[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 4-4-13
hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 3 22:43:24 PDT 2013
* April 4, 2013
- birds mentioned
American White Pelican
Northern Rough-legged Hawk
Black-throated Gray Warbler
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-2976 <hnehls6 at comcast.net>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state
Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday April4. If you have anything to report call Harry Nehls at
The Coos Bay COMMON EIDER and YELLOW-BILLED LOON, and the Portland OVENBIRD
were reported during the week but are becoming harder to find and may leave
anytime. On March 30 an immature YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was photographed
in Beaverton. The TUFTED DUCK north of Newberg continues to be seen.
Migrants during the week included ROUGH-WINGED, CLIFF, and BARN SWALLOWS and
PURPLE MARTINS. ORANGE-CROWNED and BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS, and
YELLOWTHROATS. An unusual movement of EARED GREBES west of the Cascades
brought 48 at Philomath, five at Baskett Slough NWR, 15 at the Tualatin NWR,
and 10 at the Fernhill Wetlands.
A movement of at least 450 KITTIWAKES passed Depoe Bay March 31. Also there
that day were 34 ANCIENT MURRELETS, 11 PARAKEET AUKLETS, two CASSIN¹S
AUKLETS, and 25 RHINOCEROS AUKLETS. A late MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE was at Coos
Bay March 31. On April 3 a FERRUGINOUS HAWK was over Sandlake, south of
Tillamook. On March 28 the SNOW BUNTING and ROCK SANDPIPER were still on
Barview Jetty at Tillamook Bay.
The sparrow flocks along Rentenaar Road on Sauvie Island continue. On March
29 a SAY¹S PHOEBE was on the Island. A male BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK was
reported March 26 in Northwest Portland. A male CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD is now
coming to a Silverton feeder. A male COSTA¹S HUMMMINGBIRD was seen March 29
at an Eugene feeder, as was a MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE. During the week eight
BLACK-NECKED STILTS and six WHITE PELICANS were at Fern Ridge Reservoir.
On march 28 two BLACK-NECKED STILTS and two LESSER YELLOWLEGS were at
Houston Lake near Powell Butte. That day 240 STILTS and 24 MARBLED GODWITS
were at Lower Klamath NWR.
That¹s it for this week.
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