[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 8-22-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Aug 22 00:05:27 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* August 22, 2013
* ORPO1308.22

- birds mentioned

American White Pelican
BROAD-WINGED HAWK
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Solitary Sandpiper
Long-billed Curlew
HUDSONIAN GODWIT
Ruddy Turnstone
STILT SANDPIPER
Baird¹s Sandpiper
Common Tern
Elegant Tern
Black Swift
Calliope Hummingbird
Bank Swallow
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Clay-colored Sparrow
Brewer¹s Sparrow
Great-tailed Grackle

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <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 August 22. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976

On August 17 an immature BROAD-WINGED HAWK was photographed in the Rock
Creek Section of Hillsboro. That day a possible HUDSONIAN GODWIT was at
Yaquina Bay.

Small flocks of ELEGANT TERNS are now being seen all along the coast and
into Washington. The shorebird movement continues with BAIRD¹S SANDPIPERS
conspicuous.

On August 18 a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER, 21 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS, and a RUDDY
TURNSTONE were at Bandon. A STILT SANDPIPER was at the South Jetty of the
Columbia River August 20. On August 17 two SOLITARY SANDPIPERS were on
Sauvie Island. That day an active BANK SWALLOW colony was observed near
Rooster Rock State Park on the north side of Sand Island.

On August 16 a CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD was at a Corvallis feeder. A
CLAY-COLORED and a BREWER¹S SPARROW were reported during the week near the
Royal Avenue gate at Fern Ridge Reservoir. A LONG-BILLED CURLEW, 10
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS, and three PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVERS were at Fern Ridge
during the week. Up to three male and two female GREAT-TAILED GRACKLES were
seen during the week at Emigrant Lake south of Ashland.

Two BLACK SWIFTS were seen during the week at Tumalo Falls west of Bend. On
August 21 a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER was at the Redmond Sewage Ponds. At
Prineville Reservoir August 15 was a COMMON TERN, and a SOLITARY SANDPIPER.
On August 17 a SOLITARY SANDPIPER, 20 COMMON TERNS, and 700 WHITE PELICANS
were at Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend.

That¹s it for this week.

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