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Oregon rare bird sightings compiled by Harry Nehls and updated weekly.

Compiled by Harry Nehls on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

Ross's Goose Steller's Eider Ruff
Glaucous Gill Rough-legged Hawk Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow Northern Mockingbird Common Redpoll
Red Crossbill White-winged Crossbill Harris's Sparrow
Nashville Warbler Black-and-white Warbler Common Yellowthroat

 

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-292-6855
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976  <hnehls6@comcast.net>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report was made Thursday January 18. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.
 
An immature STELLER’S EIDER is now being seen at the cove in Seaside. The Ona Beach State Park BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was seen again January 12. The Alsea Bay RUFF continues to be seen.
 
The numerous RED and WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS continue along the coast. A YELLOWTHROAT was seen January 15 in Coquille. A full adult plumaged GLAUCOUS GULL and a subadult GLAUCOUS were south of Tillamook January 15. Another subadult was on Clatsop Beach January 12. On January 12 two BARN SWALLOWS were at Brownsmead.
 
The southwest Portland MOCKINGBIRD continues to be see. The two REDPOLLS and the NASHVILLE WARBLER continue at a Corvallis feeder. Up to three ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS were at Finley NWR during the week. On January 15 a ROSS’S GOOSE was seen there. Up to eight TREE SWALLOWS were seen January 14 at Fern Ridge Reservoir. The HARRIS’S SPARROW wintering near Medford continues to be seen.
 
That’s it for this week.
 
To report: Harry Nehls (hnehls6@comcast.net), 503-233-3976.

Most current information on bird sightings in Oregon: The Oregon Birding List.

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