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 May 9. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at
A TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE was reported during the week at the Crooked River
Wetlands south of Madras. Two MURPHYıS PETRELS were off Oregon May 2. On May
7 a singing EASTERN PHOEBE was along Oak Island Road on Sauvie Island. A
HOODED ORIOLE was photographed in Brookings May 1. On May 6 a GREAT-TAILED
GRACKLE was photographed along State Line Road at Lower Klamath NWR.
Heavy shorebird movements were reported during the week along the coast with
above normal RED KNOTS reported. On May 6 a SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER was
photographed north of Waldport.
Peak numbers of migrants passed through Oregon during the week bringing good
numbers of BLACK-HEAD GROSBEAKS, BULLOCKıS ORIOLES, WESTERN TANAGERS, and
A BREWERıS SPARROW was reported May 7 at Powell Butte Park in Portland. A
HARRISıS SPARROW was at the Tualatin NWR that day. On May 3 up to 18
WARBLING VIREOS were at the Cammasia Natural Area in West Linn. A CALLIOPE
HUMMINGBIRD was at a McMinnville feeder May 5.
Malheur NWR is now picking up with many migrants, especially warblers at