Date: 11/20/20 6:10 am
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Snow Goose (2 Coos)
Cackling Goose (minima) (2 Morrow)
Canada Goose (canadensis Group) (1 Union)
Cinnamon Teal (1 Jackson)
Redhead (1 Josephine)
Tufted Duck (8 Benton)
Greater Scaup (1 Benton)
Long-tailed Duck (1 Washington)
Red-breasted Merganser (1 Multnomah, 2 Wasco)
Red-necked Grebe (8 Benton, 2 Clackamas)
Marbled Godwit (2 Lincoln)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (2 Wasco)
Red-throated Loon (1 Multnomah)
Snowy Egret (2 Lane)
Osprey (1 Union)
White-tailed Kite (7 Washington)
Ferruginous Hawk (2 Benton, 1 Linn)
Red-naped Sapsucker (2 Harney, 1 Lake)
Red-breasted Sapsucker (2 Harney)
Blue Jay (2 Harney, 4 Union)
Black-capped Chickadee (2 Klamath)
Northern Mockingbird (2 Curry)
Western Bluebird (2 Harney)
Purple Finch (Western) (1 Union)
Lapland Longspur (2 Polk)
Snow Bunting (5 Columbia)
Clay-colored Sparrow (1 Clatsop, 2 Curry)
American Tree Sparrow (1 Columbia)
Sagebrush Sparrow (2 Jackson)
Great-tailed Grackle (1 Multnomah)

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Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 15:32 by Don Henise
- 42S Coquille-Bandon Highway Bottoms, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.2086484&<ll...>,-124.2086484
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76422462
- Comments: "Immature - dusky white goose with black wingtips."

Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 15:32 by Robyn Henise
- 42S Coquille-Bandon Highway Bottoms, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.2086484&<ll...>,-124.2086484
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76422463
- Comments: "Immature - dusky white goose with black wingtips."

Cackling Goose (minima) (Branta hutchinsii minima) (50)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 13:35 by Cameron Cox
- Boardman Marina and RV Park, Morrow, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.7066665&<ll...>,-119.7066665
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76399058
- Comments: "Interesting situation. About 10 of these were in the river in
a little cove with some CANG, were seen well and were clearly minima. Then
a massive group of white-cheeked flushed from the next cove west and flew
past me. Calls from the Cackling Geese all sounded like minima and I saw
quite a few obvious minima in this flock as well with glossy dark chests
and richly colored overall appearance. I didn't see any clear size
variation in the CACG as they were flying though the difference between
minima and Tav is usually apparent in flight. The light wasn't the best and
I cannot swear the the identity of all of the roughly 400 CACG and I could
not ID any definite Tavs. I left the others as just CANG but I wonder if a
large flock of minima got off track from the Willamette."

Cackling Goose (minima) (Branta hutchinsii minima) (50)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 13:35 by Allison Anholt
- Boardman Marina and RV Park, Morrow, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.7066665&<ll...>,-119.7066665
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76399059
- Comments: "Interesting situation. About 10 of these were in the river in
a little cove with some CANG, were seen well and were clearly minima. Then
a massive group of white-cheeked flushed from the next cove west and flew
past me. Calls from the Cackling Geese all sounded like minima and I saw
quite a few obvious minima in this flock as well with glossy dark chests
and richly colored overall appearance. I didn't see any clear size
variation in the CACG as they were flying though the difference between
minima and Tav is usually apparent in flight. The light wasn't the best and
I cannot swear the the identity of all of the roughly 400 CACG and I could
not ID any definite Tavs. I left the others as just CANG but I wonder if a
large flock of minima got off track from the Willamette."

Canada Goose (canadensis Group) (Branta canadensis [canadensis Group]) (17)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 08:01 by Sean Cozart
- La Grande Sewage Ponds, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0295563&<ll...>,-118.0295563
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76398459
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: ""Lesser" Canada. This taxon is a combination of Lesser and
young moffitti but with lack of larger geese within the flock and plenty of
experience of the sunspecies on the Snake River, these were definitibe
pariveps."

Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:12 by Gary Shaffer
- 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/S76429798
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "See bad photo"

Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 12:59 by Tanner Martin
- Riverside Park (Josephine Co.), Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.328305&<ll...>,-123.328305
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76417947
- Comments: "Continuing."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:06 by Will Wright
- 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/S76423203
- Comments: "Continuing"

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 15:50 by Will Kennerley
- 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/S76425089
- Comments: "Continuing female in south pond. Sleeping near LESC with back
of head and distinct tuft out"

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:18 by Tim Shelmerdine
- 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/S76423831
- Comments: "Continuing. My second time. Brown overall. Small tuft visible
at back of head."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:09 by Nolan Clements
- 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/S76428415
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing female on south pond"

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 13:59 by Robert Jilek
- 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/S76422413
- Comments: "Continuing. Actively diving on the south pond."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 09:18 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/S76410343
- Comments: "Female continuing on S pond."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:48 by Russ Namitz
- 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/S76386439
- Comments: "Continuing female found by Doug Robinson. Obvious tuft on
head."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 07:45 by Kaplan Yalcin
- 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/S76424307
- Comments: "continuing female observed preening on south pond. rather
brown overall, stubby but obvious tuft visible."

Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:09 by Nolan Clements
- 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/S76428415
- Comments: "Female on south pond. Watched this bird for 3 minutes and
himmed and hawed over the ID. Came to GRSC due to it's large size, chunkier
bill, and round and bulbous head. Good comparative looks with nearby LESCs."

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 12:08 by Barbara Dolan
- Henry Hagg Lake--Dam Overlook, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2002457&<ll...>,-123.2002457
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76430315
- Comments: "Female seen best by walking down long Lookout asphalt path to
water edge so could view ‘round corner westerly. Black crown, white pattern
extending behind eye in brownish face and black extending down from crown.
Brown sides to water w. Wings in repose and black trail of feathers.
Diving a lot. First female LTDU for me."

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:30 by Cameron Cox
- 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/S76398075
- Comments: "Adult female. Bill did not expand at the base, shaggy
orange-red head lack sharp division on the throat and neck"

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:30 by Allison Anholt
- 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/S76398076
- Comments: "Adult female. Bill did not expand at the base, shaggy
orange-red head lack sharp division on the throat and neck"

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (2)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 10:10 by Ross Barnes-Rickett
- Sandy River Mouth--West Bank, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.3985904&<ll...>,-122.3985904
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76417516
- Comments: "Female/ immature type mergansers with more slender, petite
features, i.e., thin bill, head, and neck, sporting doublish crests and
dull rust-colored heads. Seen swimming tightly together straight out from
west bank trail from company lake"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 15:04 by Erik Bergman
- George Rogers Park, Clackamas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6597035&<ll...>,-122.6597035
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76421746
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "medium sized grebe, black cap, large bill, light cheek and
throat"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:38 by Wink Gross
- Marys Woods, Clackamas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.649368&<ll...>,-122.649368
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76406297
- Media: 1 Photo

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:18 by Tim Shelmerdine
- 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/S76423831
- Comments: "Continuing. Spent much of its time with its head tucked but at
one point, started diving. Vocalized multiple times. Neck length
intermediate between Western and Horned Grebes. Sharp bill, mostly yellow,
with some black. Dark crown, large whitish cheek, still some rusty red at
chin, throat mostly white."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:09 by Nolan Clements
- 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/S76428415
- Media: 1 Photo, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Continuing on NE pond. Watched fly to NW pond. Pics and audio
(!!!)"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 13:59 by Robert Jilek
- 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/S76422413
- Comments: "Continuing."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 13:57 by Sally Hill
- 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/S76425519
- Comments: "Reported at this location earlier. Sleeping among the Ruddy
ducks in the NE pond. Head and neck were seen when it started swimming."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 10:25 by Ken Chamberlain
- 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/S76408842
- Comments: "Continuing bird digiscoped sleeping bird NE pond"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 09:18 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/S76410343
- Comments: "Continuing on NE pond."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 08:57 by Will Wright
- 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/S76400906
- Comments: "Ne pond"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:48 by Russ Namitz
- 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/S76386439
- Comments: "Continuing medium-sized grebe with yellowish bill. Photo.
Actually called a number of times."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (60) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 12:30 by Helen White
- 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/S76424268
- Comments: "Straight slight upward curved two tone bill. Flying in flocks
and landing on far side of estuary - past the aquarium."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (60) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 12:30 by Stuart White
- 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/S76427556
- Comments: "Straight slight upward curved two tone bill. Flying in flocks
and landing on far side of estuary - past the aquarium."

