Date: 3/24/21 4:30 pm
From: Harry Fuller <atowhee...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Bird ID
A simple single visual clue cannot be trusted, terrible light, jizz
and shape more likely to be accurate...take a look at my striped-tail,

On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 7:21 PM Nancy and Mike Thomas <
<shipwreck5000...> wrote:

> It seems more like a shrike than a jay. Hard to say. Tail stripe is very
> vivid
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 3:53 PM Tony Hellberg <anthony.hellberg...>
> wrote:
>> It looked like a scrub jay but there is no blue.
>> I’m just below mt tabor on the portland side.
>> Might just be a scrub jay but didn’t see the blue.
>> On Mar 23, 2021, at 3:50 PM, larspernorgren <larspernorgren...>
>> wrote:
>> Not much to go on. Where? What habitat? At a glance l d say Sctubjay. But
>> if it's out in open country or eastern Oregon Shrike would work. Can't see
>> distinguishing characters for Northern or Loggerhead. We're moving into
>> that window where Loggerheads occasionally appear on the westside.
>> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
>> -------- Original message --------
>> From: Tony Hellberg <anthony.hellberg...>
>> Date: 3/23/21 3:45 PM (GMT-08:00)
>> To: OBOL <obol...>
>> Subject: [obol] Bird ID
>> Hello all,
>> Any help on this bird? Can’t find it on the normal NW bird sites.

Harry Fuller
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