Date: 6/19/20 2:12 pm
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Ross's Goose (2 Harney)
Greater Scaup (1 Harney)
Common Goldeneye (1 Harney)
Wild Turkey (1 Klamath, 1 Malheur)
Band-tailed Pigeon (1 Klamath)
Western Sandpiper (1 Lake)
Black-backed Woodpecker (1 Jackson)
Red-eyed Vireo (1 Columbia, 1 Jackson)
Black-capped Chickadee (1 Klamath)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (1 Lane)
Veery (2 Deschutes)
Grasshopper Sparrow (2 Jackson)
White-crowned Sparrow (1 Jackson)
Harris's Sparrow (2 Benton)
Yellow-breasted Chat (1 Tillamook)
Bobolink (2 Crook)
Great-tailed Grackle (1 Malheur)
Black-and-white Warbler (1 Klamath)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) (3 Gilliam)

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Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 13:31 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- Burns Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.5672909,-119.0676928&ll=43.5672909,-119.0676928
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70580630
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen on levee with a group of Canada Geese.
Small white goose with small triangular bill, short neck, smaller than
adult Canada Geese."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 13:31 by Forest Tomlinson
- Burns Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.5672909,-119.0676928&ll=43.5672909,-119.0676928
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70581744
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen on levee with a group of Canada Geese.
Small white goose with small triangular bill, short neck, smaller than
adult Canada Geese."

Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) (2)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 07:05 by Pam Otley
- Hwy. 205 (Catlow Valley Rd.)--Six Mile Pond (view from road), Harney,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.4757054,-118.87604&ll=42.4757054,-118.87604
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70585928
- Comments: "Continuing. Males with more rounded head, peak of crown
farther forward, bluer bill than LESC."

Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) (2)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 07:05 by Pam Otley
- Hwy. 205 (Catlow Valley Rd.)--Six Mile Pond (view from road), Harney,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.4757054,-118.87604&ll=42.4757054,-118.87604
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70585928
- Comments: "2 males. 1 adult with round white spot on face. 1 with partial
round spot, divot out of top of spot, also somewhat mottled plumage. Photos
soon."

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (2)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 06:32 by Dan Kuhlman
- 17220 Oregon 66, Keno, Oregon, US (42.123, -121.952), Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1226399,-121.9523835&ll=42.1226399,-121.9523835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70593971
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "See photo"

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (6)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 10:12 by Caleb Centanni
- Succor Creek Hwy 201 x Owyhee River bridge (Hx YBCU), Malheur, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.783885,-117.055392&ll=43.783885,-117.055392
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70602120
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: seen well. — parent with at least 5
babes. Babes the size of pheasant, (we thought they were f at pheasant when
first flushed): 2 babes flushed and flew, 1 tried and couldn’t fly yet,
couple stayed with parent (who is about 3 times bigger size than a
pheasant)"

Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 08:23 by Gerry Hill
- Topsy Grade Rd, Keno US-OR (42.0320,-122.0884), Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.031963,-122.088365&ll=42.031963,-122.088365
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70587354
- Comments: "Large pigeons with obvious gray-white tail band. Two flew up
hill to the left and one flew into a tree on the right side of the road.The
latter gave us good looks at the yellow bill with black tip and white line
above iridescent nape. Overall great purple hue on chest and back and
lighter towards the undertail feathers."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 17:22 by Craig Miller
- Summer Lake Wildlife Area, Lake, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.950819,-120.7639503&ll=42.950819,-120.7639503
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70584832
- Comments: "Details pending"

Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 10:20 by Steve Kornfeld
- Abbot Butte trail - Oregon, US (42.923, -122.577), Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.9227759,-122.5768833&ll=42.9227759,-122.5768833
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70580204
- Comments: "In the burn. Seen and heard"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 08:30 by Frank Lospalluto
- Rogue River Preserve , Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5347345,-122.8411844&ll=42.5347345,-122.8411844
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70579054
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "during point count same location as last year. we will be
organizing a field trip for the vireo this saturday 06/20 stay tune to the
RVbirdlist"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (2)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 07:33 by Jenny Jones
- Warrior Point Trail, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.8083469,-122.7980196&ll=45.8083469,-122.7980196
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70601867
- Comments: "Seen and heard."

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (2)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 09:50 by Kevin Spencer
- Wood River Day Use Area, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7085517,-121.9906425&ll=42.7085517,-121.9906425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70608083
- Comments: "individuals heard in two separate locations; one seen and
recorded giving 3 different sounds;"

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 17:15 by Jennifer Haynes
- Mt. Pisgah--SE access (Ridgeway Rd.), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.9914227,-122.9415286&ll=43.9914227,-122.9415286
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70597244
- Comments: "trail 3 about 1/5 of the way uphill to trail 6 in an oak tree"

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 11:04 by Erik Ostrander
- 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/S70576339
- Comments: "Heard ethereal song. Got recording of call to be posted soon.
Saw the bird briefly: brown backed white bellied small thrush shaped bird.
Noticibly yellow bill seen from below in a tree. Found in a clearing behind
the Alder trees near the coordinates of this list."

