[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 12-17-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Dec 16 23:55:52 PST 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* December 17, 2015
* ORPO1512.17

- birds mentioned

TUFTED DUCK
Common Goldeneye
Barrow¹s Goldeneye
MOTTLED PETREL
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Leach¹s Storm-Petrel
MOUNTAIN PLOVER
Red Phalarope
Black-legged Kittiwake
RED-LEGGED KITTIWAKE
Glaucous Gull
COMMON GROUND DOVE
Western Screech Owl
Burrowing Owl
Rufous Hummingbird
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
MacGillivray¹s Warbler
Red Fox Sparrow
Harris¹s Sparrow
Common Redpoll

- 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 December 17. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

The South Beach State Park MOUNTAIN PLOVER and the Wireless Road GROUND-DOVE
continue to be seen. On December 13 a live RED-LEGGED KITTIWAKE was
photographed near the South Jetty of Yaquina Bay. A first fall
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was seen December 15 near Coos Bay. A TUFTED DUCK
was photographed December 14 at the mouth of Hood River. On December 16 five
MOTTLED PETRELS were seen off the central Oregon coast.

The strong storms during the week brought many RED PHALAROPES, BLACK-LEGGED
KITTIWAKES, and LEACH¹S STORM-PETRELS to the beaches and coastal lowlands.
Single FORK-TAILED STORM PETRELS were seen at Boiler Bay and the Necanicum
River mouth. Single RED PHALAROPES were noted inland at Philomath and in
Eugene.

On December 12 a RED FOX SPARROW was at Millicoma Marsh near Coos Bay. The
MACGILLIVRAY¹S WARBLER on the east side of Coos Bay continues to be seen. A
HARRIS¹S SPARROW is now coming to a feeder in Cutler City. On December 13 a
BURROWING OWL was at the South Jetty of the Columbia River.

On December 13, 14 TREE SWALLOWS were at Ridgefield NWR. A REDPOLL was seen
there December 16. A BARN SWALLOW was seen December 13 at the Tualatin NWR.
Two BARN SWALLOWS were at Salem December 10.

On December 15, 20 BARROW¹S GOLDENEYS and 100 COMMON GOLDENEYES were off
Hayden Island in North Portland. A GLAUCOUS GULL was near Junction City
December 13. That day a female RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was reported near Eugene.

That¹s it for this week.

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