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20 Jan: @ 21:07:02  Vermillion Flycatcher near Albany (marginally chaseable) [Russ Morgan]
20 Jan: @ 20:55:59  Mlutnomah County Glaucous Gull [Steve Jaggers]
20 Jan: @ 20:21:20  Mt Plover Yes st Siltcoos Estuary [Ellen Cantor]
20 Jan: @ 14:06:20  Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert [Teresa Hertzel]
20 Jan: @ 09:45:10  Re: Great Blue Herons Flocking [JOHN S MC DONALD]
20 Jan: @ 07:52:18  Lesser Yellowlegs [Owen Schmidt]
20 Jan: @ 05:31:27  Re: great blue heron flock [James Bradley]
20 Jan: @ 05:21:23  Re: Snow Buntings, Coos Cty [HARVEY W SCHUBOTHE]
20 Jan: @ 04:33:18  Snow Buntings, Coos Cty [DJLauten and KACastelein]
20 Jan: @ 04:09:59  Swan and Merlin at home, Clackamas county [Steve Jaggers]
20 Jan: @ 02:47:18  a day for the Fauves [Harry Fuller]
20 Jan: @ 02:14:14  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Priscilla Sokolowski]
20 Jan: @ 02:09:46  Re: Owls - Deschutes River Rec Area - Addendum [Jack Williamson]
20 Jan: @ 02:00:33  Lane #1 Raptor Route 1/19/2021 [Dan Heyerly]
20 Jan: @ 00:03:27  Washington County Northern Shrike [larspernorgren]
19 Jan: @ 20:50:51  Owls - Deschutes River Rec Area [Jack Williamson]
19 Jan: @ 17:32:50  Possible Ross'Goose, Washington County [larspernorgren]
19 Jan: @ 16:18:34  Mtn Plover still around 1/19/21 [Tim Rodenkirk]
19 Jan: @ 14:18:37  Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert [Teresa Hertzel]
19 Jan: @ 10:00:44  Third Call for Listing Results for 2020 [Paul Sullivan]
19 Jan: @ 06:40:23  Wallowa Birds Sunday and Monday [cgates326]
19 Jan: @ 05:51:10  Re: Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull [Rick Bennett]
19 Jan: @ 05:47:13  Baskett Slough Monday [Harry Fuller]
19 Jan: @ 04:58:50  Re: Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull [Conor Scotland]
19 Jan: @ 04:40:48  January Lake Billy Chinook Raptor Survey [Tom Crabtree]
19 Jan: @ 03:52:42  Tillamook Harris' Sparrow [larspernorgren]
19 Jan: @ 01:39:58  Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull [Stefan Schlick]
18 Jan: @ 21:56:50  4-day Wallowas trip (from Portland) [Stefan Schlick]
18 Jan: @ 18:28:47  WVBS Is In 5 Days! [Noelle Moen]
18 Jan: @ 15:45:11  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Jeff Gilligan]
18 Jan: @ 15:26:58  Fairview Wetlands, Salem [Lorraine Crawford]
18 Jan: @ 14:56:39  Re: Fwd: [Tweeters] More info on Winter Wren [Darrel Faxon]
18 Jan: @ 13:45:57  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Margie Paris]
18 Jan: @ 12:59:15  Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert [Teresa Hertzel]
18 Jan: @ 08:56:56  Harrisburg-Coburg Raptor Route [Barbara Combs]
18 Jan: @ 07:48:00  Fwd: [Tweeters] More info on Winter Wren [Robert O'Brien]
18 Jan: @ 07:28:10  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Robert O'Brien]
18 Jan: @ 05:15:17  Re: obol Digest V10 #18 [Dave Stone]
18 Jan: @ 02:50:06  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Jeff Gilligan]
17 Jan: @ 22:08:27  Re: Heron flock in Springfield [Margie Paris]
17 Jan: @ 21:42:32  Apparent Glaucous Gull near Fernhill Wash Co [Rick Bennett]
17 Jan: @ 20:32:23  Heron flock in Springfield [Margie Paris]
17 Jan: @ 19:29:07  Duke Street Hotspot? [Robert Lockett]
17 Jan: @ 12:01:13  Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert [Teresa Hertzel]
17 Jan: @ 03:42:03  LOST BINOCULARS [Holly Knight]
17 Jan: @ 01:30:00  Mountain Plover at Siltcoos estuary, Lane co. [Daniel Farrar]
17 Jan: @ 01:18:31  Polk and Lincoln Cos. 1/16 [Nolan Clements]
17 Jan: @ 00:33:56  mtn plover [Alan Contreras]
16 Jan: @ 21:27:05  Re: Gyrfalcons this year, more than usual? [jmeredit]
16 Jan: @ 21:10:04  Gyrfalcons this year, more than usual? [Steve Jaggers]





Subject: Vermillion Flycatcher near Albany (marginally chaseable)
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 21:07 pm
From: morganreid AT frontier.com
 
Birders. My friend Tim Schamber from Albany called today to report a young male vermillion flycatcher found at his home a few miles east of Albany, between Albany and Lebanon. The location is just off Hwy 20 on Gerig Road, just west of the junction of Laura Ln. and Gerig.  The bird was also spotted by a neighbor a couple days ago, so it is apparently hanging in the area. The area is a private residential area and it is unknown if area homeowners are welcoming to birders. Therefore, visiting birders trying to refind this bird are asked to use the public roadways. It has only been seen using two backyards, possibly reducing the chances for visiting birders, but it’s a flycatcher so is undoubtedly using a larger area than just a couple of backyards. The public roadways, Gerig and Laura, may yield opportunities to see it, and the residential area is also surrounded by open farmland. Great find Tim!

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Subject: Mlutnomah County Glaucous Gull
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 20:55 pm
From: sjaggers280 AT gmail.com
 
Seen this morning along Sauvie Island Road at the newly named Topaz Farm,
in a field and later on pilings near the moorage along the slough. That is
in the first mile once you are off the bridge.

Found by Karthik, posted in the Portland Area Birders Whatsapp list.

Steve Jaggers



Subject: Mt Plover Yes st Siltcoos Estuary
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 20:21 pm
From: ellencantor AT gmail.com
 
We've been scoping it as it's been foraging on a sandbar across the mouth
of the estuary

Ellen Cantor
Eugene



Subject: Oregon Rare Bird Alert
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 14:06 pm
From: teresa.hertzel AT gmail.com
 
*** Species Summary:

Ross's Goose (4 Linn)
Tundra Swan (3 Union)
Cinnamon Teal (1 Lane)
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid) (1 Washington)
Eurasian Wigeon (2 Klamath)
Redhead (2 Josephine)
Barrow's Goldeneye (1 Benton, 2 Coos)
Costa's Hummingbird (3 Curry)
Sora (1 Multnomah)
Mountain Plover (5 Lane)
Marbled Godwit (3 Lincoln)
Western Sandpiper (1 Lane)
Western Gull (1 Morrow)
Glaucous Gull (6 Washington)
Turkey Vulture (2 Lincoln)
Osprey (3 Tillamook)
Red-shouldered Hawk (2 Union)
Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (1 Union)
Merlin (Black) (1 Jackson)
Say's Phoebe (1 Crook, 3 Deschutes)
Loggerhead Shrike (1 Jackson)
Barn Swallow (2 Lane, 1 Tillamook)
Northern Mockingbird (4 Washington)
American Pipit (1 Klamath)
Lesser Goldfinch (4 Tillamook)
Lapland Longspur (1 Polk)
Snow Bunting (8 Lincoln)
American Tree Sparrow (1 Tillamook)
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's) (1 Deschutes)
Harris's Sparrow (3 Columbia, 1 Tillamook)
Spotted Towhee (maculatus Group) (1 Deschutes)
Hooded Oriole (1 Tillamook)
Tricolored Blackbird (2 Linn)
Orange-crowned Warbler (1 Hood River)

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Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 08:35 by Noah Strycker
- American Dr 44.39313, -123.17483, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Small, pure-white geese with stubby bills, mixed
with the Cacklers."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:40 by Thomas Gilg
- American Drive (44.396, -123.185), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Embedded together in Cacklers, with Snow Geese nearby but
farther back on edge of Cacklers with Swans nearby. Scanning Ross v Snow,
Ross were more Cackler sized, Snow were a little bigger. The Ross also have
a rounder head and more angle between the forehead and bill"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:45 by Pam Otley
- American Drive, Halsey, OR, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Small white geese with small bills, rounded heads.
Similar in size to Cackling Geese. In middle of Cackling Geese, taking
flight with them."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:30 by Johnny Westland
- Creek Dr near American Dr, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing"

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (8)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:09 by Arlene Blumton
- Ladd Marsh WMA--Foothill Rd. overlook, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds"

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (8)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:09 by Steve Clements
- Ladd Marsh WMA--Foothill Rd. overlook, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds"

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (7)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 15:00 by Dave Trochlell
- ODFW's White Barn, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Photo."

Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:52 by Sylvia Maulding
- 83601–83779 S Canary Rd, Westlake US-OR 43.90188, -124.04643, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "males, all red/cinnamon colored."

Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid) (Spatula discors x cyanoptera) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:42 by Cathy Crandall
- Fernhill Wetlands--Natural Treatment System (ASoP/CWS survey),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Rusty uneven color. Dark bill. Would not have had a guess
except for seeing ealier report."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:47 by Elijah Hayes
- Lower Klamath Lake Rd., Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "While out in the field I was having a hard time scanning with
my binoculars so I took photos of all the major groups of Wigeons in order
to look through them later to check for Eurasian Wigeons. In one of the
groups I photographed there is an individual visible, rufous head and cream
stripe can be seen, gray body with white patch on wing. Very poor quality
but identifiable."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (2)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:30 by Craig Bennett
- Lower Klamath Lake Rd., Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Looked carefully through huge wigeon flock and found two close
to each other; chestnut heads with cream-colored foreheads"

Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:39 by Tanner Martin
- Riverside Park (Josephine Co.), Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing male, eating corn tossed by park visitors."

Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:40 by Dennis Vroman
- Riverside Park (Josephine Co.), Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing male"

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:58 by Don Henise
- Fossil Point, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:58 by Robyn Henise
- Fossil Point, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:00 by Duncan Evered
- Willamette Park, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Ad. Male, see photos. Presumably same bird as reported by
many as recently as12 days ago (in same place: in eddy N of main gravel
island adjacent to Water Treatment Plant)."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:39 by Leisyka Parrott
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult male with very long gorget, white “ear” patch and white
breast below gorget. Lighting was such that I was not able to see the
bright purple gorget though Leisyka caught a flash or two while I was
fumbling with the camera."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:39 by Russ Namitz
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult male with very long gorget, white “ear” patch and white
breast below gorget. Lighting was such that I was not able to see the
bright purple gorget though Leisyka caught a flash or two while I was
fumbling with the camera."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:28 by Kim Zumwalt
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Purple georgette, white trianglular patch
showing on side of neck. 14684 Itzen Drive. Poor photos."

Sora (Porzana carolina) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 10:45 by Audrey Addison
- Smith and Bybee Lakes--Wetland Interlakes Trail, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Seen well. Will add photo."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:27 by Thomas Cable
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing, now south of the parking lot and 150 yards north
of river. Long pale legs,short black bill, light brown with white belly."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 07:34 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "With three Snowy Plovers in vehicle tracks. Obviously larger
and more chunky. Pale brown colored wings. Nape and top of head also pale
brown. Pale brown behind eye, tan cheeks. Tan upper chest white below. Nice
find Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 07:20 by Roger Robb
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing rarity found by Daniel Farrar Jan. 15. Apx 600
yards north of dunes trail; with Snowy Plover and Dunlin"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:07 by Alice Z.
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Still ~ 1/2 mile north from beach access trail,
past No Vehicles sign. Resting next to driftwood near Snowy Plovers. Larger
than Snowy Plovers. Tan crown and back, cream colored facial markings,
belly an off white color as opposed to the cooler white on Snowy Plover."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 08:41 by Will Wright
- Siuslaw National Forest, Florence US-OR 43.88337, -124.15472, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Reported by D Farrar. Mouse brown plover with short black
bill. White breast and belly. Photos"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (19) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:03 by Heather Alexander
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large brownish shorebirds with long two toned upturned bills.
Busy working the flats."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (20) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:50 by Tim Johnson
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Near SW corner."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (43) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 14, 2021 09:17 by Heather Fulton-Bennett
- Oregon Coast Aquarium grounds and pond, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Count from photos, continuing flock, poor photos tba"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 07:20 by Roger Robb
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Smaller than nearby Dunlin and
Sanderling. Brown back and wings, white belly, brownish smudgy chest,
black legs; black, slightly drooping bill (much shorter than Dunlin)."

Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 08:00 by Kent Coe
- Boardman Marina and RV Park, Morrow, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Larger than Ring-billed Gulls. Brown with checkered back,
large bill. Better views through the binos. Still very foggy views."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:32 by Alex Foote
- 1601–2499 SW Fern Hill Rd, Forest Grove US-OR 45.50201, -123.09002,
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. First seen by Nels, overall pale gull, white
wing tips, bicolored bill"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:32 by Emily Jones
- 1601–2499 SW Fern Hill Rd, Forest Grove US-OR 45.50201, -123.09002,
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. First seen by Nels, overall pale gull, white
wing tips, bicolored bill"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:30 by Rick Bennett
- Fern Hill Rd @ Geiger Rd, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "The apparent Glaucous Gull was still there far out in the
field. I did not see anything new to help with identification nor did I
see anything to change my description posted on Sunday"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:15 by Julie Scotland
- Fern Hill Rd Fields, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Realized we forgot scope upon arriving. Luckily, Stefan
Schlick had the candidate GLGU in his scope and allowed us to take a look.
Did not view bird for long, so basing my thoughts on the ID on others’
photos and descriptions.

There is perhaps some doubt as to whether this bird is true born GLGU owing
to the dark smudging in the bill base shown in some photos. I think this
dark coloration is most likely mud. The pattern on the bill still shows a
rather distinctive delineation between dark tip and pale base. The entire
base has a somewhat uniform dirtiness, as opposed to the dark tip bleeding
into the pale base as is often seen on hybrids. Descriptions and photos
from the previous day, when the bird may have had a cleaner bill, point to
a cleanly separated dark tip with a pale bill base. Everything else about
the bird looks and sounds good for 2nd cycle GLGU (no duskiness in wing
tips, suggestion of a pale eye, smaller and straight bill)."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:15 by Conor Scotland
- Fern Hill Rd Fields, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Realized we forgot scope upon arriving. Luckily, Stefan
Schlick had the candidate GLGU in his scope and allowed us to take a look.
Did not view bird for long, so basing my thoughts on the ID on others’
photos and descriptions.

There is perhaps some doubt as to whether this bird is true born GLGU owing
to the dark smudging in the bill base shown in some photos. I think this
dark coloration is most likely mud. The pattern on the bill still shows a
rather distinctive delineation between dark tip and pale base. The entire
base has a somewhat uniform dirtiness, as opposed to the dark tip bleeding
into the pale base as is often seen on hybrids. Descriptions and photos
from the previous day, when the bird may have had a cleaner bill, point to
a cleanly separated dark tip with a pale bill base. Everything else about
the bird looks and sounds good for 2nd cycle GLGU (no duskiness in wing
tips, suggestion of a pale eye, smaller and straight bill)."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:42 by Cathy Crandall
- Fernhill Wetlands--Natural Treatment System (ASoP/CWS survey),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Almost totally white gull flying from just east of the
restroom just as we arrived. No opportunity for photos."

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:43 by Joan Baker
- 122 North Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon, US (44.637, -124.053), Lincoln,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Soaring over the main road west of Starbucks parking lot.
Distinct dihedral wing shape, white trailing edge under wings, could just
make out red face as it looked downwards. By the time I got out of the car
with camera, it had disappeared."

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:07 by Heather Alexander
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Soaring over the condos at the start of the south jetty road;
very large black soaring bird. Tell tale two toned wings. Wasn’t vocalizing
and I’m not a photographer. Was surprised to see a TV this early but am
confident in the i.d."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 08:20 by Bob Archer
- Bayocean Spit--ocean (west) side, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "flying along surf"

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:38 by Kevin Scaldeferri
- Cape Meares Lake, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flew across the lake while I was working, but I had time to
get binoculars on it for a few seconds. Large bird, dark on top, mostly
pale underneath with a dark M pattern on the wings. White head with a bold
black eyestripe"

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 07:42 by Wendy Burroughs
- Cape Meares Lake, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Fly over lake bald eagle and osprey"

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:35 by Arlene Blumton
- 58010 Foothill Road, La Grande, Oregon, US (45.249, -118.026), Union,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird"

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:35 by Steve Clements
- 58010 Foothill Road, La Grande, Oregon, US (45.249, -118.026), Union,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird"

Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (Buteo lineatus elegans) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:30 by Dave Trochlell
- Ladd Marsh near Foothill Road, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. I watched this juvenile RSHA ward off two hazing
adult Red-tails from its perch in the tall willows south of Foothill Road.
Photo."

Merlin (Black) (Falco columbarius suckleyi) (1)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 15:15 by Karl Schneck
- N. Valley View Rd. Yard, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "see photo; eBird reviewer recommended updating the species"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:22 by barb phillips
- Crooked River Wetlands Complex, Crook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Perched and catching insects by pond 10"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 14:28 by Donald Sutherland
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:18 by Diane Burgess
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:18 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:30 by Kay Simmons
- Whetstone Savannah TNC Preserve, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "continuing bird at corner of Newland and Downing Rds. Photos
attached."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 08:20 by Bob Archer
- Bayocean Spit--ocean (west) side, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "flying along beach, clear views"

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:59 by Anne Heyerly
- Eugene Airport, Eugene US-OR (44.1258,-123.2290), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Long tail brown belly"

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:59 by Dan Heyerly
- Eugene Airport, Eugene US-OR (44.1258,-123.2290), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Long tail brown belly"

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:01 by Alex Foote
- 15167–15359 SW Pleasant Valley Rd, Beaverton US-OR 45.40905, -122.87854,
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Grey bird, white underneath, pale eye with
white eye ring."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:01 by Emily Jones
- 15167–15359 SW Pleasant Valley Rd, Beaverton US-OR 45.40905, -122.87854,
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Grey bird, white underneath, pale eye with
white eye ring."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:45 by Stefan Schlick
- 15201 SW Pleasant Valley Rd, Beaverton US-OR (45.4102,-122.8773),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Long-staying rarity is continuing"

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:25 by Rick Bennett
- Tualatin River NWR--Pleasant Valley Rd, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing at the same corner it has been for a couple of
years (45.410155,-122.877046) -- saw white wing patches in flight
--horribly backlit photo"

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:35 by Elijah Hayes
- Klamath Wildlife Area--Miller Island Unit, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Flushed from the side of the road at the back end of the
birding trail where there is a small partially flooded stubble field. Olive
grayish back, bobbing tail consistently, lightly streaked face. Did not see
breast. Faint wing barring also visible, as well as a fairly long, thin
bill. Got a couple photos. After it flushed again it gave pipit calls in
flight"

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:56 by Jeanette Scott
- Hoquarten Slough Trail, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Finch with yellow body and black back and top of head."

