
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> <bushtit01A6344-1[2].jpg><bushtit01A6346-1[2].jpg><bushtit01A6347-1[2].jpg>
>>>>>
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