Date: 11/13/20 6:24 am
From: Scott O'Donnell <scott...>
Subject: [obol] Re: An interesting Empid at Hatfield Lake on November 10
I'm feeling a lot better about my struggles with empids.

Cheers!

Scott O'Donnell

Troy, Wallowa County

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On 2020-11-12 23:19, Leith McKenzie wrote:
> The tail is too short for Dusky. The primaries are too short for
> Hammond's. The bill is too wide for both Dusky and Hammond's. The eye
> ring is right for Western. The bill is right for Western. But not the
> Western Fly that is abundant in Oregon. I have seen Cordilleran at
> Fields and I think that is right. Having said that I personally would
> not count it as a separate species. The Cordilleran at Fields was
> identified by voice. But don't take my word for it. Google Cordilleran
> images for yourself. Maitreya
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> “Each of us is in truth an idea of the Great Gull and an unlimited
> idea of freedom.”
>
> Jonathan Livingston Seagull
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> All,
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> While birding Hatfield Lake a couple of days ago I encountered an
> interesting empid. I have been on the road, just returned home today
> and downloaded some digi-scoped photos
>
> of the bird and entered the trip list into ebird. I have yet to work
> out the I.D. and would welcome any comments or suggestions. Could
> lead to some interesting discussion and a chance to learn. Photos and
> notes can be found here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
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> Bill Shelmerdine
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> Olympia WA
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