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"Multnomah County, Oregon"
Multnomah County:    Multnomah County, Oregon, stretches for more than 50 miles along the Columbia River, from Sauvie Island, northwest of Portland, to Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge. A lot of variety in habitat makes for quite a few different birds. Multnomah County includes the lower half of Sauvie Island, many small ponds and lakes such as Smith and Bybee, Force and Heron Lakes, the Vanport Wetlands, and Whitaker Ponds, the Columbia River from the I-5 bridge to just east of the I-205 bridge (Broughton Beach, Hayden Island, and the walking path), many small buttes such as Mount Tabor and Powell Butte, and to the east is the community of Troutdale, the Sandy River Delta, Larch Mountain, the Oregon side of Bonneville Dam and the mouth of Eagle Creek. Heading south into Multnomah County includes Portland and the Willamette River. Columbia County lies to the northwest and Washington County lies to the south. East is Hood River County. Across the Columbia on the Washington side is Clark County.

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Birds seen, heard, or photographed in Multnomah County ... (arranged alphabetically):
  1.   American Avocet ...
  2.   American Bittern ...
  3.   American Coot ...
  4.   American Crow ...
  5.   American Dipper ...
  6.   American Goldfinch ...
  7.   American Kestrel ...
  8.   American Pipit ...
  9.   American Robin ...
  10.   American White Pelican ...
  11.   American Wigeon ...
  12.   Anna's Hummingbird ...
  13.   Artic Tern ...
  14. Baird's Sandpiper ... (s: 2014, Smith and Bybee Lakes)
  15.   Bald Eagle ...
  16.   Band-tailed Pigeon ...
  17. Bank Swallow ... (s: 2015, Broughton Beach)
  18.   Barn Swallow ...
  19.   Barrow's Goldeneye ...
  20.   Belted Kingfisher ...
  21.   Bewick's Wren ...
  22.   Black Phoebe ...
  23.   Black Scoter ...
  24.   Black-capped Chickadee ...
  25.   Black-crowned Night-Heron ...
  26.   Black-headed Grosbeak ...
  27.   Black-throated Blue Warbler ... (s/p: 2017, Portland)
  28.   Black-throated Gray Warbler ...
  29.   Black-throated Sparrow ...
  30.   Blue-winged Teal ... (s/p: 2016, Force Lake)
  31.   Bonaparte's Gull ...
  32.   Brant ...
  33.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  34.   Brown Creeper ...
  35.   Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  36.   Bufflehead ...
  37.   Bullock's Oriole ...
  38.   Bushtit ...
  39.   Cackling Geese ...
  40.   California Gull ...
  41.   California Quail ...
  42.   Canada Goose ...
  43.   Canvasback ...
  44.   Caspian Tern ...
  45.   Cassin's Vireo ...
  46.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  47.   Chestnut-backed Chickadee ...
  48.   Cinnamon Teal ...
  49.   Clark's Grebe ...
  50.   Clay-colored Sparrow ...
  51.   Cliff Swallow ...
  52.   Common Goldeneye ...
  53.   Common Loon ...
  54.   Common Merganser ...
  55. Common Raven ...
  56.   Common Yellowthroat ...
  57.   Cooper's Hawk ...
  58.   Dark-eyed Junco ...
  59.   Double-crested Cormorant ...
  60.   Downy Woodpecker ...
  61.   Dunlin ...
  62.   Dusky Flycatcher ...
  63.   Eared Grebe ...
  64.   Eastern Kingbird ...
  65.   Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  66.   Eurasian Wigeon ...
  67. European Starling ...
  68.   Fox Sparrow ...
  69.   Franklin's Gull ...
  70.   Gadwall ...
  71.   Glaucous Gull ...
  72.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  73.   Golden-crowned Kinglet ...
  74.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  75.   Gray Flycatcher ...
  76.   Great Blue Heron ...
  77.   Great Egret ...
  78.   Great Horned Owl ...
  79.   Greater Scaup ...
  80.   Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  81.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  82.   Green Heron ...
  83.   Green-winged Teal ...
  84.   Hairy Woodpecker ...
  85.   Hammond's Flycatcher ...
  86.   Harlequin Duck ...
  87.   Hermit Thrush ...
