Date: 6/11/19 1:19 pm
From: Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
Date: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 10:21 AM
Subject: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert <daily>

*** Species Summary:

Northern Pintail (1 Douglas)
Horned Grebe (1 Marion)
Northern Goshawk (1 Klamath)
Red-naped Sapsucker (1 Deschutes)
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) (1 Klamath)
Red-eyed Vireo (1 Polk)
Purple Martin (1 Jackson, 1 Josephine)
Gray Catbird (1 Curry)
Bobolink (2 Crook)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (2 Benton)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) (1)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 08:35 by Russ Namitz
- Fords Pond, Douglas, Oregon
- Map:,-123.367763&ll=43.3923419,-123.367763
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Adult male"

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (1)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 12:00 by Karen Freiheit
- Detroit Flats, Marion, Oregon
- Map:,-122.1461259&ll=44.7290265,-122.1461259
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Clearly seen in breeding colors through the scope."

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 09:54 by Matthew Dodder
- Klamath Marsh NWR, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:,-121.6850238&ll=42.8929966,-121.6850238
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Large, bulky Accipiter with proportionally shorter tail than
Cooper’s Hawk. More specific details later. Seeing being harassed by
Blackbirds over edge of marsh along east edge of marsh."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (2)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 18:05 by Matt Cahill
- Calliope Crossing, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:,-121.5526056&ll=44.3507699,-121.5526056
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "(Rare) Tried to be thorough with sapsucker observations. Four
nests observed in all. Third flagged nest from crossing in the western
forest quadrant had a female RNSA, next nest further northwest (and without
direct flagging on the poplar) had a male. Both paired with red-breasted
sapsuckers (or mostly such). Both observed several times bringing food,
removing fecal sacs, and interacting with mates.

Both birds with clear and clean white lines from bill past eye and with red
patches cleanly separated from black and white on the crown and throat.
Female with a pale chin and overall lighter plumage, male with full red
crown and throat."

Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) (Colaptes auratus [cafer Group]) (1)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 10:39 by Alex Lamoreaux
- Winema National Forest, Klamath Falls US-OR (42.4377,-122.1198), Klamath,
- Map:,-122.119846&ll=42.437729,-122.119846
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Visually confirmed. "

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (2)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 10:37 by Will Wright
- 97351, Independence US-OR (44.7298,-123.1562), Polk, Oregon
- Map:,-123.156195&ll=44.729787,-123.156195
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Singing repetitively in mostly 2 note clusters"

Purple Martin (Progne subis) (1)
- Reported Jun 11, 2019 07:45 by Karl Schneck
- N. Valley View Rd. Yard, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:,-122.7390432&ll=42.2529813,-122.7390432
- Checklist:
- Comments: "contin."

Purple Martin (Progne subis) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 16:58 by Tanner Martin
- Reeves Creek Rd. Clearcut Area, east-end, Josephine, Oregon
- Map:,-123.606622&ll=42.239919,-123.606622
- Checklist:
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing at this location. 2 males seen together, plus 1

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 10:46 by Jim Johnson
- Arizona Beach State Recreation Site, Curry, Oregon
- Map:,-124.3954897&ll=42.6144248,-124.3954897
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo, 2 Audio
- Comments: "Singing bird in trees next to pond; moved off to Myrtle Creek
near the footbridge. Mockingbird-like in shape and structure, but appeared
somewhat smaller; gray with a black cap. Besides complex song, series of
“mew” calls were also given at times. Media will be added later."

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (6)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 08:39 by Charles Gates
- (44.1672,-119.7616), Crook, Oregon
- Map:,-119.761589&ll=44.167249,-119.761589
- Checklist:
- Media: 8 Photos
- Comments: "Photo to come. Historic breeding site."

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (5)
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 10:09 by Charles Gates
- 13841–14389 SE Puett Rd, Paulina US-OR (44.1713,-119.7967), Crook, Oregon
- Map:,-119.79672&ll=44.171309,-119.79672
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Black birds with cream-colored nap. White in wings and back.
Only males seen from 200 yards through scope."

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 06:54 by William Proebsting
- 44.57003_-123.33655, Benton, Oregon
- Map:,-123.33655&ll=44.57003,-123.33655
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Black head and back, white wing bars, white breast and belly
with triangular rose patch on breast."

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 10, 2019 09:37 by Suzanne Austin
- Bald Hill Oak Creek Entrance, Benton, Oregon
- Map:,-123.326541&ll=44.575004,-123.326541
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Heard song and alarm. Song distinct. Good views of bird. Black
back, red breast, white belly. Appeared to be chased several time by
another bird. Flew north of the grove but still singing"


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