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:56 by Jeanette Scott
- Hoquarten Slough Trail, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Finch with yellow body and black back and top of head."

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 15:16 by Kathleen Krall
- Suppress Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Found a few days ago by Cliff Cordy. Photos. Friendly home
owner."

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 15:16 by Michael Krall
- Suppress Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Found a few days ago by Cliff Cordy. Photos. Friendly home
owner. Yellow under tail coverts."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 10:55 by Noah Strycker
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flyover with a Horned Lark, distinctive longspur rattle flight
calls and “tyew” notes, smaller and stubbier than the lark in flight,
continued over a hill to the west of Livermore Rd and out of sight."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:31 by Will Wright
- Auto selected 44.61149, -124.07099, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small white and caramel birds with yellow beaks"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:58 by Russell Campbell
- Oregon, US (44.612, -124.071), Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing south of the jetty amongst the driftwood. Very
relaxed, came within 12 feet of me once I set up my camera. Pics and video
soon.

"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:00 by Heather Alexander
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Foraging in the wrack line about 30 yards south of the jetty."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 10:00 by Roger Robb
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing birds apx. 50 yards south of the jetty in debris on
wrack line"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:09 by Tim Johnson
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Less than 100 yards south of jetty at base of
dunes. Photos"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:55 by Mike Flaningam
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "4 sparrow+ sized birds slowly walking their way, spurts at a
time, across the end of the beach (away from water), among the tree
remnants washed ashore."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:46 by Joan Baker
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Foraging in wrack, just south off south jetty, as previous ly
reported. Photos"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 11:43 by Mark Ludwick
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing birds."

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 08:40 by Kevin Scaldeferri
- The Sandbox: Backyard / Lake, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "continuing"

White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's) (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii) (6)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:51 by Matt Cahill
- Local - Hollinshead, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "eBird ISSF details: All Gambellii group. Orange bills, pale
lores, bright back streaks and wingbars."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:20 by Jack Hurt
- Boquist Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black throat and face, pink bill, large sparrow. Feeding on
ground below feeders at 1590 Suppress Road. Probably same one dave Harris
found on Boquist Rd."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 10:39 by James Hein
- Rentenaar Rd, Portland US-OR 45.75724, -122.77145, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At parking lot feeder"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 12:04 by Dena Turner
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pink bill, black throat, continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 09:42 by Jean Bryant
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pink bill black throat"

Spotted Towhee (maculatus Group) (Pipilo maculatus [maculatus Group]) (4)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 13:51 by Matt Cahill
- Local - Hollinshead, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "eBird ISSF details: All maculatus group. Bright and crisp
black and white backs with dense shoulder spotting."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 15:40 by Noah Strycker
- Nehalem (town), Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing adult male, seen briefly in shrubs between 8th and
9th streets."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 19, 2021 10:25 by Thomas Gilg
- Eicher Rd SE, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Exact waypoint given, along east fence line. Pure white median
covert was small but visible, and dark red lesser covert (above) was very
small and seemingly partially obscured by upper wing. At a glance, the
white stood out and the darker red above took more study to see"

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (8) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:00 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Linn—Eicher Rd, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "at 44.62168, -123.01533; known location. This many or more
with cold-colored epaulet edges, deeper red on wing than RW blackbird, more
pointed wingtips. One female-type seen with dark, cold plumage, white
wingbars."

Orange-crowned Warbler (Leiothlypis celata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:00 by Stuart Johnston
- 1335 Columbia St, Hood River US-OR (45.7098,-121.5264), Hood River, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "first seen moving about in bare branches of the mock orange
bush at the n.w. corner of the garage; then it dropped down to the rim of
the adjacent birdbath, but didn't drink or bathe. Rather, it flew a short
hop across the backyard deck to forage in the (still green) leafy, large
Dianthus barbatus growing in a big planter. All of this activity was
observed from the kitchen window, just six feet from the bird on the Sweet
William plant. The warbler repeatedly pecked at the leaves and stems as
though picking off 'plant lice' or some tiny insects not visible to me.
After a few minutes it moved to a tall, green, leafy rose bush in the
backyard flower garden, then flew out of view."

***********



Subject: Re: Great Blue Herons Flocking
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 9:45 am
From: bigrocketman AT comcast.net
 
I've never seen GB herons flying in flocks, but sometimes they congregate, standing in shallow water where fish are plentiful. Once, at least 30 years ago, on the East Shore of Fern Ridge Reservoir, where the water was drawn down for the winter, there was a tightly-packed bunch of about 60 of them, plus about 40 great egrets. They were stabbing away at what appeared to be small fish. The two species don't seem to get along ordinarily, but the abundance of fish must have suspended that conflict temporarily. Then, a huge explosion of unknown origin flushed them all into the air in a panic. They were croaking and milling around, filling the sky. After about two minutes, they all settled back down and continued their feeding frenzy. I caught this on video, but the tape has long been unplayable and it's one of many I never got around to digitizing.

Steve McDonald

http://flickr.com/photos/22121...
http://www.vimeo.com/user45831...



Subject: Lesser Yellowlegs
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 7:52 am
From: oschmidt AT att.net
 
…… Brownsmead, Jackson Road, Clatsop County.  Today, 1 of 2 in close proximity.  Winter record for this migrant.

oschmidt@att.net
Tuesday, January 19, 2021



Subject: Re: great blue heron flock
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 5:31 am
From: jnbradley3 AT comcast.net
 
It happened to me once also ( 6-8 yrs. ago). I was driving North across the I205 bridge from Portland to Washington right at about dusk. I looked up and saw at least 20 great blue herons in a flock. Flying east, up the river. A scattered bunch- no V’s.
I did not know that could happen. It was a beautiful sight.

Jim

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Subject: Re: Snow Buntings, Coos Cty
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 5:21 am
From: ninerharv2 AT msn.com
 
Wow! Too bad I have to work!

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4 Snow Buntings, Coos Bay North Spit, Snowy Plover management area, today.

Cheers

Dave Lauten and Kathy Castelein

Bandon OR

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Subject: Snow Buntings, Coos Cty
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 4:33 am
From: deweysage AT charter.net
 
4 Snow Buntings, Coos Bay North Spit, Snowy Plover management area, today.

Cheers

Dave Lauten and Kathy Castelein

Bandon OR

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Subject: Swan and Merlin at home, Clackamas county
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 4:09 am
From: sjaggers280 AT gmail.com
 
On our morning walk 9 Tundra Swans passed low overhead, a rare treat. A bit
later a Merlin showed up across the street, best part is photo of it
stretching.
Steve Jaggers



Subject: a day for the Fauves
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 2:47 am
From: atowhee AT gmail.com
 
lotsa color in our garden, star being a female Townsend's Warbler

visited Minto Brown--flooding is beginning to recede, some trails
reopened, saw a peregrine and the regulars, many GW teal in shallows flood
pools still

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Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 2:14 am
From: priscillanhk AT gmail.com
 
This may not bear any relationship at all to Margie's flock of Herons. Most
likely just literally co-incident events, her flock of Herons and my
observation of Herons returning to their nests. For one thing, Mt Pisgah is
nearly 10 miles away.

Yesterday (Monday Jan18), the Great Blue Herons appeared in their nests at
Delta Ponds on both sides of Delta Hwy.
I haven't seen any in the nests all Winter until now. I can't be sure that
they didn't show up one or two days before Monday, but I generally glance
out that way nearly every day with binoculars while looking for any birds
to be seen, so I am pretty sure they didn't arrive any more than 4 days
earlier - Thursday or Friday. Today (Tuesday) there were a few more and one
nest had two. I live at the north end of Delta Ponds and can see about 7
nests from my balcony. Most are on the west side of Delta Hwy a quarter
mile north of the (formerly) "red bridge - the bike/pedestrian bridge. (Red
lights had problems and have been de-activated except along the walkway).

Come to think of it, I have seen very very few Great Blue Herons in my
area for a long time. Just one at a time every few days all Winter. This is
just from my balcony since I haven't been taking walks, but my balcony
overlooks the large ponds and dikes between Delta Hwy and Goodpasture
Island Rd and I can see lots and lots of shoreline.

Until Margie's post, I'd not heard of GB Herons moving around in flocks.
Nesting in close proximity, yes, but flying together, not at all. Maybe
I've just missed seeing posts about this species flocking as Margie Paris
reported.
Do any others of you have observations of this sort of thing?

OTHER BIRDS.
Yesterday, three pairs of Buffleheads showed up and were feeding along with
a group of Gadwalls, Coots, Wigeons, and Canada Geese, the consortium
adding up to more than a dozen birds,roughly equal numbers of each species
and all in a fairly small area. Buffleheads haven't been at my end of the
ponds until now, but I've seen them for several days towards the south end
- (in the water along the path from the gravel parking lot). Wigeons
haven't been around very much but seem to be showing up in greater numbers
now. Gadwalls have been around since sometime in December off and on in
small numbers, more off than on. Coots and Canada Geese have maintained a
constant presence this Winter....

Priscilla Sokolowski

On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:32 PM Margie Paris
wrote:

> Dear OBOL,
>
> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt.
> Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves
> in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons
> (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
>
> Best,
>
> Margie Paris
> (541) 914-9356
> margieparis1@mac.com
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Subject: Re: Owls - Deschutes River Rec Area - Addendum
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 2:09 am
From: jack.williamson.jr AT gmail.com
 
I want to thank the many people I've heard from about my post.

And, to share here what I added to my post about what I learned from my
encounter with NSWO for the owl's sake.

*I learned to detect the difference between the NSWO's alert defensive and
relaxed postures. In the second image [above] the owl was relaxed, in the
third image, it tensed in reaction to Remy showing up to check in with me.
The owl immediately calmed and closed its eyes as soon as I removed her
from the area. I share this information to help the uninitiated
birder understand when their behavior adversely affects one of these little
gems should you have the good fortune to encounter one.*

Jack Williamson
West Linn, Oregon


On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 12:50 PM Jack Williamson <
jack.williamson.jr@gmail.com> wrote:

> My search for the Northern Saw-whet Owl (NSWO) at the Deschutes River
> State Recreation Area ended well because of information provided by a park
> ranger and then later by two other birders who ultimately spotted the
> little guy why I was hiking the canyon trails with Remy. But for the text
> message I received from Chuck and Linda, I may have dipped on this species
> again. According to the park ranger I spoke with, the WO has many daily
> perches it rotates through, so locating it is a hit or miss proposition.
>
> I couldn't have asked for a nicer day to go birding. It was clear, cool,
> and calm when I arrived, and the temperature rose into the 50s by the time
> I left.
>
> A couple of bonus encounters included a cooperative Great Horned Owl and a
> pair of river otters foraging on crayfish near shore.
>
>
> https://www.jack-n-jill.net/bl...
>
> Jack Williamson
> West Linn, Oregon
>



Subject: Lane #1 Raptor Route 1/19/2021
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 2:00 am
From: dmarc-noreply AT freelists.org
 
January 19, 2021

Obolinks,
Beautiful sunny day in the southern Willamette Valley today. Between 11am and roughly 3:30 the temps ranged from 40 to 52 under sunny skies and with minimal wind.
Lane #1 is the area surrounding Fern Ridge Reservoir bounded by Cantrell Rd on the south, Territorial Rd on the west, Hwy. 36 on the north and Fir Butte Rd/Greenhill Rd/Fisher Rd. on the east.
Raptor species and others of interest:

Red-tailed Hawk - 28
American Kestrel - 23
Northern Harrier - 14
Bald Eagle - 62 (31 adults & 31 sub-ad)including a cluster of 34 along Alvadore Rd feeding on presumably a dead sheep that I am sure they did NOT kill!
Rough-legged Hawk - 1 (Meadowview Rd)
Red-shouldered Hawk - 4
Prairie Falcon - 1 (milepost #1 Alvadore Rd south of Hwy. 36 & north of Franklin Rd)
Sharp-Shinned Hawk - 2
Not a raptor but a total of 20 Turkey Vultures were tallied throughout the route.
And also not a raptor, but 1 Barn Swallow along Merryman Rd on the west side of the airport property.
Northern Shrike- 1 along Cantrell Rd east of KR Nielsen Rd.
Prairie Falcon is not a misprint. This is the 2nd month in a row we have missed Peregrine and saw prairie instead!
Good birding,
Dan & Anne Heyerly
daheyerly at yahoo.com


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Subject: Washington County Northern Shrike
Date: Wed Jan 20 2021 0:03 am
From: larspernorgren AT gmail.com
 
I see Nels Nelson saw an adult Northern Shrike at Croeni Ponds at 12:30 today. Living in Washingtong County since 1993 l have probably seen the species five times here, two of those being Croeni Ponds and adjacent weed field north of Liberty High School. Both previous birds stuck around.       These ponds hold the same mysterious allure for Cinnamon  Teal that Cunningham-Calloway Pond in Coquille does. The species is there with phenomenal regularity late winter and spring while always absent from other nearby water features.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone



Subject: Owls - Deschutes River Rec Area
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 20:50 pm
From: jack.williamson.jr AT gmail.com
 
My search for the Northern Saw-whet Owl (NSWO) at the Deschutes River State
Recreation Area ended well because of information provided by a park ranger
and then later by two other birders who ultimately spotted the little guy
why I was hiking the canyon trails with Remy. But for the text message I
received from Chuck and Linda, I may have dipped on this species again.
According to the park ranger I spoke with, the WO has many daily perches it
rotates through, so locating it is a hit or miss proposition.

I couldn't have asked for a nicer day to go birding. It was clear, cool,
and calm when I arrived, and the temperature rose into the 50s by the time
I left.

A couple of bonus encounters included a cooperative Great Horned Owl and a
pair of river otters foraging on crayfish near shore.

https://www.jack-n-jill.net/bl...

Jack Williamson
West Linn, Oregon



Subject: Possible Ross'Goose, Washington County
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 17:32 pm
From: larspernorgren AT gmail.com
 
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... is a where l saw a lone Ross' Goose with true Cacklers (minima) a month ago. The fact that Snow Geese were present but separate from the two birds with the Cacklers is most intriguing. Ross' Goose have a strong prediliction for Cacklers. Note the continuing Linn County birds.      Things are complicated by two subspecies of Cackler and two of Canada in the Tualatin basin this time of year. Minima Cacklers and Ross' Geese are around 1 kg, Taverner's Cackler 2.5 kg, nearly as big as a Snow. Dusky Canada Geese are around 4 kg and Western Canadas 5 kg. The Chocolate brown color of Duskies means they are easily mistaken for true Cacklers at a distance if other birds aren't available for scale.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone



Subject: Mtn Plover still around 1/19/21
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 16:18 pm
From: timrodenkirk AT gmail.com
 
North of Siltcoos parking area on beach past sign about 1/4 mile, last seen
on beach with other shorebirds feeding at about 0755.

Another nice find Daniel!

Happy Birding,
Tim Rodenkirk
Coos Bay



Subject: Oregon Rare Bird Alert
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 14:18 pm
From: teresa.hertzel AT gmail.com
 
*** Species Summary:

Ross's Goose (10 Linn)
Blue-winged Teal (1 Lane)
Cinnamon Teal (1 Lane)
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid) (1 Washington)
Barrow's Goldeneye (2 Coos)
Hooded Merganser (2 Union)
Western Grebe (2 Klamath)
Clark's Grebe (1 Wasco)
Costa's Hummingbird (2 Curry)
Virginia Rail (1 Wasco)
Sandhill Crane (4 Tillamook)
Mountain Plover (7 Lane)
Marbled Godwit (3 Lincoln)
Western Sandpiper (5 Lane)
Glaucous Gull (2 Washington)
Pacific Loon (1 Wasco)
Brandt's Cormorant (1 Multnomah)
American White Pelican (2 Klamath, 3 Multnomah)
Turkey Vulture (1 Multnomah)
Osprey (2 Tillamook)
Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (1 Union)
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (1 Multnomah)
Say's Phoebe (1 Coos, 3 Deschutes)
Western Kingbird (1 Deschutes)
Loggerhead Shrike (1 Deschutes)
Blue Jay (1 Wallowa)
Black-capped Chickadee (1 Klamath)
Oak Titmouse (1 Klamath)
Tree Swallow (2 Curry)
Barn Swallow (2 Linn, 2 Washington)
Barn Swallow (American) (2 Curry)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (1 Klamath)
House Wren (1 Douglas)
Marsh Wren (1 Wasco)
Northern Mockingbird (2 Curry)
Hermit Thrush (1 Wallowa)
American Pipit (1 Klamath)
Red Crossbill (Sitka Spruce or type 10) (1 Lane)
Lesser Goldfinch (4 Tillamook)
Snow Bunting (5 Lincoln)
Clay-colored Sparrow (2 Curry)
American Tree Sparrow (2 Tillamook)
Fox Sparrow (1 Deschutes)
Harris's Sparrow (5 Columbia, 1 Tillamook)
Orchard Oriole (1 Multnomah)
Hooded Oriole (2 Tillamook)
Bullock's Oriole (2 Curry)
Tricolored Blackbird (2 Linn, 1 Multnomah)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (2 Curry)
Common Yellowthroat (2 Linn)

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Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:13 by Ryan Emig
- 30131 American Drive, Halsey, Oregon, US (44.394, -123.183), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds. Small white goose with no grin patch on
short stubby bill"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:17 by paul adamus
- 30224 American Drive, Halsey, Oregon, US (44.393, -123.179), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Bill shorter and stubbier than Snow Goose."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:15 by Erika Emig
- American Dr, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Small white geese with black wing tips. Short,
stubby bill with no grin patch. Same size as nearby cacklers."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:15 by Deanna Emig
- American Dr, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Small white geese with black wing tips. Short,
stubby bill with no grin patch. Same size as nearby cacklers."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:04 by Sylvia Maulding
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39631, -123.18454, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "very small, round head, could see head and bill with scope.
together. poor photo through scope. 3rd day for this location."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:54 by Don Berg
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39644, -123.18466, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small white geese, smaller than adjacent cackles. Short bill
giving head a more dove-like shape. Black tips to wings."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:32 by Dan Heyerly
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39711, -123.18457, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small white goose with tiny bill"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:32 by Anne Heyerly
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39711, -123.18457, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small white goose with tiny bill"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:02 by Joshua Little
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39720, -123.18457, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Containing, small white geese with stubby pink bills"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:00 by Laura Wellman
- American Drive 44.396596,-123.184837, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "First seen with cackling geese on the s bend in the road, flew
to eastern side with cackling geese
beyond the tundra swans. Seen about a 1/4 mile from railroad tracks on
northeast side of American Rd. They appear to be going back and forth.
Tried to get a picture but was unable to, clearly seen with our S scope.
Little white heads pop up and down among the cackling."

