[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 5-29-14
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Wed May 28 23:50:17 PDT 2014
* May 29, 2014
- birds mentioned
American White Pelican
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 Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday May 29. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
On May 28 a male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was photographed near Seal Rocks in
Lincoln County. Another ROSE-BREASTED was seen that day near Mt. Talbert in
Clackamas. A male BALTIMORE ORIOLE was coming to a feeder in Coos Bay during
the week. A pair of GREAT-TAILED GRACKLES continue at the Cave Junction
Sewage Ponds. One was at Lower Table Rock near Medford May 28. Several
cruises far offshore during the week found several HAWAIIAN PETRELS, COOK¹S
PETRELS, and SKUAS off southern Oregon. Two possible RED-LEGGED KITTIWAKES
were reported May 24 in Warrenton.
During the week a MOCKINGBIRD, a bright male BLACKPOLL WARBLER, two
CATBIRDS, and a conspicuous WHITE-HEADED WOODPECKER were at Malheur Refuge
Headquarters. A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH in Catlow Valley. A BLACK-AND-WHITE
WARBLER at Page Springs, a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW at Fish Lake in the Steens
Mt. A NORTHERN PARULA photographed at Fields May 21, a male BALTIMORE ORIOLE
at Acty Mt. in southern Harney Co., a REDSTART and Cottonwood Creek, and two
SANDERLINGS at Alvord Lake.
A movement of BLACK SWIFTS during the week brought birds to South Beach,
south of Newport, near Neskowin, at Falls City west of Dallas, and one at
Hatfield Lake near Bend. A singing CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continue on the
South Spit of Coos Bay.
A SABINE¹S GULL was reported May 22 at Smith-Bybee Lakes in North Portland.
On May 28 a GOLDEN EAGLE flew over Mt. Tabor in Portland heading westerly.
During the week up to seven WHITE PELICANS and a BONAPARTE¹S GULL were at
the Fernhill Wetlands. A possible TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD is now coming to a
feeder in Wilsonville. An ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was near Brownsville May
26. A SWAINSON¹S HAWK was over Corvallis May 23. Up to 26 WHITE-FACED IBIS
are now at Fern Ridge Reservoir.
Up to 26 FRANKLIN¹S GULLS were seen during the week at Hatfield Lake near
Bend. On May 28 a late EURASIAN WIGEON and five MARBLE GODWITS were at the
Summer Lake WMA.
That¹s it for this week.
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