It was this time of year, 2007?, that l noticed I it while chasing the
Benton County Caracara. Along Bellfountain Road a mile south of Philomath
water treatment plant they were moving from bare oak saplings to utility
lines by the dozen. I was certain of the ID but quite surprised by the
behavior. A host of Obolonians assured me it was routine.
On Sun, Mar 28, 2021, 9:25 PM Harry Fuller <atowhee...> wrote:
> Maybe it was a Tree Pipit visiting from Europe☺...just joking
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 8:28 PM Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
>> They perch in trees now and then, especially in migration. I have seen
>> them line up on utility wires, but they don’t stay long.
>> Alan Contreras
>> Eugene, Oregon
>> > On Mar 28, 2021, at 8:26 PM, Scott O'Donnell <scott...>
>> > So, how do you guys feel about identifying a bird that is perched in a
>> tree as an American Pipit?
>> > Cheers!
>> > Scott O'Donnell
>> > Troy, Wallowa County
>> > Message sent from "The Bird Aquarium".
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> Harry Fuller
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