[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-18-14

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 17 23:49:58 PDT 2014


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* September 18, 2014
* ORPO1409.18

- birds mentioned

Northern Shoveler
White-faced Ibis
BROAD-WINGED HAWK
Swainson¹s Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Red Knot
Sanderling
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Rhinoceros Auklet
Sabine¹s Gull
Franklin¹s Gull
Common Tern
Elegant Tern
Black Swift
Acorn Woodpecker
Barn Swallow
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Swainson¹s Thrush
Varied Thrush
AMERCAN REDSTART
CAPE MAY WARBLER
NORTHERN PARULA
Fox Sparrow
Golden-crowned 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 18. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On September 14 a NORTHERN PARULA was photographed at Port Orford. A
possible CAPE MAY WARBLER was reported September 16 at Malheur NWR
Headquarters. Single BROAD-WINGED HAWKS were seen September 14 and 16 at the
Green Ridge Hawkwatch Station near Camp Sherman. Heavy movements of
SWAINSON¹S THRUSHES and GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROWS were reported west of the
Cascades September 16 and 17. ACORN WOODPECKERS, FOX SPARROWS and VARIED
THRUSHES were also reported on the move.

On September 15 over 300 RHINOCEROS AUKLETS were at the Yaquina Bay jetties.
Two COMMON TERNS were at the mouth of the Siuslaw River September 11. A
BLACK SWIFT was north of Florence September 12. That day a BUFF-BREASTED
SANDPIPER and a KNOT were at the South Jetty of the Columbia River. ELEGANT
TERNS continue along the coast.

On September 11 a SABINE¹S GULL was at Smith/Bybee Lakes in North Portland.
On September 16 two SABINE¹S GULLS and a SWAINSON¹S HAWK were on Sauvie
Island. A SANDERLING was at Hagg Lake south of Forest Grove September 16.
Over 2000 SHOVELERS were at the Sheridan Sewage Ponds September 12. That day
up to 30,000 BARN SWALLOWS were at the Grand Island night roost south of
Dayton. An early ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was reported September 16 near Valley
Junction south of Willamina. On September 17 three WHITE-FACED IBIS were at
Ankeny NWR. On September 14 up to 29 COMMON TERNS were at Fern Ridge
Reservoir.

On September 15 a SANDERLING was photographed at the Redmond Sewage Ponds. A
SABINE¹S GULL was with four FRANKLIN¹S GULLS September 1 at Rocky Point
Upper Klamath Lake. On September 14 a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER and a REDSTART
were at Fields.

That¹s it for this week.

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