[Tweeters] White-throated Sparrow bonanza

Robert O'Brien baro at pdx.edu
Sat Nov 27 08:50:14 PST 2021

Many decades ago at the famous Sparrow patches on Sauvie Island in
Portland, I found a flock of 9 white-throated sparrows mixed in with golden
crowns and white crowns. At times they would mix all together and other
times the nine would separate out into their own loose sort of mini flock.
Bob O'Brien Portland

On Friday, November 26, 2021, Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>

> Hello, tweets.


> We had been seeing two White-throated Sparrows in the yard since 4

> November, and we were startled today to see THREE in sight at once under

> the front yard feeders. It’s an invasion! We also have an immature

> Golden-crowned and a Fox Sparrow as well as the usual Dark-eyed Juncos

> (more than ever before, like a swarm in the yard at times) and at least

> three each of Song Sparrows and Spotted Towhees. They certainly brighten up

> these dark days.


> Dennis Paulson

> Seattle

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