Date: 10/17/20 5:17 am
From: Kelly W. <kjunewright2014...>
Subject: Re: [AZNMbirds] [EXT]SEAZ: Greater Roadrunner, all time high for me.
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According to CNF, Riggs Lake is 8600' ... I saw one near Shannon Campground
over the summer, which really was at 9,000' - surprised the heck out of me!
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On Fri, Oct 16, 2020, 6:45 PM Jeff Ladderud <globetrekker17...>
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> I saw that individual at 8,600’ last weekend. I was wondering how high
> they had been reported; so thanks for the info about the Mount Graham bird.
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> Jeff Ladderud
> Tucson, AZ
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> On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 6:19 PM Larry <oldbirdbum...> wrote:
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>> Not a high number count, but a high elevation record for my
>> observations. Today, way up in Ski Valley on Mount Lemmon I observed a
>> Greater Roadrunner volating down the ski run. After landing by the hut it
>> began hunting on the patch of miniature golf turf at the bottom of the ski
>> slope. I estimate the elevation to be 8,320'. I have never seen GRRO in
>> the mesic fir forest of the sky islands. Of course, this record is not as
>> high as the recently recorded GRRO observed by the Radke's near Riggs Lake
>> on Mount Graham at over 9,000' earlier this fall. Food must be sparse in
>> the burned over foothills and lower slopes of both ranges.
>>
>> Larry Norris
>> Casas Adobes, Arizona
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