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"Clatsop County, Oregon"
Clatsop County:    Clatsop County is the northwestern tip of Oregon, and includes such places as Brownsmead, Blind Slough, Astoria, Wireless Road, Hammond Boat Basin, Fort Stevens and Russell Battery, views of the Pacific Ocean, the Observation Platform at the South Jetty, the Columbia River and Trestle Bay, Gerhart, Seaside and Seaside Cove, Tillamook Head and Ecola State Park, Ecola Point, Haystack Rock, and Cannon Beach. To the east of Clatsop County is Columbia County.

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Birds seen, heard, or photographed in Clatsop County ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3. American Robin ...
  4. American Wigeon ...
  5. Anna's Hummingbird ...
  6.   Arctic Loon ...
  7.   Bald Eagle ...
  8. Barn Swallow ...
  9.   Belted Kingfisher ...
  10.   Black Oystercatcher ...
  11.   Black Scoter ...
  12.   Black Turnstone ...
  13.   Black-bellied Plover ...
  14. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  15.   Brandt's Cormorant ...
  16.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  17.   Brown Pelican ...
  18. Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  19. Bufflehead ...
  20. Cackling Goose ...
  21.   California Gull ...
  22. Canada Geese ...
  23.   Caspian Tern ...
  24.   Cattle Egret ...
  25. Cedar Waxwing ...
  26.   Common Loon ...
  27.   Common Merganser ...
  28.   Common Murre ...
  29. Common Raven ...
  30.   Common Tern ...
  31. Dark-eyed Junco ...
  32.   Double-crested Cormorant ...
  33.   Dunlin ...
  34.   Elegant Tern ...
  35. Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  36. European Starling ...
  37. Gadwall ...
  38.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  39.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  40. Great Blue Heron ...
  41.   Greater Scaup ...
  42. Greater White-fronted Geese ...
  43.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  44. Green-winged Teal ...
  45.   Harlequin Duck ...
  46.   Heermann's Gull ...
  47.   Herring Gull ...
  48.   Hooded Merganser ...
  49.   Horned Grebe ...
  50. House Finch ...
  51.   Killdeer ...
  52.   Lapland Longspur ...
  53.   Least Sandpiper ...
  54.   Long-billed Curlew ...
  55. Mallard ...
  56.   Marbled Godwit ...
  57. Marsh Wren ...
  58. Mourning Dove ...
  59.   Northern Flicker ...
  60. Northern Harrier ...
  61. Northern Pintail ...
  62. Northern Shoveler ...
  63. Northern Shrike ...
  64.   Pacific Loon ...
  65.   Pelagic Cormorant ...
  66. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  67.   Pigeon Guillemont ...
  68. Pine Siskin ...
  69.   Red Crossbill ...
  70.   Red Phalarope ...
  71.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  72.   Red-necked Phalarope ...
  73. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  74.   Red-throated Loon ...
  75. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  76.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  77. Ring-necked Duck ...
  78. Rock Pigeon ...
  79.   Ruby-crowned Kinglet ...
  80.   Ruddy Turnstone ...
  81.   Sanderling ...
  82.   Savannah Sparrow ...
  83.   Semipalmated Plover ...
  84.   Short-billed Dowitcher ...
  85.   Snowy Owl ...
  86. Song Sparrow ...
  87.   Spotted Sandpiper ...
  88. Steller's Jay ...
  89.   Surf Scoter ...
  90.   Surfbird ...
  91. Tree Swallow ...
  92.   Tufted Puffin ...
  93. Turkey Vulture ...
  94. Violet-green Swallow ...
  95.   Western Grebe ...
  96.   Western Gull ...
  97.   Western Sandpiper ...
  98. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  99. Western Wood-Pewee ...
  100.   Whimbrel ...
  101. White-crowned Sparrow ...
  102.   White-winged Scoter ...
  103.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

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... birds photographed, arranged alphabetically ...

Image, 2008, Blind Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Arctic Loon, Blind Slough, Oregon. Sunny crisp winter day. Image taken January 13, 2008.

Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bald Eagle, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2013, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Belted Kingfisher, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 30, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black Oystercatcher, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 30, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black Scoter, female, Seaside Cove, Oregon. Gray and overcast but no rain. Image taken February 9, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-bellied Plovers, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brandt's Cormorant, Columbia River at Hammon Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Overcast and gray with some sun breaks. Image taken September 22, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brewer's Blackbird, Hammond Boat Basin, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny windy day. Image taken October 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

Image, 2012, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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California Gull, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Gray and overcast but no rain. Image taken February 9, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2009, Trestle Bay, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Caspian Terns, Trestle Bay, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey, but surprisingly no rain. Image taken August 8, 2009.

Image, 2012, Brownsmead, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cattle Egret, Brownsmead, Oregon. Overcast day. Image taken November 13, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

Image, 2012, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Loon, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Merganser, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Sunny, chilly, beautiful day. Image taken February 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Murre, South Jetty, Pacific Ocean, Clatsop County, Oregon. Weather overcast and gray. Image taken Auguts 8, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z, w/1.4.

Image, 2015, Trestle Bay, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Caspian Tern and Common Terns, Trestle Bay, Clatsop Spit, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast gray day. Image taken May 20, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2008, Blind Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Double-crested Cormorant, Blind Slough, Oregon. Gorgeous crisp winter day. Image taken January 13, 2008.

Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2013, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Elegant Terns, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken September 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2008, Blind Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Glaucous-winged Gull, adult, Blind Slough, Oregon. Gorgeous winter day. Image taken February 17, 2008.

Image, 2011, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Sony HX100v.

Image, 2008, Knappa Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater Scaup, male, Knappa Slough, Oregon. Gorgeous winter day. Image taken February 17, 2008. Sony A100, 500mm.

Image, 2012, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater Yellowlegs, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Harlequin Duck, male, Seaside Cove, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, Columbia River at Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Heermann's Gull, Columbia River at Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon. Image taken October 18, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2009, Columbia River, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Herring Gull, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2008, Knappa Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hooded Merganser, male, Knappa Slough, Oregon. Image taken February 17, 2008.

Image, 2012, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Horned Grebe, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Killdeer, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Sony HX100v.

Image, 2011, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lapland Longspur, South Jetty, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Least Sandpiper, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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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.

Image, 2012, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Marbled Godwits and Whimbrels, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

Image, 2009, Columbia River, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Flicker, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pacific Loon, Pacific Ocean, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2010, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pelagic Cormorant, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon. Overcast with drizzle. Image taken June 28, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pigeon Guillemot, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon. Weather sunny but very windy with lots of blowing mist. Hard to keep mist off of camera lens. Image taken July 14, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Fort Stevens, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red Crossbills, Russell Battery, Fort Stevens, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red Phalarope, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2012, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Grebe, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Trestle Bay, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Phalaropes, Trestle Bay, Clatsop Spit, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast gray day. Image taken May 20, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2008, Blind Slough, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-throated Loon, Blind Slough, Oregon. Sunny crisp winter day. Image taken January 13, 2008.

Image, 2011, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ring-billed Gull, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Sony HX100v.

Image, 2011, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2014, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruddy Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.

Image, 2012, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Sanderlings, Pacific Ocean, Seaside, Oregon. Gray and overcast but no rain. Image taken February 9, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Savannah Sparrow, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Semipalmated Plovers with Black-bellied Plover, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Short-billed Dowitcher, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Snowy Owl, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Sunny, chilly, beautiful day with images taken in afternoon setting sun. Image taken February 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Spotted Sandpiper, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon. Overcast and gray with some sun breaks. Image taken September 22, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Surf Scoter, male, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Day heavy overcast but no rain. Image taken May 2, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Seaside Cove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Surfbird, Seaside Cove, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Tufted Puffins, Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon. Overcast with drizzle. Image taken June 28, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Seaside, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Grebe, Neawanna Creek, Seaside, Oregon. Gray and overcast but no rain. Image taken February 9, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2009, Columbia River at Hammond, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Gull, Columbia River at Hammond, Oregon. Hammond Boat Basin. Image taken October 18, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
Image, 2011, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Gull, juvenile, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Astoria, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, and Black-bellied Plover, Wireless Road, Astoria, Oregon. Overcast and rain. Image taken May 2, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Whimbrels, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Haystack Rock, Oregon, click to enlarge
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White-winged Scoter, male, Neawanna Creek, Seaside, Oregon. Gray and overcast but no rain. Image taken February 9, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2013, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow-rumped Warbler, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Sunny, chilly, beautiful day. Image taken February 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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