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:34 by Forest Tomlinson
- 83601–83779 S Canary Rd, Westlake US-OR 43.90195, -124.04632, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Male with white crescent on the face. Hanging
out with a couple of Cinnamon Teal. Found on Canary Road two miles south of
the intersection with Maple Creek Road. There are two large fir trees on
the west side of the road and a gate just afterwards. The gate has a bunch
of strands of rope hanging from it.Foraging in the grass and rarely coming
into the open."

Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:34 by Forest Tomlinson
- 83601–83779 S Canary Rd, Westlake US-OR 43.90195, -124.04632, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found hanging out with the BWTE. Continuing birds. All rust
colored body with a large black bill."

Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid) (Spatula discors x cyanoptera) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 16:01 by Nels Nelson
- Fernhill Wetlands (general), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Note the smudged crescent on the side of the head, suggesting
Blue-winged Teal interbreeding with a Cinnamon Teal. This bird was in the
second small pond just east of the restroom."

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:31 by Leisyka Parrott
- Pigeon Point, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult male. Known to be a location. White crescent on face,
puffy head, black spur on side of chest, etc."

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:31 by Russ Namitz
- Pigeon Point, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult male. Known to be a location. White crescent on face,
puffy head, black spur on side of chest, etc."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:25 by Arlene Blumton
- 71005 Oregon 82, Elgin, Oregon, US (45.555, -117.917), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds"

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:25 by Steve Clements
- 71005 Oregon 82, Elgin, Oregon, US (45.555, -117.917), Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds"

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:00 by Steve Kornfeld
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Previously reported. Scope required. Black cap clearly
extends below the eye. Back and rump uniformly colored"

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 16:11 by Kevin Spencer
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:45 by Joseph Blowers
- The Dalles Riverfront Park, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Photographed near this location on January 16. Much more
yellow/orange bill than nearby Western Grebes. Black cap ended well above
eye."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:28 by Mike Hansen
- 14684 Itzen Drive, Brookings, Oregon, US (42.008, -124.214), Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Purple georgette, white trianglular patch
showing on side of neck. Poor photos."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:28 by Kim Zumwalt
- 14684 Itzen Drive, Brookings, Oregon, US (42.008, -124.214), Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Purple georgette, white trianglular patch
showing on side of neck. Poor photos."

Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:12 by Joseph Blowers
- Bargeway Rd., Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Two responded to pishing with descending grunt calls."

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (3)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:58 by Michael Krall
- 4030 Highway 101 S, Tillamook US-OR 45.42652, -123.82437, Tillamook,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Near where they were found last fall."

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (3)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:58 by Kathleen Krall
- 4030 Highway 101 S, Tillamook US-OR 45.42652, -123.82437, Tillamook,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Near where they were found last fall."

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (3)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:45 by Tate Pyle
- Tillamook Airport, Tillamook US-OR (45.4224,-123.8242), Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continued sighting. Large gray bird with rusty tones on wings
near fence line."

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (3)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:45 by Arna Vanebo
- Tillamook Airport, Tillamook US-OR (45.4224,-123.8242), Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continued sighting. Large gray bird with rusty tones on wings
near fence line."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:16 by Maitreya 7
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:22 by Don Henise
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing - 1/2 mile north of dune access trail. 150 yds
north of no vehicle sign."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:22 by Robyn Henise
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing - 1/2 mile north of dune access trail. 150 yds
north of no vehicle sign."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:00 by Rachael Friese
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo coming. Medium plover, sandy brown, dark bill."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:30 by Rich Hoyer
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:55 by Ramiro Aragon
- Siuslaw National Forest, Florence US-OR 43.88863, -124.15441, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photo. Lifer!!!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:55 by Nathan Aragon
- Siuslaw National Forest, Florence US-OR 43.88863, -124.15441, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photo. Lifer!!!"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:56 by Mark Ludwick
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Birds were hunkered down, and huddled together. The best
count I could get was 38"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (20) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:50 by Jim Kopitzke
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Near SW corner."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (42)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 12:00 by Larisa Bosserman
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "A flock of Marbled Godwits were hanging out on the marsh just
northeast of the southern footbridge. Three Whimbrel were mixed in with
them."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (20)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:16 by Maitreya 7
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Working the slough with Dunlin and Sanderlings."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:22 by Don Henise
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small peeps, smaller than Sanderling, clear breasts, black
legs"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:22 by Robyn Henise
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small peeps, smaller than Sanderling, clear breasts, black
legs"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:00 by Rachael Friese
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Foraging along with Sanderling. Black legs, smaller in size
than the Sanderlings."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:30 by Rich Hoyer
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "present weeks, longer thinner bill than sanderlings, smaller
than dunlin"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:00 by Susan Kirkbride
- Fern Hill Road @ Geiger Road, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. Likely the same gull we saw yesterday. It was closer
today so I got better photos."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:05 by Kayla McCurry
- SW Geiger and SW Fernhill rd intersection, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. White primaries, dark tip of bill, light eyes, pink
legs. Great find, Nels! I’m inspired to try harder with gulls :)"

Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:45 by Joseph Blowers
- The Dalles Riverfront Park, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Slightly smaller than Common Loon. Bill also shorter than
Common Loon’s bill and very pointy. Bill held upward at slight angle.
Rounded head a lighter shade of gray than body. Even border between dark
gray and white on neck."

Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:05 by Ross Barnes-Rickett
- NE Sundial Rd.--Company Lake, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Hanging with DCCOs on rocks between electrical towers in
columbia at knife river terminal."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:49 by Wink Gross
- Sauvie Island--Raccoon Point, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large white birds with huge yellow bills swimming on
Sturgeon Lake"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:45 by Ken Vanderkamp
- Sauvie Island--Raccoon Point, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Huge white birds with huge pelican bills."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:00 by Roniq Bartanen
- Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands Natural Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Low flyover while standing in parking lot at 2:00 pm."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:00 by Steve Kornfeld
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Resident"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 16:11 by Kevin Spencer
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing missing wing bird"

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:51 by Colton Veltkamp
- North Gresham Park, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Circled overhead a few times then flew southeast. Dark body,
distinct vulture wing structure, small pink head. I will upload photos when
I get home. I’ve seen plenty of these in the summer but did not expect to
see one this time of year."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:38 by Wendy Burroughs
- Cape Meares Lake, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Osprey circled over the lake. I saw from different angles with
binoculars."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:45 by Sarah Scaldeferri
- Cape Meares Lake, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Over the lake getting chased off by an eagle. He was a little
far away by the time I grabbed the camera, but the photo is clear enough to
identify."

Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (Buteo lineatus elegans) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:30 by Dave Trochlell
- Ladd Marsh near Foothill Road, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile in tall willows south of Foothill Road.
Photo."

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus) (1)
CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:01 by Adam Nashban
- Nashban Home, Portland US-OR (45.5683,-122.6836), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:18 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Hayes Century Farm, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Salmon-bellied flycatcher continuing."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:44 by Chris Johnson
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Near the inlet. Flycatching. Black tail, gray
upper and buff orange underparts"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:00 by Jackson Belden
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Left from the building. Perching on low vegetation and flying
from there over mud."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:35 by John Gardiner
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing . Seen by inlet. Photo to follow."

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 06:50 by William Herrick
- 61498 Hawk Court, Bend, Oregon, US (44.035, -121.368), Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "About Robin size, light yellow breast with the rest of the
body shades of gray, darker horizontal stripe just behind eye. With the
exception of the yellowish breast, size and eye patch very nondescript and
varying gray.."

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:30 by Lisa Cowan
- Hatfield Lake, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Broad black mask that encompassed the eyes and wrapped across
top of bill. Would perch on top of a mullein stalk and then fly down to
mud flats. Seen at southeast end of the back pond."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:02 by Charles Gates
- 102 S Mill St, Joseph US-OR 45.35067, -117.23098, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photo"

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:00 by Craig Bennett
- Wood River Wetland, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Solid black cap, no white line above eye, buffy flanks and
belly. Seen well at close range."

Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) (7)
- Reported Jan 13, 2021 14:22 by Kevin Spencer
- Lynnewood, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Heard sweeter calls of Oak. ; Plumage overall a brownish gray"

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:00 by W. Michaelis
- Sparrow shrub S. Rogue, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "While watching an adult BAEA CS out of the S, 2 TRES sparkled
into the picture, flying in the same direction northward. Small swallows,
clean white underside, dark metallic blue upperside, no visible white cheek
or hip patches of the VG."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:00 by Mick Bressler
- Sparrow shrub S. Rogue, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "While watching an adult BAEA CS out of the S, 2 TRES sparkled
into the picture, flying in the same direction northward. Small swallows,
clean white underside, dark metallic blue upperside, no visible white cheek
or hip patches of the VG."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (3)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:31 by Mat Millenbach
- Fernhill Wetlands (general), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Forked tail, light brown on bottom, dark on top. Flying over
ponds by parking lot."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:21 by Katie Stoner
- Fernhill Wetlands (general), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Foraging over pond SE of parking lot. Forked tail, long wings,
blue upper, orange-tan under."

Barn Swallow (American) (Hirundo rustica erythrogaster) (6)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:40 by Leisyka Parrott
- Floras Lake, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult males"

Barn Swallow (American) (Hirundo rustica erythrogaster) (6)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:40 by Russ Namitz
- Floras Lake, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Adult males"

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:41 by Nicholas Martens
- Talking Water Gardens, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Swallow with orange underparts; long, forked tailed. Possibly
more than four, but this is the most that were seen together at once."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:41 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Talking Water Gardens, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Swallow with orange underparts; long, forked tailed. Possibly
more than four, but this is the most that were seen together at once."

White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific) (Sitta carolinensis aculeata/alexandrae)
(6)
- Reported Jan 13, 2021 14:22 by Kevin Spencer
- Lynnewood, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Heard distinctive tone, cadence and pitch of calls"

House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:45 by Larry Siemens
- Eastwood School & Nature Trail, Roseburg, OR, Douglas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "red-brown wren with medium length banded tail, in the bush by
the creek; The wren I saw on the south bank of Deer Creek where the creek
has eaten away at "Peaceful Point" of the outer (east) school yard was down
the bank below me in the short willow. I did not get a photo but had a
good look at the bird. There was no vocalization. The bird came out to
my pishing. The tail was too long and held flat to be Pacific Wren. The
face was lighter below the eye than the top of the head. The bird was
calm and sat still on the twig for 30 seconds. The long tail was the key
characteristic for my id."

Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:12 by Joseph Blowers
- Bargeway Rd., Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Briefly landed on cattail the dove into hiding in tangled
vegetation. Brown wren with intermediate length tail cocked upward. Barred
tail, dark cap."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:14 by Russ Namitz
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Gray Mimid with long tail (white outer retrices) and white
patches in the wing."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:14 by Leisyka Parrott
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Gray Mimid with long tail (white outer retrices) and white
patches in the wing."

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:30 by Dianne Seymour
- Enterprise WMA, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black breast spots; reddish tail"

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:15 by Julie Van Moorhem
- Oregon Drain, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small, streaky breast, brownish-grey back, white outer tail
feathers, white supercillium, bobbing tail"

Red Crossbill (Sitka Spruce or type 10) (Loxia curvirostra (type 10)) (20)
CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:30 by Rich Hoyer
- Stonefield Beach State Wayside, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "See recording. Most abundant type here; forest is nearly 100%
Sitka Spruce"

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (4)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:56 by Jim Scott
- Hoquarten Slough Trail, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Finch with yellow body and black back and top of head."

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:44 by Cliff Cordy
- Suppress Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing more photos"

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:44 by Ken Chamberlain
- Suppress Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing more photos"

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 09:05 by Ken Chamberlain
- Suppress Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Re found bird reported by C Cordy. My second attempt. Photos
look good, goldfinch with yellow undertail coverts to be posted"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:15 by Mike Wheeler
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "There were 5 Snow Bunting on South Beach towards the Jetty
side at the wrack line, jumping around in the driftwood. As the beach got
quieter they moved closer up and explored more."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:15 by Larisa Bosserman
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "There were 5 Snow Bunting on South Beach towards the Jetty
side at the wrack line, jumping around in the driftwood. As the beach got
quieter they moved closer up and explored more."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 07:30 by Cash Lowe
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. In the logs near the south jetty."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 13:09 by Jim Kopitzke
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Less than 100 yards south of jetty at base of
dunes. Photos"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 08:11 by Mark Ludwick
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 8 Photos
- Comments: "Photos"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:22 by Mike Hansen
- 29772 Colvin Street, Gold Beach, Oregon, US (42.415, -124.419), Curry,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Poor pic."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:22 by Kim Zumwalt
- 29772 Colvin Street, Gold Beach, Oregon, US (42.415, -124.419), Curry,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Poor pic."

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:37 by Cliff Cordy
- 6001 Fourth St NW, Tillamook US-OR 45.50195, -123.95833, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing photos"

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:37 by Ken Chamberlain
- 6001 Fourth St NW, Tillamook US-OR 45.50195, -123.95833, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing photos"

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:35 by Evan Thomas
- Deschutes River Trail--Old Mill (Mill A and Loggers Loops), Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 16:26 by David Harris
- Boquist Rd., Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "The most handsome sparrow in the neighborhood has returned.
Large sparrow with dark crown and dark black bib accented by white breast
and belly. The outer edges of breast/belly are speckled with black also. It
gave a sparrow call, which is notably louder that it’s wcsp, gcsp, and fosp
buddies in the area. Bird was located in pines just south of the
suppress/boquist intersection about halfway down next to larger holly. It
appeared briefly but was otherwise very shy. Im assuming this is the same
individual many of us saw two years ago just south near the small out
building(I don’t recall if it was spotted last year). It is so neat how
some rare individuals will continue to return to the same atypical spot
year after year."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 12:26 by Barbara Dolan
- Rentenaar Rd, Portland US-OR 45.75718, -122.77384, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Bigger sparrow. Warm Buffy face and head to fine streak neck
area."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:59 by Anonymous eBirder
- Rentenaar Rd, Portland US-OR 45.75746, -122.77393, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Ongoing 345pm"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:13 by Amit Gordon
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small, light colored zonotrichia Sparrow with black beard"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 11:13 by Kyle Landstra
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "White breast, black crown and blotched neck. Seen for a
moment to confirm field marks and then flew on."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 08:37 by Wink Gross
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Still here. Large pink bill. White belly, tan face, black
streaks down flanks and across breast. Black streaking on crown, which I
don’t recall seeing a mont ago."

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:41 by Jackie Goss
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Vibrantly yellow bird with grey/brown wings and long thin
bill. Didn’t sit still long enough to verify wingbeats or other
distinguishing features. Jumping around in the rhododendrons across the
street from the apple trees and then flew to the bamboo patch on the other
side of Martin"

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 16:10 by Arna Vanebo
- B St, Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continued sighting. Orange bird. Black bib/throat with white
patch on wing."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 16:10 by Tate Pyle
- B St, Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continued sighting. Orange bird. Black bib/throat with white
patch on wing."

Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:38 by Leisyka Parrott
- Collier H Buffington Memorial Park, Gold Beach US-OR 42.41528,
-124.41946, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Female. Photo."

Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:38 by Russ Namitz
- Collier H Buffington Memorial Park, Gold Beach US-OR 42.41528,
-124.41946, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Female. Photo."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 15:13 by Dick Williams
- 15660 N Lombard St, Portland US-OR 45.63986, -122.76902, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Ragged white wing patch, no red seen. In a large flock of
rwbb, brewers, brown-headed cowbirds, and starlings."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (8) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:00 by Nicholas Martens
- Linn—Eicher Rd, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "at 44.62168, -123.01533; known location. This many or more
with cold-colored epaulet edges, deeper red on wing than RW blackbird, more
pointed wingtips. One female-type seen with dark, cold plumage, white
wingbars."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (8) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:00 by Caleb Centanni
- Linn—Eicher Rd, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "at 44.62168, -123.01533; known location. This many or more
with cold-colored epaulet edges, deeper red on wing than RW blackbird, more
pointed wingtips. One female-type seen with dark, cold plumage, white
wingbars."

Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (Leiothlypis celata celata/orestera)
(1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:38 by Russ Namitz
- Collier H Buffington Memorial Park, Gold Beach US-OR 42.41528,
-124.41946, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Yellow with gray head. Not a Nashville. Photo."

Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (Leiothlypis celata celata/orestera)
(1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 14:38 by Leisyka Parrott
- Collier H Buffington Memorial Park, Gold Beach US-OR 42.41528,
-124.41946, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Yellow with gray head. Not a Nashville. Photo."

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:41 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Talking Water Gardens, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Drab, greenish-brown upperparts; unmarked, dull yellow throat;
pink legs; yellow undertail coverts. Very active, including frequent
sallies straight up in the air 3 or 4 feet off the ground. Great spot by
Caleb, who reports that Doug Robinson found one here in mid-December."

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) (1)
- Reported Jan 18, 2021 10:41 by Nicholas Martens
- Talking Water Gardens, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Drab, greenish-brown upperparts; unmarked, dull yellow throat;
pink legs; yellow undertail coverts. Very active, including frequent
sallies straight up in the air 3 or 4 feet off the ground. Great spot by
Caleb, who reports that Doug Robinson found one here in mid-December."

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Subject: Third Call for Listing Results for 2020
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 10:00 am
From: paultsullivan AT onlinenw.com
 
Oregon Birders:



This is the third call (of five) for Listing Results from interested Oregon birders for 2020. The window for submission closes Feb 13, 2021.



