[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 8-1-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 31 23:54:37 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* August 1, 2013
* ORPO1308.01

- birds mentioned

Eared Grebe
Laysan Albatross
HAWAIIAN PETREL
White-faced Ibis
Pacific Golden-Plover
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Wandering Tattler
Willet
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Surfbird
Short-billed Dowitcher
Wilson¹s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Franklin¹s Gull
California Gull
Long-tailed Jaeger
Brewer¹s Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Tricolored 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 Thursday August 1. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

On July 30 a Hawaiian Petrel was seen 85 miles west of Curry County

Noticeable northward movements of immature CALIFORNIA GULLS were seen along
the coast during the week. Among birds seen on a pelagic trip out of Newport
July 27 was a LAYSAN ALBATROSS, LONG-TAILED JAEGER, and three RED
PHALAROPES. On July 29 a LONG-BILLED CURLEW was at Bandon and a WILLET near
Langlois. On July 30 a RUDDY TURNSTONE was south of Florence. A FRANKLIN¹S
GULL was at Pacific City July 28. Up to four TATTLERS have recently been
seen at Ecola State Park near Cannon Beach. On July 29 a RUDDY TURNSTONE was
with a small group of BLACK TURNSTONES at Seaside The next day a breeding
plumaged SURFBIRD was there.

The TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD continues at the Fernhill Wetlands. A lone
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE is still being seen at the Koll Center Marsh in
Beaverton. A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was at Ankeny NWR July 27. A FRANKLIN¹S
GULL and a BREWER¹S SPARROW were at the Philomath Sewage Ponds July 28.
During the week a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER, a TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD, two
BREWER¹S SPARROWS, and a GRASSHOPPER SPARROW were at Fern Ridge Reservoir.

On July 28 a pair of BLACK-NECKED STILTS with young were at Wickiup
Reservoir. A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER and a MARBLED GODWIT were at Summer Lake
SWA July 24. ON July 26 a MARBLED GODWIT was at Ladd Marsh SWA near
LaGrande.

At Lake Abert July 23 were 6800 EARED GREBES, 170 IBIS, 500 BLACK-NECKED
STILTS, 3000 AVOCETS, 200,000 WILSON¹S PHALAROPES and 30,000 RED-NECKED
PHALAROPES. 4000 CALIFORNIA GULLS were also in the area.

That¹s it for this week.

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