[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 7-3-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 3 00:06:42 PDT 2013

* Oregon
* Portland
* July 3, 2012
* ORPO1207.13

- birds mentioned

Mute Swan
Sooty Shearwater
Greater Yellowlegs
Marbled Godwit
Western Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Heermann¹s Gull
Bank Swallow
Brewer¹s Sparrow
Yellow-headed Blackbird

- 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 Wednesday July 3. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

A DICKCISSEL was seen July 2 at the Royal Avenue gate of Fern Ridge
Reservoir. A BREWER¹S SPARROW was also in the area. On June 27 a NORTHERN
PARULA was reported in Bend. The INDIGO BUNTING continues along Sawtell Road
I NW Polk County. On June 30 a male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was seen in the
same area.

Southbound migrant shorebirds, mainly WESTERN SANDPIPERS and GREATER
YELLOWLEGS, increased during the week. On June 30, 28 WHIMBRELS, five
MARBLED GODWITS, and three SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS were at the Hammond Boat
Basin. Offshore migrations are now becoming conspicuous. On July 1 a number
of SOOTY SHEARWATERS were off Boiler Bay along with 35 HEERMANN¹S GULLS and
southbound loons.

On June 28 a YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD was at Astoria. The flock of MUTE SWANS
continue at the Fernhill Wetlands. A BANK SWALLOW was at Fern Ridge
Reservoir June 30.

That¹s it for this week.

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