[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 6-20-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Jun 19 23:51:27 PDT 2013

* Oregon
* Portland
* June 20. 2013
* ORPO1306.20

- birds mentioned

Mute Swan
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Common Nighthawk
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Gray Catbird
Brewer¹s Sparrow
Gray-headed Dark-eyed Junco
Pine Grosbeak

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-2976 <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 June 20. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On June 17 a singing OVENBIRD was found in Polk County four miles west of
Falls City. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was near Jefferson at Buell-Miller
County Park June 16. A male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was seen June 19 near
Waldport. The EASTERN PHOEBE at O.C. Brown County Park east of Roseburg
continues to be seen.

Birds seen during the week in Harney County included a GLOSSY IBIS, NORTHERN
PARULA, and CATBIRD at Malheur NWR Headquarters, a BAY-BREASTED WARBLER and
a CATBIRD at Fields, and many GRAY-HEADED DAERK-EYED JUNCOES near Ten Cent
Meadows in the Pueblo Mountains .

Migrants during the week included single COMMON NIGHTHAWKS at Willamina and
Corvallis, PACIFIC-SLOPE FLYCATCHERS and PEWEES at Coos Bay, and a calling
OLIVE-SIED FLYCATCHER in a Southwest Portland Neighborhood. On June 17 an
adult SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER was photographed on the beach near Lakeside in
Coos County.

On June 15 a singing PINE GROSBEAK was seen just north of Bonney Butte
southeast of Mt. Hood. On June 19 a singing BREWER¹S SPARROW and an
ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER were at the Sandy River Delta near Troutdale. That
day an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was at Westmoreland Park in Southeast
Portland. A flock of ten MUTE SWANS have been seen during the week at the
Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove. Nesting AVOCETS and BLACK-NECKED STILTS
were found during the week at Fern Ridge Reservoir.

That¹s it for this week.

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