[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 8-5-10

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 4 23:34:59 PDT 2010

* Oregon
* Portland
* August 5, 2010
* ORPO1008.05

- birds mentioned

Brown Pelican
White-faced Ibis
Red-shouldered Hawk
American Avocet
Baird¹s Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Heermann¹s Gull
Rhinoceros Auklet
Common Nighthawk
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Mockingbird
Lincoln¹s Sparrow

- 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 August 5. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On July 30 a MAGNOLIA WARBLER and an AVOCET were at Detroit Flats. The
Stewart Pond INDIGO BUNTING continues to be seen in Eugene.

Shorebird movements continue with many BAIRD¹S SANDPIPERS reported during
the week. A PECTORAL SANDPIPER was at Fern Ridge Reservoir August 1.

A large school of bait fish at the mouth of the Siuslaw River attracted a
large number of birds, mainly BROWN PELICANS and HEERMANN¹S GULLS. About 30
RHINOCEROS AUKLETS were among the swarm. The Siltcoos River LOGGERHEAD
SHRIKE continues to be seen. A NIGHTHAWK was at Gearhart August 3.

On August 1 a male CANVASBACK was on Force Lake in North Portland. A male
REDHEAD remains at the nearby Vanport Wetlands. A LINCOLN¹S SPARROW was at
Ankeny NWR August 2.

The Tumalo Reservoir RED-SHOULDERED HAWK now is joined by two juveniles. A
WHITE-FACED IBIS is now being seen at Hatfield Lake near Bend. A MOCKINGBIRD
was at Summer Lake and a GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE was at Paisley during the

That¹s it for this week.

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