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   Eastern Meadowlark
Eastern Meadowlark
Sturnella magna


   Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) - EAME (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map
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  1. Re: Eastern Meadowlark, Day, Modoc Co continues 7 July 2018 LINK
    DATE: Jul 8, 2018 @ 9:12am, 10 day(s) ago
    Sent from my iPhone
    
    John Sterling
    
    530 908-3836
    
    26 Palm Ave
    
    Woodland, CA 95695
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  3. Eastern Meadowlark, Day, Modoc Co continues 7 July 2018 LINK
    DATE: Jul 7, 2018 @ 11:22pm, 11 day(s) ago
    Amazing what little traffic there is when you leave home at 0330 hrs. The Eastern Meadowlark was one of the first birds heard as I got out of my car at 0745. The location is exactly as previous posts. The conditions were perfect, clear skies with no wind and temps in the 50s. I saw it perched atop a few fence posts and trees near the dilapidated barn. It sang about every 15 minutes or so until about 0900, when the singing tailed off. Purple Martins put on a nice show during the meadowlark lulls. Fantastic bird, thanks Logan and Calvin!
    
    Cheers,
    Keith Kwan
    Sacramento
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  5. Re: Eastern Meadowlark still present at Day (Modoc) LINK
    DATE: Jun 29, 2018, 20 day(s) ago
    The Eastern Meadowlark was well-seen and heard at 630AM this morning, June 29, at the well-described fallen barn in Day.
    
    Tony Briggs
    
    Petaluma CA
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  7. Eastern Meadowlark still present at Day (Modoc) LINK
    DATE: Jun 26, 2018, 23 day(s) ago
    The Eastern Meadowlark was present at the location described previously (end of pavement of Day Road) this morning, singing off and on from 8:00 to at least 9:00.
    
    Martin
    
    Martin Meyers
    Truckee, CA
    Photo website: http://SierraBirdbum.com
    
    Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
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  9. Eastern Meadowlark continues LINK
    DATE: Jun 22, 2018 @ 12:30pm, 26 day(s) ago
    The eastern Meadowlark continues this morning in Day, singing and perching on fence posts at 41.2133, -121.3787.
    
    Brendan Galvin
    
    Irvine, CA
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  11. Modoc Eastern Meadowlark song LINK
    DATE: Jun 21, 2018 @ 11:18am, 27 day(s) ago
    For those interested in such things, I included some recordings of this bird's song (three different song types) in my eBird list from 18 June (https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S46639116). Based on Nathan Pieplow's review of comparisons between the songs of the Lilian's subspecies and nominate Eastern Meadowlark (http://earbirding.com/blog/archives/29) the three song types I recorded ALL support this bird NOT being a Lilian's (which I believe others have noted is consistent with plumage features).
    
    The generally higher pitch and presence of a monotone, 'ringing' final note (esp clear in the third song type) are consistent with this conclusion.
    
    Ed Pandolfino
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  13. Eastern Meadowlark LINK
    DATE: Jun 19, 2018 @ 11:02am, 29 day(s) ago
    Its still here, singing and perching on fenceposts and a treetop around the collapsed barn as described previously. A beautiful spot to enjoy Modoc birds.
    
    Jude Power
    
    Bayside, CA
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  15. Eastern Meadowlark June 18 LINK
    DATE: Jun 18, 2018 @ 8:00am, 30 day(s) ago
    Eastern Meadowlark in Day, Modoc County, no problem this morning at previously described location. Heard at 5:45, seen almost continuously from 6 to 7:55am. Sending at 8am and we'll see what happens.
    
    Dave Weber, Milpitas
    By phone
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  17. Re: [modoc-siskiyoubirding] Re: [CALBIRDS] Eastern Meadowlark in Modoc LINK
    DATE: Jun 17, 2018 @ 11:53am, 31 day(s) ago
    The Eastern Meadowlark was seen well twice at 8:40am and 9:10am. It was heard singing each time. Elias Elias was there when we arrived and pointed it out to us. It disappeared for about 30 minutes and then reappeared and even flew to a post for a closer view. Other birders had arrived between the two sightings. It was lovely to hear it sing, even from a distance. Congratulations and a big thank you to Logan and Calvin. What a fabulous find. This is a really nice location in Modoc. We enjoyed our 24+ hours in the north.
    Ron Thorn
    Leonie Batkin
    Redwood City, CA
    
    Sent from my iPhone
    
    On Jun 16, 2018, at 6:42 AM, Steve Rottenborn srottenborn@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    The Eastern Meadowlark is present this morning in the previously reported location, singing frequently and well seen with a scope from the public viewing area near the parked white truck. This morning it has spent most of its time along the fence line NW ofthe dilapidated barn.
    
    Fantastic find, Logan and Calvin!
    
