hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly) number: 503-292-6855 To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls at teleport.com> compiler: Harry Nehls coverage: entire state
Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report was made Thursday March 31. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.
A possible EASTERN PHOEBE was reported March 25 at the pond along Hwy 20 west of Riley. The Coburg FALCATED DUCK and the Bend HAWK OWL continue to be reported.
Noticeable migrants during the week were ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERSD and ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOWS. CASPIAN TERNS were reported all along the coast. One was along the Columbia River near Woodland March 23 and one was at McNary Dam March 25.
On March 25 a LONG-BILLED CURLEW and a MARBLED GODWIT were at Yaquina Bay. A SAY?S PHOEBE was at the Sandy River Delta east of Portland March 26. A MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE was in West Linn March 30.
On March 27 four HARLEQUIN DUCKS were at the mouth of Eagle Creek near Bonneville Dam. On March 28 four BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 17 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, and over 100 DUNLIN were at Ankeny NWR. A SAY?S PHOEBE was seen March 29 in North Eugene. On March 26 a LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE was north of the Eugene Airport.
A CINNAMON TEAL and a large flock of WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were seen March 26 at Hatfield Lake near Bend.