[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 1-2-14
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Thu Jan 2 00:38:15 PST 2014
* January 2, 2014
- birds mentioned
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls6 at comcast.net)
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state
Hello, this is the Portland Audubon Society Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday January 2. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
On December 27 a TUFTED DUCK was on the Monmouth Sewage Ponds. The
Ridgefield RUSTY BLACKBIRD was seen again January 1. The Coos Bay PAINTED
BUNTING, the LaGrande RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER, and the Ankeny NWR
YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER continue to be seen.
On January 1 a SNOWY OWL was at the South Jetty of the Columbia River.
TREE SWALLOWS were reported December 29 at Lost Creek Dam in the Rogue
River. On December 31 a TREE SWALLOW was at Cape Blanco and another at
Winchester Bay. On December 25 two BARN SWALLOWS were at Coos Bay. Two were
at Winchester Bay and six at the Seaside Sewage Ponds December 31. The next
day one was at the EE Wilson SWA and four were at the south jetty of the
Siuslaw River. Five TREE SWALLOWS and 19 BARN SWALLOWS were seen December
30 moving northward along the Douglas County beaches. This week late OSPREYS
were at Port Orford and Yaquina Bay.
On December 27 a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was in Norway near Myrtle Point. Four
MARBLED GODWITS were at Tillamook Bay December 26. A SAY¹S PHOEBE and a
BLACK PHOEBE are now at the Tillamook Air Museum at the Tillamook Airport.
On December 29 a PALM WARBLER was in Seaside and two were aat the Nehalem
On December 29 about 500 RUDDY DUCKS were on Bybee Lake in North Portland. A
BRANT was seen among a goose flock at the Boat Launch in midtown Milwaukie.
A BURROWING OWL is now being seen near Roseburg. A TURKEY VULTURE was near
Roseburg December 26.
On January 1 a male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was at the Redmond Sewage Ponds.
An adult gray GYRFALCON is now being seen along the highway east of Joseph.
BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were seen in Joseph during the week.
That¹s it for this week.
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