[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 4-16-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 15 23:45:19 PDT 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* April 16, 2015
* ORPO1504.16

- birds mentioned

Gr. White-fronted Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Greater Scaup
Common Loon
Great Egret
Black-bellied Plover
PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER
Baird¹s Sandpiper
Western Kingbird
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Yellow-rumped Warbler
HOODED ORIOLE
Bullock¹s Oriole
Pine Grosbeak

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weeky)
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 16. If you anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3076.

The Bend HOODED ORIOLE continues to be seen. On April 14 a PACIFIC
GOLDEN-PLOVER was seen near Sutton Creek south of Florence. The PINE
GROSBEAKS continue at Santiam Pass.

A major migratory movement entered the state during the week bringing high
numbers of YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS along with several other warbler species.
Early flycatchers were also reported. WESTERN KINGBIRDS and BULLOCK¹S
ORIOLES are now in the Rogue Valley with one BULLOCK¹S ORIOLE in Salem April
11.

CANADA, CACKLING and WHITE-FRONTED GEESE are now on the move along with
migrant shorebirds. On April 14 a flock of 18 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS were at
the Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove.

On April 12 a BAIRD¹S SANDPIPER was at Houston Lake near Powell Butte. A
GNATCATCHER was seen April 13 at Pilot Butte Park in Bend. Among the many
birds at Wickiup Reservoir April 12 were 110 COMMON LOONS and 85 GREATER
SCAUP.

That¹s it for this week.

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