Date: 3/7/18 11:56 pm
From: Harry Nehls <hnehls6...>
Subject: [obol] RBA: Portland, OR 3-8-18
* Oregon
* Portland
* March 8, 2018
* ORPO1803.08

- birds mentioned

Snow Goose
Rufous Hummingbird
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

- 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 March 8. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

The Seaside STELLERıS EIDER continues to be see. An immature YELLOW-BELLIED
SAPSUCKER is now being seen along the Crown Zellerbach Trail in Scappoose
Bottoms. On March 4 a singing male GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE was at the Summer
Lake WMA Headquarters. The February 18 Rainier SLATY-BACKED GULL has not
been relocated.

A late February swallow movement brought TREE, VIOLET-GREEN, ROUGH-WINGED,
CLIFF, and BARN SWALLOWS through western Oregon. The northern moved of
RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS along the coast reached Astoria by February 27.

On February 22 two GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES were at Ridgefield NWR. On
Sauvie Island March 3 a BLUE GOOSE was among a flock of 2600 SNOW GEESE. On
March 4 flock of about 100,000 SNOW GEESE was on the Columbia River off

Thatıs it for this week.

- end transcript

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