Rare Bird Alert
Oregon rare bird sightings compiled by Harry Nehls and updated weekly.
Compiled by Harry Nehls on July 2, 2015
|Ancient Murrelet||Franklin’s Gull||Heermann’s Gull|
|Mew Gull||Forster’s Tern||COSTA’S HUMMINGBIRD|
|Black-backed Woodpecker||Ash-throated Flycatcher||Northern Mockingbird|
|BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER||American Redstart||Brewer’s Sparrow|
Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report was made Thursday, July 2. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.
On June 27 a male COSTA’S HUMMINGBIRD visited a feeder along Elk River east of Port Orford. A REDSTART is now being seen on the North Spit of Coos Bay. On June 24 a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at the St. Cloud Recreation Area east of Washougal.
The first shorebird movement arrived during the week bringing many WESTERN SANDPIPERS and GREATER YELLOWLEGS. A steady northward movement of HEERMANN’S GULLS passed off Bayocean Beach June 27.
On July 1 a BREWER’S SPARROW was in a clearcut seven miles SE of Neskowin. A FRANKLIN’S GULL was seen June 24 at Yaquina Bay. On June 28 an ANCIENT MURRELET was at Seaside Cove.
On June 25 an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was photographed on Oak Island on Sauvie Island. Four FORSTER’S TERNS were seen June 27 over Sturgeon Lake on the island. The Pittock Mansion WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen again July 1. Two BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKERS are now being seen on Larch Mountain east of Portland. On July 1 a WHIMBREL and a MEW GULL were at Fern Ridge Reservior,
On June 27 two MOCKINGBIRDS were photographed at the Painted Hills National Monument.
That's it for this week.
To report: Harry Nehls (firstname.lastname@example.org), 503-233-3976.