[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 5-23-13
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Wed May 22 23:57:41 PDT 2013
* May 23, 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 May 23. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
On May 19 a BLUE GROSBEAK was reported from Salishan Spit at Siletz Bay. A
PINE WARBLER was seen May 22 on Skinner¹s Butte in Eugene. A GREAT-TAILED
GRACKLE was at the Wasco County Fairgrounds near Tygh Valley May 15. On May
17 a female LAWRENCE¹S GOLDFINCH was at the Kirkland Road Sewage Ponds near
White City. A COMMON GRACKLE was photographed May 15 south of Chemult. A
bright HOODED ORIOLE is now coming to a feeder in Warrenton.
Interesting birds reported from Harney County during the week included a
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE at Frenchglen, a PLUMBEOUS VIREO and one or two
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLERS at Malheur Headquarters, and a Short-billed
Dowitcher south of Burns.
Migrations continue during the week with a movement of BLACK SWIFTS along
the coast. One BLACK SWIFT was over Hatfield Lake near Bend May 18.
A LONG-BILLED CURLEW was on the North Spit of Coos Bay May 17. A pair of
WILSON¹S PHALAROPES may nest on the spit this year. A pair of BLACK PHOEBES
are now successfully nesting in Toledo. On May 17 a RED-EYED VIREO was at
Simpson Park in Albany.
That¹s it for this week.
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