Date: 9/1/20 11:59 am
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (1 Lincoln)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Deschutes)
Sandhill Crane (1 Multnomah)
Black-necked Stilt (1 Multnomah)
Hudsonian Godwit (5 Lincoln)
Ruff (2 Union)
Sanderling (2 Columbia)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (3 Lane)
Solitary Sandpiper (1 Klamath)
Snowy Egret (2 Multnomah)
Northern Goshawk (1 Jackson)
Broad-winged Hawk (1 Baker)
Acorn Woodpecker (1 Multnomah)
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted x Red-shafted) (1 Multnomah)
Willow Flycatcher (4 Deschutes)
Dusky Flycatcher (1 Multnomah)
Black Phoebe (3 Deschutes)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (2 Deschutes)
Canyon Wren (1 Multnomah)
Sage Thrasher (1 Jackson)
Lesser Goldfinch (1 Tillamook)
Brewer's Sparrow (1 Washington)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (1 Lake)
Blackburnian Warbler (1 Lake)
Summer Tanager (2 Grant)

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Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 08:40 by Christopher Hinkle
- Depoe Bay City Park, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.058679&<ll...>,-124.058679
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73031731
- Comments: "Pics. White collar."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (2)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 08:55 by Sevilla Rhoads
- Near Big River Campground area, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.495232&<ll...>,-121.495232
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73056172
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Juveniles?"

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (7) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:40 by Ken Vanderkamp
- Sauvie Island--Oak Island (Multnomah Co.), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8207541&<ll...>,-122.8207541
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73049505
- Comments: "Continuing. Saw and heard flying over Sturgeon Lake."

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 07:26 by Ezra Cohen
- Smith and Bybee Lakes--Wetland Interlakes Trail, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7266407&<ll...>,-122.7266407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73036351
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "far back in smith lake, loosely associated with LBDO flock.
Briefly joined by SNEG."

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 10:14 by Christopher Hinkle
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0434766&<ll...>,-124.0434766
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73035062
- Comments: "Continuing bird first seen by Rick Bennett and Susan
Kirkbride several days ago. Pics. With dows on incoming tide out from the
shack along the nature trail."

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 11:00 by Karin Lamberson
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0434766&<ll...>,-124.0434766
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73047502
- Comments: "Continuing, seen by many. Associated with dowitchers.
reddish splotches on breast."

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 09:00 by suska kocis
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0434766&<ll...>,-124.0434766
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73039448
- Comments: "Continuing bird feeding with dowitchers, long black legs just
s bit larger than them and with upturned bi-colored pink and black Bill"

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 17:41 by Chris Lauman
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0434766&<ll...>,-124.0434766
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73038824
- Comments: "Was seen earlier. Will post photos."

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 10:00 by Bert Pooth
- Yaquina estuary, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0418673&<ll...>,-124.0418673
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73047096
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "red-brown on belly and bars on sides. Bright supercillium.
long, recurved, two-tone bill."

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2020 10:20 by John Sullivan
- Cove Sewage Treatment Plant (restricted access), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8311623&<ll...>,-117.8311623
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73052026
- Comments: "Juvenile. Killdeer-sized shorebird. Buffy breast, neat scaly
back and wing coverts, slightly dropping bill about the length of head,
yellowish legs. White rump seen when wings lifted briefly. Good scope
views. Poor photos."

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2020 10:20 by Laura Johnson
- Cove Sewage Treatment Plant (restricted access), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8311623&<ll...>,-117.8311623
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73052027
- Comments: "Juvenile. Killdeer-sized shorebird. Buffy breast, neat scaly
back and wing coverts, slightly dropping bill about the length of head,
yellowish legs. White rump seen when wings lifted briefly. Good scope
views. Poor photos."

