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"Columbia River, Oregon side ... (Marine Drive)"
Following Marine Drive east:    Birds photographed along the Oregon side of the Columbia River in the Portland International Airport area including I-5, Hayden Island, Broughton Beach, Portland International Airport (PDX), the PDX Fire Station, I-205, and the waterfront trail heading east.

Multnomah County:   Multnomah County stretches over 50 miles along the Columbia River, from Sauvie Island, northwest of Portland, to Eagle Creek, in the Columbia River Gorge. It has a variety of habitats resulting in a variety of birds. For more birds seen or photographed in Multnomah County ... click here.

Columbia Near Vancouver:   for the comparable Columbia River list on the Washington side ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed along the Columbia River near PDX (Marine Drive) ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   American Coot ...
  2.   American Crow ...
  3.   American Kestrel ...
  4.   American Pipit ...
  5.   American Wigeon ...
  6. Anna's Hummingbird ...
  7.   Bald Eagle ...
  8. Bank Swallow ...
  9. Barn Swallow ...
  10.   Black Scoter ...
  11.   Black-crowned Night-Heron ...
  12.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  13.   Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  14.   Bufflehead ...
  15.   Bushtit ...
  16.   California Gull ...
  17. Cackling Geese ...
  18.   Canada Goose ...
  19.   Caspian Tern ...
  20.   Clark's Grebe ...
  21. Cliff Swallow ...
  22.   Common Goldeneye ...
  23.   Common Loon ...
  24.   Common Merganser ...
  25. Dark-eyed Junco ...
  26.   Double-crested Cormorant ...
  27.   Dunlin ...
  28. Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  29. European Starling ...
  30.   Gadwall ...
  31. Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  32. Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  33.   Great Blue Heron ...
  34. Great Egret ...
  35.   Greater Scaup ...
  36. Green-winged Teal ...
  37. Herring Gull ...
  38.   Horned Grebe ...
  39.   Horned Lark ...
  40. House Finch ...
  41.   House Sparrow ...
  42.   Killdeer ...
  43.   Least Sandpiper ...
  44.   Lesser Scaup ...
  45.   Long-billed Curlew ...
  46. Mallard ...
  47.   Mew Gull ...
  48. Mourning Dove ...
  49. Northern Harrier ...
  50.   Northern Rough-winged Swallow ...
  51.   Northern Shoveler ...
  52.   Osprey ...
  53.   Pacific Golden-Plover ...
  54.   Pacific Loon ...
  55.   Pelagic Cormorant ...
  56.   Pied-billed Grebe ...
  57.   Red-breasted Merganser ...
  58.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  59.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  60.   Red-throated Loon ...
  61.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  62.   Ring-necked Duck ...
  63.   Ruddy Duck ...
  64. Sanderling ...
  65.   Savannah Sparrow ...
  66.   Semipalmated Plover ...
  67.   Short-eared Owl ...
  68. Song Sparrow ...
  69.   Snow Bunting ...
  70. Spotted Sandpiper ...
  71.   Surf Scoter ...
  72. Tree Swallow ...
  73.   Tufted Duck ...
  74. Violet-green Swallow ...
  75.   Western Grebe ...
  76.   Western Meadowlark ...
  77.   Western Sandpiper ...
  78. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  79.   White-winged Scoter ...
  80. Yellow-rumped Warbler ...
also:
  1. Mallard Hybrid ...

Some favorite locales:


Trips:


 
... birds photographed, arranged alphabetically ...

Image, 2015, Columbia River at Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Coot, Columbia River at Broughton Beach, Oregon. Image taken November 6, 2015. Nikon P600.

Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Crow, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Weather gray and overcast. Image taken November 8, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, near PDX, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Kestrel, female, Columbia River upstream I-205 bridge. Image taken March 4, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Pipit, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny fall morning which occasionally would go overcast. Image taken October 31, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Wigeon, male, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast morning with late sun break. Image taken November 7, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Bald Eagle, Hayden Island, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge. Cold overcast afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 20, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Black Scoter, male (left) and female (right), Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast morning with late sun break. Image taken November 7, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Columbia River near Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2012, Columbia River near Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-crowned Night-Heron, Columbia River near PDX, Portland, Oregon. Along 5th and Bridgeton, off of Marine Drive just west of Portland International Airport (PDX). Weather breezy and sunny. Image taken February 5, 2012. Sony HX100v.