    A pair of Purple Martins are also flying around the area.
    
    Steve Rottenborn
    Morgan Hill, CA
    
    Sent from my iPhone
    
    On Jun 16, 2018, at 1:09 AM, Joseph Morlan jmorlan@... [modoc-siskiyoubirding] < modoc-siskiyoubirding-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    Eastern Meadowlark still singing and visible from public area June 14-15.
    Some distant digiscoped images and notes at...
    
    https://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/EasternMeadowlarkP1160588.htm
    
    Viewing is better early in the morning. Heat waves may be a problem
    mid-day.
    
    On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:39:45 -0700, "Kenneth Able kennethpable@...
    [CALBIRDS]" < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    >The bird is present this morning at the same place described by Logan
    >Kahle. With a bit of patience, it can be heard and seen from the
    >public road. A scope would be very helpful for viewing. Yesterday
    >(6/12) some people crossed the fence(s) and trespassed into the
    >pasture. DO NOT do this. The landowner is upset about it. Cows are
    >pastured nearby and move around. The owners are concerned about
    >disturbance to the cattle, gates being left open, etc. This may not
    >appear to be a particular risk to you, but it is their property and
    >their wishes should be respected. Many birders visit Day to see a
    >number of species there that are rare or nonexistent elsewhere in
    >Modoc County. Most of the residents like birds and birders, including
    >this landowner. Let us not poison the well. I am told that new
    >posting signs are due to go up today. Please obey them.
    --
    Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
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  19. Re: [modoc-siskiyoubirding] Re: [CALBIRDS] Eastern Meadowlark in Modoc LINK
    DATE: Jun 16, 2018 @ 6:42am, 33 day(s) ago
    The Eastern Meadowlark is present this morning in the previously reported location, singing frequently and well seen with a scope from the public viewing area near the parked white truck. This morning it has spent most of its time along the fence line NW of
    the dilapidated barn.
    
    Fantastic find, Logan and Calvin!
    
    A pair of Purple Martins are also flying around the area.
    
    Steve Rottenborn
    Morgan Hill, CA
    
    Sent from my iPhone
    
    On Jun 16, 2018, at 1:09 AM, Joseph Morlan jmorlan@... [modoc-siskiyoubirding] < modoc-siskiyoubirding-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    Eastern Meadowlark still singing and visible from public area June 14-15.
    
    Some distant digiscoped images and notes at...
    
    https://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/EasternMeadowlarkP1160588.htm
    
    Viewing is better early in the morning. Heat waves may be a problem
    
    mid-day.
    
    On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:39:45 -0700, "Kenneth Able
    kennethpable@...
    
    [CALBIRDS]" < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    >The bird is present this morning at the same place described by Logan
    
    >Kahle. With a bit of patience, it can be heard and seen from the
    
    >public road. A scope would be very helpful for viewing. Yesterday
    
    >(6/12) some people crossed the fence(s) and trespassed into the
    
    >pasture. DO NOT do this. The landowner is upset about it. Cows are
    
    >pastured nearby and move around. The owners are concerned about
    
    >disturbance to the cattle, gates being left open, etc. This may not
    
    >appear to be a particular risk to you, but it is their property and
    
    >their wishes should be respected. Many birders visit Day to see a
    
    >number of species there that are rare or nonexistent elsewhere in
    
    >Modoc County. Most of the residents like birds and birders, including
    
    >this landowner. Let us not poison the well. I am told that new
    
    >posting signs are due to go up today. Please obey them.
    
    --
    
    Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
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  21. Re: [CALBIRDS] Eastern Meadowlark in Modoc LINK
    DATE: Jun 16, 2018 @ 1:09am, 33 day(s) ago
    Eastern Meadowlark still singing and visible from public area June 14-15.
    
    Some distant digiscoped images and notes at...
    
    https://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/EasternMeadowlarkP1160588.htm
    
    Viewing is better early in the morning. Heat waves may be a problem
    
    mid-day.
    
    On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:39:45 -0700, "Kenneth Able kennethpable@...
    
    [CALBIRDS]" < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    >The bird is present this morning at the same place described by Logan
    
    >Kahle. With a bit of patience, it can be heard and seen from the
    
    >public road. A scope would be very helpful for viewing. Yesterday
    
    >(6/12) some people crossed the fence(s) and trespassed into the
    
    >pasture. DO NOT do this. The landowner is upset about it. Cows are
    
    >pastured nearby and move around. The owners are concerned about
    
    >disturbance to the cattle, gates being left open, etc. This may not
    
    >appear to be a particular risk to you, but it is their property and
    
    >their wishes should be respected. Many birders visit Day to see a
    
    >number of species there that are rare or nonexistent elsewhere in
    
    >Modoc County. Most of the residents like birds and birders, including
    
    >this landowner. Let us not poison the well. I am told that new
    
    >posting signs are due to go up today. Please obey them.
    