Sanderling (Calidris alba) (2)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 15:07 by Tom Myers
- Kayaking Gilbert River, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.80401&<ll...>,-122.80401
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73054458
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Mixed with WESA flock, have photos of one of them"

Sanderling (Calidris alba) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 16:57 by Philip Kline
- Sauvie Island--The Narrows, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8162479&<ll...>,-122.8162479
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73052218
- Comments: "Noticeably larger and slightly paler than westerns. Black
shoulder visible. Likely a juvenile."

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:10 by Craig Strobeck
- 27601–27645 Royal Ave, Eugene US-OR 44.07065, -123.25782, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.257817&<ll...>,-123.257817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73040570
- Comments: "Continuing bird, located on mudflats south of the Tern Island
at the end of Royal Ave."

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:14 by Sylvia Maulding
- Fern Ridge WMA--Royal Ave. area (general), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2574606&<ll...>,-123.2574606
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73031757
- Comments: "continuing for 4th day to south of Tern Island on sand. at
7:50. upright posture, clean breast."

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:14 by Cindy Armstrong
- Fern Ridge WMA--Royal Ave. area (general), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2574606&<ll...>,-123.2574606
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73032355
- Comments: "Continuing, south of Tern island on the mud. Buffy color face
and breast. Medium size, slender sandpiper. Seen through a scope."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:45 by Ellen Cantor
- East Davis Lake Campground, Crescent, Oregon, US (43.588, -121.854),
Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.8540215&<ll...>,-121.8540215
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73055948
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Photo Juv. Solitary Sandpiper. Bright white belly without
barring on sides (as opposed to a Yellowlegs), greenish yellow rather than
the bright yellow legs of a Yellowlegs, prominent eye-ring with a little
white band going from the front of the eye-ring to the bill, shorter tail
projection than Yellowlegs. Plus the base of the bill has a slightly
greenish cast . It also struck me as smaller and daintier than a Gr
Yellowlegs, about the size of a Lesser Y. But it was by itself, so size
can be tricky in that case. When it flew, I saw the dark center tail
feathers with the darkly barred outer white ones."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:40 by Ross Barnes-Rickett
- Smith and Bybee Lakes--Wetland Interlakes Trail, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7266407&<ll...>,-122.7266407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73049865
- Comments: "Continuing bird seen south of Smith blind, then later sw of
bybee blind"

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 07:26 by Ezra Cohen
- Smith and Bybee Lakes--Wetland Interlakes Trail, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7266407&<ll...>,-122.7266407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73036351
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Far back in Smith Lake, small black bill, yellow lores, yellow
feet."

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 15:37 by Frank Lospalluto
- 97520, Ashland US-OR 42.23462, -122.41842, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.418425&<ll...>,-122.418425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73045477
- Comments: "Juvenile calling brief view of bird cruising through forest"

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:00 by Dave Trochlell
- North Powder Pond, Baker, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.930166&<ll...>,-117.930166
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73054737
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "After some research, I determined that this small buteo was
probably a juvenile BWHA, and that identification was confirmed by
Hawkwatch International's Mike Shaw. The body confirmation, pale
secondaries, tail banding, and flight characteristics all pointed to it
being a Broad-winged. This likely represents a first eBird record for Baker
County. Two photos."

Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:40 by Ken Vanderkamp
- Sauvie Island--Oak Island (Multnomah Co.), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8207541&<ll...>,-122.8207541
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73049505
- Comments: "I saw a male. A female was reported a few days ago so there
must be two birds present.
Extensive red crown coming down to a white forehead. White extending down
sides of face to
broaden out into a large white throat area. Black breast area with streaks
extending downward.
White wing patches seen while perched. This bird gave me extensive views
while perched and
then preening. It was found at the beginning or the Oak Island trail in
the oak woods between
the first gate and the first big access point to Sturgeon Lake."

