Date: 6/28/20 4:43 pm
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Red-necked Grebe (1 Crook)
Rock Pigeon (1 Malheur)
Least Sandpiper (1 Union)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (3 Benton)
Western Sandpiper (1 Umatilla)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (1 Hood River)
American Three-toed Woodpecker (3 Deschutes)
Gray Flycatcher (2 Josephine)
Pacific-slope Flycatcher (1 Union)
Red-eyed Vireo (4 Columbia, 1 Yamhill)
Rock Wren (1 Curry)
Gray Catbird (6 Deschutes, 2 Harney)
California Thrasher (1 Jackson)
Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (2 Grant)
Grasshopper Sparrow (1 Benton)
Song Sparrow (heermanni Group) (4 Curry)
Great-tailed Grackle (1 Malheur)
Townsend's Warbler (4 Polk)

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Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 26, 2020 09:35 by Jeremy Miller
- Ochoco Reservoir, Crook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3066526,-120.6975174&ll=44.3066526,-120.6975174
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70896319
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "The lighting wasn’t really good but the shape matched that of
a Red-necked Grebe perfectly.Once I reviewed my photos I could see that’s
definitely what it is."

Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) (12)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 12:47 by Ken Pahlas
- Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.6191014,-117.2430426&ll=43.6191014,-117.2430426
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70931713
- Comments: "Not rare at all for this area. Pigeons flying, landing on
cliffs/rocks."

Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) (3)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 10:30 by Dave Trochlell
- Peach Road stop, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.2791263,-117.9528693&ll=45.2791263,-117.9528693
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70928845
- Comments: "Not rare. These three small peeps were adult LESAs, with dark
brownish upperparts, heavily-streaked, brownish chests, white underparts,
yellow legs, and tapered, slightly-drooped bills."

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 10:12 by Will Wright
- Marys River Mitigation Bank wetland, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.5208411,-123.3378038&ll=44.5208411,-123.3378038
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70916604
- Comments: "Found by Dr Robinson. Whiter below and thick black bill when
seen next to least sandpipers"

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 09:10 by Pam Otley
- Marys River Mitigation Bank wetland, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.5208411,-123.3378038&ll=44.5208411,-123.3378038
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70924691
- Comments: "Seen in north wetland this morning by Doug Robinson. Slightly
larger than surrounding LESA, whiter, black legs and short, straighter
(than LESA's) bill."

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 09:06 by Hendrik Herlyn
- Philomath Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.5201324,-123.3461237&ll=44.5201324,-123.3461237
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70919286
- Comments: "Found by Doug this morning With LESAs in wetland.Slightly
larger than LESA, black legs, rather short, blunt-tipped, black bill, very
white below. Too distant, and light too poor for photos."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (5)
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 16:54 by Mark Ludwick
- Stanfield Meadow Road, Umatilla, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.7841871,-119.3106222&ll=45.7841871,-119.3106222
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70898777
- Media: 1 Photo

Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 25, 2020 14:25 by Sibylle Hechtel
- Hood River mouth, Hood River, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.7152892,-121.5063858&ll=45.7152892,-121.5063858
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70828522
- Comments: "Flew by as I hiked in the adjacent marsh. I'll take a camera
tomorrow."

American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:27 by Samantha Wolfe
- 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/S70917911
- Comments: "Yellow on crown, zubtle white spotting on back. Drumming
loudly. Pics and audio to follow."

American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:27 by Carter Crouch
- 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/S70919953
- Comments: "Yellow on crown, zubtle white spotting on back. Drumming
loudly. Pics and audio to follow."

American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 25, 2020 09:35 by Tom Penpraze
- 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/S70916383
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Female, no yellow crown. Barred white back,
white underparts, black head, diagonally barred white flanks."

Gray Flycatcher (Empidonax wrightii) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 15:12 by Tanner Martin
- Bigelow Lakes, Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0886091,-123.3706309&ll=42.0886091,-123.3706309
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70910898
- Media: 7 Photos
- Comments: "Have previously seen and photographed this species in this
same location July 8 of last year. Pale gray flycatcher with white
eye-ring, orange and black bill, short primary projection, faint yellow on
belly, and long, narrow tail with white edge. Constant downward tail
pumping, "whit" and "chiwip" calls, etc. It was later joined by a second
empid too distant too positively ID, but based on the behavior and the way
it was associating with the GRFL I strongly suspect it to have been a
second GRFL. Both were flycatching low (&lt;10-15') from the manzanita and
highland brush that are abundant in the meadow of Bigelow Lakes. Photos."

