Date: 3/26/21 2:22 pm From: Diane McCoy <dianemccoy10...> Subject: Re: [southbaybirds] Grebe ID help and sparrow
Thanks for help with grebe.
Oh dear, not a Hermit Thrush, but a Fox Sparrow.
Thanks for that ID help too.
> On Mar 26, 2021, at 1:12 PM, Kent Johnson <kentjohnson...> wrote:
> The grebe is a Clark's. The other bird is a Fox Sparrow.
> Cheers, Kent Johnson
> From: <southbaybirds...> <southbaybirds...> on behalf of Diane McCoy <dianemccoy10...>
> Sent: Friday, March 26, 2021 12:47 PM
> To: <southbaybirds...> <southbaybirds...>
> Subject: [southbaybirds] Grebe ID help
> I spotted this grebe this morning, 9:30, in the ‘slough’ in front of the Palo Alto Bay Lands EcoCenter (the ‘boat’ building).
> I am thinking (hoping) it is a Clark’s Grebe (Clark has an arc of white over eye…..), but am also thinking a Western in some seasonal plumage or age?
> Thanks for your help.
> Also, was with Larry Spivak for volunteering and he spotted this Hermit Thrush in the shade down by a bench, having a grand old time scraping away finding grubs, worms, to eat.
> Thanks much, Diane McCoy