[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-3-15
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Wed Sep 2 23:46:42 PDT 2015
* September 3, 2015
- birds mentioned
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
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 September 3. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
A COMMON GRACKLE is now being seen in Hines. On August 31 a BLACK-AND-WHITE
WARBLER was south of Bandon along New River at the mouth of 4-mile Creek. On
September 1 a RUFF was at Fern Ridge Reservoir.
Heavy migrations are now passing with shorebirds the most conspicuous with a
surge of BAIRD¹S SANDPIPERS and WHIMBRELS during the week. Early MEW GULLS
are now being seen. The first night movement of SWAINSON¹S THRUSHES were
reported during the week. On September 1 at least 2000 SWIFTS were at
Chapman School in Portland.
On August 31 an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was at Wedderburn in Curry County.
That day a SAY¹S PHOEBE was on the North Spite of Coos Bay. An AMERICAN
GOLDEN-PLOVER was seen August 30 at the south jetty of the Siuslaw River. A
LARK SPARROW was seen that day at the Science Center on Yaquina Bay. The
Whalen Island SNOWY EGRET continues at Sand Lake. A WILLET was at Seaside
During the week two COMMON TERNS, two AVOCETS, and two SEMIPALMATED
SANDPIPERS were on Sauvie Island. An AVOCET continues at Baskett Slough NWR.
On September 2 an early GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW was at Ankeny NWR.
On September 1 a flock of 17 SCRUB JAYS was in Sisters.
That¹s it for this week.
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