Gray Flycatcher (Empidonax wrightii) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 15:12 by Stephanie Martin
- Bigelow Lakes, Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0886091,-123.3706309&ll=42.0886091,-123.3706309
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70924314
- Media: 7 Photos
- Comments: "Have previously seen and photographed this species in this
same location July 8 of last year. Pale gray flycatcher with white
eye-ring, orange and black bill, short primary projection, faint yellow on
belly, and long, narrow tail with white edge. Constant downward tail
pumping, "whit" and "chiwip" calls, etc. It was later joined by a second
empid too distant too positively ID, but based on the behavior and the way
it was associating with the GRFL I strongly suspect it to have been a
second GRFL. Both were flycatching low (&lt;10-15') from the manzanita and
highland brush that are abundant in the meadow of Bigelow Lakes. Photos."

Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 26, 2020 06:30 by Michael Daugherty
- MDaugherty Homestead, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.3122796,-118.1031037&ll=45.3122796,-118.1031037
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70841176
- Comments: "identified from other western flycatchers by its song"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:26 by Linnaea Basden
- 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/S70929640
- Comments: "H/O. High up in cotton wood on left fork of trail at the
tower. Rapid “question and respond” type vireo song. Faster than Cassin’s"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:26 by Joshua Meyers
- 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/S70929587
- Comments: "H/O. High up in cotton wood on left fork of trail at the
tower. Rapid “question and respond” type vireo song. Faster than Cassin’s"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 07:06 by Tom Myers
- 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/S70916253
- Comments: "Known at this location. Usually singing non stop, only heard a
few bits of song this time."

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 06:55 by Kate Watts
- 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/S70908532
- Comments: "Heard not seen"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1)
- Reported Jun 26, 2020 15:28 by Kayla McCurry
- Willamette Greenway--Grand Island Access, Yamhill, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.104299,-123.021792&ll=45.104299,-123.021792
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70894009
- Comments: "Heard then seen in location described previously by Paul
Sullivan."

Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) (2)
- Reported Jun 24, 2020 18:00 by Kaplan Yalcin
- Vulcan Lake, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1870475,-123.9842474&ll=42.1870475,-123.9842474
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70860385
- Comments: "largeish, pale gray wrens, bobbing. Seen in rocky brushland
where trail crests ridge before dropping down to Vulcan Lake"

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 07:13 by Steve Kornfeld
- Benham Falls East Trailhead, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.9302633,-121.4120497&ll=43.9302633,-121.4120497
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70910565
- Comments: "Prev reported. In the willows along the logjam walking bridge
at the Benham Falls east trailhead. Possibly feeding young"

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 09:10 by Mike Mayer
- Deschutes River Trail--Benham Falls, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.939274,-121.413247&ll=43.939274,-121.413247
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70916099
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "River left next to bridge Benham Falls. Two Birds working
willows and log jam."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:30 by Tom Crabtree
- Deschutes River Trail--Benham Falls, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.939274,-121.413247&ll=43.939274,-121.413247
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70918360
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 07:29 by Kara Jakse
- Deschutes River Trail--Benham Falls, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.939274,-121.413247&ll=43.939274,-121.413247
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70909985
- Comments: "Continuing bird. All grey with black cap, long tail."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 16:25 by Mike Mayer
- Deschutes River Trail--Benham Falls, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.939274,-121.413247&ll=43.939274,-121.413247
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70894485
- Comments: "Gray bird with black cap and rusty red under part. In the
willows River left above the bridge, 5 pm."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:38 by Glenn Reubon
- Indian Ford Campground, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.357242,-121.6104126&ll=44.357242,-121.6104126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70915447
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continued sighting. Gray bird. Black cap. Same location as
previous sighting. Both came out of a brush thicket. At one point both on
same limb. Google GPS coordinates in my Wednesday listing"

