hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
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 November 1. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls
The Philomath Sewage Ponds DICKCISSEL continues to be seen. A possible BEAN
GOOSE was reported October 25 at Cabell Marsh at Finley NWR. On October 28
two TENNESSEE WARBLERS were at Wickiup Reservoir. A RUSTY BLACKBIRD was
photographed October 30 near Bend. A HAWK OWL was reported October 25 near
the east side viewing platform on Sauvie Island. A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was
photographed October 29 along Rentenaar Road on the island.
Heavy migrations observed October 29 off Boiler Bay included 500 RED
PHALAROPES, a FRANKLINıS GULL, 2500 SURF SCOTERS, 3500 PACIFIC LOONS, 900
COMMON LOONS, and 600 HEERMANNıS GULLS. Migrants at Timothy Lake in the
Cascades south of Mt. Hood October 25 were six SURF SCOTERS, a WHITE-WINGED
SCOTER, a RED-BREASTED MERGANSER, two RED-THROATED LOONS, two PACIFIC LOONS,
and 91 COMMON LOONS.
On October 24 an AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER was at Broughton Beach in North
Portland., A female BLACK SCOTER was seen October 31 on the Huddleston Fish
Pond in Willamina . A PRAIRIE FALCON and a SAYıS PHOEBE were near Junction
City October 28. A PALM WARBLER was in Eugene October 27.