[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 7-6-06

Harry Nehls hnehls at teleport.com
Wed Jul 5 23:26:17 PDT 2006

* Oregon
* Portland
* July 6, 2006
* ORPO0607.06

- birds mentioned

Pacific Golden-Plover
Solitary Sandpiper
Marbled Godwit
Ancient Murrelet
Ringed Turtle-Dove
Black Swift
Purple Martin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Lazuli Bunting
Great-tailed Grackle

- 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 July 6. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On June 26 a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK visited a feeder in Welches.

Large numbers of birds are now gathering at the Cove in Seaside and at the
mouth of the Necanicum River as swarms of anchovies are now moving to
shore. The main movements of adult shorebirds are now passing through,
including a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER at Fern Ridge Reservoir, single MARBLED
GODWITS at Seaside and the mouth of the Deschutes River, and a SOLITARY
SANDPIPER at Hatield Lake near Bend.

A LAZULI BUNTING was at a Yachats feeder during the week. A RINGED
TURTLE-DOVE is now coming to a Brookings feeder. Two BLACK SWIFTS were over
Salem June 28. The next day one was at Fern Ridge Reservoir and one was near
Hillsboro. On June 28 ten BLACK SWIFTS were at their nesting site at Salt
Creek Falls.

On July 3 a migratory family group of PURPLE MARTINS was at the Fernhill
Wetlands in Forest Grove. A MOCKINGBIRD was seen July 4 in Salem. The
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE continues to be seen at Fern Ridge Reservoir. Four
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLES were seen July 5 at Agate Lake near White City.

A CATBIRD was seen June 28 where Hwy 58 crosses the Little Deschute River.
On June 30 an ANCIENT MURRELET was at the Narrows in Malheur NWR.

That¹s it for this week.

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