  88.   Hermit Warbler ...
  89.   Herring Gull ...
  90.   Hooded Merganser ...
  91.   Horned Grebe ...
  92.   Horned Lark ...
  93.   House Finch ...
  94.   House Sparrow ...
  95. House Wren ... (s: 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes)
  96.   Indigo Bunting ...
  97.   Killdeer ...
  98.   Lazuli Bunting ...
  99.   Least Sandpiper ...
  100.   Lesser Goldfinch ...
  101.   Lesser Scaup ...
  102.   Lesser Yellowlegs ...
  103.   Loggerhead Shrike ...
  104.   Long-billed Curlew ... (s/p: 2015, Broughton Beach)
  105.   Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  106.   Long-tailed Duck ...
  107.   Mallard ...
  108.   Marsh Wren ...
  109.   Mew Gull ...
  110.   Mourning Dove ...
  111.   Nashville Warbler ...
  112.   Northern Flicker ...
  113.   Northern Harrier ... (p: 2015)
  114.   Northern Mockingbird ...
  115.   Northern Pintail ...
  116.   Northern Rough-winged Swallow ...
  117.   Northern Shoveler ...
  118.   Olive-sided Flycatcher ...
  119.   Orange-crowned Warbler ...
  120.   Osprey ...
  121.   Ovenbird ...
  122.   Pacific Golden-Plover ... (s/p: 2015, Broughton Beach)
  123.   Pacific Loon ...
  124.   Pacific Wren ... (s/p: 2015)
  125.   Pacific-slope Flycatcher ...
  126.   Palm Warbler ...
  127.   Pectoral Sandpiper ...
  128.   Pelagic Cormorant ...
  129.   Peregrine Falcon ...
  130.   Pied-billed Grebe ...
  131.   Pileated Woodpecker ...
  132.   Pine Siskin ...
  133. Purple Finch ... (s: 2011, Smith and Bybee Lakes)
  134.   Purple Martin ...
  135.   Red-breasted Merganser ...
  136.   Red-breasted Nuthatch ...
  137.   Red-breasted Sapsucker ...
  138.   Red-eyed Vireo ...
  139.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  140.   Red-necked Phalarope ...
  141.   Red-shouldered Hawk ...
  142.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  143.   Red-throated Loon ... (s/p: 2015)
  144.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  145.   Redhead ...
  146.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  147.   Ring-necked Duck ...
  148.   Rock Pigeon ...
  149.   Rock Wren ...
  150.   Ruby-crowned Kinglet ...
  151.   Ruddy Duck ...
  152.   Rufous Hummingbird ...
  153.   Sabine's Gull ...
  154.   Sanderling ... (s/p: 2015)
  155.   Sandhill Crane ...
  156.   Savannah Sparrow ...
  157.   Say's Phoebe ...
  158.   Semipalmated Plover ...
  159.   Semipalmated Sandpiper ... (s/p: 2015, Force Lake)
  160.   Short-eared Owl ...
  161.   Slaty-backed Gull ...
  162.   Snow Bunting ...
  163.   Snow Goose ...
  164.   Snowy Egret ...
  165.   Song Sparrow ...
  166. Sora ... (h: 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes)
  167.   Spotted Sandpiper ...
  168.   Spotted Towhee ...
  169.   Steller's Jay ...
  170.   Surf Scoter ...
  171.   Swainson's Hawk ...
  172.   Swainson's Thrush ...
  173.   Thayer's Gull ...
  174.   Townsend's Solitaire ...
  175.   Townsend's Warbler ...
  176.   Tree Swallow ...
  177.   Tufted Duck ...
  178.   Tundra Swan ... (p: 2015)
  179.   Turkey Vulture ...
  180.   Varied Thrush ...
  181.   Vaux's Swift ...
  182.   Vermilion Flycatcher ...
  183.   Violet-green Swallow ...
  184.   Virginia Rail ...
  185.   Warbling Vireo ...
  186.   Western Grebe ...
  187.   Western Gull ...
  188.   Western Kingbird ...
  189.   Western Meadowlark ...
  190.   Western Sandpiper ...
  191.   Western Scrub-Jay ...
  192.   Western Tanager ...
  193.   Western Wood-Pewee ...
  194. Whimbrel ... (s: 2013, Smith and Bybee Lakes)
  195.   White-breasted Nuthatch ...
  196.   White-crowned Sparrow ...
  197.   White-winged Scoter ...
  198.   Wild Turkey ...
  199.   Willow Flycatcher ...
  200.   Wilson's Phalarope ... (s/p: 2015, Smith Lake)
  201.   Wilson's Snipe ... (s/p: 2015, Force Lake)
  202.   Wilson's Warbler ...
  203.   Wood Duck ...
  204.   Wrentit ...
  205.   Yellow Warbler ...
  206.   Yellow-breasted Chat ...
  207.   Yellow-headed Blackbird ...
  208.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

