[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 4-24-13

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Apr 24 00:04:18 PDT 2014



- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* April 24, 2014
* ORPO1404.24

- birds mentioned

American White Pelican
Swainson¹s Hawk
Black-necked Stilt
Solitary Sandpiper
Baird¹s Sandpiper
Burrowing Owl
Calliope Hummingbird
Hammond¹s Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Cassin¹s Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Swainson¹s Thrush
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
MacGillivray¹s Warbler
American Redstart
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Grasshopper Sparrow
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak

- 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 April 24. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

Very heavy migrations were reported during the week. Early morning at
Skinners Butte in Eugene and Mt. Tabor in Portland have been outstanding.
Swarms of Yellow-rumped and Orange-crowned warblers along with smaller
numbers of Nashville, MacGillivrey¹s, Black-throated Gray and a few other
species were well reported. Pacific-slope, Hammond¹s, and Dusky Flycatchers
were reported along with Cassin¹s and Warbling vireos. Early Swainson¹s
Thrushes were reported from Eugene.

A Swainson¹s Hawk was seen April 20 at Cape Blanco.

On April 20 a Western Kingbird was at Powell Butte Park in Gresham. A
Black-headed Grosbeak was at a Portland feeder April 23. A Redstart was in a
Gladstone yard April 18. Two White Pelicans were at a farm pond near Carlton
April 17. On April 20 a Western Kingbird and nine Rough-winged Swallows were
near Amity. A Western Tanager was in Salem April 21. A male Calliope
Hummingbird was at an Independence feeder April 17. A BLACK-NECKED STILT and
several Rough-winged Swallows were seen April 19 at Ankeny NWR.

Three Black-necked Stilts and a Western Kingbird were at Finley NWR April
17. A rare spring Baird¹s Sandpiper was at the Philomath Sewage Ponds April
23. A Burrowing Owl was south of the Corvallis Airport along Llewellin Road
April 21. On April 20 a Grasshopper Sparrow and three Solitary Sandpipers
were at Finley NWR. A male Black-headed Grosbeak and two Western Kingbirds
were near Eugene April 19. On April 17 four Black-necked Stilts and a
Solitary Sandpiper were at the Kirtland Road Sewage Ponds near White City.

On April 21 a Snowy Plover and a Baird¹s Sandpiper were at Houston Lake near
Powell Butte. Two Western Kingbirds and a Western Tanager were nearby.

That¹s it for this week.

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