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (3)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 10:15 by Rick Vetter
- Page Springs Campground, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8031267,-118.8671098&ll=42.8031267,-118.8671098
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70929938
- Comments: "Gray body, black cap on head and rufous vent. Three hanging
in a group at intersection of N Steens loop road with open gate and
entrance to Page springs campground road. They were on page springs CG Rd.
All three flew across the road, one after another to the dry side and at
least one was singing. After 5 min they flew back to river side one at a
time with all visible at once 10 feet apart again, into thick willows. We
have never seen three at one time in Harney County. Maybe they nested
since at least one has been spotted I this area for over a month. A cool 51
degree day. Photos."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (3)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 10:15 by Joan Suther
- Page Springs Campground, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8031267,-118.8671098&ll=42.8031267,-118.8671098
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70929939
- Comments: "Gray body, black cap on head and rufous vent. Three hanging
in a group at intersection of N Steens loop road with open gate and
entrance to Page springs campground road. They were on page springs CG Rd.
All three flew across the road, one after another to the dry side and at
least one was singing. After 5 min they flew back to river side one at a
time with all visible at once 10 feet apart again, into thick willows. We
have never seen three at one time in Harney County. Maybe they nested
since at least one has been spotted I this area for over a month. A cool 51
degree day. Photos."

California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:06 by Forrest English
- stakeout California Thrasher, Talent (2019), Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.213947,-122.803611&ll=42.213947,-122.803611
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70912905
- Comments: "Have audio"

Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (Loxia curvirostra (type 2)) (2)
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 12:49 by Caleb Centanni
- Big Weasel Springs--campsite off Malheur NFS Rd 2150 (44.3322,-119.3412),
Grant, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.332247,-119.341163&ll=44.332247,-119.341163
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70897813
- Comments: "made poor recording of"

Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (Loxia curvirostra (type 2)) (15)
- Reported Jun 27, 2020 13:24 by Caleb Centanni
- Cedar Grove Botanical Trail, Grant, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.333573,-119.33489&ll=44.333573,-119.33489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70897762
- Comments: "“Unreported”: made recording of flyover group of ~ 15 ;"

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (1)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 11:45 by Lydia Maddux
- Finley Refuge Rd, Corvallis US-OR 44.42506, -123.30472, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.425058,-123.304718&ll=44.425058,-123.304718
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70928727
- Comments: "We observed this bird at Prairie Overlook"

Song Sparrow (heermanni Group) (Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group]) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 16:00 by Russ Namitz
- Lone Ranch State Wayside, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1010245,-124.3445492&ll=42.1010245,-124.3445492
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70936370
- Comments: "Known to be at location"

Song Sparrow (heermanni Group) (Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group]) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 16:00 by Leisyka Parrott
- Lone Ranch State Wayside, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1010245,-124.3445492&ll=42.1010245,-124.3445492
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70936371
- Comments: "Known to be at location"

Song Sparrow (heermanni Group) (Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group]) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 15:20 by Russ Namitz
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0059705,-124.2130351&ll=42.0059705,-124.2130351
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70931553
- Comments: "Known to be at location."

Song Sparrow (heermanni Group) (Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group]) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 15:20 by Leisyka Parrott
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0059705,-124.2130351&ll=42.0059705,-124.2130351
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70931555
- Comments: "Known to be at location."

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) (3)
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 16:08 by RJ Baltierra
- Beck-Kiwanis Park, Malheur, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0374113,-116.9688606&ll=44.0374113,-116.9688606
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70932606
- Comments: "Continuing, large blackbird with huge tail. Clear iris."

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:07 by Jeanette Scott
- Salemtowne Retirement Community Campus, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.9770562,-123.068338&ll=44.9770562,-123.068338
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70929014
- Comments: "Yellow face with black cap, stripe through eye, and black
chin."

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:07 by Audrey Gordon
- Salemtowne Retirement Community Campus, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.9770562,-123.068338&ll=44.9770562,-123.068338
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70919979
- Comments: "Yellow face with black cap, stripe through eye, and black
chin."

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:07 by Jim Scott
- Salemtowne Retirement Community Campus, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.9770562,-123.068338&ll=44.9770562,-123.068338
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70915544
- Comments: "Yellow face with black cap, stripe through eye, and black
chin."

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 28, 2020 08:07 by Lou Nelson
- Salemtowne Retirement Community Campus, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.9770562,-123.068338&ll=44.9770562,-123.068338
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S70930442
- Comments: "Yellow face with black cap, stripe through eye, and black
chin."

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