    --
    
    Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
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  23. Eastern Meadowlark seen easily from the parking area 12:30 - 1 pm today in Day, Modoc County LINK
    DATE: Jun 13, 2018 @ 9:48pm, 35 day(s) ago
    Hello all,
    
    We easily saw the Eastern Meadowlark from the "parking area" by the pile
    
    of dirt or pebbles and the parked tractor trailer from about 12:30 - 1
    
    pm today in Day, Modoc County, just past where the paved road turns to
    
    gravel.
    
    The bird was singing from the metal barbed wire fence posts on the line
    
    going from the collapsed silver roofed barn in the field heading toward
    
    the telephone pole near the road.
    
    It was about 1/2 way to the barn. It also landed on top of the smallest
    
    Juniper just to the right of the barn. We heard it easily first and
    
    then watched it by scope. The key field marks as previously described
    
    were "seeable" through our scope.
    
    Good luck - & GOOD MANNERS to all,
    
    Bob & Carol
    
    --
    
    Bob & Carol Yutzy, Shasta, CA
    
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  25. Eastern Meadowlark in Modoc LINK
    DATE: Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:39am, 35 day(s) ago
    The bird is present this morning at the same place described by Logan
    
    Kahle. With a bit of patience, it can be heard and seen from the
    
    public road. A scope would be very helpful for viewing. Yesterday
    
    (6/12) some people crossed the fence(s) and trespassed into the
    
    pasture. DO NOT do this. The landowner is upset about it. Cows are
    
    pastured nearby and move around. The owners are concerned about
    
    disturbance to the cattle, gates being left open, etc. This may not
    
    appear to be a particular risk to you, but it is their property and
    
    their wishes should be respected. Many birders visit Day to see a
    
    number of species there that are rare or nonexistent elsewhere in
    
    Modoc County. Most of the residents like birds and birders, including
    
    this landowner. Let us not poison the well. I am told that new
    
    posting signs are due to go up today. Please obey them.
    
    --
    
    Kenneth P. Able
    
    535-000 Little Valley Road
    
    McArthur, California 96056
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  27. Eastern Meadowlark LINK
    DATE: Jun 13, 2018 @ 8:30am, 35 day(s) ago
    Still there this am.
    
    As we arrived we were met by an agitated landowner who, in no uncertain terms, told us not to go into the field, alluding to "issues" with birders trespassing yesterday.
    
    Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
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  29. EASTERN MEADOWLARK Modoc county 6/10-6/12 LINK
    DATE: Jun 12, 2018 @ 1:51pm, 36 day(s) ago
    Hi all, The Meadowlark in Day, Modoc county first found on 6/10 by myself
    and Calvin Lou and reported as a likely Eastern has continued for
    the following two days. This morning Guy McCaskie, Curtis Marantz
    and others refound the bird and apparently got excellent
    photographs and audio recordings and the consensus from them and
    others seems to be this is indeed a pure Eastern Meadowlark, and
    an "Eastern" (nominate) bird due to upperpart coloration, white
    malar, and other marks.
    The bird is territorial, and seems to be paired with a Western
    Meadowlark, which could bode well for any would-be chasers (but,
    of course, it could leave any day).
    To get to the spot, go to Day (take Highway 299 and turn north on
    Day road) and then proceed through town until you reach the city
    limits and the road turns to dirt. Right at this point there is a
    parking area on the left with a large stack of rocks. Stop here
    and look south. The bird flies around the field to the south of
    here past the collapsed barn and dilapidated farm equipment and
    often perches on the fence posts by the barn. It sings frequently
    and throughout the day. Coordinates for the parking area is here:
    41.2146298,-121.3775120 and the field where the bird seems to
    spend much of its time: 41.2120852,-121.3787314 This town has a
    bit of a history with marijuana growers and I urge everyone
    searching for this bird to stay on the road. Apparently landowners
    have been finicky even with birders from the road at times, and
    there have been some historical drug dealing operations just
    upslode. If you try for it, please be conscientious of the privacy
    of the local residents and please do not trespass to get a closer
    look at the bird. If the bird is present, it should be easily
    gettable from the road. The bird is loud and can be heard from
    nearly anywhere on the north side of town, but it is closest in
    the aforementioned parking area (that is where I first heard the
    bird on 6/10).
    Pending CBRC acceptance, this would represent a first state
    record.
    Good luck if you try. Logan Kahle
    
    San Francisco/Willows, CA
    
    On 6/10/18 4:11 PM, Logan Kahle
    logan@... [countybirders] wrote:
    
    Hi All,
    
    Photos and audio of the Modoc Meadowlark can be found
    here:
    
    https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S46450825
    
    Good birding,
    Logan
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