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Posted by: atowhee | January 5, 2018

A WALK IN THE PARKS

Nora insisted on two walks, as she does most days.  At Ed Grenfell this morning she found a tennis ball…I found some Varied Thrush and a flock of Golden-crowned Kinglets.  The Rough-legged Hawk was back in the field at the intersection of Baker Creek and Pheasant Hill Roads.

This afternoon at Joe Dancer a Peregrine passed overhead, en route from one duck pond to the next.  Later a Red-breasted Sapsucker was working his favored trees just over the fence from the ballfield outfield at the south end of the park.rbs-jdp1Joe Dancer Park, Yamhill, Oregon, US
Jan 4, 2018 3:30 PM.  6 species

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)  1
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  3
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) (Junco hyemalis [oreganus Group])  20

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