[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 2-21-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Feb 20 23:54:40 PST 2013

* RBA* Oregon
* Portland
* February 21, 2013
* ORPO1302.21

- birds mentioned

Ross¹s Goose
Turkey Vulture
Sandhill Crane
Horned Puffin
Snowy Owl
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen¹s Hummingbird
Say¹s Phoebe
American Dipper
Bohemian Waxwing
Palm Warbler
Townsend¹s Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Common Redpoll

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon (RBA)
number: 503-233-3976
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 21. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

The Northeast Portland OVENBIRD continues to be seen as is the North Valley
TUFTED DUCK south of Gaston. On February 17 a live HORNED PUFFIN was on the
beach two miles south of the Siuslaw River.

The first northward flocks of SANDHILL CRANES passed over Creswell and
Eugene February 17. RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS are now increasing along the south
coast and are now moving northward. During the week they were seen in
Waldport, Grants Pass, and Eugene. On February 17 a probable ALLEN¹S
HUMMINGBIRD was at Bandon. The SNOWY OWLS at the South Jetty of the Columbia
River continue to be seen.

On February 15 a DIPPER was at Steigerwald NWR near Washougal. A bright male
REDPOLL was photographed February 13 at a feeder in Aurora. A TURKEY VULTURE
was in Salem February 17. A ROSS¹S GOOSE is now at Ankeny NWR. On February
19 a probable GYRFALCON was reported near Ankeny. Two PALM WARBLERS were
Eugene February 19. Up to 14 TOWNSEND¹S WARBLERS are now being seen at a
Eugene feeder. On February 17 a HERMIT WARLBER was in Eugene. The next day
one was in Creswell.

On February 18 a flock of 25 REDPOLLS were near Fort Rock. Up to 300
BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were in Enterprise during the week.

That¹s it for this week.

- end transcript

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