[Tweeters] Whatever happened to the mocking bird

Kevin Black Kevin.Black at wallawalla.edu
Mon Mar 18 15:31:48 PDT 2013


On the same note,

Is the mockingbird in Bellingham still being seen? If not when's the last time it has been seen? (if someone has an idea of the most recent sighting...)

Thanks,

Kevin Black
Richland, WA

Sent from my iPhone

On Mar 18, 2013, at 10:39 AM, "Josh Adams" <xjoshx at gmail.com> wrote:


> Hello Tweets,

> If you're like me, you perhaps occasionally wonder what happens to

> those rare birds once they stop being seen. Most of the time we're

> left in mystery, but I believe we might have on mystery solved.

> Remember that first year male Common Eider that Sherry Hagen first

> found in Westport last October? After a couple weeks or so it

> disappeared never to be seen again, or so it seemed, but I suspect

> that very same first year male Common Eider was just found in Coos Bay

> Oregon, where it will be Oregon's first record of the species.

>

> http://blog.aba.org/2013/03/abarare-common-eider-oregon.html

>

> The photos look very different, but I assume that the bird would have

> molted in the meantime?

>

> Westport Bird:

> http://www.flickr.com/photos/82286560@N06/8113453639/

>

> Coos Bay Bird:

> http://www.flickr.com/photos/86916960@N07/8566630758/

>

> Josh Adams

> Lynnwood, WA

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