RBA: Portland, OR 9-7-00

Harry Nehls hnehls at teleport.com
Thu Sep 7 00:39:51 PDT 2000

* Oregon
* Portland
* September 7, 2000
* ORPO0009.07

- birds mentioned

Eared Grebe
Pink-footed Shearwater
Cattle Egret
Red-shouldered Hawk
Prairie Falcon
Sandhill Crane
American Golden-Plover
American Avocet
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Red-necked Phalarope
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Sabine's Gull
Elegant Tern
Cassin's Auklet

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-0661
to report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls at teleport.com>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This
report was made Thursday Septemper 7. If you have anything to add call
Harry Nehls at 233-3976.

On September 1 a MANX SHEARWATER was seen off Boiler Bay. A WHITE-WINGED
DOVE was at the mouth of the Rogue River in Gold beach September 6.

The Indian Ford BLUE-WINGED WARBLER and the Hart Mountain HOODED WARBLER
are still being seen, as are the two NORTHERN PARULAS at Malheur NWR

Offshore boat trips out of Bandon and Depoe Bay September 2 found all
three jaegers and many shearwaters. The Bandon trip recorded 340 CASSIN'S
AUKLETS; the Depoe Bay trip found a very unusual 3450 PINK-FOOTED
SHEARWATERS. Over 4000 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES were off Boiler Bay August
31. Two ELEGANT TERNS were there September 3.

An AVOCET was at Gold Beach September 1. An AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER and an
early SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER were at Bandon September 3. A BAR-TAILED
GODWIT was at Pigeon Point on Coos Bay September 4. A BUFF-BREASTED
SANDPIPER was at the Deflation plain at the South Jetty of the Siuslaw
River September 1. Two ELEGANT TERNS were there the next day.

A SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER and a RUFF were at the South Jetty of the
Columbia River September 1. The next day a PRAIRIE FALCON was observed
chasing the RUFF, and a LONG-TAILED JAEGER was seen chasing a PARASITIC
JAEGER just offshore. The RUFF got away.

The first SANDHILL CRANES have now arrived on Sauvie Island. On September
6 a STILT SANDPIPER was at Ankeny NWR south of Salem. An EARED GREBE was
also there. Two SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS were at the EE Wilson SWA north
of Corvallis September 6.

On August 30 a CATTLE EGRET was at Schoolhouse Lake in the Summer Lake
SWA. The next day a SABINE'S GULL was seen there. It may still be in the

A RED-SHOULDERED HAWK is now being seen at Sunriver south of Bend.

On August 30 a PARASITIC JAEGER was observed flying south over the Alvord

Thats it for this week.

- end transcript

Harry Nehls
Portland, Oregon
hnehls at teleport.com

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