[Tweeters] Black Tern and Possible Bobolink - Steigerwald

Rob Conway robin_birder at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 6 00:23:10 PDT 2015


This morning around 9 AM there was a Black Tern flying over the fields and along the dike edge at Steigerwald. I watched the bird for some time before I was distracted by an unusual call. I focused in on what appeared to be a Bobolink singing from the top of a willow. Checking and rechecking to confirm I eliminated RW, YH, and Brewers Blackbirds and even checked for grackle or juvenile birds (cowbird specifically) that could fit the bill. I left convinced that this was a Bobolink...

Rob Conway
Camas, WA
45.58°N 122.44°W - elevation 310 ft.
robin_birder at hotmail.com





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