Yes, 04 Sept in Columbia County seen and well-photographed by Jeremy Breese
over the River off Sauvie's Island.
Jeremy Breese • <jdmjeremy...>
Another good day of nursing birding while fishing today. First a small
group of common terns and then a Sabine’s gull flies right over my head.
Pic taken with iPhone so diagnostic only.
Sent from my iPhone
David in Seaside
If that's a diagnostic only Iphone photo I'm trading in my Canon + 300 mm
Bob O'Brien Carver Oregon.
PS where on the Columbia?
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On Mon, Sep 7, 2020, 21:03 Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> wrote:
> Wasn’t there one photographed in the gorge a week back?
> Alan Contreras
> Eugene, Oregon
> On Sep 7, 2020, at 9:00 PM, Jay Withgott <withgott...> wrote:
> Hi all —
> My friend Seth Isenberg sent me a photo of a juvenile SABINE’S GULL he
> found today on the beach at the campground at East Lake, Deschutes County.
> The head coloration of the bird appeared a bit atypically pale in the
> photo, but it seems to safely be a Sabine’s. He is planning to create an
> eBird account to post it sometime tomorrow.
> Looking at the current sightings map on eBird, this appears to be not just
> the first inland Sabine’s Gull of the fall for Oregon, but the first one
> for anywhere inland and west of the Rockies! But now that the dam is
> broken, I expect there will be more sightings, coming quickly, throughout
> the month.
> Cheers, all,
> Jay Withgott
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