[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-20-05

Harry Nehls hnehls at teleport.com
Wed Oct 19 23:25:54 PDT 2005

* Oregon
* Portland
* October 20, 2005
* ORPO0510.20

- birds mentioned

Eurasian wigeon
Surf Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Horned Grebe
Western Grebe
Rough-legged Hawk
Marbled Godwit
Red Knot
Rock Sandpiper
Parasitic Jaeger
Mew Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer¹s Gull
Monk Parakeet
Common Poorwill
Black Phoebe
Swamp Sparrow

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
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 October 20. If have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On October 16 a BAR-TAILED GODWIT was among a flock of MARBLED GODWITS at
Harris Beach State Park near Brookings. A CURLEW SANDPIPER is now being seen
at the Nehalem Sewage Ponds. Stay by the buildings and do not walk the
dikes. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was seen October 14 at the Arnold Ice Cave
southeast of Bend.

Very heavy migrations are still being reported. Among the coastal movements
the first flights of HERRING, THAYER¹S, and MEW GULLS are arriving.

On October 16 a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was at Coos Bay; 15 LAPLAND LONGSPURS and
a RUFF were on the North Spit of Coos Bay. On October 12 a RED KNOT was at
Yachats and a LONG-TAILED DUCK was at Bob Creek south of Yachats. On October
17 a ROCK SANDPIPER was on the South Jetty of Yaquina Bay. Two RED-NECKED
GREBES and a EURASIAN WIGEON were in the Bay. On October 18 two LONG-TAILED
DUCKS and a PARASITIC JAEGER were among the heavy movements off Boiler Bay.
A BLACK PHOEBE and a SWAMP SPARROW were seen October 17 along Fenk Road near

Two MONK PARAKEETS are now coming to a northeast Portland feeder near the
Portland Airport. LAPLAND LONGSPURS are now back to the open fields near
Kelley Point Park in North Portland. On October 17 a WESTERN GREBE and five
HORNED GREBES were at the Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove. On October 13 a
sleeping POORWILL was found at Willamette University in Salem. On October 19
a SURF SCOTER was at Lost Creek Dam on the Rogue River.

On October 18 a HORNED GREBE was on Ochoco Reservoir. A LONG-TAILED DUCK and
an OSPREY were seen October 17 at Miller Lake west of Chemult.

That¹s it for this week.

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