Some favorite locales:
  • Broughton Beach is located along the Columbia River near the Portland International Airport.
  • Chinook Landing is a small park located along the Columbia River just west of Troutdale.
  • Columbia River (Marine Drive) is a collection of birds photographed along the Oregon side of the Columbia River from the I-5 bridge to just east of the I-205 bridge and includes Broughton Beach, Hayden Island, and the Columbia River near the Portland International Airport.
  • Eagle Creek Overlook is a spot at the mouth of Eagle Creek which overlooks waters behind the Bonneville Dam. You never know what you'll see when you stop there and look over the waters.
  • Force Lake is a small lake nestled between Portland's Expo Center and the Huron Lakes Golf Course.
  • Hayden Island (Columbia Point) near Delta Park has great wintering Columbia River species.
  • Mount Tabor is a small cinder cone rising east of Portland ... a WONDERFUL spot for Warblers and Flycatchers in the spring.
  • North Portland Lakes is an area of northwest Portland which includes Smith, Bybee, Force, and Heron Lakes, and the Vanport Wetlands. This area is west of Interstate 5 and bordered by the Columbia River to the north and the Columbia Slough to the south.
  • Powell Butte is a small Boring Lava Cone east of Portland and south of the Columbia River.
  • Sandy River Delta is also called "1000 Acres Park", and is a large off-leash dog park north of Interstate 84 and east of Portland, with meadows, wetlands, and woods. We dont go often, but there is always something to see when we do.
  • Sauvie Island. The southern half of Sauvie Island is within Multnomah County.
  • Smith and Bybee Lakes are located in northwestern Portland and makes for a nice morning or afternoon jaunt. They are connected by a woodland trail.
  • Troutdale is a nice resting spot before migrants continue east up the Gorge.
  • Westmoreland Park is a small park with pond located in southwest Portland near the Willamette River. It attracts a variety of winter waterfowl, plus LOTS of Gulls. Since 2013-2014 the park has been redone making it "more natural".
  • Whitaker Ponds are two small ponds bordering the Columbia Slough and are located east of the city and just south of Portland International Airport.

Years:
  • 2014: By December 31st, 195 species were seen or heard in Multnomah County.

  • 2015: By December 31st, 206 species were seen or heard in Multnomah County.

  • 2016: By December 31st, 207 species were seen or heard in Multnomah County.


 
... birds photographed, arranged alphabetically ...

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Avocets, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 20, 2013. Canon SX50.

Image, 2008, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Bittern, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Sunny afternoon. Image taken September 17, 2008. Canon Rebel, 200mm.