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted x Red-shafted) (Colaptes auratus luteus x
cafer) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 10:15 by Mike Elliott
- 2744 SW Rutland Ter, Portland US-OR (45.5217,-122.7074), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.707405&<ll...>,-122.707405
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73034706
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Red malar, red nape"

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:23 by Cindy Zalunardo
- "Lynx Pond", Redmond, Oregon, US (44.335, -121.219), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73039563
- Comments: "Broad and orange below on bill. Buffy wing bars, thin eye
ring, greenish back. White throat doing a five flycatching low on sticks
and from middle of willows."

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:23 by judy meredith
- "Lynx Pond", Redmond, Oregon, US (44.335, -121.219), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73039562
- Comments: "Broad bill and orange below on bill. Buffy wing bars, thin eye
ring, greenish back. White throat doing a five flycatching low on sticks
and from middle of willows."

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 09:56 by Ben Frueh
- Calliope Crossing, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5526056&<ll...>,-121.5526056
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73065615
- Comments: "Photographed. Flycatcher in willows with no eye ring"

Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 09:56 by Kai Frueh
- Calliope Crossing, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5526056&<ll...>,-121.5526056
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73065614
- Comments: "Photographed. Flycatcher in willows with no eye ring"

Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 08:42 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...>,-122.638878&<ll...>,-122.638878
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73068109
- Comments: "The fly catcher was in the front yard - got a really good look
from 3 m away, all field marks were there, it was in winter plumage, bobbed
its tail downward and made a few calls Between flights in and out of the
shrubbery"

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:23 by Cindy Zalunardo
- "Lynx Pond", Redmond, Oregon, US (44.335, -121.219), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73039563
- Comments: "Black back, upper breast. White below. One browner one with
same pattern. The Flycatching over Lynx."

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:23 by judy meredith
- "Lynx Pond", Redmond, Oregon, US (44.335, -121.219), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73039562
- Comments: "Black back, upper breast. White below. One browner one with
same pattern, esp brownish on wings. Flycatching over Lynx."

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 07:38 by Charles Gates
- 97756, Redmond US-OR 44.33882, -121.21610, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.216096&<ll...>,-121.216096
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73067000
- Comments: "Continuing"

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 12:52 by judy meredith
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73042055
- Comments: "At the bend of the road at NW corner, down in junipers. One
seen well enough to rule out bushtit, back a bluish color, white outer
tail feathers, long tail, moving with small flock of several, possibly also
with Mtn chickadees. Known location."

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 12:52 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.2192706&<ll...>,-121.2192706
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73042056
- Comments: "At the bend of the road at NW corner, down in junipers. One
seen well enough to rule out bushtit, back a bluish color, white outer
tail feathers, long tail, moving with small flock of several, possibly also
with Mtn chickadees. Known location."

Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 08:46 by Eric C
- Wahkeena Falls, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.128106&<ll...>,-122.128106
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73054552
- Comments: "descending trill call:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/58153183"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 12:06 by Janet Kelly
- Agate Lake, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7708006&<ll...>,-122.7708006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73048174
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Found in patch of Ceanothus bushes across the ditch from dam
access road off Dry Creek Rd"

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 07:17 by Wink Gross
- Tierra del Mar, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.9616502&<ll...>,-123.9616502
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73032990
- Comments: "With mixed flock of AMGOs and PISIs. White wing bars with
obvious white patch at base of primaries."

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 08:45 by Andrew S. Aldrich
- Tualatin River NWR, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8353667&<ll...>,-122.8353667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73033793
- Comments: "Continuing at https://maps.app.goo.gl/1SvBn416BsTBwoeR8"

Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (Leiothlypis celata celata/orestera)
(1)
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 11:12 by Caleb Centanni
- Goose Lake SP--“Vagrant Woods” (41.9940,-120.3204) BLBW in cottonwood and
willow, NOPA in hawthorn, Lake, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.320424&<ll...>,-120.320424
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73055675
- Comments: "Courtney noted gray plumage color on head, duller color as
compared to lutescens"

