*FEBRUARY 11th - FEBRUARY 18th, 2013* - NW CALIFORNIA BIRD BOX REPORT
* Northwestern California Bird Alert
*19 February 2013
hotline: Northwestern California Bird Alert
date(s): 11 February � 18 February 2013
number: (707)-822-LOON (5666)
to report: (707)-822-LOON (Do not send reports by e-mail)
coverage: Northwestern CA (Del Norte, Humboldt, and Trinity Counties)
compiled: 19 February 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
transcriber: Robert W. Hewitt
A PALM WARBLER was between the Healthsport Fields and the Parkway
Apartments in Arcata, Robert Hewitt. Gary Bloomfield reported 3 EVENING
GROSBEAKS in his yard in Arcata, on Ziendner Avenue.
Two SAY�S PHOEBE were chasing each other at the intersection of Jans and
Bay School Road on the Arcata Bottoms at the edge of town, Greg Chapman.
A RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was in Sunnybrea residential, Annie Meyer. Another was
at the Arcata Marsh, along Sparrow Alley seen by Tony Kurz.
The continuing immature male BALTIMORE ORIOLE was still occasionally
returning to orange slices in Crescent City, 646 B Street and was seen by
John Oliver and Gene Lodes. See photo provided by Sky Lloyd at whose
feeders this bird has been seen.
A CHIPPING SPARROW was at the Arcata Marsh between Gearheart Marsh and the
Brackish Pond, Casey Ryan.
A RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was reported by John Oliver from Shay Park, Arcata.
This is the weekly summary of reports from the Northwestern
California Bird Alert, sponsored by the City of Arcata, Redwood Region
Audubon Society, and generous support from area birders. Most
birds reported are in Humboldt County unless otherwise noted.
Birds in caps under the "highlights" section have about 50 (plus
or minus 5) records of occurrence in Northwestern California as
defined in Stan Harris's "Northwestern California Birds" (3rd
edition, 2005). California Bird Records Committee review species
are noted with an asterisk (*).On another note, you can subscribe to
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Robert W. Hewitt
Wildlife Biologist, *LBJ Enterprises*
Eureka, CA, 95501, USA
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