[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 2-19-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Feb 19 00:00:02 PST 2015

* Oregon
* Portland
* February 19, 2015
* ORPO1402.15

- birds mentioned

Blue-winged Teal
Sandhill Crane
Greater Yellowlegs
Rufous Hummingbird
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
California Towhee
Tricolored Blackbird
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
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 February 19. If you have anything to add call Harry
Nehls at 503-233-3976.

The Nestucca NWR BEAN GOOSE is still being seen. The North Bend HOODED
ORIOLE and TENNESSEE WARBLER also continue. The SNOWY OWL continues at Fern
Ridge Reservoir. PINE GROSBEAKS were reported during the week along Dead
Indian Road east of Ashland, in the Cascades east of Roseburg, and in
Santiam Pass near Big Lake.

Migrant RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS were reported north to Seaside along the coast,
to Rainier on the Columbia River and to Camp Adair in the Willamette
Valley. Migrant SANDHILL CRANES and GREATER YELLOWLEGS were reported in
western Oregon during the week. Resident cranes arrived in Ladd Marsh near
LaGrande February 17.

A CALIFORNIA TOWHEE was reported during the week at the harbor in Brookings.
On February 14 a TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD was seen on Sauvie Island. A male
BLUE-WINGED TEAL was photographed February 16 at Browns Ferry Park in
Clackamas County. Three GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES were seen February 12 on
Marys Peak west of Philomath. On February 18 an early VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW
was among a flock of TREE SWALLOWS near Merlin. A group of ten TRICOLORED
BLACKBIRDS were seen February 14 at LaMonta and Grimes Roads north of

The Wallowa Valley specialties continue to be seen.

That¹s it for this week.

- end transcript

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