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Rare Bird Alert

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

Compiled by Harry Nehls on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Bar-tailed Godwit American White Pelican Ibis?
Swainson's Hawk Red-eyed Vireo Black-and-white Warbler
Common Grackle


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 August 9. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at 503-233-3976.

A BAR-TAILED GODWIT was reported August 5 at Ona Beach State Park. On August 6 a COMMON GRACKLE was seen among  a blackbird flock at the Eugene Airport. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was seen August 8 along the Riverbank Trail at Mt. Pisgah in Eugene.

On August 2 a SWAINSON’S HAWK was observed flying southward over Sauvie Island. 650 WHITE PELICANS were on the island that day. On August 1 an IBIS and 330 WHITE PELICANS were at Smith/Bybee Lakes in North Portland. The pelicans may have been part of the Sauvie Island group. A RED-EYED VIREO was seen August 7 at Mt. Pisgah in Eugene. Another was along the Deschutes River  at Warm Springs August 4.


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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