[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-24-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 24 00:03:26 PDT 2013

* Oregon
* Portland
* October 24, 2013
* ORPO1310.24

- birds mentioned

Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Eared Grebe
Golden Eagle
American Coot
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Red-naped Sapsucker
Tropical Kingbird
Northern Shrike
Northern Mockingbird
Snow Bunting
Palm Warbler
White-throated Sparrow
Slate-colored Dark-eyed Junco
Cassin¹s Finch

- 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 Rare Bird Report. This report was made
Thursday October 24. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On October 23 a BLUE JAY was photographed at a feeder in the Hillsdale
section of southwest Portland. A COMMON GRACKLE is now being seen along
Wireless Road near Astoria. On October 19 a MANX SHEARWATER and a female or
young COMMON EIDER flew past Boiler Bay. Two GREAT-TAILED GRACKLES were seen
during the week at the Albertson¹s store parking lot in Ashland.

TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continue to be found along the coast. Several PALM
WARBLERS were reported along the coast including one at the Marine Science
Center on Yaquina Bay. SLATE-COLORED JUNCOES arrived in Oregon during the

On October 16 two BOBOLINKS were near Cape Blanco. An AMERICAN and a PACIFIC
GOLDEN-PLOVERS were seen October 18 at Flores Lake. A NORTHERN SHRIKE was on
the North Spit of Coos Bay October 19. On October 22 a group of five

On October 22 a RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER was north of Gladstone. Along Duckflat
Road near Marion October 16 were two AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVERS. A NORTHERN
SHRIKE was seen October 20 along Livemore Road north of Baskett Slough NWR.
That day a GOLDEN EAGLE was near Blodgett in Benton County. On October 23 a
CASSIN¹S FINCH and a SNOW BUNTING was on Marys Peak southwest of Philomath.
The Alvadore MOCKINGBIRD continues to be seen.

On October 20 at least 2000 COOTS and 600 EARED GREBES were on Diamond Lake
in the Douglas County Cascades. That day nine SURF SCOTERS were on Wickiup
Reservoir. A BLACK SCOTER was seen October 23 among the Wickiup flock.
Single WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen during the week on Lake Billy Chinook
and on Jubilee Lake in Union County.

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