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:30 by Cameron Cox
- 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/S76398075
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird. Same individual photographed by
Shawneen Finnegan recently. I have a strong suspicion that this bird with
the well developed white trailing edge to the secondaries and largely
adult-like mantle as well as a number of adult-like coverts is older than
2nd cycle. LBBG is surprisingly slow to mature for a gull of its size and
I'd bet heavily that its 3rd not second. That said, it doesn't matter much
and "aging" immature large gulls once all juvenile feathers have been
replaced is largely a hysterical exercise in false precision. P9-10 still
growing unsurprisingly. Look hard for the adult but it wasn't present
during the short time we were there"

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 11:30 by Allison Anholt
- 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/S76398076
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird. Same individual photographed by
Shawneen Finnegan recently. I have a strong suspicion that this bird with
the well developed white trailing edge to the secondaries and largely
adult-like mantle as well as a number of adult-like coverts is older than
2nd cycle. LBBG is surprisingly slow to mature for a gull of its size and
I'd bet heavily that its 3rd not second. That said, it doesn't matter much
and "aging" immature large gulls once all juvenile feathers have been
replaced is largely a hysterical exercise in false precision. P9-10 still
growing unsurprisingly. Look hard for the adult but it wasn't present
during the short time we were there"

Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 08:25 by Ezra Cohen
- 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/S76416313
- Comments: "Distant but definitely smaller than PALO and COLO with more
distinctly upturned bill."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:05 by Anne Heyerly
- 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/S76426355
- Comments: "Flew NW over Royal Ave with two GREG . Obviously smaller than
the GREG."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:05 by Dan Heyerly
- 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/S76426354
- Comments: "Flew NW over Royal Ave with two GREG . Obviously smaller than
the GREG."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1)
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 10:30 by Kent Coe
- 69325–69497 Telocaset Ln, North Powder US-OR (45.0495,-117.7723), Union,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-117.772261&<ll...>,-117.772261
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76390793
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Flyover. Pics."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:11 by Abigail Harris
- 44821–44899 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46231, -123.13923, Washington,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139228&<ll...>,-123.139228
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76390931
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "First reported by Rick Bennett via OBOL. Small raptor with
white head and chest, gray back with dark shoulders. Seen perched atop a
small pine tree in the middle of the field just east of hwy 47 and then
observed flying and hovering in the pouring rain."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:11 by Josh Woolley
- 44821–44899 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46231, -123.13923, Washington,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139228&<ll...>,-123.139228
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76390932
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "First reported by Rick Bennett via OBOL. Small raptor with
white head and chest, gray back with dark shoulders. Seen perched atop a
small pine tree in the middle of the field just east of hwy 47 and then
observed flying and hovering in the pouring rain."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 16:33 by Abigail Harris
- 44821–44899 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46259, -123.13937, Washington,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139375&<ll...>,-123.139375
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76391133
- Comments: "Seen again briefly perched atop a pine. Just as we got the
scope on it, it flew and headed west across hwy 47 toward Hagg Lake."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 16:33 by Josh Woolley
- 44821–44899 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46259, -123.13937, Washington,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.139375&<ll...>,-123.139375
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76391134
- Comments: "Seen again briefly perched atop a pine. Just as we got the
scope on it, it flew and headed west across hwy 47 toward Hagg Lake."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 14:09 by Erik Bergman
- 44946 Southwest Seghers Road, Gaston, Oregon, US (45.463, -123.139),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.1393589&<ll...>,-123.1393589
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76417872
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "rarity first reported by Rick Bennett; gracefyl raptor; white
tail, black shoulder on folded wings, black around eye on white face; seen
perched and then hovering"

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 09:37 by Nels Nelson
- 45050 SW Seghers Rd, Gaston US-OR 45.46244, -123.14126, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.141258&<ll...>,-123.141258
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76408758
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "New Washington County bird #230."

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 09:12 by Dwight Porter
- 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/S76407106
- Comments: "Continuing. White body, black wing patches. Great find Rick B!"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 15:58 by Russ Namitz
- Potter Rd., Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.164514&<ll...>,-123.164514
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76423765
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Buteo with whitish head and light brown
dorsal plumage. (44.4258954, -123.1598684)"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:05 by Roger Robb
- SW Airport Ave., Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.3123064&<ll...>,-123.3123064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76416550
- Comments: "Continuing rarity"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:18 by Russ Namitz
- SW Airport Ave., Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.3123064&<ll...>,-123.3123064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76386412
- Comments: "Continuing hawk found by Doug Robinson. Immature hawk with
white wing panels to upper primaries. Whitish head. Large gape."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Rick Vetter
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431396
- Comments: "Rare late migrants. Red nape and chin, with black and white
striped face pattern. 2 individuals: 2 adults, 1 juvenile. photos of
adults."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Joan Suther
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431395
- Comments: "Rare late migrants. Red nape and chin, with black and white
striped face pattern. 2 individuals: 2 adults, 1 juvenile. photos of
adults."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 12:16 by Lucas Schrader
- S H St from 9th to 3rd, Lakeview, Lake, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.34873&<ll...>,-120.34873
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76419347
- Comments: "Driving along 7th, saw a sapsucker fly across the street.
Turned corner to find it, luckily it hadn’t gone far. But then it went
around a trunk and as I looked for it I saw a collared dove. The sapsucker
flew to a lower perch on other side of street, allowed me to snap a couple
shots. This is my lifer Red-breasted! Photos tba eventually."

Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Joan Suther
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431395
- Comments: "No black on entire red head except small patch around eye;
short white mustachial stripe. No black on the all red chest. Photos will
be added later. Less white on back than red-naped sapsucker. No
characteristics of hybrids."

Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Rick Vetter
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431396
- Comments: "No black on entire red head except small patch around eye;
short white mustachial stripe. No black on the all red chest. Photos will
be added later. Less white on back than red-naped sapsucker. No
characteristics of hybrids."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (2)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 08:00 by Rebecca Hartman
- 201 6th Street, La Grande, Oregon, US (45.313, -118.094), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0941328&<ll...>,-118.0941328
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76401147
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "The Blue Jays that have been in the area finally discovered my
platform feeder. Perhaps they've harvested all the acorns in town?
Voraciously consuming peanuts. Vocalizing, unlike the solitary BJ
yesterday."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 12:34 by Rebecca Hartman
- 201 6th Street, La Grande, Oregon, US (45.313, -118.094), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0941328&<ll...>,-118.0941328
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76401489
- Comments: "Arrived at the platform feeder"

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 11:30 by Dave Trochlell
- B Avenue, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0912257&<ll...>,-118.0912257
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76427425
- Comments: "Continuing."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Rick Vetter
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431396
- Comments: "Photos. First heard. Black necklace, blue crest and white
wing markings. All the birds were near Frenchglen School. Actively
feeding."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Joan Suther
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431395
- Comments: "Photos. First heard. Black necklace, blue crest and white
wing markings. All the birds were near Frenchglen School. Actively
feeding."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 09:50 by Dave Trochlell
- Route from home to EOU, the cemetery and back, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0732632&<ll...>,-118.0732632
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76427589
- Comments: "Continuing."

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:15 by Brenda Miller
- 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/S76412866
- Comments: "Clear dee-dee-dee call, not hoarse like a mountain chickadee"

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:00 by Nolan Richard
- 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/S76420141
- Comments: "Clear all black cap without eyebrow stripe like a Mtn
chickadee. No rufous back like a chestnut-backed chickadee. Clear and loud
un-raspy chickadee dee dee call heard."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:00 by Mick Bressler
- North Lower Rogue-NE. Doyle rock, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.4228053&<ll...>,-124.4228053
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431179
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Popped into the picture w/ liquidy mocker calls."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:00 by W. Michaelis
- North Lower Rogue-NE. Doyle rock, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.4228053&<ll...>,-124.4228053
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431357
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Popped into the picture w/ liquidy mocker calls."

Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Rick Vetter
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431396
- Comments: "First heard. Blue with pale orange breast band and gray belly.
1 male, 2 female/juveniles. On fence line near interpretive panel."

Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) (3)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:08 by Joan Suther
- Frenchglen (town), Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.914696&<ll...>,-118.914696
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431395
- Comments: "First heard. Blue with pale orange breast band and gray belly.
1 male, 2 female/juveniles. On fence line near interpretive panel."

Purple Finch (Western) (Haemorhous purpureus californicus) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 10:40 by Dave Trochlell
- Sunnyhill Park and nearby neighborhoods, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-118.0847318&<ll...>,-118.0847318
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76427797
- Comments: "This was a female-plumaged Purple finch. Overall, it was a
chunky, short-tailed, medium to large, brownish finch with a strong facial
pattern and streaked white underparts. The bird had olive-toned,
medium-brown upperparts with diffuse dark brown vertical streaks. The
bird's brown facial pattern was offset by a diffuse, but fairly-distinct
white supercilium and a diffuse, white malar. The bill was heavy, dark, and
triangular, the culmen was slightly curved. There was no eyering. The
bird's chest was white with blurry brownish streaks. The undertail coverts
were white. Unfortunately, the bird flew from the ground where it was
foraging into dense hawthorn shrubs before I could get photos."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:25 by Roger Robb
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2535124&<ll...>,-123.2535124
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76416341
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "With flock of Horned Larks, American Pipits and Savannah
Sparrows 2.7 miles north of Smithfield RD"

