[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-31-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 31 00:02:53 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* October 31, 2013
* ORPO1310.31

- birds mentioned

Trumpeter Swan
Surf Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Red-throated Loon
Manx-type Shearwater
Turkey Vulture
Black-necked Stilt
Heermann¹s Gull
Mew Gull
Long-eared Owl
Tropical Kingbird
Barn Swallow
RED-THROATED PIPIT
Bohemian Waxwing
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER
American Tree Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Harris¹s Sparrow
Gray-crowned Rosy-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 of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday October 31. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On October 30 a RED-THROATED PIPIT was reported flying over Marys Peak west
of Philomath. A GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCH was there that day. A
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Malheur NWR Headquarters October 24.

Sparrow movements during the week brought many WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS to
backyard feeders. Single SWAMP SPARROWS were reported from Langlois, Flores
Lake, Smith/Bybee Lakes, Jackson Bottom, and Frenchman¹s Bar north of
Vancouver. Single TREE SPARROWS were reported from Langlois, Flores Lake,
and Ladd Marsh WMA. A HARRIS¹S SPARROW was near Bend and one was at Oaks
Bottom in Portland.

TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continue along the coast. Among the swarms of offshore
migrants passing Boiler Bay October 27 were a MANX-TYPE SHEARWATER,
LONG-TAILED DUCK, and 500 HEERMANN¹S GULLS. On October 29 a TRUMPETER SWAN
was seen on Devils Lake in Lincoln City. The BLACK-NECKED STILT continues on
the Columbia River flats near the Ilwaco boat basin.

On October 25 a SURF SCOTER was on the St. Helens sewage Ponds. An adult
HEERMANN¹S GULL was photographed October 27 at Willamette Park in SW
Portland. A late TURKEY VULTURE kettle was over SE Portland October 29. A
LONG-EARED OWL was seen October 25 at Smith/Bybee Lakes in North Portland.

A possible BOHEMIAN WAXWING was reported October 30 in Bend. That day a MEW
GULL was at the LaGrande Sewage Ponds. On October 28 a late BARN SWALLOW was
at Prineville. A RED-THROATED LOON was seen during the week at Wickiup
Reservoir.

That¹s it for this week

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