Thank you to the 101 people who have submitted Listing Results for 2020. I’m happy to see some new participants, old friends returning , exciting numbers, and new records.



The final compilation will be published on the Oregon Birding Assn website (see previous years here https://oregonbirding.org/list... )



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Subject: Wallowa Birds Sunday and Monday
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 6:40 am
From: cgates326 AT gmail.com
 
Jeff Nordstrom joined me and we searched for birds around Wallowa County
yesterday and today.

Here are the highlights and some notable misses:



Gray-crowned Rosy-finches - A flock of 18 on School Flat Road late Sunday.
They were in the Rocky area just west of the first abandoned farm house
after the jct with Golf Course Rd. We found a flock of 100 on Elk Mt. Road
this morning. https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Tree Sparrows - We found about a dozen on Golf Course Rd. near the first
house you come to. Another group of about a dozen were a short distance
east of the jct of Leap Ln. and Golf Course.
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Northern Shrike - We found 3 along Golf Course and Leap Lane.



Blue Jay - S. Mill St. and W. 2nd in Joseph. A lady is feeding peanuts in a
window feeder. https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Ferruginous Hawk - Elk Mt. Road today
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



GYR FALCON - Elk Mt. Road https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Merlin - North side of town in Joseph
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Gray Partridge - First occupied farm house on School Flat Rd. west of the
Rosy-finches. 8 more birds on Crow Creek Rd. along the creek. About 8 more
on Crow Cr. Rd. just west of the jct. with Elk Mt. Rd. near the first
haystack. https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Wild Turkeys - Town of Wallowa on Upper Diamond Ln.
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



Wood Duck - Pete's Pond in Enterprise
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...



MISSES



Snow Buntings - None on Golf Course, Zumwalt Rd., Getting Rd. or Elk Mt Rd.

Bohemian Waxwings - None in Joseph or Enterprise. We did see a small flock
of waxwings in Wallowa but we lost them before we could ID them.

We did not go to McCully Cr. Rd. but it looks like we should have.

The only bird we saw on Zumwalt Rd. was a single raven. We did get a close
look at a radio-collared wolf which was exciting.







Chuck Gates
Prineville Bird Club
Crooked River Wetlands Volunteer
541-280-4957
Powell Butte,
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Subject: Re: Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 5:51 am
From: rickbennett67 AT gmail.com
 
When I arrived yesterday, Nels first showed me some of his photos showing
the white primaries and what looked like a bicolored bill with clear
margins. When we first refound the bird it was too far out to really see
the bill, but eventually it flew closer so that the bill could be seen more
clearly. It still was apparently further out than for some of the photos
taken today, but what I saw seemed like a clean pinkish base with
clearly-defined black tip. It could have been a trick of the light, but
yesterday I did not see the smudgy dirty looking base seen in today's
photos. I had another similar experience with a Glaucous Gull in Newport a
few years ago where there was discussion about how much the black tip bled
into the pink base, but this one seemed more clearly defined than that.
Rick Bennett, Sherwood

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 8:58 PM Conor Scotland
wrote:

> It's interesting that the bill really is in fact somewhat sharply
> bicolored, however the paler base is showing a sort of uniform dark
> smudginess. That is, the all dark tip does not really "bleed" into the base
> as is often seen on hybrids. There is a clean delineation between base and
> tip, and I think the darkness in the base could be mud. In addition to
> Stefan's, there are other photos from today on ebird that show this feature:
>
> https://ebird.org/alert/summar...
>
> Some of the photos from yesterday (1/17) seem to be suggestive of a more
> cleanly pinkish bill base, though the photos are rough. It would be
> interesting to hear if anyone who saw it yesterday observed this feature
> one way or the other.
>
> Conor Scotland
> Portland - Washington County
>
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 5:40 PM Stefan Schlick
> wrote:
>
>> I photographed a white gull earlier today in the field to the west of the
>> Geiger & Fernhill Rd intersection. Here are the pix I uploaded to eBird:
>> https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... This may or may not be the same
>> bird reported yesterday at this location. I would like to remind folks that
>> we had 2 separate Glaucous Gulls at Fernhill at the same time before
>> several years ago, so it can happen. But it probably is the same bird.
>>
>> Understanding the age of the bird may give some clues. One of my pictures
>> shows a pale iris and the blotching on the flanks and scapulars likely make
>> this a 2nd cycle bird. Bill shape looks good for Glaucous to me, pretty
>> straight with very little gonydeal angle. I'm not totally convinced about
>> the bill colors though. A 2nd cycle should still show a sharply bicolored
>> bill. This bird had a yellow bill and the bill wasn't so sharply bicolored
>> any more when it came closer, i.e. somewhat smudgy. The base color of the
>> bill turns from pink to yellow sometime between 2nd and 3rd cycle, so the
>> pink is normally very pronounced with first cycle birds. The barrovianus
>> spp is the expected subspecies in our neck of the woods - so slightly
>> smaller and possibly more petite.
>>
>> In the field I had trouble agreeing that this is a pure Glaucous Gull.
>> But a lot of aspects look pretty good for Glaucous. Is the smudginess of
>> the bill just dirt? I've yet to see this argument succeed with Glaucous. Or
>> wear? Or the lighting? Could this be a hybrid?
>>
>> Stefan Schlick
>> Hillsboro, OR
>>
>



Subject: Baskett Slough Monday
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 5:47 am
From: atowhee AT gmail.com
 
Nothing rare--two juvie Bald Eagles, half dozen swans, Cin Teal and Hooded
Merganser, obe Black Phoebe and all the usual suspects

checklists at:
https://atowhee.blog/2021/01/1...


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Harry Fuller
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https://ecowise.wordpress.com/...
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Subject: Re: Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 4:58 am
From: scotland.conor AT gmail.com
 
It's interesting that the bill really is in fact somewhat sharply
bicolored, however the paler base is showing a sort of uniform dark
smudginess. That is, the all dark tip does not really "bleed" into the base
as is often seen on hybrids. There is a clean delineation between base and
tip, and I think the darkness in the base could be mud. In addition to
Stefan's, there are other photos from today on ebird that show this feature:

https://ebird.org/alert/summar...

Some of the photos from yesterday (1/17) seem to be suggestive of a more
cleanly pinkish bill base, though the photos are rough. It would be
interesting to hear if anyone who saw it yesterday observed this feature
one way or the other.

Conor Scotland
Portland - Washington County

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 5:40 PM Stefan Schlick
wrote:

> I photographed a white gull earlier today in the field to the west of the
> Geiger & Fernhill Rd intersection. Here are the pix I uploaded to eBird:
> https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... This may or may not be the same
> bird reported yesterday at this location. I would like to remind folks that
> we had 2 separate Glaucous Gulls at Fernhill at the same time before
> several years ago, so it can happen. But it probably is the same bird.
>
> Understanding the age of the bird may give some clues. One of my pictures
> shows a pale iris and the blotching on the flanks and scapulars likely make
> this a 2nd cycle bird. Bill shape looks good for Glaucous to me, pretty
> straight with very little gonydeal angle. I'm not totally convinced about
> the bill colors though. A 2nd cycle should still show a sharply bicolored
> bill. This bird had a yellow bill and the bill wasn't so sharply bicolored
> any more when it came closer, i.e. somewhat smudgy. The base color of the
> bill turns from pink to yellow sometime between 2nd and 3rd cycle, so the
> pink is normally very pronounced with first cycle birds. The barrovianus
> spp is the expected subspecies in our neck of the woods - so slightly
> smaller and possibly more petite.
>
> In the field I had trouble agreeing that this is a pure Glaucous Gull. But
> a lot of aspects look pretty good for Glaucous. Is the smudginess of the
> bill just dirt? I've yet to see this argument succeed with Glaucous. Or
> wear? Or the lighting? Could this be a hybrid?
>
> Stefan Schlick
> Hillsboro, OR
>



Subject: January Lake Billy Chinook Raptor Survey
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 4:40 am
From: tc AT empnet.com
 
I ran my January raptor survey in the Culver-Metolius area today.  Like many
others I experienced a big increase in numbers over the December results. I
ended up with 102 total birds, the sixth highest total in the 10 years I've
been doing this route. Two other January surveys topped this month's
results. Under clear skies and temperatures in the 40s I counted the
following:



Red-tailed Hawk 66

American Kestrel 18

Northern Harrier 9

Bald Eagle 3

Golden Eagle 1

Rough-legged Hawk 1

Prairie Falcon 3

Cooper's Hawk 1



Tom Crabtree, Bend



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Subject: Tillamook Harris' Sparrow
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 3:52 am
From: larspernorgren AT gmail.com
 
There is an eBird report today for a Harris' Sparrow on Boquist Road,  right where one was last winter-- homesite minus house, with Holly. Detected appropriately by David Harris. It would be interesting to compare pictures with last year. The black pattern on the chest is said to be distinctive to individual. I think l read this in the Cornell online Birds of NA. Dominate birds are recognized from afar by other HASPs. Birds at a patch may remember from the previous winter and defer to these dominant birds on sight, without wasting time on reestablishing the pecking order.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone



Subject: Thoughts on the Fernhill Glaucous Gull
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 1:39 am
From: greenfant AT hotmail.com
 
I photographed a white gull earlier today in the field to the west of the Geiger & Fernhill Rd intersection. Here are the pix I uploaded to eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... This may or may not be the same bird reported yesterday at this location. I would like to remind folks that we had 2 separate Glaucous Gulls at Fernhill at the same time before several years ago, so it can happen. But it probably is the same bird.

Understanding the age of the bird may give some clues. One of my pictures shows a pale iris and the blotching on the flanks and scapulars likely make this a 2nd cycle bird. Bill shape looks good for Glaucous to me, pretty straight with very little gonydeal angle. I'm not totally convinced about the bill colors though. A 2nd cycle should still show a sharply bicolored bill. This bird had a yellow bill and the bill wasn't so sharply bicolored any more when it came closer, i.e. somewhat smudgy. The base color of the bill turns from pink to yellow sometime between 2nd and 3rd cycle, so the pink is normally very pronounced with first cycle birds. The barrovianus spp is the expected subspecies in our neck of the woods - so slightly smaller and possibly more petite.

In the field I had trouble agreeing that this is a pure Glaucous Gull. But a lot of aspects look pretty good for Glaucous. Is the smudginess of the bill just dirt? I've yet to see this argument succeed with Glaucous. Or wear? Or the lighting? Could this be a hybrid?

Stefan Schlick
Hillsboro, OR



Subject: 4-day Wallowas trip (from Portland)
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 21:56 pm
From: greenfant AT hotmail.com
 
Randy Hill and I led a group of 5 folks to the Wallowas this last weekend. We enjoyed great scenery, a nice mix of birds and a fabulous group of folks. Here the highlights, in no particular order:

Snow Bunting (7 on the first farm after climbing up onto the Zumwalt Prairie on 1/17)
Gray-crowned Rosy-finch (up to 5 tame birds at the "yellow house" on School Flat Rd on 1/15 and 1/16)
American Tree Sparrow (several on Golf Course Rd and Leap Lane on 1/15 and 1/16)
Northern Goshawk (1 adult at McCully Ck on 1/16)
Bohemian Waxwing (up to 500 birds along Ski Run Rd near the Wallowa River crossing in Joseph on 1/16)
Hermit Thrush (1 at Enterprise WMA on 1/16)
Pacific Loon (1 at Riverfront Park in The Dalles on 1/14)
Iceland Gull (1 pale-irised bird at Riverfront Park in The Dalles on 1/14, in with 2 Herrings)
Eared Grebe (3 at Boardman Marina on 1/17)
Horned Grebe (3 stragglers at Wallowa Lake on 1/15)
Tricolored Blackbird (a few of Russ Namitz's birds at Hay Canyon on 1/14)
Northern Sawwhet-Owl (1 at Deschutes River Park on 1/14)
Northern Pygmy-Owl (1 amazingly well-seen doozy at McCully Ck Rd on 1/16)
Short-eared Owl (1 along Golf Course Rd on 1/16)
Blue Jay (1 at the Birnie Park location in La Grande on 1/17)

In Enterprise, we stayed at the Wilderness Inn which was more than appropriate and well-run, and some of us got take out from Thai Enterprise and La Laguna (both good). Terminal Gravity had about 7-8 heated tents available outdoors for Covid-safe eating (1 tent per bubble).

Also notable was that we were able to drive up all the way to the McCully Ck trailhead.

Along Zumwalt Rd we saw several groups of Elk, including a herd of 60+. A Red Fox was out and about early morning on the south end of Joseph.

Stefan Schlick
Hillsboro, OR



Subject: WVBS Is In 5 Days!
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 18:28 pm
From: noelle.moen AT gmail.com
 
Dear OBOL,

Don't forget to register

for the 2021 Willamette Valley Bird Symposium!

The Willamette Valley Bird Symposium is an annual, day-long symposium
bringing together professionals, students, and amateurs from the Willamette
Valley.

The 2021 Symposium will be held VIRTUALLY and for FREE to ensure the safety
of participants and broaden our audience. While things will be a little
different this year, we are still offering great talks and opportunities
for valuable conversations among bird enthusiasts of all ages and
backgrounds. For more information, please visit our website
!

Have a great day and happy birding!


--
*Noelle Moen *
(541) 968-5458
Willamette Valley Bird Symposium
Communications Committee


*Oh, by the way... if you know of someone who would appreciate help buying
or selling their home, please call me with their name and business number.
I’ll be happy to follow up and take great care of them. *



Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 15:45 pm
From: jeffgilligan10 AT gmail.com
 
I have seen flocks about that size at times flying over Willapa Bay.  I think in those instances that they were birds moving en masse from a particlarly productive fishing spot that had been covered by the tide.

Jeff. Gilligan

> On Jan 18, 2021, at 12:27 AM, Robert O'Brien wrote:
>
> A very interesting observation. Were they heading 'north'? I've never seen a flock like this unless perhaps at a colony.
> From my time living in Florida I know that GBHEs are migratory, moving at least into the Caribbean from their more northern populations.
> But I don't know whether they migrate in flocks or singly.
> They are 'considered' sedentary on the west coast, but HOW sedentary?
> See the attached Bird seasonal reports.
> It's a very unusual warm winter. Could these be heading at least part way back north?
> Bob OBrien Carver OR
>
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 6:50 PM Jeff Gilligan > wrote:
> Was the flock rather scattered or were they in lines or partial Vs?
>
> Jeff Gilligan
>
>
>
>
> > On Jan 17, 2021, at 3:08 PM, Margie Paris (Redacted sender "margieparis1" for DMARC) > wrote:
> >
> > Dear OBOL,
> >
> > Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back. They were croaking, not bugling.
> >
> > Margie Paris
> > (541) 914-9356
> > margieparis1@mac.com
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris > wrote:
> >>
> >> ?Dear OBOL,
> >>
> >> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >>
> >> Margie Paris
> >> (541) 914-9356
> >> margieparis1@mac.com
> >> Sent from my iPhone
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Subject: Fairview Wetlands, Salem
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 15:26 pm
From: lcrawford2001 AT gmail.com
 
We made our first visit to Fairview Wetlands on Sunday afternoon and had a
pleasant surprise. In addition to a nice variety of ducks, a beautiful
Bewick Wren in fresh plumage, and the resident Red-tailed Hawk we saw a
small flock of Western Bluebirds.



Subject: More info on Winter Wren
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 14:56 pm
From: t4c1x AT peak.org
 
note also the spotted back and gray head/darker body contrast.
Darrel


From: "baro"
To: "obol"
Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:47:46 PM
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [Tweeters] More info on Winter Wren

A putative Winter Wren is now being seen regularly near Seattle. Several reports on eBird now in addition to this first report below..
Interesting that one report (at least) likened the call to a Song Sparrow. As I recall David Bailey mentioned that he was 'interested' in the
Oregon bird because the recording ALSO sounded like a song sparrow to him.
Further, to my eye, the clearer photos also seem to show the odd dark spot, or break in the eye line just forward of the eye which I
seemed to detect for the Oregon Bird as I posted earlier. (eBird Photos attached here, again, Winter Wren labeled, others are Pacific Wren)
And there is also an eBird report from British Columbia which also shows my putative 'eye spot' pretty clearly
[ https://ebird.org/checklist/S5... | https://ebird.org/checklist/S5... ]
According to eBird, each of these would be the first state/province record although there may be others not reported to eBird.
Bob OBrien Carver OR See original eBird post Jan 8 which follows for more posts just search eBird, Washington State, Winter Wren
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Date: Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 3:36 PM
Subject: [Tweeters] More info on Winter Wren
To: < [ mailto:tweeters@u.washington.edu | tweeters@u.washington.edu ] >
Hey All,
Here is a link to my ebird checklist which has more info on the Orting Winter Wren, including photos, audio, identification, and viewing directions:
[ https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... | https://ebird.org/checklist/S7... ]

I understand that the bird is still being seen well by several birders after being absent for about an hour.

Good birding,
Will Brooks
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Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 13:45 pm
From: dmarc-noreply AT freelists.org
 
They certainly weren’t flying in any sort of formation. The only thing I can figure is that they occupy a rookery and were disturbed by something. Then, once in the air, they were inspired by the beautiful day to gain altitude and wheel about. It was a new one for me!

