[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 9-24-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Sep 24 00:04:52 PDT 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* September 24, 2015
* ORPO1509.24

- birds mentioned

Greater White-fronted Goose
Laysan Albatross
SHORT-TAILED ALBATROSS
HAWAIIAN PETREL
Sooty Shearwater
BROWN BOOBY
Cattle Egret
Pacific Golden-Plover
Red Knot
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Red Phalarope
Sabine¹s Gull
Common Tern
Band-tailed Pigeon
Black Swift
Northern Flicker
Swainson¹s Thrush
HOODED WARBLER
CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER
Fox 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 September 24. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-2976.

An offshore boat rip off Coos and Curry Counties September 21 found a
SHORT-TAILED ALBATROSS, two LAYSAN ALBATROSS, two BROWN BOOBIES, and a
HAWAIIAN PETRELT. At Summer Lake Wildlife Area September 20 were a
CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, a MAGNOLIA WARBLER, and three COMMON TERNS. That day
a HOODED WARBLER and a SABINE¹S GULL were at Malheur NWR Headquarters.

Heavy migrations during the week included a major movement of WHITE-FRONTED
GEESE and SWAINSON¹S THRUSHES. Good numbers of FOX SPARROWS and FLICKERS
were also reported. Huge numbers of SOOTY SHEARWATERS continue along the
coast.
On September 22 a SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER was at the Astoria Airport
Mitigation Area. On September 21 over 600 RED PHALAROPES were off Boiler
Bay. A PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER and a RED KNOT were seen September 19 in the
Umpqua River Estuary. A CATTLE EGRET was seen during the week at the mouth
of the Winchuck River south of Brooking.

On September 23 three COMMON TERNS were at Vancouver Lake. Nine COMMON TERNS
were at Salem September 18.

Two BAND-TAILED PIGEONS and six BLACK SWIFTS were seen September 19 at the
Green Ridge Hawkwatch Station near Camp Sherman.


That¹s it for this week.

- end transcript






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