[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-25-14

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 24 23:48:46 PDT 2014


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* September 25, 2014
* ORPO1409.25

- birds mentioned

Gr. White-fronted Goose
Cackling Goose
MURPHY¹S PETREL
Brown Pelican
Rough-legged Hawk
Blacvk-necked Stilt
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Marbled Godwit
Ruff
Sanderling
South Polar Skua
Sabine¹s Gull
LITTLE GULL
Franklin¹s Gull
Heermann¹s Gull
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Elegant Tern
Common Nighthawk
Black Swift
CHIMNEY SWIFT
Say¹s Phoebe
Tropical Kingbird
NOTHERN WATERTHRUSH
BLACKPOLL WARBLER
Clay-colored 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 25. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

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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