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 11:04 by Hannah Buschert
- 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/S70576340
- Comments: "Heard ethereal song. Got recording of call to be posted soon.
Saw the bird briefly: brown backed white bellied small thrush shaped bird.
Noticibly yellow bill seen from below in a tree. Found in a clearing behind
the Aspen trees near the coordinates of this list."

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (2)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 10:38 by Frank Lospalluto
- 1001–1099 Gardner Rd, Eagle Point US-OR 42.43015, -122.59958, Jackson,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.430145,-122.599575&ll=42.430145,-122.599575
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70602007
- Comments: "Known location at C2 ranch private road so heard and saw from
road photo alternate song heard so likely breeding pair"

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (2)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 12:04 by Dan Kuhlman
- 1090 Gardner Road, Eagle Point, Oregon, US (42.43, -122.599), Jackson,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.4300239,-122.5994816&ll=42.4300239,-122.5994816
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70605028
- Comments: "Previously reported by Frank Lospalluto. Both individuals
heard and seen. Photos"

White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 10:20 by Steve Kornfeld
- Abbot Butte trail - Oregon, US (42.923, -122.577), Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.9227759,-122.5768833&ll=42.9227759,-122.5768833
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70580204
- Comments: "Singing and visible in appropriate habitat. In the burn by
car park. And again at the base of the Butte."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 17:30 by Lisa Millbank
- 2855 NE Lancaster St, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.5967576,-123.2415859&ll=44.5967576,-123.2415859
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70581450
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Large, long-legged sparrow with white underparts, gray head
with black face and throat, and black spotting on the sides of the breast."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 17:30 by Don Boucher
- 2855 NE Lancaster St, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.5967576,-123.2415859&ll=44.5967576,-123.2415859
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70581822
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Large, long-legged sparrow with white underparts, gray head
with black face and throat, and black spotting on the sides of the breast."

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 17, 2020 18:40 by Cliff Cordy
- Northfork Road / North Fork Nehalem River, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.7688699,-123.8440617&ll=45.7688699,-123.8440617
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70587565
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Heard only. Its distinctive song is easy to
recognize. It was located in bushes on west side of North Fork Road about
200 meters SW of the bridge."

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (7) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 08:52 by Charles Gates
- 15656–15682 SE Puett Rd, Paulina US-OR 44.17120, -119.79364, Crook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.171201,-119.793635&ll=44.171201,-119.793635
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70598367
- Comments: "Blackbird with yellow nape ad while on back and wings."

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (18)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 11:55 by Tom Crabtree
- SE Puett Rd.--Bobolink Prairie, Crook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.1634946,-119.7539573&ll=44.1634946,-119.7539573
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70585097
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Photos"

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) (1)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 17:52 by Sean Cozart
- Ontario Walmart Parking Lot, Malheur, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0261318,-116.9388936&ll=44.0261318,-116.9388936
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70582261
- Comments: "One male this time around. Usually have better luck with this
permanent flock at Wal-mart. Though it seems their food source rely on
humans so perhaps they've been preferring truckers at Love's gas station
since the pandemic."

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) (1)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 09:50 by Kevin Spencer
- Wood River Day Use Area, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7085517,-121.9906425&ll=42.7085517,-121.9906425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70608083
- Media: 2 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "While walking along wooden boardwalk I heard the diagnostic
somewhat quick "weasy" song, like a repeating squeak in a spinning object.
Viewing the bird foraging in the interior branches of willows, sometimes
upside. Colors: black and white only. Black and white streaked crown,
streaked back, black streaked flanks, black throat. See photos and listen
to recording"

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) (Setophaga coronata auduboni) (1)
- Reported Jun 19, 2020 07:22 by Matt Cahill
- Lost Valley Rd.--valley and pine forest, Gilliam, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.075741,-119.9704122&ll=45.075741,-119.9704122
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70599875
- Comments: "(Rare) Made recording of jingling bright warbler song in two
parts, speeding up in the second. Classic Audubon's song, faster than
Nashville. Saw a couple individuals in the same location the day before."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) (Setophaga coronata auduboni) (1)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 20:04 by Matt Cahill
- Lost Valley Rd.--valley and pine forest, Gilliam, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.075741,-119.9704122&ll=45.075741,-119.9704122
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70600039
- Comments: "(Rare) Blue-backed and faced warbler with white shoulder,
spotted breast, yellow throat, yellow crown spot."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) (Setophaga coronata auduboni) (1)
- Reported Jun 18, 2020 19:38 by Matt Cahill
- Lost Valley Rd.--valley and pine forest, Gilliam, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.075741,-119.9704122&ll=45.075741,-119.9704122
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70600071
- Comments: "(Rare) Blue-backed and faced warbler with white shoulder,
spotted breast, yellow throat, yellow crown spot."

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