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

Compiled by Harry Nehls on Thursday, January 10, 2018.

Eurasian Green-winged Teal Great Egret Cattle Egret
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Tropical Kingbird Hutton's Vireo
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Eastern Bluebird Harris's Sparrow
Bullock's Oriole Black and White Warbler Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat Magnolia Warbler Yellow Warbler
Black-headed Grosbeak Dickcissel


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 of Oregon

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report was made Thursday January 10. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.

The two Eastern Bluebirds continue at the Dhama Rain Zen Center in northeast Portland. On January 5 a Dickcissel was photographed with the Harris’s Sparrow along Boquist Road north of Tillamook. The large egret flock including the two Cattle Egrets continue in the nearby meadowlands. The Oana Beach State Park Black-and-white Warbler, the Magnolia Warbler and the nearby Catbird continue to be reported. On January 5 a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker , a Bullock’s Oriole, and a Tropical Kingbird were in Bandon.

The northeast Portland Gnatcatcher was seen again January 3 near Johnson Lake south of the Portland Airport. On January 8 a Palm Warbler and a male Yellow Warbler were at 13th and Fasio Way in northeast Portland. A Palm warbler was seen January 4 at Jackson Bottom in Hillsboro. A wintering Orange-crowned Warbler was photographed January 7 at a McMinnville feeder. A bright Eurasian Green-winged Teal was photographed January 6 at Finley NWR. ON January 6 a Black-headed Grosbeak was photographed at a Eugene feeder.

On January 8 a Hutton’s Vireo was photographed in Arlington.

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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