Image, 2014, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brewer's Blackbird, male, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken August 21, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

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Brown-headed Cowbird, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken August 21, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Bufflehead and Lesser and Greater Scaups, Hayden Island, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge. Cold overcast afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 20, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bushtit, female, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Weather gray and overcast. Image taken November 8, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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California Gull, Hayden Island, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s. Image taken November 20, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Canada Goose, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Afternoon, overcast, rain, with some sun breaks. Image taken November 27, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2014, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Caspian Tern, adult (left) and juvenile (right), Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken August 21, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Clark's Grebe, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Weather overcast, windy, cold, with an occasional sun break, ocasional rain sprinkle. Image taken November 7, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2016, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Goldeneye, male, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Weather sunny, crisp, and cold. Image taken December 28, 2016. Nikon P900.

Image, 2011, Columbia River at Hayden Island, click to enlarge
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Common Loon, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Cold overcast early afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 4, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2012, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Merganser, females, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast but no rain. Image taken November 24, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Double-crested Cormorant, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Cold overcast afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 20, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken November 4, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Gadwall, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast day with some sun some drizzle. Image taken October 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Blue Heron, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken August 21, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Greater Scaup pair, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Cold overcast afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 20, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Horned Grebes, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Day heavy overcast and RAIN. Image taken November 18, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Horned Larks, male (left) and female (right), Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast and chilly. Image taken November 4, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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House Sparrow, male, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Cold overcast afternoon with occasional sunbreaks. Image taken November 20, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Killdeer, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s low 40s. Image taken December 13, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Least Sandpiper, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lesser Scaup, male, upstream I-205 bridge. Image taken April 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 300z.

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.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mew Gull, Columbia River upstream I-205 bridge. Image taken March 4, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

Image, 2013, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was gray and overcast. Image taken April 9, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shovelers, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast day with some sun some drizzle. Image taken October 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Osprey, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken August 21, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pacific Golden-Plover, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pacific Loon, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Weather windy sunny fall day. Image taken November 2, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pelagic Cormorant, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Weather overcast, windy, cold, with an occasional sun break, ocasional rain sprinkle. Image taken November 7, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Pied-billed Grebe, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Afternoon, overcast, rain, with some sun breaks. Image taken November 27, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-breasted Mergansers, Columbia River, Oregon. Left image: from Broughton Beach, sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s, November 20, 2011, Canon EOS 7d, 400mm. Right image: from Hayden Island, overcast and cold, November 7, 2013, Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Grebe, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Day heavy overcast and RAIN. Image taken November 18, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Portland, Oregon, near PDX click to enlarge Image, 2012, Portland, Oregon, near PDX click to enlarge
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Red-tailed Hawk, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon. Overcast with a couple of sun breaks. Storm front coming in. Image taken January 25, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-throated Loon, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 24, 2015. Canon SX50.

Image, 2011, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ring-billed Gull, Hayden Island, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s. Image taken November 20, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Ring-necked Ducks, males, upstream I-205 bridge. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruddy Ducks, female (left) and male (right), Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast day but break in the rain, with occasional sun. Image taken October 29, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Savannah Sparrow, Columbia River upstream I-205 bridge. Image taken April 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Semipalmated Plover, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Short-eared Owl, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast but no rain. Image taken November 24, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Snow Bunting, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s low 40s. Image taken December 13, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Surf Scoters, male, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast day with some sun some drizzle. Image taken October 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Tufted Duck, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was gray and overcast. Image taken April 9, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Grebe, Hayden Island, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny and cold, temperature in the high 30s. Image taken November 20, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Meadowlark, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny fall morning which occasionally would go overcast. Image taken October 31, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2015, Broughton Beach, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Sandpiper, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge Image, 2010, Columbia River upstream I-5 Bridge, click to enlarge
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White-winged Scoter, male, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Day heavy overcast and RAIN. Image taken November 18, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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