[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 7-17-14

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 17 00:01:43 PDT 2014


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* July 17, 2014
* ORPO1407.17

- birds mentioned

American White Pelican
American Avocet
Pacific Golden-Plover
Lesser Yellowlegs
Whimbrel
Marbled Godwit
California Gull
BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD
Western Kingbird
Gray Catbird
Tricolored Blackbird

- 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 July 17. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

The probable male BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD continues to be seen at an Oak
Grove feeder.

Shorebird migrations continue with LESSER YELLOWLEGS and dowitchers
increasing. On July 15 eight MARBLED GODWITS and 15 WHIMBREL were at the
Hammond Boat Basin. A PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER was at Fern Ridge Reservoir July
16 and an AVOCET was seen July 12 at New River. Large numbers of CALIFORNIA
GULLS are now along the Oregon coast.

On July 15 a pair of WESTERN KINGBIRDS with four chicks was photographed at
Baskett Slough NWR. On July 16 a TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD colony was reported
along Spicer Road southeast of Albany.

One or two CATBIRDS are now being seen at Camp Polk Meadows north of
Sisters. On July 13 up to 450 WHITE PELICANS were at Wickiup Reservoir south
of Bend.

That¹s it for this week.

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