Subject: RBA: Portland, OR 6-19-03
Date: Jun 19 00:02:45 2003
From: Harry Nehls - hnehls at

* Oregon
* Portland
* June 19, 2003
* ORPO0306.19

- birds mentioned

Sooty Shearwater
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-winged Scoter
Solitary Sandpiper
Sabine?s gull
Tufted Puffin
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black Swift
Williamson?s Sapsucker
Three-toed Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
Red-eyed Vireo
Bank Swallow
American Redstart
Northern Waterthrush
Green-tailed Towhee
Brewer?s Sparrow
Pine Grosbeak

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls at>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday June 19. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

On June 16 a PROTHONOTARY WARBLER died when it struck a window in Cape
Meares Village. The North Spit of Coos Bay SEDGE WREN continues to be seen.

An adult SABINE?S GULL was on the North Spit of Coos Bay June 17. On June 14
two BLACK SWIFTS and a TUFTED PUFFIN flew past the Heceta head Lighthouse
north of Florence. A possible GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was reported from the
parking lot on Cape Meares June 14. About 10,000 SOOTY SHEARWATERS were at
the cove at Seaside June 17.

An adult BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was at Delta park in North Portland June
17. A RED-EYED VIREO was in Salem June 18. One or more BANK SWALLOWS
continue to be seen at Fern Ridge Reservoir.

At the Mt. Hood Meadows annex parking lot June 15 there was a WILLIAMSON?S
SAPSUCKER as well as the nesting THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS. On June 14 a
singing NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at the southeast corner of Lost Lake near
Santiam Pass. On June 17 a GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE and a BREWER?S SPARROW was in
Santiam Pass along Sand Butte Road west of Big Lake. The REDSTARTS are now
back at the Pine Street crossing of Indian Ford Creek north of Sisters.
During the week a pair of REDSTARTS was reported from Malone Spring on Upper
Klamath Lake.

On June 16 two SOLITARY SANDPIPERS were at Davis Lake, south of Bend. A
singing male PINE GROSBEAK was on Arbuckle Mountain in Morrow County June
17. Also on June 17 a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was on Crump Lake in Warner
Valley. On June 15 a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO was at Fields. On June 17 a BLACK
PHOEBE was at Malheur NWR.

That?s it for this week.

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