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  • Richard Trissel
    I too have seen similar clouds and often they end up being swifts.  Perhaps Vaux s Swifts?   Rich Trissel ... From: vishnu To:
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 29, 2008
      I too have seen similar 'clouds' and often they end up being swifts.  Perhaps Vaux's Swifts?
       
      Rich Trissel



      ----- Original Message ----
      From: vishnu <vishnuvishnu@...>
      To: Kate Marianchild <katem@...>
      Cc: Mendobirds <Mendobirds@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, September 29, 2008 3:44:46 PM
      Subject: Re: [Mendobirds] black things


      That was my thought too. With my kids we used to call them "smoke
      birds" because the distant flocks so resembled clouds of smoke. Up
      closer those flocks are great places to spot peregrines.

      Vishnu

      On Sep 29, 2008, at 7:13 AM, Kate Marianchild wrote:

      > I realized at 4 a.m. that the black things Steve Grams saw must have
      > been starlings. Bob Keiffer emailed me the same thought. I'm checking
      > with Steve Grams.
      >
      > Kate
      >
      > On Sep 29, 2008, at 6:38 AM, Mendobirds@yahoogro ups.com wrote:
      >
      > > Mendobirds
      > > Messages In This Digest (5 Messages)
      > > 1..
      > > 9/28 Hardy & Wages CKs + Westport STP From: Karen Havlena
      > > 2.
      > > 9/28 Chestnut-sided & Nashville Warblers - Ten Mile River From:
      > > Karen Havlena
      > > 3.
      > > Red Crossbills near Caspar Cemetery From: rwf1n
      > > 4.
      > > Avocet at USTP From: George Chaniot
      > > 5.
      > > (no subject) From: Kate Marianchild
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      > > 1.
      > > 9/28 Hardy & Wages CKs + Westport STP
      > > Posted by: "Karen Havlena" jkhavlena@yahoo. com jkhavlena
      > > Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:44 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Sun, 28 Sep 2008-- Jerry White found several good birds on the
      > > north coast along Hwy 1 this morning.
      > > ***Hardy Creek-- There were 2 AMER DIPPERS just a few yards
      > > from where the creek meets the ocean.
      > > ***Wages Creek-- A large flock held a BLACK & WHITE WARBLER,
      > > a CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER. On the wooden fence by the
      > > curve in the road, a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW landed right next
      > > to Jerry.
      > > ***Westport STP-- There were 2 PALM WARBLERS on the east fence
      > > and a PECTORAL SANDPIPER on the pond.
      > >
      > > Correction to Usal's Green-tailed Towhee on 9/27. The bird was on
      > > the road that goes out to the beach, but it wsa only about 30+ yards
      > > west of the memorial at Usal Rd.
      > >
      > > For Jerry White
      > > (Karen Havlena)
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      > > 2.
      > > 9/28 Chestnut-sided & Nashville Warblers - Ten Mile River
      > > Posted by: "Karen Havlena" jkhavlena@yahoo. com jkhavlena
      > > Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:51 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Sun, 28 Sep 2008-- This morning I found an imm CHESTNUT-SIDED
      > > WARBLER and an imm female NASHVILLE WARBLER on the south
      > > side of the Ten Mile River on Hawthorne Lumber Rd. The birds were
      > > in a good-sized flock just east of the speed bump with the large
      > piece
      > > of orange painted cement. Jim arrived a few minutes later and got to
      > > see the CSWA.
      > >
      > > Karen A Havlena
      > > Ten Mile area
      > > North of Fort Bragg, CA
      > >
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      > > 3.
      > > Red Crossbills near Caspar Cemetery
      > > Posted by: "rwf1n" footer@... .ca.us rwf1n
      > > Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:09 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Saturday, September 27, at about 2 p.m., Holly and I saw 15-20 RED
      > > CROSSBILLS flying between the cone ladened crowns of the Sitka
      > Spruces
      > > along the path (road) to the Caspar cementery.
      > >
      > > Roger Foote
      > > Ukiah
      > >
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      > > Messages in this topic (1)
      > > 4.
      > > Avocet at USTP
      > > Posted by: "George Chaniot" chaniot@pacific. net gchaniot
      > > Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:15 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Sun, 28 Sep 2008 -- This morning Barbara Dolan saw an AMERICAN
      > > AVOCET at the
      > > Ukiah Sewage Treatment Plant. It picked up off of the middle pond
      > with
      > > flooded weeds and flew off to the west. It was not seen again for
      > > the next
      > > several hours.
      > >
      > > George Chaniot for Barbara Dolan
      > >
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      > > Messages in this topic (1)
      > > 5.
      > > (no subject)
      > > Posted by: "Kate Marianchild" katem@... katemarianchild
      > > Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:33 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Steve Grams wrote this question in an email to me:
      > >
      > > Do you know if anyone else saw a strange aerial display on Friday at
      > > around 10:00 AM? I was at the USTP and looked north-west at what I
      > > first thought was smoke. With my binoculars I saw hundreds if not a
      > > thousand small black things flying up and down in wind currents.
      > > After a few minutes all had dissappeared. Very strange.
      > >
      > > Kate
      > >
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