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"Long-billed Curlew"
Long-billed Curlew:    Lewis and Clark are given credit for the discovery of the Long-billed Curlew. They called it the "large brown curloo".

 
Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington ...

Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... wings ...

Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... bath ...

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Taking a bath ... Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... looking for food ...

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Looking for food ... Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Looking for food ... Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Looking for food ... Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Looking for food ... Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... success !!! ...

Image, 2012, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Long-billed Curlew, juvenile, Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. Beautiful sunny fall day. Bird located near radio station. Image taken September 12, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon ...

Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


Three Long-billed Curlews flew in from the fields at PDX (airport) to Broughton Beach and stayed 5-10 minutes, drinking and bathing before flying back to the airport.
Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Curlew, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlew, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlew, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlew, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlews, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlews, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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Long-billed Curlews, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


Astoria, Oregon ...

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Long-billed Curlew, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain with bird way across the field. Image enlarged 150 percent. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


My "lifer" Curlew.



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