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Coot, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Sunny afternoon. Image taken February 4, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Dipper, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Image taken January 13, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Goldfinch, male, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Nice overcast spring day, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken May 4, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 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
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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, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Robin, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelicans, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 8, 2013. Nikon Prostaff 65 and Canon G9.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Wigeon, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 5, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2013, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Anna's Hummingbird, female, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 7, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Arctic Tern, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Bybee Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bald Eagle, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken November 30, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Band-tailed Pigeon, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Barn Swallow, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 5, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2009, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Barrow's Goldeneye, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Image taken January 13, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Belted Kingfisher, female, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Sunny warm winter day. Image taken January 26, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bewick's Wren, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 15, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black Phoebe, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Hazy sunshine. Image taken April 7, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

Image, 2012, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-capped Chickadee, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 9, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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, 2013, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-headed Grosbeak, male, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Left image taken May 7, 2012. Right image taken May 7, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-throated Gray Warbler, male, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black-throated Sparrow, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Sundial Road. Image taken May 12, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2016, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Blue-winged Teal, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 13, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bonaparte's Gull, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Nearly dusk on an overcast and gray day. Image taken November 4, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4, ISO at 3200.

Image, 2012, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brant, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken January 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brewer's Blackbird, male, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Overcast and gray. Image taken April 9, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brewer's Sparrow, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Overcast warm spring day. Image taken April 9, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Creeper, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Warm, high overcast, and humid spring day. Image taken May 2, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown-headed Cowbird, male, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken June 3, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bufflehead, male and female, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 5, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2011, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bullock's Oriole, female, at nest, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Cloudy, overcast, gray day. Image taken June 12, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Bybee Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Bushtit, female, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Cold sunny afternoon. Image taken December 1, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cackling Geese, Troutdale, Oregon. Yellow "N 2=" collar. Overcast spring day with on/off drizzle. Image taken April 5, 2013. Canon SX50.

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, 2011, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken March 7, 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, 2012, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Canvasback, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

Image, 2013, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cassin's Vireo, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 7, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Warm, high overcast, and humid spring day. Image taken May 2, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cedar Waxwing, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. On/off sunny morning. Image taken May 17, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cinnamon Teal, male, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast humid gray day. Image taken May 22, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Clay-colored Sparrow, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Overcast warm spring day. Image taken April 9, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cliff Swallow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 17, 2013, on/off sunny morning. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Goldeneyes, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.

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, 2010, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Merganser, female (front) and male (rear). Image taken May, 2010. Canon EOS 7D, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Common Yellowthroat, male, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Both days gray and overcast. Left image taken June 3, 2010, Canon EOS 7d, 400mm. Right image taken June 12, 2011, Canon EOS 60d, 300mm.

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Cooper's Hawk, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 19, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2012, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dark-eyed Junco ("Oregon"), Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Left image taken May 7, 2012. Right image taken May 12, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Force Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Double-crested Cormorants, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 24, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Downy Woodpecker, male, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Sunny warm winter day. Image taken January 26, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 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, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dusky Flycatcher, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice warm spring day. Image taken May 12, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Eared Grebe, Westmoreland Park, Oregon. High thin overcast, with front coming in. Image taken November 26, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Eastern Kingbird, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Left image taken May 25, 2009, Canon Rebel, 300z. Right image taken June 3, 2010, Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Eurasian Collared-Dove, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 8, 2014. Canon SX50.

Image, 2010, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Eurasian Wigeons, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Fox Sparrow, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Franklin's Gull, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Gadwall pair, male (behind) and female (in front), Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Glaucous Gull, 1st year, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.

Image, 2009, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Glaucous-winged Gull, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Image taken January 13, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Golden-crowned Kinglet, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Nice spring day. Image taken March 5, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Gray Flycatcher, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken May 24, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Bybee Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Blue Heron, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Cold sunny afternoon. Image taken December 1, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Egret, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Horned Owl at nest, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 7, 2014. Canon SX50.

