[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 2-14-13
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Wed Feb 13 23:53:30 PST 2013
* February 14, 2013
- birds mentioned
Eurasian Green-winged Teal
American Tree Sparrow
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
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 February 14. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
The overwintering OVENBIRD in Northeast Portland was seen again February 9.
On February 9 a BURROWING OWL and a LONG-TAILED DUCK were at the south jetty
of the Umpqua River at Winchester Bay. On a raptor survey near Tillamook
February 12, 30 BALD EAGLES were recorded.
The Rentenaar Road sparrow flock continues of Sauvie Island including the
HARRIS¹S SPARROW and CLAY-COLORED SPARROW. On February 10 a TREE SPARROW was
seen among the flock. Also on February 10 a MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE was seen on
the island near the Sauvie Island School.
The Airlie swan flock now includes about 20 TRUMPETER SWANS and 25 TUNDRA
SWANS. They are most often seen south of Monmouth near the junction of Hwy
99W and Suver Road. Up to 13 EURASIAN WIGEON are now being seen at Grand
Prairie Park in Albany. The wintering OSPREY continues in Eugene. Flocks of
TREE SWALLOWS are now being seen at Fern Ridge Reservoir. On February 13 a
male and a female BARROW¹S GOLDENEYE were at Alton-Baker park in Eugene. On
February 11 three CHIPPING SPARROWS were along Lower River Road south of
On February 8 a male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER and a GREATER YELLOWLEGS were at
the Redmond Sewage Ponds. The next day a EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL was at
Hatfield Lake near Bend. A flock of GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES are now
wintering at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center east of Baker City.
That¹s it for this week.
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