Date: 11/8/20 9:15 pm
From: Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...>
Subject: [obol] Polk county raptors
I tried to refind the Gryfalcon in Polk county this afternoon. I came in
past Ballston, down De Jong Rd to West Perrydale, then joined the crowd at
Livermore about 12:45. Several cars went over to Perrydale Rd south of the
village of Perrydale. NO LUCK. The bird at the top of a tall fir that we
thought was the gry turned out to be a Red-tail. Others said they saw the
Gry about 1 PM, but many of us didn't find it. Some of the location
information on the MidValley Whatsapp group was confusing.



I went back to the original grove on West Perrydale, a mile west of Tucker
Rd. and found a PRAIRIE FALCON.



On my way home on Hwy 99W, just south of the Yamhill county line, there is a
brown stubble field on the west side of the highway. I saw 19 Red-tails and
1 Rough-leg hunting that single field.



Paul Sullivan

McMinnville


 
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