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

Compiled by Harry Nehls on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Ross's Goose Blue-winged Teal Cinnamon Teal
Tufted Duck Lesser Scaup Steller's Eider
Rufous Hummingbird Ruff Pelagic Cormorant
Turkey Vulture Osprey Say's Phoebe
Tree Swallow Lapland Longspur

 

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 February 15. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.
 
The Seaside STELLER’S EIDER and the Alsea Bay RUFF continue to be seen. On February 10 an adult male TUFTED DUCK was on the Columbia River west of Rufus.
 
Early migrant RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRDS, TREE SWALLOWS, SAY’S PHOEBE, OSPREY, and TURKEY VULTURES were reported during the week.
 
On February 13 a LAPLAND LONGSPUR was at the North Jetty of Yaquina Bay. On February 11 two BLUE-WINGED TEAL were among a flock of CINNAMON TEAL along Canary Road at Siltcoos Lake south of Florence. 
 
On February 10 two PELAGIC CORMORANTS were photographed at Scappoose Bay south of St. Helens . The large LESSER SCAUP flock on the Willamette River near the Broadway Bridge continues. The ROSS’S GOOSE at the Fern Ridge Reservoir continues to be seen.south of St. Helens 
 
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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