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

Compiled by Harry Nehls on July 13, 2017

Surf Scoter White-winged Scoter Long-tailed Duck
Pacific Golden-Plover Whimbrel Marbled Godwit
Semipalmated Sandpiper Heermann's Gull Lucy's Warbler
Rose-breasted Grosbeak


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 July 13. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.

A male and a female ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK are now coming to a feeder near Port Orford. A LUCY'S WARBLER was reported July 7 in Manzanita.

Shorebirds migrations are now well underway. On July 6 a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER was at New River. A MARBLED GODWIT was seen July 7 at Bandon. That day a WHIMBREL and a MARBLED GODWIT were among many shorebirds at Fern Ridge Reservoir. On July 8 a SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER was at Bandon Marsh. Two were south of Florence July 10.

A LONG-TAILED DUCK in heavy molt is now at Alsea Bay along with three SURF SCOTERS and a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER also in heavy molt. On July 12 an adult HEERMANN'S GULL was at the Philomath Sewage Ponds.

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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