Date: 9/11/20 5:36 pm
From: Karen Saxton <kcsaxton...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Albanistic Western Bluebird in Linn County near Crabtree
More likely leucistic looking at it. I'm always amazed at how often
thrushes show this

On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 5:08 PM Jeff Harding <jeffharding...>
wrote:

> There's a young albanistic Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicanus, on the
> Thackaberry Farm near Crabtree, Linn County, Oregon, with six of normal
> pigment. Air conditions are suboptimal for photography, but there are some
> here:
>
> https://ebird.org/checklist/S73473054
>
>
>
> Also of interest was a Black Phoebe along Beaver Creek. The phoebe was
> there yesterday, the first I’ve seen on this farm. They have been coming
> closer, and were present next door all summer. For a few years they have
> resided nearby, at the log ponds on Weyerhaeuser property along Brewster
> Road at Griggs.
>
>
>
> Good birding,
>
> Jeff
>

 
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