[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-25-14
hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 24 23:48:46 PDT 2014
* September 25, 2014
- birds mentioned
Gr. White-fronted Goose
South Polar Skua
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 September 25. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
A CHIMNEY SWIFT was seen the evenings of September 21 and 22 at the Agate
Hall Chimney roost in Eugene. An offshore boat trip September 22 reported
several SKUAS and a MURPHY¹ PETREL off Lincoln County. A LITTLE GULL is now
being seen at Agency Lake north of Klamath Falls. On September 18 a
BLACKPOLL WARBLER and a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW were at Fields.
The first TROPICAL KINGBIRD of the season was at Cape Blanco September 21.
Migrant flocks of CACKLING and WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were reported September
22 and 23. Migrant COMMON and ARCTIC TERNS were reported along the coast.
Good numbers of ELEGANT TERNS, BROWN PELICANS, and HEERMANN¹S GULLS continue
along the coast.
Birding was exceptional during the week about Sturgeon Lake on Sauvie
Island. A RUFF, three RED KNOTS, two SABINE¹S GULLS, three SANDERLINGS, six
MARBLED GODWITS, a FRANKLIN¹S GULL, 11 COMMON TERNS, 104 BLACK-BELLIED
PLOVERS, and two GOLDEN-PLOVERS were reported. On September 23 a BLACK SWIFT
was at Coon Point on the Island.
A SABINE¹S GULL was seen September 24 at Broughton Beach near the Portland
Airport. On September 18 a NIGHTHAWK was over northeast Portland. That day a
BLACK-NECKED STILT was at Baskett Slough NWR and a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was at
the EE Wilson SWA. On September 17 a SANDERLING was along Eicher Road east
of Albany. A SAY¹S PHOEBE was at Finley NWR September 21. That day two
SABINE¹S GULLS and 14 COMMON TERNS were at Fern Ridge Reservoir.
On September 22 a NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at Thorn Springs north of
Sisters. Four COMMON TERNS were seen September 20 on Upper Klamath Lake.
That¹s it for this week.
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