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1)
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 11:12 by Caleb Centanni
- Goose Lake SP--“Vagrant Woods” (41.9940,-120.3204) BLBW in cottonwood and
willow, NOPA in hawthorn, Lake, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.320424&<ll...>,-120.320424
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73055675
- Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”:
Blackburnian warbler female type, seen by both of us for 5-minutes. We both
feel confident about the ID.
We both looked through a handful of app warbler options to confirm we both
agree this bird, yes matches Sibley and also photos.
Ruled out all regular Oregon birds, also ruled out Bay-breasted, Blackpoll,
Cape May, Cerulean. Not a NOPA (was one reported here yesterday).
Courtney several times to mind recalled Yellow-throated WA, (and briefly
BAWW except for yellow) as initially looking at it through cottonwood and
willow leaves, and YTWA also ruled out, but perh. indicates some similarity
to. (Prob structurally, mb bc bill size on these 3 species is similarly
larger than most other warblers.)

Description of our bird found today:
Underside with upper breast and throat yellowish, not bright yellow but
dull yellowish “with tinge of orange, like a translucent citrus color.”
When Caleb saw it in sunlight, breast/throat color was midway between
yellow and orange, indicating for him it has to be Blackburnian or
Bay-breasted.
(Bay-breasted ruled out by back pattern and flank streaks and front
details.)
Midway belly down to utc all white. Flanks streaked up to sides of breast
with dull but consistently visible dark streaking, sometimes appearing
faint like OCWA streaks, sometimes darker almost blackish.
Throat yellowish without malar/chin line. Solid yellowish throat.
Strikingly conspicuously paler supercilium, broader than on OCWA.
Caleb noted gray eyeline marking underside of supercilium.
Two bright white broad wing bars, one broader than other.
Back streaked with two racing conspicuously lighter broader streaks,
contrasting with also a thin darker streak like on flanks, as well as some
yellowish under streaks similar to flank streak color.
We didn’t notice tail pattern well enough, but with some white undertail
elements, — no inconsistency at all with BLBW.
Caleb noticed a structural shape to body slightly different than used to in
Oregon warblers, esp tail appearing fairly short compared to body; (not
sure where wings land compared to tail).
Courtney noticed flight feathers and primaries solidly dark, no light
edging.

Bird found at 11:10am exactly at this ebird checklist pin, near campground
entrance off main road, ~ 100-yd east of CG pay station. BLBW up in
cottonwood tree and then moved lower to willows. Spotted by Courtney, and
then we both worked equally hard to see bird again and again through leaves
as it moved around, to gather together and agree upon field marks and to
narrow down and easily agree on identification.
Lifer! Yay! Happy to find an excellent bird, to make up for dipping on NOPA.
Our 2nd great Oregon bird found together that we both get credit for
equally! (after OROR). 3rd if we count Courtney’s YTWA which Caleb and
Colby helped ID. (4th if we had better been able to ID our prob SCTA ...)

Note: we stayed at this spot a full hour after BLBW disappeared, hoping to
relocate it for documentation. I did record 2 call notes might be it? (or
maybe I just recorded an OCWA). The BLBW was not refound and half of the
mixed flock it was perhaps with, moved on.
This is an underbirded hotspot at great time of year, so surely anyone who
comes looking to chase it, if you don’t find it, you’ll find something else
good. Lot of habitat here, half of it thick with fruit (wild cherries,
rosehips, orchard apples), and cottonwood trees too, and sprinklers
watering the CG through day.

“If you had asked me, did I think I would ever see a Common Crane and a
Blackburnian WA in the same day ... that’s hella cool!”"

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 09:45 by Donald Sutherland
- 42787 Oregon 402, Kimberly, Oregon, US (44.767, -119.636), Grant, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6361608&<ll...>,-119.6361608
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73055562
- Media: 1 Photo

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 11:57 by Mike Mayer
- 42798 OR-402, Kimberly US-OR 44.76666, -119.63590, Grant, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.635903&<ll...>,-119.635903
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73047776
- Comments: "Thompson Orchard, one male"

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