Date: 9/2/20 9:30 am
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Whimbrel (1 Multnomah)
Hudsonian Godwit (1 Lincoln)
Ruff (4 Union)
Red Phalarope (1 Washington)
Common Tern (1 Multnomah)
American White Pelican (1 Wallowa)
Snowy Egret (1 Multnomah)
Red-shouldered Hawk (1 Union)
Broad-winged Hawk (1 Lake)
Downy Woodpecker (Pacific) (1 Josephine)
Black Phoebe (1 Deschutes)
Black-capped Chickadee (1 Klamath)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (5 Benton)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (1 Deschutes)
Brewer's Sparrow (1 Jackson, 1 Washington)

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Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) (1)
- Reported Sep 02, 2020 08:11 by Jay Withgott
- Sauvie Island--Raccoon Point, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8055191&<ll...>,-122.8055191
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73101189
- Comments: "Standing atop the dike as i walked up onto it. Spooked and
flew off across the road to the east. Managed to get a couple photos before
it flew; will post once home. Tall grayish brown shorebird with black and
white striped crown and medium/long decurved bill. Call similar to bald
eagle."

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 29, 2020 13:00 by Peter Nelson
- 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/S73086477
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen with Short-billed Dowitchers. Added
photo"

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 10:21 by Nolan Clements
- 61205 Union Cove Highway, Cove, Oregon, US (45.297, -117.829), Union,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8290353&<ll...>,-117.8290353
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73071426
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Sleeping on the gravel bar. Pics"

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:48 by Mark Ludwick
- 61209–61401 Union Cove Hwy 237, Cove US-OR 45.29662, -117.82901, Union,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.82901&<ll...>,-117.82901
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73080135
- Comments: "Continuing bird in pond across the road from the sewage
ponds. IDed with scope, in the extreme SE corner of pond. Long distance
photos."

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 11:00 by Cathy Nowak
- Conley Pit Pond, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8300805&<ll...>,-117.8300805
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73080661
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. First located 8/31 by (I think) P. Sullivan. Seen
feeding at water's edge. Excellent scope views. Poor quality photo
acquired."

Ruff (Calidris pugnax) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 08:25 by Sean Cozart
- Gaston Pond, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8296962&<ll...>,-117.8296962
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73069771
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Lifer #337. #249 year bird. Continuing individual. Overall
Pectoral-like piper than was LARGER than adjacent killdeer with buff
washed, unstreaked breast and scalloped back. Short black bill. Photos and
videos."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Aug 31, 2020 10:17 by Kayla McCurry
- Fernhill Wetlands (general), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.0851855&<ll...>,-123.0851855
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73049976
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Thick bill with pale near the base, molting. I mistakenly
identified it as a red necked yesterday. Thank you Sarah for the sharp eye!"

Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 08:40 by Andy Frank
- Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands Natural Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7456&<ll...>,-122.7456
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73079775
- Comments: "Small sterna tern flew over flying south and did not stop.
Fortunately it banked while in flight and I could see a dark wedge on
primaries."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Aug 27, 2020 10:55 by Kim Zumwalt
- Kinney Lake, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.1021342&<ll...>,-117.1021342
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078918
- Comments: "Very large white bird with black flight feathers,
yellow-orange bill, unmistakable; also seen by Scott O'Donnell"

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 08:40 by Andy Frank
- Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands Natural Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.7456&<ll...>,-122.7456
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73079775
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "photo"

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 27, 2020 09:45 by Cathy Nowak
- Ladd Marsh WMA, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0359077&<ll...>,-118.0359077
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73080335
- Comments: "Continuing. First located days before by D Trochlell. Heard
well several times. Seen in flight. Most notable feature in flight was
bright white tail bands. Note LMWA is open only Weekends and Wednesdays. No
access other days"

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 06:10 by Roger Robb
- Summer Lake Wildlife Area, Lake, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.7639503&<ll...>,-120.7639503
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73090969
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Yellow cere, dark eye, barred underparts, dark malar stripe,
short wings, banded tail. Flew into tree near HQ."

Downy Woodpecker (Pacific) (Dryobates pubescens gairdnerii/turati) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 14:09 by Russ Namitz
- Lake Selmac, Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.5779095&<ll...>,-123.5779095
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73080271
- Comments: "Expected ssp. Dingy, not bright, white below."

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:36 by Cash Lowe
- 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/S73087151
- Comments: "Continuing at Lynx Pond"

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (2)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 17:18 by Kevin Spencer
- Wood River Wetland, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.9327068&<ll...>,-121.9327068
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73089695
- Comments: "Buffy flanks; calls; known location"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:53 by Rich Hoyer
- Adair County Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2106407&<ll...>,-123.2106407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078729
- Comments: "Keeping track of subspecies as part of a state-wide birding
trip"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:53 by Sara Bettencourt
- Adair County Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2106407&<ll...>,-123.2106407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078734
- Comments: "Keeping track of subspecies as part of a state-wide birding
trip"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:53 by Vicki Sandage
- Adair County Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2106407&<ll...>,-123.2106407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078731
- Comments: "Keeping track of subspecies as part of a state-wide birding
trip"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:53 by allen codding
- Adair County Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2106407&<ll...>,-123.2106407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078730
- Comments: "Keeping track of subspecies as part of a state-wide birding
trip"

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 13:53 by Dimitris Dimopoulos
- Adair County Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2106407&<ll...>,-123.2106407
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73078732
- Comments: "Keeping track of subspecies as part of a state-wide birding
trip"

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 11:00 by Craig Bennett
- 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/S73079068
- Comments: "Continuing, blue-gray above, light gray below; long tail with
white outer tail feathers; white eye-ring. Actively feeding in junipers
near pond."

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (2)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 10:07 by Jim Hostick
- Denman WMA (general, use specific if applicable), Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8720797&<ll...>,-122.8720797
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73081856
- Comments: "Considered Chipping Sparrows but overall grayer and weak
facial pattern weak eye stripe behind eye only and doesn’t carry through
eye to front. Short dainty conical but sharp bill. Dull indistinct wing
bars and thin striping on nape. I have seen this species in the same patch
twice in the last couple of weeks. They were the at edge of area of dry
grass and ceanothus “buckbrush” west of old munitions storage loop road."

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (1)
- Reported Sep 01, 2020 07:50 by Rick Bennett
- Tualatin River NWR--Atfálat'i Unit, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8312254&<ll...>,-122.8312254
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73075883
- Comments: "Continuing in same area it has been for several days
(45.385443, -122.849167). Small sparrow with light gray unstreaked breast,
pale face markings and white eye ring."

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