Margie Paris
(541) 914-9356
margieparis1@mac.com
Sent from my iPhone

> On Jan 17, 2021, at 11:28 PM, Robert O'Brien wrote:
>
> ?
> A very interesting observation. Were they heading 'north'? I've never seen a flock like this unless perhaps at a colony.
> From my time living in Florida I know that GBHEs are migratory, moving at least into the Caribbean from their more northern populations.
> But I don't know whether they migrate in flocks or singly.
> They are 'considered' sedentary on the west coast, but HOW sedentary?
> See the attached Bird seasonal reports.
> It's a very unusual warm winter. Could these be heading at least part way back north?
> Bob OBrien Carver OR
>
>> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 6:50 PM Jeff Gilligan wrote:
>> Was the flock rather scattered or were they in lines or partial Vs?
>>
>> Jeff Gilligan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > On Jan 17, 2021, at 3:08 PM, Margie Paris (Redacted sender "margieparis1" for DMARC) wrote:
>> >
>> > Dear OBOL,
>> >
>> > Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back. They were croaking, not bugling.
>> >
>> > Margie Paris
>> > (541) 914-9356
>> > margieparis1@mac.com
>> > Sent from my iPhone
>> >
>> >> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris wrote:
>> >>
>> >> ?Dear OBOL,
>> >>
>> >> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
>> >>
>> >> Best,
>> >>
>> >> Margie Paris
>> >> (541) 914-9356
>> >> margieparis1@mac.com
>> >> Sent from my iPhone
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Subject: Oregon Rare Bird Alert
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 12:59 pm
From: teresa.hertzel AT gmail.com
 
*** Species Summary:

Ross's Goose (7 Linn)
Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (2 Washington)
Swan Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid) (1 Lane)
Tundra Swan (2 Union)
Mandarin Duck (1 Josephine)
Cinnamon Teal (1 Lane)
Redhead (1 Josephine)
Hooded Merganser (3 Union)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Wasco)
Sandhill Crane (1 Tillamook)
Mountain Plover (22 Lane)
Marbled Godwit (6 Lincoln)
Western Sandpiper (14 Lane)
Red Phalarope (3 Polk)
Glaucous Gull (4 Washington)
American White Pelican (1 Klamath, 1 Multnomah)
Great Egret (1 Deschutes)
Snowy Egret (3 Lane)
Green Heron (2 Jackson)
Osprey (2 Tillamook)
Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (1 Union)
Ferruginous Hawk (1 Benton)
Red-naped Sapsucker (1 Multnomah)
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (1 Multnomah)
Merlin (Taiga) (1 Marion)
Say's Phoebe (1 Deschutes, 2 Jefferson, 2 Lane, 1 Multnomah)
Loggerhead Shrike (2 Deschutes, 1 Gilliam)
Blue Jay (3 Baker)
Barn Swallow (1 Tillamook)
Wrentit (1 Klamath)
Sage Thrasher (1 Harney)
Northern Mockingbird (1 Curry, 2 Washington)
Red Crossbill (Douglas-fir or type 4) (1 Linn)
Snow Bunting (5 Lincoln)
Clay-colored Sparrow (1 Curry)
Fox Sparrow (Sooty) (1 Deschutes)
Harris's Sparrow (2 Columbia)
Yellow-breasted Chat (1 Washington)
Hooded Oriole (2 Tillamook)
Tricolored Blackbird (1 Lane, 2 Multnomah, 2 Sherman, 1 Washington)
Great-tailed Grackle (1 Multnomah)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (1 Curry)

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Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:31 by Dan Edge
- 30016 American Drive, Halsey, Oregon, US (44.398, -123.187), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "With cackling geese. Same size"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:54 by Susan Sheppard
- 30058 American Drive, Halsey, Oregon, US (44.397, -123.185), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing, small white geese, stubby bill. Smaller than snow
geese. With huge flock of cacklers and swans north of road."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:40 by Kaplan Yalcin
- American Dr, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "white geese with pink bills and black wing tips. Same size as
Cacklers.. First reported at this location yesterday by Will Wright and Kim
Nelson. Probably the same birds found south of Finley Wednesday by Doug
Robinson."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:40 by Alex Farrand
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39338, -123.18210, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Mixed into massive flock of cackles and tundra swans.
Previously reported."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:50 by Joy Jensen
- American Dr., Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing—with one of the huge flocks of cacklers SW of the S
bend. Small white geese w/round heads & stubby bills. Dreadful photos."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:50 by Roger Robb
- American Drive, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Found yesterday. White geese with black wingtips, small pink
bill. Size of Cackling Geese."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:22 by Caleb Centanni
- Linn--American Drive--S Curve, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Rare--"unreported": Continuing in this area. Two tiny white
geese with black wingtips, smaller than the Cacklers they were mixed in
with. Short, triangular bills with no dark bulge in middle, bluish bases.
Tiny, cute heads."

Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) (5)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:15 by Abigail Harris
- Dawson Creek Corporate Park, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Saw at least 5 with full rings or collars around the neck.
Photos"

Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) (5)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:15 by Josh Woolley
- Dawson Creek Corporate Park, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Saw at least 5 with full rings or collars around the neck.
Photos"

Swan Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid) (Anser cygnoides
(Domestic type) x Branta canadensis) (1)
- Reported Jan 13, 2021 09:29 by Phil Thompson
- Delta Ponds, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "standing next to path with some canada goose and what could
have been other swan goose and hybrids."

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (7)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:24 by Daniel Newberry
- Ladd Marsh WMA, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Large white long-necked swans . Digiscoped with iPhone, very
distant. Photo. To distinguish tundra/trumpeter, I used size because they
were too distant for beak/forehead ID. Compared to adjacent Canada geese,
these swans were ~1/3 bigger rather 1/2 bigger."

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (7)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:45 by Dave Trochlell
- Ladd Marsh near Foothill Road, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing on the refuge."

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:24 by Dave Garcia
- Riverside Park (Josephine Co.), Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Still here"

Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) (22)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:05 by Noah Strycker
- S Canary Rd.--N of Ada Grange, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "All in one group, males and females. Didn’t see any
Blue-wings."

Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:24 by Dave Garcia
- Riverside Park (Josephine Co.), Josephine, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Still here"

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:30 by Charles Gates
- 71003 Highway 82, Elgin US-OR 45.55576, -117.91756, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Erected hood. 2 males and a. Female."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:28 by Sean Cozart
- Elgin Pond, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "#77 year bird. Two males and one female. Deep in the brush on
the island."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (4)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:50 by Kent Coe
- US-OR-Elgin-97827 - 45.5558x-117.9163, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Two males, two females on the pond south of the Stampede
grounds. Seen from the wide spot on Hwy 82 just north of the Grande Ronde
River bridge."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 16:05 by john bishop
- The Dalles Riverfront Park, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "W WEGRs, shorter thicker neck w cinnamon brown color on back
and side of neck; bill was shorter, thicker and darker yellow than WEGR"

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:24 by David Leal
- Matlock Way, Tillamook US-OR 45.41910, -123.82045, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Tall gray birds with pale face red foreheads. Near the
Tillamook airport."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:23 by Russ Namitz
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Daniel Farrar. Sandy brown plover on
the beach with white belly & supercillium., & black bill."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:23 by Leisyka Parrott
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Daniel Farrar. Sandy brown plover on
the beach with white belly & supercillium., & black bill."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:32 by Sylvia Maulding
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "continuing, photos. on beach at bottom of trail, all by
itself. seen with 3 other birders about 2:40."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:06 by Joshua Little
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Sandy brown plover, plain overall, white below.
Seen north of the parking area initially, then flew towards the river
mouth. Pics. Great find by Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Neil Bjorklund
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Daniel Farrar. Sandy brown
back, brownish breast, white belly, typical black plover bill, light “halo”
around eye. Photos."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Daniel Farrar. Sandy brown
back, brownish breast, white belly, typical black plover bill, light “halo”
around eye. Photos."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Forest Tomlinson
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Daniel Farrar. Sandy brown
back, brownish breast, white belly, typical black plover bill, light “halo”
around eye. Photos."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:59 by Mark Ludwick
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Rarity found yesterday by Daniel Farrar."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:30 by Alan Contreras
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "photos by others"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Anne Heyerly
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continues this morning on the beach north of the river mouth.
Nice find Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Noah Strycker
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continues this morning on the beach north of the river mouth.
Nice find Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Dan Heyerly
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continues this morning on the beach north of the river mouth.
Nice find Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:00 by Thomas Cramer
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "plover - much larger than co-seen snowy plovers, obvious cheek
"patch. obviously not other plovers (all white chest and underneath). Seen
by many others."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 07:45 by Pam Otley
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing, found by Daniel Farrar. Brown plover with white
front, slightly larger than dunlin.Seen north and south of beach access as
it kept moving around."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:12 by Eric Pratt
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen where the trail from the parking lot ends on
the beach. At the 90 degree turn on our distance track. Clean white belly
and white eyebrow. Pale brown uniform back. Photos to come."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:12 by Andrew Pratt
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen where the trail from the parking lot ends on
the beach. At the 90 degree turn on our distance track. Clean white belly
and white eyebrow. Pale brown uniform back. Photos to come."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:12 by Bruce Pratt
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen where the trail from the parking lot ends on
the beach. At the 90 degree turn on our distance track. Clean white belly
and white eyebrow. Pale brown uniform back. Photos to come."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:28 by Jon Cox
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Thanks to all that reported it. Seen at approx
43.879874,-124.155453 at 12:45 in the afternoon. Incoming tide. Peregrine
falcon may have spooked it."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:02 by Jeff Harms
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing since yesterday. Pics."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:02 by Annika Andersson
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing since yesterday. Pics."

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:55 by Russ Morgan
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Very active individual!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 07:21 by John Sullivan
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing on the beach. Found yesterday by Daniel Farrar.
Excellent find, Daniel!!"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (26)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:53 by Pam Otley
- Hatfield Marine Science Center, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Lg buffy shorebird with long upturned bill. These
were crowded up next to shore grasses so I know I wasn't seeing all of
them."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (21)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:55 by Mike Wheeler
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing for the last couple of months, actual count."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (20)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:30 by susan ford
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "With Whimbrels. Continuing"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:15 by Hendrik Herlyn
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (33)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:05 by Elizabeth Laver-Holencik
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Actual count on the mudflats near the aquarium."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (22)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:36 by Jason Vassallo
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing in area"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:16 by Sylvia Maulding
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing, black legs, clear chest."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (4)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:06 by Joshua Little
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Peeps with gray back, black legs, down turned bill, pics"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (6)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small sandpiper with gray-brown scaly back, white belly,
mostly white breast, black legs"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Forest Tomlinson
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small sandpiper with gray-brown scaly back, white belly,
mostly white breast, black legs"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:57 by Neil Bjorklund
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small sandpiper with gray-brown scaly back, white belly,
mostly white breast, black legs"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:59 by Mark Ludwick
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:30 by Alan Contreras
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "present weeks, longer thinner bill than sanderlings, smaller
than dunlin"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Anne Heyerly
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At least two individuals, continuing, peeps with black legs
etc."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Noah Strycker
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At least two individuals, continuing, peeps with black legs
etc."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:25 by Dan Heyerly
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At least two individuals, continuing, peeps with black legs
etc."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:00 by Thomas Cramer
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "smaller than sanderlings and dunlin it was running with --
looked like a smaller "copy" of the dunlin -- coloring and proportional
beak. black legs. Id confirmed by far more experienced birders present."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 07:45 by Pam Otley
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Next to sanderlings, smaller than them with darker plumage.
Bill down curved."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:28 by Jon Cox
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "With sanderlings. Darker bird, long droopy bill."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 07:21 by John Sullivan
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Peep, much smaller than Sanderlings, black legs."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:34 by Mitch Ratzlaff
- 12354–12394 Coville Rd, Dallas US-OR (44.9585,-123.2688), Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Very light (white and gray)shorebird on
water with narrow dark strip down back of neck, short dark bill and black
eyepatch. Seen at 100 yds with 30x scope."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:53 by Will Wright
- Baskett Slough NWR--Coville Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pale gray back, white cheeks, thick bill. Photos."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:53 by Kim Nelson
- Baskett Slough NWR--Coville Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pale gray back, white cheeks, thick bill. Photos."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:20 by Rick Bennett
- Fern Hill Rd @ Geiger Rd, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Found by Nels Nelson and Phil Kahler -- large gull that
appeared to be almost entirely white, including bright white primaries with
pink legs and pinkish bill with black tip. Nels got much better photos
including a hint of pale eyes."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:33 by Susan Kirkbride
- Fern Hill Road @ Geiger Road, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "White headed gull with white mantle and white wingtips.
Bicolored bill. It was near other gulls across the flooded field, although
it mostly kept to itself. Congratulations to Nels for taking the time to
sort through the gulls and finding this Washington County rarity!"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:35 by Phil Kahler
- Fernhill Wetlands (general), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Large all white gull. Grayish bill with black tip. Grayish
legs. Nels Nelson has photos. Good looks through scope."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 11:30 by Nels Nelson
- Field, west of SW Fernhill Rd. & SW Geiger Rd. Jct., Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 6 Photos

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:32 by Anonymous eBirder
- 125 Riverside Dr, Klamath Falls US-OR 42.21907, -121.79033, Klamath,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Used to people, missing a wing. Hangs out on the docks with
gulls."

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:00 by David Olsen
- Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands Natural Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Low flyover while standing in parking lot at 2:00 pm. Will
upload photo."

Great Egret (Ardea alba) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 15:14 by Matt Cahill
- Sunriver - Pedestrian Path between Nature Center and Harper's Bridge,
Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "(Rare & Unreported Dot) Surprising flyby! Leisurely heading
north above the river past the Sunriver Marina.

Assumed it was a GBH in silhouette but I put my bins on just to check.
Turns out to be a big, white, yellow-billed egret. As it moved north and
put the sun to my back clearly stood out big and white as it glides between
the trees tops."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:23 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Goodman Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. In a tree on the far side of the field, east side
of Goodman. Quite a bit smaller than Great Egrets, black bill with yellow
lores, yellow feet."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:23 by Nicholas Martens
- Goodman Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. In a tree on the far side of the field, east side
of Goodman. Quite a bit smaller than Great Egrets, black bill with yellow
lores, yellow feet."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:10 by Roger Robb
- Goodman Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. Small egret with black bill and yellow
feet."

Green Heron (Butorides virescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:17 by Sammie Peat
- Bear Creek Greenway--Mingus Pond, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Yes. On bank. Photo if needed."

Green Heron (Butorides virescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:17 by Rene Allen
- Bear Creek Greenway--Mingus Pond, Jackson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Yes. On bank. Photo if needed."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:27 by David Irons
- Lake Lytle, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Surprised to see it flying over Lake Lytle. Large raptor with
very crooked wings, largely white below and brown above. Dark mask. Dark
wrist patches."

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:27 by Shawneen Finnegan
- Lake Lytle, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Surprised to see it flying over Lake Lytle. Large raptor with
very crooked wings, largely white below and brown above. Dark mask. Dark
wrist patches."

Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans) (Buteo lineatus elegans) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:45 by Dave Trochlell
- Ladd Marsh near Foothill Road, Union, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile in the tall willows south of Foothill
Road."

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:56 by Isaac Denzer
- 26559 Dawson Road, Monroe, Oregon, US (44.36, -123.306), Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing"

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:36 by Sue Hughes
- 713 SW Fourth St, Gresham US-OR 45.49413, -122.43965, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "In my suet"

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:15 by Adam Nashban
- Nashban Home, Portland US-OR (45.5683,-122.6836), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Prominent Red V on nape black malar. Occasional visitor to my
feeder."

Merlin (Taiga) (Falco columbarius columbarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 by Clayton Crofton
- Tukwilla, Marion, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black tail with fine light stripes distinguishes Kestrel. Back
nape and crown slate gray plus black primaries and a light chest
distinguish other merlin subspecies."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:18 by Kelli Van Norman
- 5266 NW Dizney Ln, Madras US-OR 44.72265, -121.23976, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flycatcher with reddish upper parts. Photo."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:18 by Jack Maynard
- 5266 NW Dizney Ln, Madras US-OR 44.72265, -121.23976, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flycatcher with reddish upper parts. Photo."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:55 by Gerry Ellis
- 9611 NE Sunderland Ave, Portland US-OR 45.59277, -122.63794, Multnomah,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "From circle turn-around area, look north towards Columbia
River... On far green fence line in front of blackberry hedge row. Sallying
out into field and back to almost exact spot"

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:06 by Nicholas Martens
- Purkerson Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:06 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Purkerson Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:04 by Mike Mayer
- Redmond Sewage Ponds, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Single bird perched in Juniper snag fly catching."

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:32 by Andrew S. Aldrich
- 61607–61609 OR-19, Condon US-OR 45.30716, -120.14301, Gilliam, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Extensive black mask that completely covers eye, no hint of
white above or below. Stubby bill. Photos. This bird was near mile marker
34. The Northern was near mile marker 32."

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 11:29 by Craig Miller
- Hatfield Lake, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Located on the south side of the Back Pond -- a shrike perched
near the top of a small juniper; dark gray upperparts (compared to the
lighter gray of Northern Shrike); mask black from front to back, a little
narrower at the rear; bill all black, blending into the mask, smaller and
stubbier than Northern. Front not visible."

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:51 by Glenn Cantor
- Hatfield Lake, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "On top of a short juniper along the water's edge, on the east
side of Pond #1. I couldn't see its rump."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:30 by Hayley Sanders
- Boulder Flat East, Baker, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Blue jays now in area."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:05 by Hayley Sanders
- Quail Hollow, Baker, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Blue jays have been appearing regularly at feeder since
September."

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:15 by Hayley Sanders
- Quail Hollow, Baker, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Blue jays have been appearing regularly at feeder since
September."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:28 by Nate Ruden
- Neskowin Area, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "On power line. Pics uploaded."

Wrentit (Chamaea fasciata) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:05 by Elijah Hayes
- Frain Ranch Campground, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos, 2 Audio
- Comments: "Lifer and a cool find. This is a known location for these
birds in the county, however I wasn’t sure what I was going to find because
there is no eBird data for Frain Ranch in the winter. From the clearing
with the outhouse I went left into the large valley and dropped down to the
riverside before continuing. Just before the area where the river narrows
and gets more choppy I heard the bouncy ball type song of a Wrentit from
across the river. I waited for a while and heard the call again numerous
times and was able to get some fairly decent recordings despite the noise
of the rapids. After getting diagnostic recordings I spent a good amount of
time trying to spot the bird with my binoculars. I finally saw it on a dead
bush coming out of a patch of blackberries. I was able to snap a few
photos, which all turned out pretty bad since they were taken from the
opposite side of the river. I will attach a couple of the best. Small,
gray, with light rufous breast and long tail."