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:15 by Russ Namitz
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.2535124&<ll...>,-123.2535124
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76400244
- Comments: "Rattle flight call heard several times. Very familiar with
call. Then later found one on the ground. Distinctive facial pattern."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:01 by Jill Punches
- 34301–34499 Bryan Dr, Scappoose US-OR 45.75830, -122.85874, Columbia,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.858745&<ll...>,-122.858745
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76423795
- Comments: "Continuing at end of asphalt. Originally found by Tom Myers.
Photos."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:30 by Josh Woolley
- Crown Zellerbach Trail (east end), Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8571033&<ll...>,-122.8571033
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76424511
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female - seen east of airport runway. Photos."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 14:30 by Abigail Harris
- Crown Zellerbach Trail (east end), Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8571033&<ll...>,-122.8571033
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76424509
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female - seen east of airport runway. Photos."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (2)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:58 by Kayla McCurry
- Crown Zellerbach Trail (east end), Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8571033&<ll...>,-122.8571033
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76429544
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Cute little white sparrow with brown across back, small brown
patches on cheeks and head. Unmistakeable. Continuing at the end of the
pavement. Found by Tom Myers yesterday."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 07:27 by Philip Kline
- Crown Zellerbach Trail (east end), Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8571033&<ll...>,-122.8571033
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76404402
- Media: 7 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Tom Myers discovered at least one at this location yesterday
evening. Continuing at end of asphalt near Columbia Commerce Center sign.
I originally found Tom's bird and then another flew in. They vocalized to
each other for a few seconds, then settled down and foraged together. One
bird was quite pale,. Likely an adult male, but had me wondering about a
potential McKay's for a bit. I believe the scapular pattern showing mostly
black is diagnostic, but there is a lot of white in the primary coverts and
the rump is whitish and lower back has a faint rusty wash, but no black
markings. Interesting bird anyway. Past the end of the asphalt is private
property and enforced."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 09:55 by J. Micheal Patterson
- Elvin Goodman Park, Clatsop, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.9232278&<ll...>,-123.9232278
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76399010
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "continuing at this location"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:00 by Mick Bressler
- North Lower Rogue-NE. Doyle rock, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.4228053&<ll...>,-124.4228053
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431179
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small sparrow compared to the GCSP, WCSP & HOSP. Stand out
facial and crown stripes. Open faced buffy supercillium, Dark eye line
behind eye, lacking white-eye arcs and gray nape. Chased off by the larger
sparrows but continued to come back."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 16:00 by W. Michaelis
- North Lower Rogue-NE. Doyle rock, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-124.4228053&<ll...>,-124.4228053
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76431357
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small sparrow compared to the GCSP, WCSP & HOSP. Stand out
facial and crown stripes. Open faced buffy supercillium, Dark eye line
behind eye, lacking white-eye arcs and gray nape. Chased off by the larger
sparrows but continued to come back."

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 11:58 by Kayla McCurry
- Crown Zellerbach Trail (east end), Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.8571033&<ll...>,-122.8571033
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76429544
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Rufous crown, eyeline, light gray chest, Found by Aaron
Beerman."

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 18, 2020 13:02 by Leslie Hart
- 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/S76405844
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen sitting on fence and then briefly
foraging on ground. Gray, round head, white throat with dark boarder, white
underparts and white mustache, streaking on sides. Saw with Jim Livaudais
and Gary Schafer."

Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 17, 2020 09:08 by Tanner Martin
- 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/S76413817
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing along ditch running west of gate, about 100 ft west
of the gate. Recognizing that canescens Bell's and Sagebrush sparrows are
very difficult to differentiate in practice (and some literature argues
that there can be enough overlap in characteristics in individual birds to
make distinguishing the two species virtually impossible in some cases), I
nevertheless agree with previous reports that this bird shows more
characteristics typically associated with Sagebrush Sparrow, including
limited but distinct streaking on the back, pronounced pale edge on the
tail, thin malar marking, etc. The fact that these features are found in
combination is helpful; but it is compounded by the fact that eBird shows
no records of a canescens Bell's Sparrow north of about San Francisco (and
almost all northern records are much to the east). All in all, Sagebrush
seems the stronger ID."

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) (1)
- Reported Nov 19, 2020 17:01 by Brodie Cass Talbott
- Grackdonald's, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6610186&<ll...>,-122.6610186
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76426199
- Comments: "Originally reported by Nick who found pictures of this bird
posted on a Facebook page. At dusk I searched the McDonald's that it had
been photographed at a few hours earlier and was unable to find it, until I
looked up into the elm just in front of the big golden arches sign, where I
saw a large jet black bird with a large paddle shaped tail. It gave an
alarm "Chuck" and moved further to the tree out of sight. I was unable to
see much detail, but the obvious shape of the tail and overall size should
eliminate all other possible birds, certainly blackbirds and COGR.

The bird was photographed eating French fries from the parking strip, and
my presumption is it will be there in the days to come."

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