A FIRST FOR OUR GARDEN

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Today, while sitting around monitoring our garage sale, a Green Heron flew over our house at 3:20 PM.  Its course looked to be from Rotary Park southwest toward the small marsh west of the country club and just east of NW Meadows Drive.

There was a quintet of Vaux’s Swifts working the air overhead in the early afternoon as well.  An observant neighbor tells me he has twice seen Red-tailed Hawks trying to find ways to break open tree squirrel nests in our neighborhood…?

At MIchelbook and 13th this week I spotted a pewee hunting from the tall oaks there.

820 NW 19th Street, McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, US
Jun 29, 2019.  7 species

Eurasian Collared-Dove  X
Vaux’s Swift  5
Green Heron  1
California Scrub-Jay  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
American Robin  X
House Sparrow  X

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