Date: 1/13/21 3:14 am
From: Teresa Hertzel <teresa.hertzel...>
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) (1 Multnomah)
Wood Duck (1 Hood River)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Hood River)
Western Grebe (1 Klamath)
Anna's Hummingbird (1 Sherman)
Semipalmated Plover (1 Polk)
Sabine's Gull (2 Clatsop)
American White Pelican (1 Klamath)
Blue Jay (1 Union)
Oak Titmouse (1 Klamath)
Townsend's Solitaire (1 Multnomah)
Hermit Thrush (1 Wheeler)
Purple Finch (Western) (1 Union)
Lapland Longspur (1 Polk)
Clay-colored Sparrow (3 Washington)
Vesper Sparrow (1 Washington)
Orchard Oriole (1 Multnomah)
Townsend's Warbler (1 Jackson)

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Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) (Anser albifrons gambelli/sponsa) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 09:18 by Ardele Obrist
- 97080, Gresham US-OR 45.46418, -122.41108, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.411079&<ll...>,-122.411079
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79130565
- Comments: "Originally there were two. Something happened to one and the
other one now hangs out with our domestic geese and seems very at home."

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) (5)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 11:56 by Russ Namitz
- Lower Mill Dr pond, Hood River US-OR (45.6288,-121.5173), Hood River,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.517328&<ll...>,-121.517328
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79144903
- Comments: "1 male, 4 females"

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 15:20 by Russ Namitz
- Hood River--The Hook, Hood River, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.525898&<ll...>,-121.525898
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79150740
- Comments: "Medium-sized between Horned and Western out in the river…
Fucking finally....Only took me five different trips this winter to get it
for a county bird. Wouldn’t have been so frustrating if everyone else
seemed to be reporting it."

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 08:42 by Elijah Hayes
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.788522&<ll...>,-121.788522
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79142981
- Comments: "Floating on Lake Ewauna with Northern Shovelets. Dark below
eye, continuing bird"

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 16:14 by Russ Namitz
- 308 Fowler St, Rufus US-OR (45.6936,-120.7346), Sherman, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.734636&<ll...>,-120.734636
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79153022
- Comments: "Continuing rarity found by Dave Irons & Shawneen Finnegan.
Dingy gray-green sides and pinkish patch on throat. On feeder just west of
post office."

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 12:12 by Tim Shelmerdine
- 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/S79144168
- Comments: "Continuing. Small, squat shorebird; short,dark bill; brown
upperparts, white collar and forehead, single, thinnish breastband."

Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 11:49 by Erik Ostrander
- Tolovana Beach SP, Clatsop, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.960886&<ll...>,-123.960886
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79138786
- Comments: "Seen flying above the parking lot, medium sized gull white and
black m pattern on wings, dark collar."

Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 11:49 by Hannah Buschert
- Tolovana Beach SP, Clatsop, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-123.960886&<ll...>,-123.960886
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79138787
- Comments: "Seen flying above the parking lot, medium sized gull white and
black m pattern on wings, dark collar."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 08:42 by Elijah Hayes
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.788522&<ll...>,-121.788522
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79142981
- Comments: "Injured individual still hanging in there"

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 09:45 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/S79150863
- Comments: "Continuing. This very vocal BLJA was with STJAs in hawthorns
along Miller Drive."

Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 10:32 by Dawn Albright
- 1080–1998 Cypress Ave, Klamath Falls US-OR 42.21998, -121.79644, Klamath,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-121.796442&<ll...>,-121.796442
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79136088
- Comments: "It was a titmouse, with crest, gray, little black eye. Hopping
on brushy shrubs and smallish trees. This was at the parking lot of
Eulalona trailhead."

Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 14:00 by Stephan Nance
- SE Cesar Estrada Chavez Boulevard, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6228372&<ll...>,-122.6228372
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79147289
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo."

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 13:35 by Russ Morgan
- John Day Fossil Beds NM--Painted Hills Picnic Area, Wheeler, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.2517852&<ll...>,-120.2517852
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79157038
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo’s"

Purple Finch (Western) (Haemorhous purpureus californicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 09:45 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/S79150863
- Comments: "Heard only. I detected several high, hard Purple Finch "pik"
and "pik-pik" calls when a large, mixed finch flock (mostly HOFIs) flew
over me."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 14:13 by Tim Shelmerdine
- 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/S79149483
- Comments: "Starting to transition into alternate plumage, with dark
feathers on breast and more contrast in facial/head pattern beginning to
become evident."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 14:20 by Erik Bergman
- 1495 Southeast Duke Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.504, -122.97),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.9695772&<ll...>,-122.9695772
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79150483
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "continuing rarity; small sparrow with white supercilium and
malar stripe, gray breast, pink bill; photos"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 09:38 by Jack Hurt
- 1987 SE Jean Ln, Hillsboro US-OR 45.50478, -122.96860, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.968597&<ll...>,-122.968597
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79134774
- Comments: "Gray nape. Clean white throat stripe. Light brown breast, no
breast streaking. Fairly sure, but only had about a 30 second view before
losing it. Could not refind to get photo. One has been seen for several
days by others, which gives me a bit more confidence in the ID. I am not
very familiar with this species."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 09:58 by Melia Tichenor
- Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, Hillsboro US-OR 45.50461, -122.96988,
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.96988&<ll...>,-122.96988
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79127728
- Comments: "Clay colored sparrow was seen in mixed flock in the cattails
where it has been identified by many others, including other birders
present that morning."

Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 14:20 by Erik Bergman
- 1495 Southeast Duke Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.504, -122.97),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.9695772&<ll...>,-122.9695772
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79150483
- Comments: "continuing bird; large sparrow with white outer tail feathers,
seen feeding on ground and flying off"

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1)
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 16:15 by David Poortinga
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6184803&<ll...>,-122.6184803
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79162018
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Flew from apple tree to hummingbird feeder as we
arrived."

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 12, 2021 by Roxanna Tessman
- Linda Ave - Nezla St, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-122.6788396&<ll...>,-122.6788396
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79139310
- Comments: "Flew in very briefly with Bushtit flock. Frequent visitor last
year around this time. Very familiar with this brightly colored yellow and
black warbler species."

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