[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 1-8-15
hnehls6 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 8 00:04:37 PST 2015
* January 8, 2015
- birds mentioned
TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE
BEWICK¹S TUNDRA SWAN
American White Pelican
American Tree Sparrow
hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
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 January 8. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
The TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE continues at the Nestucca NWR. An adult BLACK-HEADED
GULL is now being seen at McNary Dam. A PRAIRIE WARBLER is now coming to a
feeder in Astoria. A WHITE-WINGED DOVE is now coming to feeders in Newport.
On December 30 a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER was at Cape Arago near Coos Bay.
A female BALTIMORE ORIOLE is now coming to a feeder in Netarts. On January 1
a BEWICK¹S SWAN was at Finley NWR. The Fern Ridge Reservoir SNOWY OWL
continues to be seen.
On the January 3 Coquille Christmas Count a PARASITIC JAEGER and a BARN
SWALLOW were among the 145 species recorded. 152 species were recorded on
the Yaquina Bay Count including a THICK-BILLED MURRE, RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD,
and the Yaquina Head BURROWING OWL. Another RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was noted on
the December 20 Tillamook Count. Up to eight WHITE PELICANS were seen
January 2 on Youngs Bay in Astoria. That day a NASHVILLE WARBLER was seen in
Astoria. The wintering BULLOCK¹S ORIOLE continues at an Astoria feeder.
Another BULLOCK¹S is wintering at a Newport feeder.
On January 6 a TUFTED DUCK was on Wintler Pond in Vancouver. A WHITE-TAILED
KITE is now at Steigerwald NWR near Washougal. The bright GLAUCOUS GULL
continues at Delta Park in North Portland. A TREE SPARROW was photographed
January 6 at the Tualatin NWR. On January 1 a REDPOLL was among a goldfinch
flock near Finley NWR.
On January 7 a male WILSON¹S WARBLER was in Bend. On January 6 an apparent
RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER was photographed in Ontario. The wintering species
usually found in the Wallowa Valley are being seen including flocks of
BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS in Enterprise and Joseph.
That¹s it for this week.
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