[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-1-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 30 23:50:09 PDT 2015


- RBA

* Oregon
* Portland
* October 1, 2015
* ORPO1510.01

- birds mentioned

Snow Goose
Northern Shoveler
Eared Grebe
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
American Golden-Plover
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Tropical Kingbird
Rock Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
BROWN THRASHER
Lapland Longspur
SMITH¹S LONGSPUR
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
TENNESSEE WARBLER
BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER
PRAIRIE WARBLER
Clay-colored 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 October 1. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

On September 27 a SMITH¹S LONGSPUR was at Flores Lake. Two TENNESSEE
WARBLERS were at Arizona Beach State Park September 26. That day a
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Ophir and another at Gold Beach. A TROPICAL
KINGBIRD was seen that day at Pistol River. On September 23 a PRAIRIE
WARBLER was at Summer Lake. A BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was at Fields
September 27. Another was at Benson Pond the same day. On September 30 a
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH and a BROWN THRASHER were at Benson Pond.

Heavy migrations were noted during the week especially TURKEY VULTURES and
sparrows.

On September 23 an AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER was on the North Spit of Coos Bay.
A BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER was reported September 26 at the South Jetty of the
Columbia River. The two SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPERS continue at the mitigation
area near the Astoria Airport.

Up to 75 SNOW GEESE are now on Sauvie Island. On September 26 a LAPLAND
LONGSPUR was at Broughton Beach near the Portland Airport. A ROCK WREN was
seen September 30 in SW Portland. Fifteen EARED GREBES and 1155 SHOVELERS
were seen September 24 on the Sheridan Sewage Ponds. A WHITE-FACED IBIS was
at Fern Ridge Reservoir September 26. A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Grants
Pass September 28.

That¹s it for this week.

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