Date: 11/6/19 4:59 pm
From: Caleb Centanni <caleb...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Sauvie Island Emperor Goose
Cool! Thanks for reporting that it was seen Nick!

Worth noting that Nolan and I once watched the Finley Tundra Bean-Goose fly
straight southeast from McFadden Marsh for miles, as far as the eye could
see. It was seen the next day at Finley again, so keep looking and posting

Beat wishes, and good birding!


On Wed, Nov 6, 2019, 4:06 PM Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...> wrote:

> Birders,
> The EMPEROR GOOSE was apparently seen today between 1 pm and 2 pm near a
> Rentenaar Road. I just read this on the Oregon Birding Facebook page.
> Unfortunately, it sounds like it flew west.
> From Kate Atkins:
> “Bird continues per Tom Magarian, Rentenaar Rd. from about 1300-1400, flew
> west.“
> I spent about an hour and a half looking from the dike at the end of
> Rentenaar Rd. yesterday evening. While I was not able to relocate the EMGO,
> I did luck upon seeing a BRANT flying around at one point, also flying west.
> Good luck to those that chase,
> -Nick Mrvelj (Portland)
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 2:10 PM France Davis <>
> wrote:
>> I spent an hour and a half scoping a mixed flock of thousands of geese on
>> Sauvie Island this morning but could not pull an Emperor out of the mass.
>> The flock was on the west side of Reeder Road, just north of the Sauvie
>> Island Wildlife Viewing area. It could have been in there, but the birds
>> were constantly moving around and coming & going from the flock.
>> *France Davis*
>> *SW Portland*

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