[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 7-2-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 2 00:07:19 PDT 2015

* Oregon
* Portland
* July 2, 2015
* ORPO157.02

- birds mentioned

Greater Yellowlegs
Western Sandpiper
Ancient Murrelet
Franklin¹s Gull
Heermann¹s Gull
Mew Gull
Forster¹s Tern
Black-backed Woodpecker
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Northern Mockingbird
American Redstart
Brewer¹s Sparrow
White-throated 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 Juy 2. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On June 27 a male COSTA¹S HUMMINGBIRD visited a feeder along Elk River east
of Port Orford. A REDSTART is now being seen on the North Spit of Coos Bay.
On June 24 a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at the St. Cloud Recreation Area
east of Washougal.

The first shorebird movement arrived during the week bringing many WESTERN
SANDPIPERS and GREATER YELLOWLEGS. A steady northward movement of HEERMANN¹S
GULLS passed off Bayocean Beach June 27.

On July 1 a BREWER¹S SPARROW was in a clearcut seven miles SE of Neskowin. A
FRANKLIN¹S GULL was seen June 24 at Yaquina Bay. On June 28 an ANCIENT
MURRELET was at Seaside Cove.

On June 25 an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was photographed on Oak Island on
Sauvie Island. Four FORSTER¹S TERNS were seen June 27 over Sturgeon Lake on
the island. The Pittock Mansion WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen again July
1. Two BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKERS are now being seen on Larch Mountain east of
Portland. On July 1 a WHIMBREL and a MEW GULL were at Fern Ridge Reservior,

On June 27 two MOCKINGBIRDS were photographed at the Painted Hills National

That¹s it for this week.

End transcript

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