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"Force Lake, Portland, Oregon"
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North Portland Lakes:   Smith and Bybee Lakes, Force Lake, Heron Lakes, and the Vanport Wetlands are all located in a wetlands south of the Columbia River, north of the Columbia Slough, east of the Willamette River, and west of Interstate 5. For more birds seen or photographed in this area ... click here.

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.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed at Force Lake ... (arranged alphabetically):
  1.   American Coot ...
  2.   American Crow ...
  3.   American Goldfinch ...
  4.   American Pipit ...
  5.   American Robin ...
  6. American White Pelican ...
  7.   American Wigeon ...
  8.   Bald Eagle ...
  9. Barn Swallow ...
  10.   Belted Kingfisher ...
  11. Bewick's Wren ... (heard)
  12. Black-capped Chickadee ... (heard)
  13.   Blue-winged Teal ...
  14.   Bonaparte's Gull ...
  15.   Bufflehead ...
  16. Brewer's Blackbird ...
  17.   Cackling Geese ...
  18.   California Quail ...
  19.   Canada Geese ...
  20.   Canvasback ...
  21.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  22.   Cinnamon Teal ...
  23.   Cliff Swallow ...
  24.   Common Merganser ...
  25. Common Yellowthroat ...
  26.   Double-crested Cormorant ...
  27. European Starling ...
  28.   Gadwall ...
  29.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  30.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  31.   Great Blue Heron ...
  32.   Great Egret ...
  33.   Greater Scaup ...
  34.   Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  35.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  36.   Green Heron ...
  37.   Green-winged Teal ...
  38.   Hooded Merganser ...
  39. House Finch ... (heard)
  40. Killdeer ...
  41.   Least Sandpiper ...
  42.   Lesser Scaup ...
  43.   Mallard ...
  44. Marsh Wren ... (heard)
  45. Northern Flicker ... (heard)
  46.   Northern Pintail ...
  47.   Northern Shoveler ...
  48.   Osprey ...
  49. Peregrine Falcon ...
  50.   Pied-billed Grebe ...
  51.   Pileated Woodpecker ...
  52.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  53.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  54.   Redhead ...
  55.   Ruddy Duck ...
  56.   Semipalmated Plover ...
  57.   Semipalmated Sandpiper ...
  58.   Song Sparrow ...
  59.   Spotted Sandpiper ...
  60.   Spotted Towhee ...
  61.   Tree Swallow ...
  62. Turkey Vulture ...
  63. Vaux's Swift ...
  64.   Violet-green Swallow ...
  65. Virginia Rail ...
  66.   Western Sandpiper ...
  67.   Western Scrub-Jay ...
  68.   Wilson's Snipe ...
  69.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

Trips:


 
... birds photographed, arranged alphabetically ...

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

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American Crow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.

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American Goldfinch, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Frozen day. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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American Pipit, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 10, 2015. Canon SX50.

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American Robin, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 23, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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American Wigeon, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken November 4, 2015. Canon G9.

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Bald Eagle, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, cold, with drizzle. Image taken December 17, 2014. Canon SX50.

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Belted Kingfisher, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Sunny to overcast day. Image taken January 19, 2015. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

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Blue-winged Teal, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Nice summer day. Image taken June 6, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Bonaparte's Gull, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken November 4, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.

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Bufflehead, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 23, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Cackling Geese, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, cold, with drizzle. Image taken December 17, 2014. Canon SX50.

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California Quail, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken August 21, 2015. Canon G9.

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Canada Geese, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken March 28, 2015. Nikon P600.

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Canvasback, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 24, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Cedar Waxwing, adult, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 16, 2015. Nikon P600.

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Cinnamon Teal, male (left) and female (right), Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 13, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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

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Common Merganser, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 24, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

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Gadwall family, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast summer day. Image taken July 10, 2015. Nikon P600.

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Glaucous-winged Gull, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Frozen day. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.

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Great Blue Heron, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken August 13, 2015. Digiscoped with G9.

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

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Greater Scaup, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 5, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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

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Greater Yellowlegs, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Nice summer day. Image taken August 29, 2016. Nikon P900.

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

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Green-winged Teal, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken November 4, 2015. Canon G9.

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Hooded Mergansers, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken October 24, 2010. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Least Sandpipers, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 10, 2015. Left image Nikon P600. Right image Canon 7d2, 400mm.

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Lesser Scaup, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 1, 2016. Canon EOS 7d, 300mm.

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Mallard, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Weather windy sunny fall day. Image taken November 2, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

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Northern Pintail, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken November 4, 2015. Canon G9.

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Northern Shoveler, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.
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Northern Shoveler, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Osprey, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken August 10, 2015. Digiscoped with G9.

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Pied-billed Grebe, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.

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

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Red-tailed Hawk, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Frozen day. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Red-winged Blackbird, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 5, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Redhead, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken May 5, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Ruddy Duck, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Nice summer day. Image taken June 6, 2016. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Semipalmated Plover, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken August 21, 2015. Canon G9.

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

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Song Sparrow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.

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Spotted Sandpiper, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken August 21, 2015. Canon G9.

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Spotted Towhee, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. LaFrambois Road. COLD and WINDY, with temps in the low 30s. Image taken January 5, 2017. Nikon P900.

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Tree Swallow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. On/off sunny morning. Image taken May 17, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

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Western Scrub-Jay, youngster, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 13, 2015. Canon G9.

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Wilson's Snipe, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken October 10, 2015. Left image DIGISCOPED, Canon G9. Right image Canon SX50.

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Yellow-rumped Warbler, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken February 1, 2016. Canon EOS 7d, 300mm.



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