Date: 6/17/20 1:45 pm
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Mandarin Duck (1 Clackamas)
Common Goldeneye (1 Harney)
Wild Turkey (1 Malheur)
Band-tailed Pigeon (1 Klamath)
Great Egret (1 Douglas)
Red-naped Sapsucker (2 Deschutes)
Willow Flycatcher (2 Deschutes)
Least Flycatcher (7 Deschutes)
American Crow (1 Klamath)
Oak Titmouse (1 Klamath)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (2 Klamath)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (2 Jefferson)
Bewick's Wren (1 Crook)
Gray Catbird (1 Deschutes, 3 Harney)
Veery (5 Deschutes)
Cassin's Finch (1 Multnomah)
Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (1 Grant)
Yellow-breasted Chat (4 Klamath)
Tricolored Blackbird (1 Lane)

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Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) (1)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 11:45 by Tim Janzen
- Happy Valley Nature Park, Clackamas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.4498306,-122.5215654&ll=45.4498306,-122.5215654
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70518558
- Comments: "one male which has recently returned to the park after a short
absence"

Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) (1)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 15:57 by Whitney Mortimer
- Malheur NWR--Buena Vista Ponds, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.0672732,-118.8632083&ll=43.0672732,-118.8632083
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70515370
- Comments: "Male clearly seen: round white spot, golden eye, White breast
and flanks"

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (1)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 12:49 by Wayne Smith
- 1457–1471 Owyhee Lake Rd, Nyssa US-OR 43.66602, -117.25817, Malheur,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.666024,-117.258168&ll=43.666024,-117.258168
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70514470
- Comments: "Observed at this location several times"

Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) (1)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 18:29 by Caleb Centanni
- Topsy Grade Rd--Rim parking to Robbers Rock, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.027005,-122.094239&ll=42.027005,-122.094239
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70514245
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: cont. found by others here : a live bird
flew off away down canyon from prob its nest site near spring trickling ?
at this spot in road was also remnant feathers (incl. diagnostic
subterminal dark band on a tail feather) of another BTPI ..."

Great Egret (Ardea alba) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 08:44 by Glenn Reubon
- Umpqua River--Salmon Harbor Marina, Douglas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.6839497,-124.1812992&ll=43.6839497,-124.1812992
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70537336
- Comments: "Continued sighting"

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (2)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 12:40 by Jonathan Reimer-Berg
- Calliope Crossing, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3507699,-121.5526056&ll=44.3507699,-121.5526056
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70543115
- Comments: "Continuing at location"

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Jun 15, 2020 10:59 by Tom Myers
- Trout Creek Swamp, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2461577,-121.6949676&ll=44.2461577,-121.6949676
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70481238
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Have photo. Was at sapwell high in tree and then was run off
by a red-breasted sapsucker"

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:50 by Joshua Little
- Trout Creek Hillside, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2666802,-121.6924567&ll=44.2666802,-121.6924567
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70542399
- Comments: "Fitz-bew! Recorded"

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:50 by Andrew S. Aldrich
- Trout Creek Hillside, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2666802,-121.6924567&ll=44.2666802,-121.6924567
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70542398
- Comments: "Fitz-bew! Recorded"

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 13:15 by Daniel Errichetti
- Deschutes National Forest, Sisters US-OR 44.35648, -121.61970, Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.356482,-121.619701&ll=44.356482,-121.619701
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70510225
- Comments: "Sang as soon as I got out of my car and walked down the hill
to the stream. Lucky me because the bird disappeared right after. “Ch-bik”
heard loud and clear. I’m very familiar with this song from the Eastern
U.S.."

