[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-2-08

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 1 23:31:27 PDT 2008

* Oregon
* Portland
* October 2, 2008
* ORPO0810.02

- birds mentioned

Turkey Vulture
Red-shouldered Hawk
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Franklin¹s Gull
Elegant Tern
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Mountain Chickadee
Palm Warbler
Lark Sparrow
Lapland Longspur

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

The states first WOOD SANDPIPER is now being seen in the Fisher Unit of
Fern Ridge Reservoir. A male and female BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLERS are
being seen at Malheur NWR Headquarters. Another was at Frenchglen during the
week. A female MAGNOLIA WARBLER was seen September 30 at the Sodhouse Ranch
near Headquarters. On September 28 a WHITE-WINGED DOVE was photographed at

Good numbers of LAPLAND LONGSPURS are now scattered along the coast. The
conspicuous TURKEY VULTURE migration continues.

On September 26 two PALM WARBLERS were at Brookings. There is still about
100 ELEGANT TERNS at Gold Beach. A LARK SPARROW was seen September 29 along
Wireless Road near Astoria.

On September 27 a SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER was at Ridgefield NWR. An
ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was on Oak Island on Sauvie Island September 29. A
BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER was photographed at the Tualatin NWR September 25.
Two MOUNTAIN CHICKADEES were seen September 25 in Eugene.

On September 27 a FRANKLIN¹S GULL and three RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS were at
Crane Prairie Reservoir.

That¹s it for this week.

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