[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 3-28-13
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Wed Mar 27 23:54:08 PDT 2013
* March 28, 2013
- birds mentioned
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
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 28. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
A possible GARGANEY was reported March 25 at Benson Pond at Malheur NWR. The
LITTLE BUNTING coming to a feeder in Joseph is regularly being seen. The
OVENBIRD coming to a Northeast Portland feeder also continues. The TUFTED
DUCK at Camas is still being seen.
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS, COMMON YELLOWTHROATS, YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRDS, and
BARN SWALLOWS are now arriving. At least one SNOWY OWL continues at the
South Jetty of the Columbia River.
On March 26 a SNOW BUNTING, a ROCK SANDPIPER, and 25 BROWN PELICANS were on
Barview Jetty at Tillamook Bay. Flocks of SURF SCOTERS and PACIFIC LOONS
were passing northward offshore.
The HARRIS¹S SPARROW continues along Rentenaar Road on Sauvie Island. A
GLAUCOUS GULL was in Salem March 25.
On March 23 a HARIS¹S SPARROW was in Dufur. That day several WHITE-THROATED
SWIFTS were back at Smith Rocks State Park. A BURROWING OWL is now being
seen near Redmond. On March 24 a flock of BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS was at Thompson
Reservoir near Summer Lake. REDPOLLS, BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS, and PINE GROSBEAKS
are still being seen in the Wallowa Valley. On March 24 the GYRFALCON
wintering east of Joseph was still being seen.
That¹s it for this week.
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