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:18 by Jonathan Reimer-Berg
- Deschutes National Forest, Sisters US-OR 44.37017, -121.62346, Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.37017,-121.623462&ll=44.37017,-121.623462
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70543253
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Heard Che-bek call repeatedly along creek"

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:18 by Don Berg
- Deschutes National Forest, Sisters US-OR 44.37017, -121.62346, Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.37017,-121.623462&ll=44.37017,-121.623462
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70543252
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Heard Che-bek call repeatedly along creek"

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 15:12 by Erik Ostrander
- Sisters, Oregon, US (44.361, -121.624), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3609195,-121.6239471&ll=44.3609195,-121.6239471
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70518194
- Comments: "Small flycatcher, dark wings, heard vocalize chee-bick.
Continuing bird in this location."

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 15:12 by Hannah Buschert
- Sisters, Oregon, US (44.361, -121.624), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3609195,-121.6239471&ll=44.3609195,-121.6239471
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70518211
- Comments: "Small flycatcher, dark wings, heard vocalize chee-bick.
Continuing bird in this location."

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 07:52 by John Reuland
- Upper Indian Ford Creek, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3598066,-121.6216815&ll=44.3598066,-121.6216815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70512661
- Comments: "Continuing bird, calling che-bek, prominent eye ring, same
location as previously reported, about 300 yds south of gate near aspen
grove along west side of creek."

Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 07:52 by Damian Fagan
- Upper Indian Ford Creek, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3598066,-121.6216815&ll=44.3598066,-121.6216815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70510179
- Comments: "Continuing bird, calling che-bek, prominent eye ring, same
location as previously reported, about 300 yds south of gate near aspen
grove along west side of creek."

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 14:05 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.026544,-122.10065&ll=42.026544,-122.10065
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513546
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: ho calls. Had heard earlier today too
with Kevin, Frank, Dave, Tim R"

Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) (2)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 18:29 by Caleb Centanni
- Topsy Grade Rd--Rim parking to Robbers Rock, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.027005,-122.094239&ll=42.027005,-122.094239
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70514245
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: nice spot by Caleb! of a brownish tit. 2
here, calling, in an oak : we attempted recording of vocals."

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 10:56 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch CG (42.02443, -122.10018) WOTH dense Klamath Plum stand,
Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.024429,-122.10018&ll=42.024429,-122.10018
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513309
- Comments: "“Unreported”: ho single nasal call , first time we realized
today that it can sound somewhat like ATFL whistle (thanks to Kevin, for
that lesson)"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(3)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 17:56 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.026544,-122.10065&ll=42.026544,-122.10065
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513676
- Comments: "“Unreported”: ho single nasal call , first time we realized
today that it can sound somewhat like ATFL whistle (thanks to Kevin, for
that lesson)"

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (3)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 08:09 by Andrew S. Aldrich
- 15100 SE Lone Pine Rd, Culver US-OR 44.46152, -121.08021, Jefferson,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.461518,-121.080214&ll=44.461518,-121.080214
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70533747
- Comments: "Continuing. Small, gray, long-tailed, wheezy calls. 1 pair
together, third calling about 1/4 mile north. Photos."

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (3)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 08:09 by Joshua Little
- 15100 SE Lone Pine Rd, Culver US-OR 44.46152, -121.08021, Jefferson,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.461518,-121.080214&ll=44.461518,-121.080214
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70533748
- Comments: "Continuing. Small, gray, long-tailed, wheezy calls. 1 pair
together, third calling about 1/4 mile north. Photos."

Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) (1)
- Reported Jun 15, 2020 13:35 by Joshua Baumann
- Crooked River Wetlands Complex, Crook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3165109,-120.897857&ll=44.3165109,-120.897857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70514678
- Comments: "Nearest trees on northern edge of area"

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:29 by Erik Ostrander
- Malheur NWR--Headquarters, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2654648,-118.8440412&ll=43.2654648,-118.8440412
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70540360
- Comments: "Gray bird, smaller than a robin, black cap, peach colored
vent. Heard vocalizing. Pictures taken."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 10:29 by Hannah Buschert
- Malheur NWR--Headquarters, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2654648,-118.8440412&ll=43.2654648,-118.8440412
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70540361
- Comments: "Gray bird, smaller than a robin, black cap, peach colored
vent. Heard vocalizing. Pictures taken."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 09:02 by Pam Otley
- Malheur NWR--Headquarters, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2654648,-118.8440412&ll=43.2654648,-118.8440412
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70523366
- Comments: "Continuing. GRCA singing from trees north of access path from
parking area.
Later it was singing from trees along south side road."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (2)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 11:53 by Kent McIntosh
- Smith Rock SP, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3669375,-121.1371851&ll=44.3669375,-121.1371851
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70510753
- Comments: "Two birds in tree, identified via photo from eBIRD app."

