Date: 11/19/20 6:00 am
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Cinnamon Teal (1 Jackson)
Tufted Duck (2 Benton)
Long-tailed Duck (1 Baker, 1 Union, 1 Washington)
Red-breasted Merganser (2 Multnomah, 1 Union, 2 Wasco)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Benton, 1 Hood River, 1 Union, 2 Wasco)
Long-billed Curlew (1 Lincoln)
Marbled Godwit (2 Lincoln)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (1 Wasco)
Red-throated Loon (1 Multnomah)
American Bittern (1 Union)
White-tailed Kite (7 Washington)
Burrowing Owl (2 Jackson)
American Crow (3 Klamath)
Snow Bunting (1 Columbia)
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's) (1 Malheur)
Sagebrush Sparrow (4 Jackson)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 Union)

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Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:12 by James Livaudais
- Denman WMA--Whetstone Pond, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8657722&<ll...>,-122.8657722
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76371551
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "See bad photo"

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 10:55 by Susan Kirkbride
- 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/S76376880
- Comments: "Continuing female. Seen in south pond repeatedly diving. Scaup
like but tuft clearly visible between dives."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 10:00 by Hendrik Herlyn
- 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/S76375399
- Comments: "Female, continuing on S pond."

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 09:45 by Rick Bennett
- Henry Hagg Lake Park (Scoggins Valley Park), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2135582&<ll...>,-123.2135582
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76375156
- Comments: "Continuing female seen from Dam Overlook -- same one seen a
few days ago -- see photos from the 15th because too distant and rainy
today for photos"

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 16, 2020 09:00 by Dave Trochlell
- Thief Valley Reservoir (Baker Co.), Baker, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.8069544&<ll...>,-117.8069544
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76363379
- Comments: "Continuing immature female. I saw had good scope views of this
bird twice - once at about 10:00 and then again at about 1:00 - while it
was on the Baker County side of the reservoir. Photo."

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 16, 2020 08:35 by Dave Trochlell
- Thief Valley Reservoir (Union Co.), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.785368&<ll...>,-117.785368
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76363062
- Comments: "Continuing immature female. Photo."

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (2)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 08:29 by Andy Frank
- Broughton Beach, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6152539&<ll...>,-122.6152539
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76371166
- Comments: "Seen with binoculars flying east. By size and shape and
prominent white wing panels, they were easy to tell they were mergansers.
Fortunately they were flying close to shore and I was able to see the neck
colors blended together rather than the sharp demarcation seen with
Common. They were by themselves so wasn’t able to judge by size."

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 10:20 by Andy Frank
- Hayden Island--Columbia Point, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.667591&<ll...>,-122.667591
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76371121
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo"

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:09 by Joseph Blowers
- Lone Pine Island viewpoint (restricted access), Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.139799&<ll...>,-121.139799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76376356
- Comments: "Continuing. Thin Bill, very spiky crest, no clear line between
red & white on throat"

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 10:30 by Stefan Schlick
- Lone Pine Island viewpoint (restricted access), Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.139799&<ll...>,-121.139799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366922
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing female"

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 09:40 by Russ Morgan
- Pilcher Creek Reservoir, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0753519&<ll...>,-118.0753519
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368081
- Comments: "Yes. Snoozing with a hooded merganser. Seems like a bunch of
them this year. Female type. Wispy red head, thin bill, no sharp necklines."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (3)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 13:10 by Stefan Schlick
- Hood River mouth, Hood River, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5063858&<ll...>,-121.5063858
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366867
- Comments: "Three birds together"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (2)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 09:47 by Joseph Blowers
- Mayer SP, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.286896&<ll...>,-121.286896
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76376353
- Comments: "Continuing. Gray cheek contrasts with dark cap. Long stout
yellow bill. Somewhat smaller than Western Grebe."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (6)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 12:45 by Stefan Schlick
- Mayer SP, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.286896&<ll...>,-121.286896
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366880
- Comments: "SIX birds!!"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 10:55 by Susan Kirkbride
- 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/S76376880
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Gray/brown grebe, bigger than horned and smaller than western.
Orange bill nearly as long as it’s head. Vocalizing. Photo."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 10:17 by Russ Morgan
- Wolf Creek Reservoir, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0169864&<ll...>,-118.0169864
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368085
- Comments: "Ontinuing"

Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) (3)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 16:12 by Annika Andersson
- 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/S76377137
- Comments: "Continuing. Together on sandflat."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (56)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 16:12 by Annika Andersson
- 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/S76377137
- Comments: "Continuing. Easy count, spread out foraging in shallow water."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (13)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 08:50 by Annika Andersson
- Yaquina Bay--Idaho Flats, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.0411806&<ll...>,-124.0411806
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76377104
- Comments: "Continuing in bay."

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:09 by Joseph Blowers
- Lone Pine Island viewpoint (restricted access), Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.139799&<ll...>,-121.139799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76376356
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "On the left side of this photo. Notice how much darker it is
than the California Gulls. Note the bright red gonyeal spot."

Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) (3)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 08:27 by Wink Gross
- Hayden Island--Columbia Point, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.667591&<ll...>,-122.667591
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76374429
- Comments: "Far shore. “Snake-like”, pale gray."

