[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 2-28-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Feb 27 23:59:58 PST 2013



- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* February 28, 2013
* ORPO1302.28

- birds mentioned

Eurasian Green-winged Teal
TUFTED DUCK
Greater Scaup
Surf Scoter
Pacific Loon
Sandhill Crane
Glaucous-winged Gull
Snowy Owl
Vaux¹s Swift
Calliope Hummingbird
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER
Gyrfalcon
Say¹s Phoebe
Tree Swallow
Mountain Chickadee
Townsend¹s Solitaire
Bohemian Waxwing
Clay-colored Sparrow
Harris¹s Sparrow
Tricolored Blackbird
Common Redpoll

- 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 February 28. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

A bright male TUFTED DUCK is now being seen on Olalla Slough in Toledo. On
February 26 a YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was photographed at Wildlife Safari
near Winston. A SNOWY OWL was photographed in Hood River February 19. They
are still being seen at the South Jetty of the Columbia River. On February
27 a GYRFALCON was at Pacific City.

Two male CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRDS were brought to the Portland Audubon Rehab
Center February 21. Swallow migrations continue with a flock of about 400
TREE SWALLOWS south of Grants Pass February 24. Several VAUX¹S SWIFTS were
over Beaverton February 23. SANDHILL CRANES continue moving northward on
both sides of the Cascades. A SAY¹S PHOEBE was near Yamhill February 27.

On February 25 a SURF SCOTER was on the Columbia River near Rainier. The
Rentenaar Road sparrow flocks on Sauvie Island continue including the
HARRIS¹S and CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS. On February 24 a TOWNSEND¹S SOLITAIRE
was in Vancouver. A MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE visited a North Portland feeder
February 27. A PACIFIC LOON was in Eugene February 26. Twenty one GREATER
SCAUP and a WESTERN GULL were on the Willamette River in Eugene February 24.

The Wasco County wintering flock of TRICOLORED BLACKBIRDS continue west of
Maupin. A REDPOLL was near Tygh Valley February 24. The wintering EURASIAN
GREEN-WINGED TEAL at Hatfield Lake near Bend continues. A REDPOLL was in
Bend February 23. About 40 REDPOLLS were in the Lower Klamath NWR during the
week. On February 24 about 25 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were at Collier State Park
along Hwy 97 north of Chiloquin.

That¹s it for this week.

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