[Tweeters] RBA: Portland, OR 2-18-16
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Wed Feb 17 23:59:20 PST 2016
* February 18,2016
- birds mentioned
American White Pelican
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
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 February 18. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
A bright male HOODED ORIOLE was seen during the week in the Collin¹s View
Neighborhood of SW Portland. A subadult male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was
photographed during the week near Walterville in Lane County.
Migrant RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS are now moving into Curry and Coos Counties. A
few SAY¹S PHOEBES are now arriving in Eastern Oregon. Spawning Herring are
now moving into Yaquina Bay attracting large numbers of birds. Always an
On February 10 a female TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD was seen on Sauvie Island. A
flock of 25 TREE SWALLOWS were at the Tualatin NWR. Five VULTURES were over
Willamina February 16. Among a large flock of gulls along Delashmutt Road
east of Amity February 14 were three GLAUCOUS GULLS and five WESTERN GULLS.
A week before, this flock contained a probable LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL. On
February 15 eight WHITE PELICANS and 17 TREE SWALLOWS were at Fern Ridge
A BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE is now being seen in Bend. On February 13 a gray
phase GYRFALCON was seen east of Joseph.
That¹s it for this week.
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