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, 2013, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater White-fronted Goose, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 25, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater Yellowlegs, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 25, 2013. Nikon Prostaff 65 and Canon G9.

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Green Heron, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Vanport Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Green-winged Teal, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 24, 2015. Canon SX50.

Image, 2011, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hairy Woodpecker, male, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Image taken August 1, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hammond's Flycatcher, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice warm spring day. Image taken May 12, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Harlequin Duck, male, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hermit Thrush, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Larch Mountain, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hermit Warbler, Larch Mountain, Oregon. Hot but breezy. Image taken July 7, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Herring Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hooded Merganser, male, front and back, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Horned Grebe, breeding plumage, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Image taken April 25, 2010, Canon Rebel T1i, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Horned Lark, male, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast and chilly. Image taken November 4, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2013, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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House Finch, male, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 14, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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, 2012, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Indigo Bunting, male, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Warm, overcast, and humid. Image taken July 17, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

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, 2013, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lazuli Bunting, male, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken June 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lesser Goldfinch, male, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 24, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lesser Yellowlegs, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 25, 2013. Nikon Prostaff 65 and Canon G9.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lesser Scaup, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 5, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Loggerhead Shrike, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Drizzle and overcast. Image taken April 4, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Dowitchers, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Hot humid morning. Image taken August 12, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Bybee Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Long-tailed Duck, female, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 1, 2011, Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mallard, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Marsh Wren, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Overcast rainy gray day. Image taken May 16, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mew Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Image taken May 12, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Nashville Warbler, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Flicker, male, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 6, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Harrier, male, Troutdale, Oregon. Nice spring day. Image taken May 7, 2015. Canon EOS 60d, 300mm.

Image, 2016, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Mockingbird, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rain. Image taken March 11, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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, 2015, Vanport Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Pintails, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 24, 2015. Canon SX50.

Image, 2014, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shovelers and Pectoral Sandpipers, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 8, 2014. Canon SX50.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Olive-sided Flycatcher, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 15, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Orange-crowned Warbler, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring days. Left image taken May 10, 2011. Right image taken May 12, 2011. 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, 2013, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ovenbird, Portland, Oregon. Cold and overcast, 30 degrees, light snowfall. Image taken January 14, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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, 2015, Kalama, Washington, click to enlarge
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Pacific Wren, Larch Mountain, Multnomah County, Oregon. Image taken March 16, 2015. Canon EOS 60d, 300mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 15, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Palm Warbler, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Overcast gray day. Image taken January 3, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pectoral Sandpipers and Northern Shovelers, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 8, 2014. Canon SX50.

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, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Peregrine Falcon, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Nikon 65 and Sony H10

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, 2014, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pileated Woodpecker, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, cold, with rain. Image taken December 17, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.

Image, 2012, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Pine Siskin, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 8, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Purple Martin, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-breasted Mergansers, Columbia River, Oregon. Image taken from Hayden Island, overcast and cold, November 7, 2013, Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2013, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-breasted Nuthatch, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 7, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-breasted Sapsucker, Mount Tabor, Oregon. Image taken May 9, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2013, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-eyed Vireo, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Overcast with occasional drizzle. Image taken June 11, 2013. Canon Rebel, 300z.

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, 2014, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Phalarope with Long-billed Dowitchers, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 28, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-shouldered Hawk, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Weather cold, overcast, and gray with next rain front coming in. Image taken December 8, 2014. Sony HX300.

Image, 2012, Portland, Oregon, near PDX click to enlarge
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Red-tailed Hawk, Portland near PDX, 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, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-winged Blackbird, male, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Image taken May 12, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Redhead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 5, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ring-billed Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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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, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Rock Pigeon, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Rock Wren, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken May 24, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken April 23, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Vanport Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruddy Duck, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Sunny breezy afternoon. Image taken June 11, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Rufous Hummingbird, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Nice sunny summer day. Image taken June 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Sabine's Gull, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 12, 2014. Canon SX50.

