[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 5-2-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed May 1 23:59:49 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* May 2, 2013
* ORPO1305.02

- birds mentioned

Greater White-fronted Goose
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Eared Grebe
MANX-TYPE SHEARWATER
Great Egret
Swainson¹s Hawk
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Solitary Sandpiper
Wilson¹s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Bonaparte¹s Gull
Franklin¹s Gull
California Gull
THICK-BILLED MURRE
Calliope Hummingbird
Red-naped Sapsucker
Lapland Longspur
Sage Sparrow
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE

- 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 May 2. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

On April 28 a THICK-BILLED MURRE was seen passing northward off Cape Arago
near Coos Bay. A MANX-TYPE SHEARWATER was off Boiler Bay April 26.

West winds during the week brought spectacular movements along the beaches,
especially BONAPARTE¹S GULLS, RED-NECKED PHALAROPES, and PACIFIC and
RED-THROATED LOONS. Heavy movements inland brought conspicuous numbers of
flycatchers. The WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE movement continues.

On April 26 two FRANKLIN¹S GULLS were among the heavy CALIFORNIA GULL
movement off Boiler Bay. That day a LAPLAND LONGSPUR was at the south jetty
of Yaquina Bay.

On April 25 a BLACK-NECKED STILT was at Ridgefield NWR. That day a female
CALIOPE HUMMINGBIRD and a SOLITARY SANDPIPER were at Mt. Tabor Park in
Portland. A male RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER was in Gresham April 29. A large number
of hawks gathered during the week on a mowed field Stoller Road near
Lafayette. Among them were five SWAINSON¹S HAWKS. During the week a
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE, an AVOCET, and four BLACK-NECKED STILTS were at the
Tualatin NWR. Two WILSON¹S PHALAROPES were near Turner April 27. A
BLACK-NECKED STILT was at Ankeny NWR April 30. That day an AVOCET, two
BLACK-NECKED STILTS and nine GREAT EGRETS were at Finley NWR, and seven
EARED GREBES were at the Philomath Sewage Ponds. On April 26 a SAGE SPARROW,
an AVOCET, and a BLACK-NECKED STILT
Were at Fern Ridge Reservoir.

That¹s it for this week.

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