Date: 11/25/18 7:42 pm
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: MEGA RBA - Eastern Bluebirds in Portland
There are resident populations in TX and AZ. The Eastern is not even on
the CA list yet. This is a puzzler for sure. Record in BC though..

Bob Archer

On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 7:38 PM Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...>

> Birders,
> Eric Carlson found and photographed A PAIR of EASTERN BLUEBIRDS in
> Portland today at the Dharma Rain Zen Center near 82nd Avenue. If accepted
> by the OBRC, this will constitute the first record for the state of Oregon.
> I've provided a link below to his checklist. Eric was having trouble
> sharing this amazing find on OBOL, so I volunteered to help. From Eric:
> "Found in large field - used to be a driving range - next to Dharma Rain
> Zen Center. Accessible from the parking lot on NE 85th and NE Siskiyou. You
> can look for it from the paved path that leads from the zen center to 82nd.
> This is the same place where I found Western Bluebird in March, as well as
> Say's Phoebe and Eastern Kingbird this year. "
> See some of you bright and early tomorrow morning? Oregon is hot right now!
> Good birding,
> -Nick Mrvelj (PDX)

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