Date: 11/20/20 2:43 pm
From: Bill Shanahan <iamshanahan...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Great-tailed Grackle in Portland
I'm here and I just saw it.

On Fri, Nov 20, 2020, 14:34 Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...> wrote:

> Birders,
>
> Yesterday, I saw a post on the Facebook group “Flora and Fauna in Oregon
> and Washington” about a male GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE being seen from the drive
> through of a McDonald’s in a rather industrial section of North Portland.
> After getting the news out via WhatsApp, several birders have since
> relocated the bird. It is apparently roosting in a tree right next to the
> McDonald’s on MLK and Columbia, and spending most of its day (if not all)
> in that general area. All indications seem to show that this bird has been
> present for a little while and will likely continue on as such for
> hopefully days/weeks to come.
>
> As a side note, this is the third record of GTGR in Multnomah County, with
> the first occurring as recently as June of 2019.
>
> Exact location:
>
> 45°34'54.1"N 122°39'43.2"W
> https://goo.gl/maps/r5fLJkxCjnssEJgJ7
>
> Good birding,
> -Nick Mrvelj (PDX)
>

 
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