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (2)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 09:33 by Steve Kornfeld
- Black Butte Swamp, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3713649,-121.6314715&ll=44.3713649,-121.6314715
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70540228
- Comments: "Same general location as previously posted. Pair seems to have
a much wider Circle. When we are nearby was actively calling and singing.
But then fly relatively far away."

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (2)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 09:33 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Black Butte Swamp, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3713649,-121.6314715&ll=44.3713649,-121.6314715
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70540229
- Comments: "Same general location as previously posted. Pair seems to have
a much wider Circle. When we are nearby was actively calling and singing.
But then fly relatively far away."

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 06:55 by Roger Robb
- Black Butte Swamp, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3713649,-121.6314715&ll=44.3713649,-121.6314715
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70514119
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Calling bird in willows in meadow; continuing rarity"

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 07:52 by John Reuland
- Upper Indian Ford Creek, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3598066,-121.6216815&ll=44.3598066,-121.6216815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70512661
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Pale reddish brown back and speckles on upper
breast, pale underparts. Making call note."

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 07:52 by Damian Fagan
- Upper Indian Ford Creek, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3598066,-121.6216815&ll=44.3598066,-121.6216815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70510179
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Pale reddish brown back and speckles on upper
breast, pale underparts. Making call note."

Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii) (2)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 20:21 by Jefff Barna
- 2626 SE Sherman St, Portland US-OR 45.50616, -122.63888, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.506156,-122.638878&ll=45.506156,-122.638878
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70522071
- Comments: "Male and female flying through the neighborhood landed in our
garden for a brief moment, they then got chased away by a spotted towhee
that was claiming the blueberry bush"

Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (Loxia curvirostra (type 2)) (2)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 05:56 by Caleb Centanni
- Scotty Creek Ln--Scotty Creek, Grant, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.148088,-119.131193&ll=44.148088,-119.131193
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70531991
- Comments: "made recording to check, on prev log , will update w that ID"

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (2)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 10:56 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch CG (42.02443, -122.10018) WOTH dense Klamath Plum stand,
Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.024429,-122.10018&ll=42.024429,-122.10018
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513309
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: cont. birds photoed by others.
Apparently this might be the only Known location for this species in
county? birds Singing, so much song! incl thrushy tone quality bits"

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 06:59 by Dan Kuhlman
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.026544,-122.10065&ll=42.026544,-122.10065
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70537343
- Comments: "Yellow throat and breast. White spectacles. Calling. chased
off by a western tanager"

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (1)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 17:56 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.026544,-122.10065&ll=42.026544,-122.10065
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513676
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: cont. birds photoed by others.
Apparently this might be the only Known location for this species in
county? birds Singing, so much song! incl thrushy tone quality bits"

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (3)
- Reported Jun 14, 2020 14:05 by Caleb Centanni
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.026544,-122.10065&ll=42.026544,-122.10065
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70513546
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: cont. birds photoed by others.
Apparently this might be the only Known location for this species in
county? birds Singing, so much song! incl thrushy tone quality bits"

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (1)
- Reported Jun 16, 2020 17:30 by Thomas Cramer
- Trails and powerlines behind Lane Community College, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0062125,-123.0408669&ll=44.0062125,-123.0408669
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70521230
- Comments: "Male; Bright white and red epaulets. Clearly seen, up close,
spreading and folding wings for emphasis."

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