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 12:56 by Joan Suther
- 2941–2979 W Monroe St, Burns US-OR 43.58553, -119.08166, Harney, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Overall brown-gray on head, back and tail. Dark brown/black
spots or short streaks on breast. Tail with white corners. Eating
western juniper berries."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:35 by Julie Scotland
- SW Pleasant Valley Rd, Beaverton, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo"

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:35 by Conor Scotland
- SW Pleasant Valley Rd, Beaverton, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Photo"

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:38 by karen saxton
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "sitting on a branch above holly berries - great views and
photos to follow"

Red Crossbill (Douglas-fir or type 4) (Loxia curvirostra (type 4))
CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 14, 2021 10:55 by Jeff Harding
- Back Woods (44.617, -122.841), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Audio
- Comments: "feeding on cones of mature Douglas fir
both Type 2 and Type 4 in here, all are giving 'toop' or excitement calls,
rather than flight calls. (message from Timothy Spahr)"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:51 by Dan Heyerly
- Auto selected 44.61235, -124.07108, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "White finches, Golden was on nape, black & white wings-
ongoing bird"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (3)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:51 by Anne Heyerly
- Auto selected 44.61235, -124.07108, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "White finches, Golden was on nape, black & white wings-
ongoing bird"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:42 by Hendrik Herlyn
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing in wrack line just S of S Jetty. Photos."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 14:11 by Pam Otley
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. It took me 3 passes to find these. Maybe 50 yds
from jetty, foraging in wrack, up and over logs."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:18 by Jason Vassallo
- Yaquina River--South Jetty, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing just south of South Jetty feeding in rack line"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:53 by Jason Vassallo
- Gold Beach (town), Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "In with bunches of Sparrows here (42.4151676, -124.4191723)"

Fox Sparrow (Sooty) (Passerella iliaca [unalaschcensis Group]) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:21 by Donald Sutherland
- Old Mill Casting Pond, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 09:30 by Rick Leinen
- NW Rentenaar Rd, Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Image included"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:52 by S Striffler
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Black throat."

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:30 by Joy Raimondo
- porch, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Lovely pale yellow chest, gray body"

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:23 by David Irons
- 12920 B St, Nehalem US-OR 45.71983, -123.89558, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing and photo’d. Was in upper of the two lots across
from the NCRD."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:23 by Shawneen Finnegan
- 12920 B St, Nehalem US-OR 45.71983, -123.89558, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing and photo’d. Was in upper of the two lots across
from the NCRD."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 19:03 by Rachael Haugh
- 49, -122.75822, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "A few tri-colored black birds by the wetlands - beautiful
birds!!!"

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (10) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:25 by Andrew S. Aldrich
- 68895–68899 Sandon Rd, Moro US-OR 45.53097, -120.60291, Sherman, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. I suspect there were many others but I only honed
in on a few definite males with white and dark red coverts. Photos show
several others."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (4)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:55 by Jacob Edmonds
- 83377–83661 Dale Kuni Rd, Creswell US-OR 43.93144, -123.00074, Lane,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing mixed in large flock of European Starlings, Brown
headed Cowbirds, Brewers Black birds. Good look through scope silhouetted
on ridge of barn red shoulder patches with district white borders."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (6)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 08:24 by john bishop
- 96200–96268 Klondike Ln, Wasco US-OR 45.58442, -120.68039, Sherman, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing, near intersection of Sandon and Hwy 206. Most of
the blackbirds and starlings were in trees by buildings on Sandon road,
then some flew to railing on top of grain elevators. Saw dark blood red
and white epaulets on several birds, but most did not open during the 20
min or so that I watched them; others just showed the white part of the
epaulete."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:11 by Jenny Jones
- Rivergate Industrial Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Male - all black with white dashed line along shoulder/covert.
Female- brownish gray with 2 dashed white lines/dots on wing"

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (2)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 10:11 by Patty Newland
- Rivergate Industrial Area, Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Male - all black with white dashed line along shoulder/covert.
Female- brownish gray with 2 dashed white lines/dots on wing"

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 11:11 by Gerry Ellis
- stakeout Great-tailed McGrackle, Portland (2020), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "McGrackle continues his stay at the MCDonald’s parking lot.
Registered at least two sightings a week here since early December 2020.
Often sighted on top of one of two arches. Seems to roost in blackberry
hedge row on north side of parking area."

Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed) (Leiothlypis celata celata/orestera)
(1)
- Reported Jan 17, 2021 13:53 by Jason Vassallo
- Gold Beach (town), Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo

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Subject: Harrisburg-Coburg Raptor Route
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 8:56 am
From: bcombs232 AT gmail.com
 
On Sunday January 17 I counted raptors on the Harrisburg-Coburg
raptor route. An overcast day turned into a partly sunny day,
The temperature was in the low 50s. It was a glorious day to be outdoors.
I drove 72.1 miles in 3 hours and 3 minutes.

The raptors:

20 Red-tailed Hawk
24 American Kestrel
11 Bald Eagle (8 adults. 3 immatures)
1 Rough-legged Hawk
1 Cooper's Hawk

--
Barbara Combs obie '70
Lane County, OR



Subject: More info on Winter Wren
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 7:48 am
From: baro AT pdx.edu
 
A putative Winter Wren is now being seen regularly near Seattle.  Several
reports on eBird now in addition to this first report below..
Interesting that one report (at least) likened the call to a Song Sparrow.
As I recall David Bailey mentioned that he was 'interested' in the
Oregon bird because the recording ALSO sounded like a song sparrow to him.
Further, to my eye, the clearer photos also seem to show the odd dark spot,
or break in the eye line just forward of the eye which I
seemed to detect for the Oregon Bird as I posted earlier. (eBird Photos
attached here, again, Winter Wren labeled, others are Pacific Wren)
And there is also an eBird report from British Columbia which also shows my
putative 'eye spot' pretty clearly
https://ebird.org/checklist/S5...
According to eBird, each of these would be the first state/province record
although there may be others not reported to eBird.
Bob OBrien Carver OR See original eBird post Jan 8 which follows for
more posts just search eBird, Washington State, Winter Wren
---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: William Brooks
Date: Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 3:36 PM
Subject: [Tweeters] More info on Winter Wren
To:
Hey All,
Here is a link to my ebird checklist which has more info on the Orting
Winter Wren, including photos, audio, identification, and viewing
directions:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...

I understand that the bird is still being seen well by several birders
after being absent for about an hour.

Good birding,
Will Brooks
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Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 7:28 am
From: baro AT pdx.edu
 
A very interesting observation.  Were they heading 'north'?  I've never
seen a flock like this unless perhaps at a colony.
From my time living in Florida I know that GBHEs are migratory, moving at
least into the Caribbean from their more northern populations.
But I don't know whether they migrate in flocks or singly.
They are 'considered' sedentary on the west coast, but HOW sedentary?
See the attached Bird seasonal reports.
It's a very unusual warm winter. Could these be heading at least part way
back north?
Bob OBrien Carver OR

On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 6:50 PM Jeff Gilligan
wrote:

> Was the flock rather scattered or were they in lines or partial Vs?
>
> Jeff Gilligan
>
>
>
>
> > On Jan 17, 2021, at 3:08 PM, Margie Paris (Redacted sender
> "margieparis1" for DMARC) wrote:
> >
> > Dear OBOL,
> >
> > Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back.
> They were croaking, not bugling.
> >
> > Margie Paris
> > (541) 914-9356
> > margieparis1@mac.com
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris
> wrote:
> >>
> >> ?Dear OBOL,
> >>
> >> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt.
> Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves
> in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons
> (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >>
> >> Margie Paris
> >> (541) 914-9356
> >> margieparis1@mac.com
> >> Sent from my iPhone
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Subject: Re: obol Digest V10 #18
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 5:15 am
From: dns AT efn.org
 
See #2.

On Jan 17, 2021, at 5:05 PM, obol@freelists.org wrote:

obol Digest Sunday, January 17 2021 Volume: 10 Issue: 018

In This Issue:
#1: From: Nolan Clements
Subject: [obol] Polk and Lincoln Cos. 1/16
#2: From: Daniel Farrar
Subject: [obol] Mountain Plover at Siltcoos estuary, Lane co.
#3: From: Holly Knight
Subject: [obol] LOST BINOCULARS
#4: From: Teresa Hertzel
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert
#5: From: Robert Lockett
Subject: [obol] Duke Street Hotspot?
#6: From: Margie Paris (Redacted sender
Subject: [obol] Heron flock in Springfield
#7: From: Rick Bennett
Subject: [obol] Apparent Glaucous Gull near Fernhill Wash Co
#8: From: Margie Paris (Redacted sender
Subject: [obol] Re: Heron flock in Springfield

----------------------------------------------------------------------

Msg: #1 in digest
From: Nolan Clements
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:18:18 -0800
Subject: [obol] Polk and Lincoln Cos. 1/16

Hi OBOLites,
Josh Little and I got out today in search of some of the continuing goodies
in Polk and Lincoln Counties.

We could not find the Gyrfalcon on Livermore Rd., but the continuing
Lapland Longspur was present with the Horned Lark flock (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... On our way to check for the Gyr
on Coville Rd., we found a Say's Phoebe and an immature Peregrine Falcon
along Smithfield Rd. (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... Coville
Rd. did not produce the Gyrfalcon and in our haste to get to the coast, we
drove right past the Red Phalarope that was found just several hours later
by Russell Campbell.

50 degrees and overcast in the valley turned into almost 60, blue skies,
and a windless day on the coast. We stopped at Salishan Nature Trail, but
there wasn't much action. Visibility was great at Boiler Bay, but there
wasn't too much offshore movement. We did have a single Ancient Murrelet (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... 36 Black Oystercatchers and 30
some Black Turnstones were under the Depoe Bay bridge trying to seek refuge
from the huge surf.

We also stopped at Devil's Punchbowl where there were two Rock Sandpipers
roosting with Surfbirds and Black Turnstones. We also checked the vacant
lot on C Ave and 2nd St where pishing and Pygmy-Owl whistles brought in a
good number of birds, including a Rufous/Allen's-type Hummingbird that Rich
Hoyer found last December (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis...

There was Black Scoter with Surf Scoters along the South Jetty Way. The 5
continuing Snow Buntings were easily relocated about 100 yards south of the
jetty in the wrack line (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... The
Marbled Godwits and Whimbrels continued at Hatfield Marine Science Center,
along with a good assortment of water birds and passerines (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... Finally, we check Angle and
10th St. in Newport to see if the Palm Warbler found in December was still
around, but no luck.

We tallied over 100 species today, many of which were year birds for both
of us. Always nice to get a solid diversity of birds in mid January.

Happy winter birding,
Nolan Clements



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Msg: #2 in digest
From: Daniel Farrar
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:29:47 -0800
Subject: [obol] Mountain Plover at Siltcoos estuary, Lane co.

Obol,
This afternoon Lydia Cruz and I found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Siltcoos
River estuary at the south end of Lane county. We walked out east of the
slough and spotted the Mountain Plover across the estuary on the north
spit. We took a couple photos and ran back to get access west of the
estuary. We initially could not relocate the bird and decided to walk north
to look for it up the beach. We met Sally Hill and Diane Pettey and easily
relocated the bird feeding on the beach north of the Snowy Plover nesting
area. It was actively foraging while we took photos for 10 minutes. It was
mostly solo but was occasionally joined by Sanderling, Dunlin and a
lingering Western Sandpiper. It is likely wintering at the site and may fly
south of the river where it would be much harder to access. Photos and
video on eBird.
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis...

Daniel Farrar
Dunes City
jdanielfarrar@gmail.com



------------------------------

Msg: #3 in digest
From: Holly Knight
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:28:38 -0800
Subject: [obol] LOST BINOCULARS

Hello,
Inexplicably, I left home with a pair of compact, high-powered Vortex
binoculars, visited Wm Finley Wildlife Refuge via Bruce Road at a highwater
mark, and returned home *sans* binoculars, which were a gift. This mishap
occurred on Thursday, January 15. Reward for their safe return.

Thank you so much for your assistance.
Tom Williams
(541) 852-2236



------------------------------

Msg: #4 in digest
From: Teresa Hertzel
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 06:00:58 -0600
Subject: [obol] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Oregon Rare Bird Alert

*** Species Summary:
Ross's Goose (7 Linn)
Horned Grebe (2 Wallowa)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Wasco)
Clark's Grebe (1 Linn)
Black-chinned Hummingbird (1 Lane)
Costa's Hummingbird (1 Curry)
Sandhill Crane (1 Washington)
Mountain Plover (2 Lane)
Marbled Godwit (7 Lincoln)
Western Sandpiper (2 Lane)
Red Phalarope (5 Polk)
Wandering Tattler (1 Coos)
Western Gull (1 Benton)
Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (2 Washington)
Pacific Loon (1 Wasco)
American White Pelican (2 Klamath)
Snowy Egret (2 Lane)
Ferruginous Hawk (2 Benton)
Say's Phoebe (1 Coos, 5 Lane)
Oak Titmouse (1 Klamath)
Tree Swallow (4 Lane)
Barn Swallow (1 Washington)
Northern Mockingbird (3 Curry)
Mountain Bluebird (1 Sherman)
Hermit Thrush (1 Wallowa)
Cassin's Finch (1 Jefferson)
Lapland Longspur (3 Polk)
Snow Bunting (5 Lincoln)
Clay-colored Sparrow (2 Washington)
Fox Sparrow (1 Deschutes)
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) (1 Deschutes)
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (1 Deschutes)
Harris's Sparrow (1 Benton, 7 Columbia)
Vesper Sparrow (1 Washington)
Orchard Oriole (2 Multnomah)
Hooded Oriole (2 Tillamook)
Tricolored Blackbird (2 Lane)
Rusty Blackbird (2 Linn)
MacGillivray's Warbler (1 Clackamas)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (1 Jefferson)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (1 Deschutes)

---------------------------------------------
Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:49 by William Tice
- 29516–29898 American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.40332, -123.19533, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Reported earlier by Kim Nelson and Will Wright. Small all
white geese. Same size as cacklers with small bills. Within large cackler
and swan flock."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:55 by Jamie Simmons
- 29516–29898 American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.40332, -123.19536, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small (size of Cackling Geese they were with) white geese with
relatively short bills. Due south of plotted observation point. Same 2
birds seen to the west across the Willamette River, last reported Wednesday
(3 days ago)?"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:59 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- American Dr (44.39849, -123.18458), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Thanks Kim Nelson and Will Wright for putting us on the birds!
About the same size as, and in amongst, Cackling Geese. Small, triangular
pink bill. Rounded head, short stubby neck. No prominent grin patch."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:59 by Nicholas Martens
- American Dr (44.39849, -123.18458), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Thanks Kim Nelson and Will Wright for putting us on the birds!
About the same size as, and in amongst, Cackling Geese. Small, triangular
pink bill. Rounded head, short stubby neck. No prominent grin patch."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:31 by Kim Nelson
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39865, -123.18452, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small geese with small bills. Photos."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:31 by Will Wright
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39865, -123.18452, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small geese with small bills. Photos."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:23 by Thomas Gilg
- American Drive (44.396, -123.185), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "In the flock of Snow Geese that just landed in east field. All
were in a watery trench and popping in and out of scope view. During
several side by side crossings with obvious Snow Geese, could see this one
was slightly smaller, the bill was shorter/stockier and darker against a
white face, with no signs of a grin patch. I suspect another was a Ross,
but it didn't poke its head up enough to confirm. The attached picture is
less compelling than what I saw on the ground thru a scope"

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (3)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 12:55 by Randy Hill
- Wallowa Lake, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Took photos. Mid-sized grebe with black cap and white face and
neck."

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (3)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 12:55 by Dianne Seymour
- Wallowa Lake, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Took photos. Mid-sized grebe with black cap and white face and
neck."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:12 by Justin Cook
- The Dalles Marina, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "pic. Moved from marina out past pilings."

Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:00 by Vern Tunnell
- Foster Reservoir--Calkins Park County Boat Ramp, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "black cap above eye level."

Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:04 by John Kingeter
- STATION BRAVO: GreenTrees (Private Access) 43.98104, -124.11867, Lane,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Smaller than Anna’s. Dark purple gorget throat only. White
collar."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:14 by Tony Kurz
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male first heard singing at 14684 Itzen drive.
Then spotted Costa’s perching in bare branch tops behind RV enclosure at
north end of property. Saw visit feeder at house too. Poor photos"

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:23 by Rachael Kitchens
- 2561 Southeast Bluebonnet Court, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.498,
-122.957), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying overhead"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:01 by Sally Hill
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found by Daniel Farrar at Siltcoos Estuary. Relocated on beach
north of estuary. Large plain plover. Mostly brown with brown lores. White
above bill and wide white supercilium . White belly with pale legs. Was
doing a lot of bobbing while standing still. Will add photos! Excellent
find, Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:19 by Daniel Farrar
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Video, 8 Photos
- Comments: "Walked out east of slough and spotted Mountain Plover across
the estuary on the north spit. We took a couple photos and ran back to get
access west of the estuary. We initially could not relocate the bird and
decided to walk north to look for it up the beach. We met Sally Hill and
Diane Pettey and easily relocated the bird feeding on the beach north of
the Snowy Plover nesting area. It was actively foraging while we took
photos for 10 minutes. It was mostly solo but was occasionally joined by
Sanderling, Dunlin and a lingering Western Sandpiper. It is likely
wintering at the site and may fly south of the river where it would be much
harder to access.
Medium sized plover similar to a killdeer in size but with no collar and a
lighter shade of brown. Leg were pale. Slight darkish wash across chest.
Bill dark. Did not see in flight."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (51)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:08 by Tyler Wilson
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large group resting 20 feet away from boardwalk at high tide
mixed with 5 Whimbrels. Fun to compare bills!"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:57 by Joshua Little
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in the area. By the boardwalk. Pics"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:57 by Nolan Clements
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in the area. By the boardwalk. Pics"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (42)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:49 by Jesse Laney
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Exact careful count. Continuing large flock on shore near
trail during high tide. Photos."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (46)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:01 by Team Ona
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing, accurate count"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (50)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:43 by Tim Walters
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large flock with brant. Consistently seen in location"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (40)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 11:05 by Marie Royer
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pictures to follow"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:08 by Sally Hill
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black-legged Sandpipers, downcurved bills, plumage
brownish-gray with white bellies."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:19 by Daniel Farrar
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Small peep with slight droop to tip of bill. Dark
legs. Smaller than Dunlin or sanderling."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:56 by Don Berg
- Baskett Slough NWR, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Seen through scope across south slough from narrows. Very pale
phalarope with plain gray back. Black stripe down back of neck. Thickish
bill. Seemed large for phalarope compared to coots nearby. Poor pic to
follow. First seen by Russel Campbell."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:00 by Tom Crabtree
- Baskett Slough NWR--Cottonwood Pond, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found earlier in the day"

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:23 by Brandon Wagner
- Baskett Slough NWR--Narrows Pullout, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Plain gray backed phalarope, expected phalarope this time of
year."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:51 by William Tice
- Baskett Slough NWR--Narrows Pullout, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found a short time ago by Russ Campbell. Obvious phalarope.
No stripe on back. Quite pale gray back."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:49 by Russell Campbell
- Baskett Slough NWR--The Narrows, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Southwest portion of south slough pond. Seen near buffleheads,
ring-neck ducks, coots. Flying in and out of view. Looks bigger than red
necks ive seen in the past. Cleaner back as well."

Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:46 by Robyn Henise
- Coquille River--South Jetty , Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing on North Jetty"

Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:42 by Bruce Dugger
- 97330, Corvallis US-OR 44.70332, -123.22589, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Nice adult bird. Pink legs, Dark mantle, black wing tips all
in stark contrast to the numerous gwgu and hybrids nearby"

Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus argentatus x glaucescens) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:50 by Julie Scotland
- 97116, Forest Grove US-OR (45.5070,-123.1120), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Details pending"

Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus argentatus x glaucescens) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:50 by Conor Scotland
- 97116, Forest Grove US-OR (45.5070,-123.1120), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Details pending"

Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:12 by Justin Cook
- The Dalles Marina, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "pic"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:27 by Linda Wagner
- Timbermill Dr, Klamath Falls US-OR 42.21981, -121.78154, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At park docks"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:56 by bob hunter
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Hanging out close to shore at Veterans Park."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:38 by paul adamus
- 90247 Goodman Road, Junction City, Oregon, US (44.111, -123.25), Lane,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Yellowish legs, dark beak, pale lores. Photo."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:55 by Kaplan Yalcin
- Goodman Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing bird, much smaller than great egrets it is flocking
with"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:28 by Mary Bucy
- 31200–31298 Highway 99 W, Corvallis US-OR 44.48853, -123.27180, Benton,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Seen in a flock of crows."

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 10:45 by Deanna Emig
- Dawson Rd--Hwy 99W to McFarland Rd, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. In field south of Dawson Rd. White head,
chest, and belly. Reddish tones on back. White tail."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by Forest Tomlinson
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by John Sullivan
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:31 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Bandon State Airport, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing salmon-bellied flycatcher."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:31 by V Thompson
- Eugene Airport (restricted access), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Flycatching from fence. Slightly bigger than Black
Phoebe, with peachy belly."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:00 by Kaplan Yalcin
- Purkerson Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "phoebe with brown upperparts, peachy underparts, perched on
fenceline running east from road and south of house"

Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:28 by bob hunter
- Running Y Ranch--Lodge, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Range and voice."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by John Sullivan
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by Forest Tomlinson
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:32 by Ramiro Aragon
- Trails End Park (Coburg Industrial Way Wetland), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying over the ponds. Metallic blue-green upperparts, white
underparts, no white patches on the rump."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:16 by Craig Tumer
- Koll Center Wetlands, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Swallow with dark, bluish black back, buffy-orangish
underparts, and a long forked tail."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:47 by Kim Zumwalt
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Eating holly berries."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:47 by Mike Hansen
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Eating holly berries."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:24 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Sixes River Flat, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:15 by Tom Myers
- 56329 Von Borstel Rd, Grass Valley US-OR 45.19981, -120.74164, Sherman,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "On fence on Finnigan Rd"

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:30 by Stefan Schlick
- Enterprise WMA, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black breast spots; reddish tail"

Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:52 by Matt Cahill
- Deschutes Campground, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "(Rare) Heard only. Singing. Bright warbling song in phrases,
interspersed with stand alone multisyllable 'chirup' calls unlike house or
purple finches."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:45 by Joshua Little
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing at 45.0228112, -123.2476601 with HOLAs."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:45 by Nolan Clements
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing at 45.0228112, -123.2476601 with HOLAs."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:57 by M. Shane Pruett
- Livermore Road, Dallas, Oregon, US (45.016, -123.249), Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found while scanning large group of horned larks. Thought I
heard calls at a location further north but these were definite. Smaller
and differently proportioned from horned larks with visible white in outer
retrices in flight, and distinct streaks in back; distinctive head pattern
as well."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:33 by Alex Farrand
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Previously reported, in roughly same location: 100 meters
south of South Jetty."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:56 by Tyler Wilson
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds - north end of beach by jetty. Winter
plumage with tan head and neck lines, white bellies. On logs."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:31 by Team Ona
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "5 Snow Buntings were feeding along the rack line. Likely these
are the 5 SNBUs that had been in the vicinity of the North Jetty. It
appears that the movement of the SNBUs coincided with recent intense wind
and rain storm events that covered many of the European Beachgrass
seedheads."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:21 by Nolan Clements
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 100 yards south of the jetty in the wrack line.
Pics"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:21 by Joshua Little
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 100 yards south of the jetty in the wrack line.
Pics"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:30 by Carol Cruzan
- Fir Grove Pump Station, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity in small trees behind pump house. Much
smaller than other sparrows. Plain breast and distinctive face pattern."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:44 by Michael Fanuzzi
- Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve--Survey Area 1, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Heard calling from the point where the upland trail bends
behind the bathroom. Was unable to actually locate it, but that buzz is
unmistakable."

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:26 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Deschutes River Trail--Old Mill (Mill A and Loggers Loops), Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Larger husky sparrow, gray head and upper back (head slightly
lighter grey than back), dull brown wings and tail, light breast with
gray/brown chevrons. Soft “smack†calls."

Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) (Passerella iliaca [schistacea Group]) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:21 by Donald Sutherland
- Old Mill Casting Pond, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos

Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:21 by Donald Sutherland
- Old Mill Casting Pond, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:26 by Darlene Betat
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:26 by Skip Russell
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. It appeared for us just as it was almost too dark
to see. Photos"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:20 by Stephen Shane
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "200 meters down Rentenaar Road with mixed flock of juncos,
hermit thrush, golden-crowned and white-crowned working left-out seed by
side of road. More retiring than its congeners. Pink bill, black chest
pattern, brown unstriped head and size all diagnostic."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:52 by Brad Bogus
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Black throat."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:15 by Shawneen Finnegan
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:15 by David Irons
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:00 by Bob Archer
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "at second telephone pole"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 14, 2021 10:25 by Johnny Westland
- William L. Finley NWR, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large sparrow along first south leg of Finley Road beyond
entrance sign. Approx. one-third of distance to deck. In thicket preening,
got a good look at clear white breast and belly with distinct necklace and
central dark drop of first winter bird. Head mostly obscured but picked up
enough color and marking to fit.
I had the bird in sight for approx 2 minutes. It faced me throughout the
obs. It was quite obscured by dense branches. Additional fieldmarks:
Head had a dark crown and was crested at rear, face was not well seen but
seemed to have an eyeline which could have been a shadow from a branch.
Throat was white, bill pink and slightly orange
Did not see tail or sides or back, but legs pink.
I noted the large size when first encountered as there were a couple other
sparrows near (I was so focused on the large one I do not know what species
the others were).
The entire obs. was through binoculars as the bird was ~ 20 - 25 feet
away."

Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:28 by Michael Fanuzzi
- 1495 Southeast Duke Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.505, -122.969),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen behind the pump station. Responded to
playback."

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:00 by Grant Canterbury
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity"

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:57 by Dena Turner
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Good view of the bird, but it did not stay long
enough for a photo through the scope. Female, dull yellow, dark eye and
oriole beak, olive-brown upper."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:36 by Chris Lauman
- NCRD Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Bright yellow orange in color, black throat patch, long
downward curved bill, thrush-sized. Glimpses only as it was being furtive
in the shrubs below the house where it has been seen previously."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:36 by April Lauman
- NCRD Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Bright yellow orange in color, black throat patch, long
downward curved bill, thrush-sized. Glimpses only as it was being furtive
in the shrubs below the house where it has been seen previously."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (11)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:33 by Nancy Clogston
- 83679 Dale Kuni Rd, Creswell US-OR 43.93523, -123.00062, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Flocking with Brewer’s Blackbirds,and European
Starlings and Brown-headed Cowbirds. Obvious white and dark red coverts.
Longer, thinner bill than Red-winged Blackbirds."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (11)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:33 by Holly Knight
- 83679 Dale Kuni Rd, Creswell US-OR 43.93523, -123.00062, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Flocking with Brewer’s Blackbirds,and European
Starlings and Brown-headed Cowbirds. Obvious white and dark red coverts."

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:43 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Lake Creek Ln (44.35992, -123.15581), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Jamie Simmons. After 1 hour
50 minutes of scanning the big mixed flock, Maureen scoped the bird in the
oaks past and a bit left of the silos. The rusty-brownish back initially
caught her attention, and we both had distant looks at the pale eye and and
supercillium, and the brown feather edges giving the black underparts a
vaguely spotted appearance. Was in with a big group of Brewer’s Blackbirds.
The entire mixed flock was distant throughout our time there, but we were
out of the car with our scope -- Jamie suggests people staying in their
cars and maybe they’ll approach more closely."

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:43 by Nicholas Martens
- Lake Creek Ln (44.35992, -123.15581), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Jamie Simmons. After 1 hour
50 minutes of scanning the big mixed flock, Maureen scoped the bird in the
oaks past and a bit left of the silos. The rusty-brownish back initially
caught her attention, and we both had distant looks at the pale eye and and
supercillium, and the brown feather edges giving the black underparts a
vaguely spotted appearance. Was in with a big group of Brewer’s Blackbirds.
The entire mixed flock was distant throughout our time there, but we were
out of the car with our scope -- Jamie suggests people staying in their
cars and maybe they’ll approach more closely."

MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:58 by Holly English
- Luscher Farm, Clackamas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "In Riparian Habitat at edge of open field near standing water
after rainstorm. Single individual."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:52 by Matt Cahill
- Deschutes Campground, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "(Rare) Seen and hear well. Distinctive bright 'chip' call,
warbler with white throat, yellow rump."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:26 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Deschutes River Trail--Old Mill (Mill A and Loggers Loops), Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ieÿF8...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "I looked toward the sharp “check†“checkâ€. Warbler flying
flashing dark wings and white wing bars. Got a glimpse of the under tail:
dark with a white triangle at each outer corner."

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Msg: #5 in digest
From: Robert Lockett
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 11:28:22 -0800
Subject: [obol] Duke Street Hotspot?

Obolites,
I don't know who the eBird reviewer for Washington County is, so I'm
posting this here.

Dear reviewer, would it be possible to make a hotspot for the Duke Street,
Hillsboro site of the Clay-colored, Vesper, and other recent sparrows? The
attached map from eBird shows the shotgun blast of currently designated
sites.

Thanks,

Bob
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Msg: #6 in digest
From: Margie Paris (Redacted sender
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 12:32:19 -0800
Subject: [obol] Heron flock in Springfield

Dear OBOL,

I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.

Best,

Margie Paris
(541) 914-9356
margieparis1@mac.com
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Msg: #7 in digest
From: Rick Bennett
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 13:42:27 -0800
Subject: [obol] Apparent Glaucous Gull near Fernhill Wash Co

Nels Nelson and Phil Kahler found an apparent Glaucous Gull from Geiger and Fernhill Rd. All white plumage. Nels has photo showing bicolor bill. Rick Bennett

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Msg: #8 in digest
From: Margie Paris (Redacted sender
Subject: [obol] Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 14:08:23 -0800

Dear OBOL,

Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back. They were croaking, not bugling.

Margie Paris
(541) 914-9356
margieparis1@mac.com
Sent from my iPhone

> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris wrote:
>
> Dear OBOL,
>
> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
>
> Best,
>
> Margie Paris
> (541) 914-9356
> margieparis1@mac.com
> Sent from my iPhone

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Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 2:50 am
From: jeffgilligan10 AT gmail.com
 
Was the flock rather scattered or were they in lines or partial Vs?

Jeff Gilligan




> On Jan 17, 2021, at 3:08 PM, Margie Paris (Redacted sender "margieparis1" for DMARC) wrote:
>
> Dear OBOL,
>
> Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back. They were croaking, not bugling.
>
> Margie Paris
> (541) 914-9356
> margieparis1@mac.com
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>> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris wrote:
>>
>> ?Dear OBOL,
>>
>> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Margie Paris
>> (541) 914-9356
>> margieparis1@mac.com
>> Sent from my iPhone
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Subject: Re: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 22:08 pm
From: dmarc-noreply AT freelists.org
 
Dear OBOL,

Just to confirm, these were not cranes. Their necks were pulled back. They were croaking, not bugling.

Margie Paris
(541) 914-9356
margieparis1@mac.com
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> On Jan 17, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Margie Paris wrote:
>
> ?Dear OBOL,
>
> I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.
>
> Best,
>
> Margie Paris
> (541) 914-9356
> margieparis1@mac.com
> Sent from my iPhone
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Subject: Apparent Glaucous Gull near Fernhill Wash Co
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 21:42 pm
From: rickbennett67 AT gmail.com
 
Nels Nelson and Phil Kahler found an apparent Glaucous Gull from Geiger and Fernhill Rd. All white plumage. Nels has photo showing bicolor bill. Rick Bennett

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Subject: Heron flock in Springfield
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 20:32 pm
From: dmarc-noreply AT freelists.org
 
Dear OBOL,

I spotted today a high-flying flock of 20 Great Blue Herons in the Mt. Pisgah area. Several called repeatedly. They looked very unlike themselves in that format, and I almost thought they were Black-crowned Night Herons (I did not have my bins), but wings were too long. A very cool sight.

Best,

Margie Paris
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Subject: Duke Street Hotspot?
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 19:29 pm
From: robert.s.lockett AT gmail.com
 
Obolites,

I don't know who the eBird reviewer for Washington County is, so I'm
posting this here.

Dear reviewer, would it be possible to make a hotspot for the Duke Street,
Hillsboro site of the Clay-colored, Vesper, and other recent sparrows? The
attached map from eBird shows the shotgun blast of currently designated
sites.

Thanks,

Bob
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Subject: Oregon Rare Bird Alert
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 12:01 pm
From: teresa.hertzel AT gmail.com
 
*** Species Summary:

Ross's Goose (7 Linn)
Horned Grebe (2 Wallowa)
Red-necked Grebe (1 Wasco)
Clark's Grebe (1 Linn)
Black-chinned Hummingbird (1 Lane)
Costa's Hummingbird (1 Curry)
Sandhill Crane (1 Washington)
Mountain Plover (2 Lane)
Marbled Godwit (7 Lincoln)
Western Sandpiper (2 Lane)
Red Phalarope (5 Polk)
Wandering Tattler (1 Coos)
Western Gull (1 Benton)
Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (2 Washington)
Pacific Loon (1 Wasco)
American White Pelican (2 Klamath)
Snowy Egret (2 Lane)
Ferruginous Hawk (2 Benton)
Say's Phoebe (1 Coos, 5 Lane)
Oak Titmouse (1 Klamath)
Tree Swallow (4 Lane)
Barn Swallow (1 Washington)
Northern Mockingbird (3 Curry)
Mountain Bluebird (1 Sherman)
Hermit Thrush (1 Wallowa)
Cassin's Finch (1 Jefferson)
Lapland Longspur (3 Polk)
Snow Bunting (5 Lincoln)
Clay-colored Sparrow (2 Washington)
Fox Sparrow (1 Deschutes)
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) (1 Deschutes)
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (1 Deschutes)
Harris's Sparrow (1 Benton, 7 Columbia)
Vesper Sparrow (1 Washington)
Orchard Oriole (2 Multnomah)
Hooded Oriole (2 Tillamook)
Tricolored Blackbird (2 Lane)
Rusty Blackbird (2 Linn)
MacGillivray's Warbler (1 Clackamas)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (1 Jefferson)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (1 Deschutes)

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Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:49 by William Tice
- 29516–29898 American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.40332, -123.19533, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Reported earlier by Kim Nelson and Will Wright. Small all
white geese. Same size as cacklers with small bills. Within large cackler
and swan flock."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:55 by Jamie Simmons
- 29516–29898 American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.40332, -123.19536, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small (size of Cackling Geese they were with) white geese with
relatively short bills. Due south of plotted observation point. Same 2
birds seen to the west across the Willamette River, last reported Wednesday
(3 days ago)?"

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:59 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- American Dr (44.39849, -123.18458), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Thanks Kim Nelson and Will Wright for putting us on the birds!
About the same size as, and in amongst, Cackling Geese. Small, triangular
pink bill. Rounded head, short stubby neck. No prominent grin patch."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:59 by Nicholas Martens
- American Dr (44.39849, -123.18458), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Thanks Kim Nelson and Will Wright for putting us on the birds!
About the same size as, and in amongst, Cackling Geese. Small, triangular
pink bill. Rounded head, short stubby neck. No prominent grin patch."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:31 by Kim Nelson
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39865, -123.18452, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small geese with small bills. Photos."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:31 by Will Wright
- American Dr, Halsey US-OR 44.39865, -123.18452, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Small geese with small bills. Photos."

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:23 by Thomas Gilg
- American Drive (44.396, -123.185), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "In the flock of Snow Geese that just landed in east field. All
were in a watery trench and popping in and out of scope view. During
several side by side crossings with obvious Snow Geese, could see this one
was slightly smaller, the bill was shorter/stockier and darker against a
white face, with no signs of a grin patch. I suspect another was a Ross,
but it didn't poke its head up enough to confirm. The attached picture is
less compelling than what I saw on the ground thru a scope"

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (3)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 12:55 by Randy Hill
- Wallowa Lake, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Took photos. Mid-sized grebe with black cap and white face and
neck."

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (3)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 12:55 by Dianne Seymour
- Wallowa Lake, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Took photos. Mid-sized grebe with black cap and white face and
neck."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:12 by Justin Cook
- The Dalles Marina, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "pic. Moved from marina out past pilings."

Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:00 by Vern Tunnell
- Foster Reservoir--Calkins Park County Boat Ramp, Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "black cap above eye level."

Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:04 by John Kingeter
- STATION BRAVO: GreenTrees (Private Access) 43.98104, -124.11867, Lane,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Smaller than Anna’s. Dark purple gorget throat only. White
collar."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:14 by Tony Kurz
- Winchuck River mouth, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male first heard singing at 14684 Itzen drive.
Then spotted Costa’s perching in bare branch tops behind RV enclosure at
north end of property. Saw visit feeder at house too. Poor photos"

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:23 by Rachael Kitchens
- 2561 Southeast Bluebonnet Court, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.498,
-122.957), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying overhead"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:01 by Sally Hill
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found by Daniel Farrar at Siltcoos Estuary. Relocated on beach
north of estuary. Large plain plover. Mostly brown with brown lores. White
above bill and wide white supercilium . White belly with pale legs. Was
doing a lot of bobbing while standing still. Will add photos! Excellent
find, Daniel!"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:19 by Daniel Farrar
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Video, 8 Photos
- Comments: "Walked out east of slough and spotted Mountain Plover across
the estuary on the north spit. We took a couple photos and ran back to get
access west of the estuary. We initially could not relocate the bird and
decided to walk north to look for it up the beach. We met Sally Hill and
Diane Pettey and easily relocated the bird feeding on the beach north of
the Snowy Plover nesting area. It was actively foraging while we took
photos for 10 minutes. It was mostly solo but was occasionally joined by
Sanderling, Dunlin and a lingering Western Sandpiper. It is likely
wintering at the site and may fly south of the river where it would be much
harder to access.
Medium sized plover similar to a killdeer in size but with no collar and a
lighter shade of brown. Leg were pale. Slight darkish wash across chest.
Bill dark. Did not see in flight."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (51)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:08 by Tyler Wilson
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large group resting 20 feet away from boardwalk at high tide
mixed with 5 Whimbrels. Fun to compare bills!"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:57 by Joshua Little
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in the area. By the boardwalk. Pics"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (38)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:57 by Nolan Clements
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in the area. By the boardwalk. Pics"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (42)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:49 by Jesse Laney
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Exact careful count. Continuing large flock on shore near
trail during high tide. Photos."

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (46)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:01 by Team Ona
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing, accurate count"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (50)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:43 by Tim Walters
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large flock with brant. Consistently seen in location"

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (40)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 11:05 by Marie Royer
- Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center and Estuary Trail, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Pictures to follow"

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:08 by Sally Hill
- Siltcoos River Beach and Parking Area, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black-legged Sandpipers, downcurved bills, plumage
brownish-gray with white bellies."

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:19 by Daniel Farrar
- Siltcoos River Estuary, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Small peep with slight droop to tip of bill. Dark
legs. Smaller than Dunlin or sanderling."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:56 by Don Berg
- Baskett Slough NWR, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Seen through scope across south slough from narrows. Very pale
phalarope with plain gray back. Black stripe down back of neck. Thickish
bill. Seemed large for phalarope compared to coots nearby. Poor pic to
follow. First seen by Russel Campbell."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:00 by Tom Crabtree
- Baskett Slough NWR--Cottonwood Pond, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found earlier in the day"

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:23 by Brandon Wagner
- Baskett Slough NWR--Narrows Pullout, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Plain gray backed phalarope, expected phalarope this time of
year."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:51 by William Tice
- Baskett Slough NWR--Narrows Pullout, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found a short time ago by Russ Campbell. Obvious phalarope.
No stripe on back. Quite pale gray back."

Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:49 by Russell Campbell
- Baskett Slough NWR--The Narrows, Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Southwest portion of south slough pond. Seen near buffleheads,
ring-neck ducks, coots. Flying in and out of view. Looks bigger than red
necks ive seen in the past. Cleaner back as well."

Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:46 by Robyn Henise
- Coquille River--South Jetty , Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing on North Jetty"

Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:42 by Bruce Dugger
- 97330, Corvallis US-OR 44.70332, -123.22589, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Nice adult bird. Pink legs, Dark mantle, black wing tips all
in stark contrast to the numerous gwgu and hybrids nearby"

Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus argentatus x glaucescens) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:50 by Julie Scotland
- 97116, Forest Grove US-OR (45.5070,-123.1120), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Details pending"

Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus argentatus x glaucescens) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:50 by Conor Scotland
- 97116, Forest Grove US-OR (45.5070,-123.1120), Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Details pending"

Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:12 by Justin Cook
- The Dalles Marina, Wasco, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "pic"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:27 by Linda Wagner
- Timbermill Dr, Klamath Falls US-OR 42.21981, -121.78154, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "At park docks"

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:56 by bob hunter
- Veterans Park--Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Hanging out close to shore at Veterans Park."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:38 by paul adamus
- 90247 Goodman Road, Junction City, Oregon, US (44.111, -123.25), Lane,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Yellowish legs, dark beak, pale lores. Photo."

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:55 by Kaplan Yalcin
- Goodman Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "continuing bird, much smaller than great egrets it is flocking
with"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:28 by Mary Bucy
- 31200–31298 Highway 99 W, Corvallis US-OR 44.48853, -123.27180, Benton,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Seen in a flock of crows."

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 15, 2021 10:45 by Deanna Emig
- Dawson Rd--Hwy 99W to McFarland Rd, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. In field south of Dawson Rd. White head,
chest, and belly. Reddish tones on back. White tail."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by Forest Tomlinson
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:38 by John Sullivan
- 956–998 Owen Loop N, Eugene US-OR 44.05368, -123.19184, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Apricot colored underparts. Grayish above."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:31 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Bandon State Airport, Coos, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing salmon-bellied flycatcher."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:31 by V Thompson
- Eugene Airport (restricted access), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Flycatching from fence. Slightly bigger than Black
Phoebe, with peachy belly."

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:00 by Kaplan Yalcin
- Purkerson Rd., Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "phoebe with brown upperparts, peachy underparts, perched on
fenceline running east from road and south of house"

Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:28 by bob hunter
- Running Y Ranch--Lodge, Klamath, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Range and voice."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by John Sullivan
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by Forest Tomlinson
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (3)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:01 by Torrey Gage-Tomlinson
- Meadowlark Prairie--picnic shelters overlook, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying above prairie to the east."

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:32 by Ramiro Aragon
- Trails End Park (Coburg Industrial Way Wetland), Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Flying over the ponds. Metallic blue-green upperparts, white
underparts, no white patches on the rump."

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:16 by Craig Tumer
- Koll Center Wetlands, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Swallow with dark, bluish black back, buffy-orangish
underparts, and a long forked tail."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:47 by Kim Zumwalt
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Eating holly berries."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:47 by Mike Hansen
- Sixes Floodplain, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Eating holly berries."

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:24 by Tim Rodenkirk
- Sixes River Flat, Curry, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:15 by Tom Myers
- 56329 Von Borstel Rd, Grass Valley US-OR 45.19981, -120.74164, Sherman,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "On fence on Finnigan Rd"

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:30 by Stefan Schlick
- Enterprise WMA, Wallowa, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Black breast spots; reddish tail"

Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:52 by Matt Cahill
- Deschutes Campground, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "(Rare) Heard only. Singing. Bright warbling song in phrases,
interspersed with stand alone multisyllable 'chirup' calls unlike house or
purple finches."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:45 by Joshua Little
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing at 45.0228112, -123.2476601 with HOLAs."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:45 by Nolan Clements
- Livermore Rd., Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing at 45.0228112, -123.2476601 with HOLAs."

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:57 by M. Shane Pruett
- Livermore Road, Dallas, Oregon, US (45.016, -123.249), Polk, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Found while scanning large group of horned larks. Thought I
heard calls at a location further north but these were definite. Smaller
and differently proportioned from horned larks with visible white in outer
retrices in flight, and distinct streaks in back; distinctive head pattern
as well."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:33 by Alex Farrand
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Previously reported, in roughly same location: 100 meters
south of South Jetty."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:56 by Tyler Wilson
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing birds - north end of beach by jetty. Winter
plumage with tan head and neck lines, white bellies. On logs."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:31 by Team Ona
- South Beach SP, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "5 Snow Buntings were feeding along the rack line. Likely these
are the 5 SNBUs that had been in the vicinity of the North Jetty. It
appears that the movement of the SNBUs coincided with recent intense wind
and rain storm events that covered many of the European Beachgrass
seedheads."

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:21 by Nolan Clements
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 100 yards south of the jetty in the wrack line.
Pics"

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (5)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:21 by Joshua Little
- Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way, Lincoln, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 100 yards south of the jetty in the wrack line.
Pics"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:30 by Carol Cruzan
- Fir Grove Pump Station, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity in small trees behind pump house. Much
smaller than other sparrows. Plain breast and distinctive face pattern."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:44 by Michael Fanuzzi
- Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve--Survey Area 1, Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Heard calling from the point where the upland trail bends
behind the bathroom. Was unable to actually locate it, but that buzz is
unmistakable."

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:26 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Deschutes River Trail--Old Mill (Mill A and Loggers Loops), Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Larger husky sparrow, gray head and upper back (head slightly
lighter grey than back), dull brown wings and tail, light breast with
gray/brown chevrons. Soft “smack” calls."

Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) (Passerella iliaca [schistacea Group]) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:21 by Donald Sutherland
- Old Mill Casting Pond, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos

Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) (2)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:21 by Donald Sutherland
- Old Mill Casting Pond, Deschutes, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:26 by Darlene Betat
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:26 by Skip Russell
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. It appeared for us just as it was almost too dark
to see. Photos"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 14:20 by Stephen Shane
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "200 meters down Rentenaar Road with mixed flock of juncos,
hermit thrush, golden-crowned and white-crowned working left-out seed by
side of road. More retiring than its congeners. Pink bill, black chest
pattern, brown unstriped head and size all diagnostic."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:52 by Brad Bogus
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Black throat."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:15 by Shawneen Finnegan
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 11:15 by David Irons
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 08:00 by Bob Archer
- Sauvie Island--Rentenaar Rd., Columbia, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "at second telephone pole"

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 14, 2021 10:25 by Johnny Westland
- William L. Finley NWR, Benton, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Large sparrow along first south leg of Finley Road beyond
entrance sign. Approx. one-third of distance to deck. In thicket preening,
got a good look at clear white breast and belly with distinct necklace and
central dark drop of first winter bird. Head mostly obscured but picked up
enough color and marking to fit.
I had the bird in sight for approx 2 minutes. It faced me throughout the
obs. It was quite obscured by dense branches. Additional fieldmarks:
Head had a dark crown and was crested at rear, face was not well seen but
seemed to have an eyeline which could have been a shadow from a branch.
Throat was white, bill pink and slightly orange
Did not see tail or sides or back, but legs pink.
I noted the large size when first encountered as there were a couple other
sparrows near (I was so focused on the large one I do not know what species
the others were).
The entire obs. was through binoculars as the bird was ~ 20 - 25 feet
away."

Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 12:28 by Michael Fanuzzi
- 1495 Southeast Duke Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon, US (45.505, -122.969),
Washington, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen behind the pump station. Responded to
playback."

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:00 by Grant Canterbury
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing rarity"

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:57 by Dena Turner
- stakeout Orchard Oriole--43rd and Martins (2020-21), Multnomah, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing. Good view of the bird, but it did not stay long
enough for a photo through the scope. Female, dull yellow, dark eye and
oriole beak, olive-brown upper."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:36 by Chris Lauman
- NCRD Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Bright yellow orange in color, black throat patch, long
downward curved bill, thrush-sized. Glimpses only as it was being furtive
in the shrubs below the house where it has been seen previously."

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 15:36 by April Lauman
- NCRD Nehalem, Tillamook, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Bright yellow orange in color, black throat patch, long
downward curved bill, thrush-sized. Glimpses only as it was being furtive
in the shrubs below the house where it has been seen previously."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (11)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:33 by Nancy Clogston
- 83679 Dale Kuni Rd, Creswell US-OR 43.93523, -123.00062, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Flocking with Brewer’s Blackbirds,and European
Starlings and Brown-headed Cowbirds. Obvious white and dark red coverts.
Longer, thinner bill than Red-winged Blackbirds."

Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) (11)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:33 by Holly Knight
- 83679 Dale Kuni Rd, Creswell US-OR 43.93523, -123.00062, Lane, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Flocking with Brewer’s Blackbirds,and European
Starlings and Brown-headed Cowbirds. Obvious white and dark red coverts."

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:43 by Maureen Leong-Kee
- Lake Creek Ln (44.35992, -123.15581), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Jamie Simmons. After 1 hour
50 minutes of scanning the big mixed flock, Maureen scoped the bird in the
oaks past and a bit left of the silos. The rusty-brownish back initially
caught her attention, and we both had distant looks at the pale eye and and
supercillium, and the brown feather edges giving the black underparts a
vaguely spotted appearance. Was in with a big group of Brewer’s Blackbirds.
The entire mixed flock was distant throughout our time there, but we were
out of the car with our scope -- Jamie suggests people staying in their
cars and maybe they’ll approach more closely."

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 09:43 by Nicholas Martens
- Lake Creek Ln (44.35992, -123.15581), Linn, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Jamie Simmons. After 1 hour
50 minutes of scanning the big mixed flock, Maureen scoped the bird in the
oaks past and a bit left of the silos. The rusty-brownish back initially
caught her attention, and we both had distant looks at the pale eye and and
supercillium, and the brown feather edges giving the black underparts a
vaguely spotted appearance. Was in with a big group of Brewer’s Blackbirds.
The entire mixed flock was distant throughout our time there, but we were
out of the car with our scope -- Jamie suggests people staying in their
cars and maybe they’ll approach more closely."

MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei) (1)
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 16:58 by Holly English
- Luscher Farm, Clackamas, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "In Riparian Habitat at edge of open field near standing water
after rainstorm. Single individual."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 13:52 by Matt Cahill
- Deschutes Campground, Jefferson, Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "(Rare) Seen and hear well. Distinctive bright 'chip' call,
warbler with white throat, yellow rump."

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 16, 2021 10:26 by Cindy Zalunardo
- Deschutes River Trail--Old Mill (Mill A and Loggers Loops), Deschutes,
Oregon
- Map:
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF...
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S7...
- Comments: "I looked toward the sharp “check” “check”. Warbler flying
flashing dark wings and white wing bars. Got a glimpse of the under tail:
dark with a white triangle at each outer corner."

***********



Subject: LOST BINOCULARS
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 3:42 am
From: hollytom AT gmail.com
 
Hello,

Inexplicably, I left home with a pair of compact, high-powered Vortex
binoculars, visited Wm Finley Wildlife Refuge via Bruce Road at a highwater
mark, and returned home *sans* binoculars, which were a gift. This mishap
occurred on Thursday, January 15. Reward for their safe return.

Thank you so much for your assistance.
Tom Williams
(541) 852-2236



Subject: Mountain Plover at Siltcoos estuary, Lane co.
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 1:30 am
From: jdanielfarrar AT gmail.com
 
Obol,
This afternoon Lydia Cruz and I found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Siltcoos
River estuary at the south end of Lane county. We walked out east of the
slough and spotted the Mountain Plover across the estuary on the north
spit. We took a couple photos and ran back to get access west of the
estuary. We initially could not relocate the bird and decided to walk north
to look for it up the beach. We met Sally Hill and Diane Pettey and easily
relocated the bird feeding on the beach north of the Snowy Plover nesting
area. It was actively foraging while we took photos for 10 minutes. It was
mostly solo but was occasionally joined by Sanderling, Dunlin and a
lingering Western Sandpiper. It is likely wintering at the site and may fly
south of the river where it would be much harder to access. Photos and
video on eBird.

https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis...

Daniel Farrar
Dunes City
jdanielfarrar@gmail.com



Subject: Polk and Lincoln Cos. 1/16
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 1:18 am
From: nolanclements AT gmail.com
 
Hi OBOLites,

Josh Little and I got out today in search of some of the continuing goodies
in Polk and Lincoln Counties.

We could not find the Gyrfalcon on Livermore Rd., but the continuing
Lapland Longspur was present with the Horned Lark flock (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... On our way to check for the Gyr
on Coville Rd., we found a Say's Phoebe and an immature Peregrine Falcon
along Smithfield Rd. (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... Coville
Rd. did not produce the Gyrfalcon and in our haste to get to the coast, we
drove right past the Red Phalarope that was found just several hours later
by Russell Campbell.

50 degrees and overcast in the valley turned into almost 60, blue skies,
and a windless day on the coast. We stopped at Salishan Nature Trail, but
there wasn't much action. Visibility was great at Boiler Bay, but there
wasn't too much offshore movement. We did have a single Ancient Murrelet (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... 36 Black Oystercatchers and 30
some Black Turnstones were under the Depoe Bay bridge trying to seek refuge
from the huge surf.

We also stopped at Devil's Punchbowl where there were two Rock Sandpipers
roosting with Surfbirds and Black Turnstones. We also checked the vacant
lot on C Ave and 2nd St where pishing and Pygmy-Owl whistles brought in a
good number of birds, including a Rufous/Allen's-type Hummingbird that Rich
Hoyer found last December (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis...

There was Black Scoter with Surf Scoters along the South Jetty Way. The 5
continuing Snow Buntings were easily relocated about 100 yards south of the
jetty in the wrack line (https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... The
Marbled Godwits and Whimbrels continued at Hatfield Marine Science Center,
along with a good assortment of water birds and passerines (
https://ebird.org/pnw/checklis... Finally, we check Angle and
10th St. in Newport to see if the Palm Warbler found in December was still
around, but no luck.

We tallied over 100 species today, many of which were year birds for both
of us. Always nice to get a solid diversity of birds in mid January.

Happy winter birding,
Nolan Clements



Subject: mtn plover
Date: Sun Jan 17 2021 0:33 am
From: acontrer56 AT gmail.com
 
Daniel Farrar found a mountain plover at the Siltcoos mouth today. Photos. Seen by others just now on beach north of river.

This is a USFS fee area about eight miles s of Florence. Parking by the dunes at the end of the access road.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

acontrer56@gmail.com

www.alanlcontreras.com


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Subject: Re: Gyrfalcons this year, more than usual?
Date: Sat Jan 16 2021 21:27 pm
From: jmeredit AT bendnet.com
 
One more! There is one near Joseph also, reported in December on one if
the winter raptor routes. A friend saw it a few days ago and
photographed it. Judy

On 2021-01-16 21:09, Steve Jaggers wrote:

> Random wondering here.
>
> I am intrigued at the numbers this year. I see that Paul Sullivan had one in Gilliam County yesterday and Jeff Fleischer had one in Lane while the Basket Slough/Perrydale bird was being seen. Some few coastal sightings as well.
>
> So four at least wintering in Oregon? Seems like a high number. I have not looked closely at other reporting, Washington for example though Jeff Gilligan had one briefly on Long Beach peninsula that may have come to our northern coast.
>
> Happy sunny Saturday.
>
> Steve Jaggers



Subject: Gyrfalcons this year, more than usual?
Date: Sat Jan 16 2021 21:10 pm
From: sjaggers280 AT gmail.com
 
Random wondering here.

I am intrigued at the numbers this year. I see that Paul Sullivan had one
in Gilliam County yesterday and Jeff Fleischer had one in Lane while the
Basket Slough/Perrydale bird was being seen. Some few coastal sightings as
well.

So four at least wintering in Oregon? Seems like a high number. I have not
looked closely at other reporting, Washington for example though Jeff
Gilligan had one briefly on Long Beach peninsula that may have come to our
northern coast.

Happy sunny Saturday.

Steve Jaggers


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