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

Compiled by Harry Nehls on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Greater Scaup Steller's Eider Long-billed Curlew
Northern Shrike Western Bluebird Mountain Bluebird
Lapland Longspur Vesper Sparrow Swamp Sparrow
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 Thursday March 22. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.
The Seaside STELLER’S EIDER continues to be seen. The Ona Beach State Park BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was seen again March 18.
On March 17 a LAPLAND LONGSPUR was at the south jetty of Yaquina Bay. 
On March 15 a VESPER SPARROW was at Powell Butte Park in east Portland. The WESTERN and MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRDS there continue to be seen. On March 18 a NORTHERN SHRIKE, a GREATER SCAUP and two SWAMP SPARROWS were at the Fern Hill Wetlands in Forest Grove. On March 19 a YELLOWTHROAT was at the Fern Ridge Reservoir near Venita. Two LONG-BILLED CURLEWS were seen March 20 at their Morrow County nesting area.
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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