[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 11-29-06

Harry Nehls hnehls at teleport.com
Wed Nov 29 10:55:01 PST 2006





- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* November 29, 2006
* ORPO0611.29

- birds mentioned

Emperor Goose
Cackling Goose
Trumpeter Swan
FALCATED DUCK
Surf Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
MANX SHEARWATER
WILSON¹S STORM-PETREL
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Glaucous Gull
Ancient Murrelet
Rhinoceros Auklet
South Polar Skua
Say¹s Phoebe
Tropical Kingbird
Harris¹s Sparrow
HOODED ORIOLE
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
Common Redpoll

- 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 Wednesday November 29. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976. 

Among a very heavy southward movement off Boiler Bay November 24 was a
WILSON¹S STORM-PETREL, a MANX SHEARWATER, 70 ANCIENT MURRELETS, and 4500
RHINOCEROS AUKLETS. On November 24 a bright male HOODED ORIOLE visited a
Reedsport hummingbird feeder. The FALCATED DUCK continues to be seen at the
Coburg RV Pork just off Hwy I5. It is important to check in at the RV Park
office. 

A very heavy southward gull movement was reported along the coast during the
week. COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at the Astoria Mitigation Bank near the
airport, at Nehalem Bay, and a flock of 14 at Baskett Slough NWR.

Two HARRIS¹S SPARROWS were at Brookings during the week. On November 25 a
TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Cape Blanco and a SAY¹S PHOEBE was near Sixes. Two
TRUMPETER SWANS were seen near Cape Blanco November 28. A SNOWY EGRET is now
at Coos Bay. A live SOUTH POLAR SKUA was seen November 24 on the beach at
Cannon Beach. A GLAUCOUS GULL was at Seaside November 26. The EMPEROR GOOSE
continues to be seen along the Astoria Airport Road.

The Vancouver Lake lowlands EMPEROR GOOSE continues to be seen. A
LONG-TAILED DUCK was seen during the week at the Washougal Sewage Ponds. The
TROPICAL KINGBIRD along Mill Street off Hwy 30 near the Sauvie Island Bridge
was seen during the week. On November 25 a SURF SCOTER was at the Fernhill
Wetlands. The CATTLE EGRET along Clear Lake Road near Lake View Drive east
of the Fern Ridge Dam continues to be seen.

On November 26 two ROSY-FINCHES were on Grizzly Butte south of Madras. A
HARRIS¹S SPARROW was at Powell Butte November 25. On November 27 a SURF
SCOTER and 12 CACKLING CACKLING GEESE were at the LaGrande Sewage Ponds.

That¹s it for this week.

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