[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10-28-10

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 27 23:22:52 PDT 2010


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* October 28, 2010
* ORPO1010.28

- birds mentioned

Eurasian Wigeon
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Laysan Albatross
Northern Fulmar
Cook¹s-type Petrel
Leach¹s Storm-Petrel
Gyrfalcon
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Rock Sandpiper
Red Phalarope
Black-legged Kittiwake
BLUE JAY
Northern Mockingbird
Palm Warbler
Lincoln¹s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
RUSTY BLACKBIRD
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE
Cassin¹s Finch
White-winged Crossbill

- 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 28. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

On October 23 a BLUE JAY was in Klamath Falls; another was at Fields October
26. A RUSTY BLACKBIRD is now being seen along Greenhill Road north of
Eugene.

Heavy storms during the week brought many sea birds close to shore. The
largest numbers were seen off Boiler Bay. On October 24 over 8000 RED
PHALAROPES were there. On October 26 a LAYSAN ALBATROSS, 8500 FULMARS, a
COOK¹S-TYPE PETREL, over 1400 LEACH¹S STORM-PETRELS, and 250 KITTIWAKES
passed Boiler Bay

On October 24 a WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL was at Charleston. A GREAT-TAILED
GRACKLE was in Coos Bay October 25. Among the many birds at Millicoma Marsh
near Coos Bay October 22 were 10 LINCOLN¹S SPARROWS, two SWAMP SPARROWS, and
a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW. On October 22 a male CASSIN¹S FINCH was near
Toledo. An early ROCK SANDPIPER is now being seen at Seaside Cove.

On October 22 a LEACH¹S STORM-PETREL was found dead at Jewell in the Coast
Range. A WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was at the Fernhill Wetlands October 24. The
next day 19 SURF SCOTERS, six WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, and two LONG-TAILED
DUCKS were at nearby Hagg Lake. On October 27 a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was
at the EE Wilson WMA. On October 25 a RED PHALAROPE was on the Philomath
Sewage Ponds. Seven BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS and a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER were
seen October 24 along diamond Hill Road east of Harrisburg. On October 24 a
PALM WARBLER was at Alton-Baker Park in Eugene. A MOCKINGBIRD was seen
October 26 near Junction City.

A female SURF SCOTER was in The Dalles October 22. A SURF SCOTER and a
EURASIAN WIGEON were at Hatfield Lake October 24. A white GYRFALCON was
reported October 24 near Alfalfa; it could not be relocated.

That¹s it for this week

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