[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-19-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Sep 19 00:01:54 PDT 2013

* Oregon
* Portland
* September 19, 2013
* ORPO1309.19

- birds mentioned

Cackling Goose
Laysan Albatross
Pink-footed Shearwater
Brown Pelican
Golden eagle
American Avocet
Marbled Godwit
South Polar Skua
Sabine¹s Gull
Common Tern
Forster¹s Tern
Black Swift
Lapland Longspur
Clay-colored 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 19. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On an offshore boat trip September 14 a GREAT SHEARWATER was photographed 21
miles west of Winchester Bay. A Pink-footed Shearwater, two LAYSAN
ALBATROSSES, and three SKUAS were also seen. On September 18 a BROWN
THRASHER was at Fields. A MAGNOLIA WARBLER there September 14. A TENNESSEE
WARBLER was in Fields September 17. The next day one was near Grants Pass.

The first wave of CACKLING GEESE arrived during the week. On September 16 an
AVOCET and seven MARBLED GODWITS were south of Florence. A CLAY-COLORED
SPARROW was reported September 15 at the Nehalem Sewage Ponds.

On September 16 a WHIMBREL was at Ridgefield NWR. It, or another was seen
that day at Smith/Bybee Lakes in North Portland. A FORSTER¹S TERN and a
SANDERLING were on Sauvie Island September 17. Two SANDERLINGS and seven
AVOCETS were at Smith/Bybee during the week. A GOLDEN EAGLE was near the
Portland Airport September 17. On September 14 a BROWN PELICAN, a WHIMBREL,
a COMMON TERN, and a FORSTER¹S TERN were at Broughton Beach near the
Portland Airport. Two SANDERLINGS were there the next day.

On September 15 a BLACK SWIFT was over Oaks Bottom in Portland. Eight COMMON
TERNS were at the Fern Hill Wetlands September 15. A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was at
the Philomath Sewage Ponds September 17. One was at Finley NWR the next day.
A SABINE¹S GULL was at the Philomath Ponds September 15. One was at Fern
Ridge Reservoir September 13. Four MARBLED GODWITS were at Fern Ridge
September 15.

On September 15 a SABINE¹S GULL was at Hatfield Lake near Bend. A COMMON
TERN was at the Narrows in Malheur NWR September 12.

That¹s it for this week.

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