[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 4-9-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 8 23:51:35 PDT 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* April 8, 2015
* ORPO1504.09

- birds mentioned

Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Golden Eagle
Black-bellied Plover
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Long-billed Curlew
Caspian Tern
Common Poorwill
Vaux¹s Swift
Calliope Hummingbird
Cassin¹s Vireo
Warbling Vireo
House Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Black-throated Gray Warbler
HOODED ORIOLE
Pine Grosbeak

- 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 April 9. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

A bright male HOODED ORIOLE was recently photographed in Bend.

PINE GROSBEAKS continue to be reported from Santiam Pass. Incoming
BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS and HOUSE WRENS were reported during the week.
CASPIAN TERNS are now moving northward along the coast.

On April 4 a GOLDEN EAGLE was at Brownsmead east of Astoria. A different
GOLDEN EAGLE was there last week. Among the migrant shorebirds at Ridgefield
NWR April 1 was a LONG-BILLED CURLEW and a Black-bellied plover. Three
LESSER YELLOWLEGS were there April 7.

On April 3 a pair of BLUE-WINGED TEAL were on Sauvie Island. An early
CASSIN¹S VIREO was at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland April 3. A WARBLING VIREO,
also early, was seen April 5 in Portland¹s Oaks Bottom. On April 6 a
CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD visited a feeder in Happy Valley east of Portland. On
April 4 a pair of BUE-WINGED TEAL and five CINNAMON TEAL were at Meadowlark
Prairie north of Eugene. A LESSER YELLOWLEGS and 26 GREATER YELLOWLEGS were
also in the area. On April 5 a CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD was at a Eugene feeder.
That day a VAUX¹S SWIFT was spotted in Eugene among a flock of swallows. On
April 8 a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER was at Eugene¹s Skinner¹s Butte. Three pairs
of GNATCATCHERS were seen April 3 in southern Douglas County. On April 8 a
CASSIN¹S VIREO was at Hellgate Canyon west of Merlin.

ON March 29 two POORWILLS were calling west of Fossil. One was heard April 2
near Horse Ridge east of Bend.

That¹s it for this week.

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