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

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

* 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
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

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.

- end transcript

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