Date: 4/20/17 12:51 am
From: Harry Nehls <hnehls6...>
Subject: [obol] RBA: Portland, OR 4-20-17
- RBA
* Oregon
* Portland
* April 20, 2017
* ORPO1704.20

- birds mentioned

Eurasian Green-winged Teal
COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD
Calliope Hummingbird
Baird's Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Solitary Sandpiper
LAUGHING GULL
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Swainson's Hawk
Burrowing Owl
Hammond's Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Northern Mockingbird
Clay-colored Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Western Tanager

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls6...>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday April 20. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
503-233-3976.

The LAUGHING GULL continues to be seen. On April 18 it was at Yaquina Bay.
On April 18 a COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD was photographed at an Eagle Creek feeder.
On April 19 a EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL was at the Duckflat Road Wetlands
near Turner.

Heavy migrations were noted during the week, especially among warblers and
sparrow. Geese are now moving northward in good numbers.

On April 18 a BURROWING OWL was at the Tenmile Creek estuary in norther Coos
County. That day a WESTERN KINGBIRD was at Yaquina Bay. On April 14 several
FORK-TAILED STORM-PETRELS were off Boiler Bay and one was in Yaquina Bay.
There are now two MOCKINGBIRDS in the Newport area.

Among the many migrants at Mt. Tabor in Portland April 16 were two
PACIFIC-SLOPE FLYCATCHERS, seven HAMMOND'S FLYCATCHERS, and a CALLIOPE
HUMMINGBIRD. On April 11 a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Smith/Bybee Lakes in
North Portland. On April 18 near Corvallis were two SHORT-EARED DOWITCHERS
and a SOLITARY SANDPIPER. A WESTERN TANAGER was in Eugene April 15. The next
day a CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD was in Eugene. Among many migrants at Skinners
Butte in Eugene April 19 was a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER. During the week a GRAY
FLYCATCHER and a BREWER' SPARROW were in Creswell.

Among the large numbers of shorebirds at Summer Lake April 16 were five
BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS.

Thatıs it for this week.

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