[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 3-21-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 20 23:56:06 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* March 21, 2013
* ORPO1303.13

- birds mentioned

Trumpeter Swan
Eurasian Green-winged Teal
TUFTED DUCK
COMMON EIDER
YELLOW-BILLED LOON
Black-bellied Plover
Snowy Owl
Calliope Hummingbirds
Rufous Hummingbirds
Say¹s Phoebe
Mountain Chickadee
Townsend¹s Solitaire
OVENBIRD
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Clay-colored Sparrow
Harris¹s Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Common Redpoll

- transcript

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

Both a COMMON EIDER and a YELLOW-BILLED LOON were reported from Coos Bay
during the week. They may now be gone. On March 19 what may have been the
Coos Bay COMMON EIDER was seen off Depoe Bay. On March 16 a male TUFTED DUCK
was on the Columbia River near Blue Lake east of Portland. The OVENBIRD was
again reported in northeast Portland March 18. The SNOWY OWLS continue at
the South Jetty of the Columbia River.

Flocks of YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS are now being reported along with a few
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS. A movement of female RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS arrived
during the week. On March 14 a CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD was at a Bend feeder.

On March 17 a TOWNSEND¹S SOLITAIRE was in Scappoose Bottoms. The
CLAY-COLORED and HARRIS¹S SPARROWS continue along Rentenaar Road on Sauvie
Island. A SAY¹S PHOEBE was in Delta Park in North Portland March 20. A
MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE was seen March at a feeder in southeast Portland. A male
BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK was reported March 17 in Hillsboro. On March 17 a
flock of 15 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS was near Woodburn.

A male REDPOLL was photographed March 17 near Bend. That day two TRUMPETER
SWANS were in Crook County north of Hampton. A EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL
was at Ladd Marsh near LaGrande March 14. Near Bend the EURASIAN
GREEN-WINGED TEAL at Hatfield Lake continues to be seen.

That¹s it for this week.

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