[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-10-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 9 23:48:14 PDT 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* September 10, 2015
* ORPO1509.10

- birds mentioned

White-fronted Goose
American White Pelican
Great Egret
Sandhill Crane
American Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Red Knot
RUFF
CURLEW SANDPIPER
Sanderling
Long-tailed Jaeger
Franklin¹s Gull
Common Tern
Forster¹s Tern
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO
Black Swift
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Cassin¹s Kingbird
Western Scrub-Jay
Barn Swallow
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
TENNESSEE WARBLER
HOODED WARBLER
Fox Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Cassin¹s Finch

- 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 September 10. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On September 4 a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO was heard calling from the northern
tip of Ross Island in Portland. A CASSIN¹S KINGBIRD was reported September 6
near Stateline Road in Lower Klamath NWR. A male HOODED WARBLER was seen
September 5 in Baker City. On September 4 a CURLEW SANDPIPER was at Sand
Lake, south of Tillamook. On September 5 a TENNESSEE WARBLER was at Benson
Pond in Malheur NWR. The next day two NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH were at Fields.

Heavy migrations during the week brought good numbers of WHITE-FRONTED
GEESE, GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROWS, and FOX SPARROWS. The annual large BARN
SWALLOW roost south of Dayton is now active.

On September 4, 50 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS and a RED KNOT were at Coos Bay. A
Possible PYGMY NUTHATCH was reported September 7 at Florence. The Marine
Science Center LARK SPARROW continues at Yaquina Bay. On September 5 a
SCRUB-JAY was at Cape Meares Village. A PACIFIC-GOLDEN-PLOVER was at the
Nehalem Sewage Ponds September 7. That day a LONG-TAILED JAEGER was on the
beach north of Gearhart.

On September 4 a BLACK SWIFT was reported on Sauvie Island. A FRANKLIN¹S
GULL was there September 9. The two AVOCETS continue to be seen. Up to 13
COMMON TERNS were at Vancouver Lake during the week. On September 8 a
FORSTER¹S TERN was there. A group of SANDHILL CRANES and up to 86 WHITE
PELICANS are now at Ridgefield NWR. Five WHITE PELICANS and 45 GREAT EGRETS
are now at Ankeny NWR. The RUFF continues at Fern Ridge Reservoir. During
the week two AVOCETS, 17 COMMON TERNS, and 136 GREAT EGRETS were there. On
September 9 an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was at the Philomath Sewage Ponds.
During the week two SANDERLINGS and a COMMON TERN were there. A CASSIN¹S
FINCH was reported September 4 on Marys Peak in the Coast Range.

On September 6 a LONG-TAILED JAEGER was at Prineville Reservoir.

That¹s it for this week.

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