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 09:12 by Russ Morgan
- Distribution pond, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.9506525&<ll...>,-117.9506525
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368116
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Late bittern... flushed from reeds near parking lot. Photo’s."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:51 by Jill Punches
- 44821–44899 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46271, -123.13942, Washington,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139421&<ll...>,-123.139421
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368306
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Found by Rick Bennett. In field on top of smaller pine. Darker
back, white underneath and black around eyes. Thanks to Erik for locating!
Photos (digiscoped)."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:13 by Kayla McCurry
- Hwy 47 at Seghers Rd, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139318&<ll...>,-123.139318
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76371697
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Small raptor. White head, chest, and belly; dark shoulders,
gray wings. Spotted on the east side of hwy 47, perched on short evergreen
tree in the field. Alternated between actively hunting and perching,
despite driving rain. Originally reported by Rick Bennett."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:48 by Craig Tumer
- Hwy. 47--Flooded Bottoms, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.135179&<ll...>,-123.135179
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366267
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Found earlier in the day by Rick Bennett. Observed through
scope as it perched in top of small pine tree - small raptor with white
head, white underparts, gray back, and gray wings with black shoulder."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:14 by Alex Foote
- Hwy. 47--Flooded Bottoms, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.135179&<ll...>,-123.135179
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76371945
- Comments: "First reported by Rick Bennett. Seen perched on small pine in
center of field. White head and body, black patch on wing and grey back."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:40 by Stefan Schlick
- Hwy. 47--Flooded Bottoms, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.135179&<ll...>,-123.135179
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366803
- Comments: "Bird was found by Rick Bennett a few minutes ago"

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:51 by Susan Kirkbride
- Seghers Rd @ Hwy 47, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139514&<ll...>,-123.139514
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76376595
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Small white raptor with black shoulders. See photo. Thanks to
Rick Bennett for this great find!"

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 12:45 by Rick Bennett
- Seghers Rd @ Hwy 47, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.1393281&<ll...>,-123.1393281
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76374992
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "white head with black around eyes, white breast with faint
rusty collar (juvenile?), black shoulder patch, white tail, hovering like
kestrel while hunting -- seen perched in pine trees in field east of
highway"

Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 15:32 by bob hunter
- 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/S76366396
- Comments: "0icture to follow."

Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 11:43 by Forrest English
- 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/S76373296
- Media: 1 Photo

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:05 by Hilary Turner
- Klamath Marsh NWR--Headquarters, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5807045&<ll...>,-121.5807045
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76372249
- Comments: "Continuing at location. Smaller than raven, previous
checklists have photos of the same bird"

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:41 by Hilary Turner
- Klamath Marsh NWR--Headquarters, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5807045&<ll...>,-121.5807045
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76372240
- Comments: "Continuing at the location. Small black corvid. Pix"

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:06 by Hilary Turner
- Klamath Marsh NWR--Headquarters, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.5807045&<ll...>,-121.5807045
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76372235
- Comments: "Third time seen this week. Visited feeders during intense
squall. Smaller than raven, especially bill. Got pix."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 15:36 by Tom Myers
- Columbia Commerce Center, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.850995&<ll...>,-122.850995
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76373793
- Media: 9 Photos
- Comments: "Unmistakable. Seen along gravel road just past the end of the
newly paved portion, flushed at first then it returned for some photos.
Columbia County bird #225!"

White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's) (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii) (20)
- Reported Nov 16, 2020 15:29 by Russ Namitz
- Beulah Reservoir, Malheur, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.1549978&<ll...>,-118.1549978
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76385038
- Comments: "Pale lores and pinkish-orange bill"

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 16:12 by Rene Allen
- Denman WMA--Ave. G and Ave. H ponds, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8673269&<ll...>,-122.8673269
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368164
- Comments: "Refound after being found by Jim and reported by others. Cold
wet and rainy. Walked out almost to end of the fence, but walking on the
way back it was found on trail between the ditch and grass, near the
"puddles". Gray head, white eye ring, white throat with a grey stripe. Bad
lighting for a digiscope but tried. No camera today. West of the gate"

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 16:12 by Sammie Peat
- Denman WMA--Ave. G and Ave. H ponds, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8673269&<ll...>,-122.8673269
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368163
- Comments: "Refound after being found by Jim and reported by others. Cold
wet and rainy. Walked out almost to end of the fence, but walking on the
way back it was found on trail between the ditch and grass, near the
"puddles". Gray head, white eye ring, white throat with a grey stripe. Bad
lighting for a digiscope but tried. No camera today. West of the gate"

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 08:29 by bob hunter
- Denman WMA--Ave. G and Ave. H ponds, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8673269&<ll...>,-122.8673269
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76366446
- Comments: "Continuing bird."

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1)
- Reported Nov 16, 2020 14:00 by Howard Sands
- Denman WMA--Ave. G and Ave. H ponds, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8673269&<ll...>,-122.8673269
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76376745
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Found by Jim Livaudais and seen by many. Well documented east
side rarity. Great find."

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 10:07 by Russ Morgan
- Godley Rd, La Grande US-OR 45.27928, -117.89085, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.890848&<ll...>,-117.890848
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76368134
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo. A black bird with a yellow head. Or....a yellow bird
with a black body. White shoulder patches. With huge flock of blackbirds
and starlings near haystacks."

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