Image, 2015, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Sandhill Cranes, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County. Gray and overcast. Image taken February 11, 2015. Sony HX100v.

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, 2014, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Say's Phoebe, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 7, 2014. Canon SX50.

Image, 2014, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Semipalmated Plovers, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 28, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Semipalmated Sandpiper (front) and Western Sandpiper (back), Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 13, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2012, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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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, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Slaty-backed Gull, third year, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, Oregon. Image enlarged 200%. Burnside Bridge, Willamette River, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 14, 2009.

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, 2012, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Snow Goose, immature, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken January 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Snowy Egret, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 1, 2014. Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.

Image, 2011, Bybee Lake, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Song Sparrow, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Cold sunny afternoon. Image taken December 1, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2014, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Spotted Sandpiper, Wagonwheel Hole, Steelman Lake, Sauvie Island, Oregon. View from Oak Island Trail. Overcast muggy day. Image taken September 17, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Spotted Towhee, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken May 24, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Steller's Jay, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westermoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Surf Scoter, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Swainson's Hawk, dark-morphed adult, Sauvie Island, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Overcast drizzly day. Image taken September 23, 2013. Background image Nikon 65 and Fujifilm X170. Inset image Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Swainson's Thrush, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 15, 2010, Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Thayer's Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

Image, 2010, Larch Mountain, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Townsend's Solitaire, Larch Mountain, Oregon. Image taken August 1, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Townsend's Warbler, male, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Tree Swallow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. On/off sunny morning. Image taken May 17, 2013. 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, 2015, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swans, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County. Gray and overcast. Image taken February 11, 2015. Sony HX100v.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Turkey Vulture, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Hazy sunshine. Image taken April 7, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Varied Thrush, Portland, Oregon. Cold and overcast, 30 degrees, light snowfall. Image taken January 14, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Vaux's Swift, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 12, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Vanport Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Vermilion Flycatcher, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Unusual bird to be seen in the Pacific Northwest. Image taken April 26, 2011.

Image, 2013, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Violet-green Swallow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. On/off sunny morning. Image taken May 17, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Virginia Rail, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. On/off sunny morning. Image taken May 17, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2013, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Warbling Vireo, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 7, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2009, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 16, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z.

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, 2010, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Kingbird, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken May 30, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300z.

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

Image, 2012, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Scrub-Jay, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 23, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Tanager, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Wood-Pewee, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 15, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2011, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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White-breasted Nuthatch, Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, Oregon. Image taken August 16, 2011. Canon Rebel, 200mm.

Image, 2012, Troutdale, Oregon, click to enlarge
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White-crowned Sparrow on rusty fence, Troutdale, Oregon. Along Swigert Road. Hazy sunshine. Image taken April 7, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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.

Image, 2013, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wild Turkey, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road. Overcast drizzly day. Image taken November 17, 2013. Canon SX50.

Image, 2013, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Willow Flycatcher, Bybee Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 7, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

Image, 2015, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wilson's Phalarope, female, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast humid gray day. Image taken May 22, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

Image, 2015, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wilson's Snipe, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken October 10, 2015. Canon G9.

Image, 2011, Mount Tabor, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wilson's Warbler, male, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Westmoreland Park, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wood Duck, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Day overcast and gray. Image taken October 23, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Sandy River, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Wrentit, Sandy River, Oregon. Overcast, gray, and windy. Image taken March 23, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

Image, 2009, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow Warbler, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Image taken May 25, 2009. Canon Rebel, 300z.

Image, 2010, Sandy River Delta, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow-breasted Chat, Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Gray overcast day. Image taken June 3, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2011, Vanport Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Overcast with occasional sun breaks. Image taken April 27, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

Image, 2010, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow-rumped Warbler, "Audubon", male, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Image taken May 1, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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