[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 10 15-15

Harry Nehls hnehls6 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 14 23:55:04 PDT 2015


- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* October 15, 2015
* ORPO1510.15

- birds mentioned

Emperor Goose
Surf Scoter
Eared Grebe
BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATER
RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD
Red-tailed Hawk
Red Knot
Franklin¹s Gull
Herring Gull
Burrowing Owl
Tropical Kingbird
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Slate-colored Junco

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-202-6855
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 15. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
at 503-233-3976.

BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATERS are now being seen all along the coast, but most
are rather distant. On October 10 a RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD was seen off
Coquille Head in Bandon. A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen October 8 at the
Frenchglen Hotel. On October 3 an EMPEROR GOOSE was in Brookings.

MOUNTAIN CHICKADEES were reported during the week from many areas west of
the Cascades. On October 13 a flock of ten was in southwest Portland.
TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continue to be seen along the coast.

On October 9 about 16,000 SURF SCOTERS were on the ocean off Cape Blanco. A
FRANKLIN¹S GULL was at Gold Beach October 9.
On October 13 a SWAMP SPARROW was at the Fernhill Wetlands. A BURROWING OWL
was seen October 12 in Linn County. On October 7 a SLATE-COLORED JUNCO was
at the Philomath S. Ponds. 25 EARED GREBES were there October 11. A kettle
of 18 RED-TAILED HAWKS was over Eugene October 8.

On October 13 two WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS, some BLACK-CAPPED and MOUNTAIN
CHICKADEES and two HERRING GULLS were at the Wood River Wetlands. Among a
swarm of migrants at Benson Pond October 12 was a SWAMP SPARROW. On October
14 a RED KNOT and a SURF SCOTER were at Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend.


That¹s it for this week.

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