[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-12-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 11 23:55:31 PDT 2013


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* September 12, 2013
* ORPO1309.12

- birds mentioned

American White Pelican
Solitary Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Marbled Godwit
Black Turnstone
Stilt Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Sabine¹s Gull
Franklin¹s Gull
Heermann¹s Gull
Common Tern
Elegant Tern
Eastern Kingbird
Purple Martin
American Pipit
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
CANADA WARBLER
Fox Sparrow
Lincoln¹s Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow

- 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 September 12. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On September 7 a bright CANADA WARBLER was photographed at Hatfield Lake
near Bend. A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was seen September 10 at the Winchuck
River Mouth south of Brookings. Another was at Arizona Beach Wayside south
of Port Orford September 11.

Shorebird movement continue strong with many PECTORAL SANDPIPERS being
reported. Sparrows are now arriving including GOLDEN-CROWNED, WHITE-CROWNED,
FOX, and LINCOLN¹S SPARROWS. PIPITS are also increasing. Large numbers of
HEERMANN¹S GULLS and ELEGANT TERNS are still being found along the coast.

On September 10 an EASTERN KINGBIRD was in Brookings. A FRANKLIN¹S GULL was
seen September 6 near Reedsport. A COMMON TERN was at seaside September 9.

Large numbers of birds are still being reported at Smith/Bybee Lakes. During
the week 530 WHITE PELICANS, 135 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, and a COMMON TERN were
seen there. On September 6 two WHIMBRELS were at Broughton Beach near the
Portland Airport. Large numbers of birds are also being reported at Fern
Ridge Reservoir, with a BLACK TURNSTONE, COMMON TERN, SOLITARY SANDPIPER,
seven MARBLED GODWITS, and a STILT SANDPIPER there during the week.

A SABINE¹S GULL was seen September 7 at Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend. At
Malheur NWR Headquarters September 9 was a PURPLE MARTIN and a STILT
SANDPIPER.

That¹s it for this week.

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