Date: 9/12/20 6:40 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
The Swamp Sparrow reported here is a Lincoln’s Sparrow, and a very good couple of photos.


Alan Contreras
<acontrer56...>
Eugene, Oregon

www.alanlcontreras.com



> On Sep 12, 2020, at 6:14 PM, <ebird-alert...> wrote:
>
> *** Species Summary:
>
> Red-necked Grebe (1 Benton)
> Black-chinned Hummingbird (1 Wallowa)
> Anna's Hummingbird (1 Wallowa)
> Black-necked Stilt (1 Curry)
> Sanderling (1 Benton)
> Elegant Tern (1 Lincoln)
> Swamp Sparrow (1 Clatsop)
>
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> Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 11:00 by Pam Otley
> - Philomath Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Benton, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.3461237&<ll...>,-123.3461237
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73522446
> - Comments: "Mid-size grebe with white cheek patch, red neck, heavy yellow bill. Seen in west end of south pond. Diving a lot, lost sight of before I could get photo."
>
> Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) (3)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 09:30 by Scott O'Donnell
> - Speywater Lodge, Wallowa, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.4504238&<ll...>,-117.4504238
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73508631
> - Comments: "Large hummer with really waggy tail at the feeder. We've had quite a few of them at our feeders all summer, a few persist."
>
> Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) (1)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 09:30 by Scott O'Donnell
> - Speywater Lodge, Wallowa, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.4504238&<ll...>,-117.4504238
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73508631
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Photos."
>
> Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (1)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 17:39 by Caleb Centanni
> - Floras Lake Rd, Curry, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.4830225&<ll...>,-124.4830225
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73522902
> - Comments: "(Rare): “unreported”: photos: nice spot by Caleb! at (42.9042,-124.4754) . — “How do you want to describe the bird?” — “In a mud hole.” — hahahaha. — “Ridiculously long legs.” Black back contrasting sharply with white underside. Mid length straight pointed bill . — “don’t they have red legs?” “I think they were pink.” — some brownish edging on back with light edging indicating juv plumage. White in face."
>
> Sanderling (Calidris alba) (1)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 11:00 by Pam Otley
> - Philomath Sewage Ponds (restricted access), Benton, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.3461237&<ll...>,-123.3461237
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73522446
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing. Shore bird larger than WESA. Black legs & bill. white front and belly, black on wings. Seen today on west side of nw pond."
>
> Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) (1)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 16:13 by Ryan Downey
> - 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/S73522765
> - Comments: "Medium-sized tern with shaggy black crest and white forehead. Long, slightly decurved orange bill that lightened toward the tip. Unfortunately I did not have my camera but I believe Gerry M. was able to get photos."
>
> Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (2)
> - Reported Sep 12, 2020 10:00 by Jay Rasmussen
> - Svensen Island Slough, Clatsop, Oregon
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.658883&<ll...>,-123.658883
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73521387
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Always nervous entering an apparent rarity. Please see pictures."
>
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