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Re: Breach of etiquette? Re: Gyrfalcon Hwy 191 south of Malta

Thanks Beth. Good information for the group. Ernie
Ernie Mckenzie
Jan 16
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23218

Mountain Bluebird

All, Today (01/15/18) while birding I found one Mountain Bluebird near the intersection of MT 273 and Lost Creek Road near Anaconda. This is the earliest or
birdmt@...
Jan 15
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23217

Re: Breach of etiquette? Re: Gyrfalcon Hwy 191 south of Malta

Hi MOB: Just for a little background, and to be clear on why eBird or some folks may be cautious about posting exact locations for Gyrfalcons: it IS legal in
lunarruna2
Jan 15
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23216

Sawwhet Owl death

Hi, It appears by Jan's photos of the dead Sawwhet Owl that it was likely starving and used up its last reserves to catch the House Finch, then died while
jahoy222
Jan 14
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23215

Re: Squirrel proof?

Thanks, Aria - I never turn down a new idea to try! Cheri Plains
montanabirder
Jan 13
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23214

Re: Squirrel proof?

I have found that the feeders I have hanging from the side of the house on flower type hangers well below the roof overhang and well off the ground and away
Arla Eckert
Jan 13
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23213

Dead Sawwhet Owl

Hi, Many years ago, I found a Sawwhet Owl dead beside a House Sparrow it was eating. The neighbor's cat had grabbed the owl and bitten it on the head. I saw
jahoy222
Jan 13
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23212

Re: Squirrel proof?

Richard, Thank you SO much!! Just yesterday my husband and I were discussing this very topic. We are in the process of building/designing a new deck to replace
Cheri Seli
Jan 13
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Northern Saw-whet Owl - Billings

MOB - At first light on Thursday morning I noticed 2 dead birds under the table on my deck (both frozen solid - outside temperature 0F) - a Northern Saw-whet
jaythom@...
Jan 13
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23210

Squirrel proof?

Howdy; Thought I would pass on that a slinky or in my case half a slinky seems to keep squirrels at bay, in over 6 months I never saw a single squirrel raid
4rmousel
Jan 12
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Dead Northern Saw-whet Owl Billings

MOB - At first light I noticed 2 dead birds under the table on my deck (both frozen solid) - a Northern Saw-whet Owl and a partially consumed male House
jaythom@...
Jan 11
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23208

Re: Snowy Owl near Kolin, Judith Basin County confirmed

MOB, Observed a single Snowy Owl near Saturdays first location on Sun Basin Rd. Missed a single camera click as it flew and faded into a snow-field back
vagapaddler
Jan 9
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23207

Re: Breach of etiquette? Re: Gyrfalcon Hwy 191 south of Malta

Yes, thank you Barry for the report! Ernie
Ernie Mckenzie
Jan 8
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23206

Re: Breach of etiquette? Re: Gyrfalcon Hwy 191 south of Malta

I thought about getting in touch with eBird to let them know that gyrs don't nest in Montana and they shouldn't be vulnerable to bird-nappers this time of
Yahoo!
Jan 8
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Re: Breach of etiquette? Re: Gyrfalcon Hwy 191 south of Malta

Hi Barry, Indeed, for better or for worse, eBird has decided to disallow location data for certain sensitive species, including Northern Hawk Owl, Great Gray
    Jeff
    Jan 8
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