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"Sauvie Island, Oregon"
Sauvie Island:    Sauvie Island is nearly 17 miles long and 7 miles wide and is located in the Columbia River northwest of Portland, Oregon. Scappoose Bottoms is the lowland south of Sauvie Island around the community of Scappoose. The Multnomah Channel separates the two. The northern half of Sauvie Island is located in Columbia County and the southern half is located in Multnomah County.

Multnomah County:   The lower half of Sauvie Island lies in 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 birds seen or photographed in this county ... click here.

Columbia County:   The upper half of Sauvie Island is located in Columbia County, along with Scappoose Bottoms, another great birding area. For more birds seen or photographed in Columbia County ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed on Sauvie Island:
  1.   American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3.   American Goldfinch ...
  4.   American Kestrel ...
  5.   American Robin ...
  6. American White Pelican ...
  7. American Wigeon ...
  8. Anna's Hummingbird ...
  9.   Bald Eagle ...
  10.   Barn Swallow ...
  11.   Belted Kingfisher ...
  12.   Bewick's Wren ...
  13.   Black Phoebe ...
  14.   Black-bellied Plover ...
  15.   Black-capped Chickadee ...
  16.   Black-headed Grosbeak ...
  17.   Blue-winged Teal ...
  18.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  19.   Brown Creeper ...
  20. Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  21. Bufflehead ...
  22. Bullock's Oriole ...
  23.   Bushtit ...
  24.   Cackling Geese ...
  25.   California Quail ...
  26.   Canada Goose ...
  27.   Canvasback ...
  28.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  29.   Cliff Swallow ...
  30.   Common Goldeneye ...
  31.   Common Merganser ...
  32. Common Raven ...
  33. Common Yellowthroat ...
  34.   Cooper's Hawk ...
  35.   Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon and Cassiar) ...
  36. Double-crested Cormorant ...
  37. Downy Woodpecker ...
  38. Dunlin ...
  39.   Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  40.   Eurasian Wigeon ...
  41. European Starling ...
  42.   Fox Sparrow ...
  43.   Golden Eagle ...
  44.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  45.   Great Blue Heron ...
  46. Great Egret ...
  47.   Great Horned Owl ...
  48. Greater Yellowlegs ...
  49.   Green-winged Teal ...
  50.   Harris's Sparrow ...
  51. House Finch ...
  52.   House Sparrow (including leucistic) ...
  53. Killdeer ... (heard)
  54. Lesser Scaup ...
  55.   Lincoln's Sparrow ...
  56. Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  57.   Mallard ...
  58. Marsh Wren ...
  59. Mew Gull ...
  60.   Mourning Dove ...
  61.   Northern Flicker ...
  62.   Northern Harrier ...
  63.   Northern Mockingbird ...
  64. Northern Pintail ...
  65. Northern Shoveler ...
  66.   Northern Shrike ...
  67. Osprey ...
  68.   Peregrine Falcon ...
  69. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  70.   Pileated Woodpecker ...
  71.   Purple Martin ...
  72.   Redhead ...
  73.   Red-breasted Sapsucker ...
  74.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  75.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  76. Ring-billed Gull ...
  77. Ring-necked Duck ...
  78. Rock Pigeon ...
  79.   Ruby-crowned Kinglet ...
  80. Ruddy Duck ...
  81.   Sandhill Crane ...
  82. Savannah Sparrow ...
  83.   Sharp-shinned Hawk ...
  84.   Snow Geese ...
  85.   Song Sparrow ...
  86.   Spotted Sandpiper ...
  87.   Spotted Towhee ...
  88.   Swainson's Hawk ...
  89. Swainson's Thrush ...
  90.   Swamp Sparrow ...
  91. Tree Swallow ...
  92.   Tundra Swan ...
  93. Turkey Vulture ...
  94. Varied Thrush ... (heard)
  95. Violet-green Swallow ...
  96. Virginia Rail ... (heard)
  97.   Western Grebe ...
  98.   Western Meadowlark ...
  99.   Western Scrub Jay ...
  100. Western Wood-Pewee ...
  101.   White-breasted Nuthatch ...
  102.   White-crowned Sparrow ...
  103.   White-throated Sparrow ...
  104.   Wild Turkey ...
  105. Willow Flycatcher ...
  106. Wilson's Snipe (heard) ...
  107. Yellow Warbler ... (heard)
  108. Yellow-headed Blackbird ...
  109.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

And the:
  1. Chukar ...

Trips:


 
... birds photographed, arranged alphabetically ...

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American Coots, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 7, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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American Goldfinch, Oak Island trail, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County. Overcast muggy day. Image taken September 17, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

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American Kestrel, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Bald Eagle, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Reeder Road. Image taken February 23, 2008. Sony A100, 500mm.

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Barn Swallow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Belted Kingfisher, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Columbia County, Reeder Road. COLD sunny windy winter day. Image taken November 21, 2013. Canon SX50.

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Bewick's Wren, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. COLD sunny windy winter day. Image taken November 21, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Black Phoebe, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Gillihan Loop Road. Image taken March 11, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Black-bellied Plover, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken May 31, 2008. Sony A100, 300mm.

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Black-capped Chickadee, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Black-headed Grosbeak, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Blue-winged Teal, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken May 31, 2008. Sony H50.

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Brewer's Blackbird, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Brown Creeper, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. High clouds to overcast, with rain front coming in. Image taken February 13, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Bushtit, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Overcast drizzly day. Image taken September 23, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

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California Quail, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Reeder Road. Image taken March 7, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Canada Goose, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d 400mm.

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Canvasback, Sauvie Island, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Reeder Road Observation Blind. Gray and overcast. Image taken February 11, 2015. Nikon S6800.

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Cedar Waxwing, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Cliff Swallows gathering mud, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Common Goldeneye, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken January 28, 2017. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.

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Common Merganser, female (left) and male (right), Sauvie Island, Oregon. Columbia County, Reeder Road. Gray and overcast with occasional sun. Image taken February 15, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Cooper's Hawk, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. COLD sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


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Dark-eyed Junco, possible "Cassiar", Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Eurasian Collared-Dove, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Overcast drizzly day. Image taken September 23, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

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Eurasian Wigeons, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Fox Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Left image taken January 13, 2012. Right image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Great Blue Heron, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Great Horned Owl, nest, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Reeder Road. Image taken March 11, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Green-winged Teal, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observatin Blind. High clouds to overcast, with rain front coming in. Image taken February 13, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Harris's Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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House Sparrow, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d 400mm.

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Leucistic House Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d 400mm.

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Lincoln's Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Mallards, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 7, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Mourning Dove, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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American Robin and Northern Flicker, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Northern Harrier, female, eating on a Snow Goose, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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

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Northern Shrike, Sauvie Island, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken January 28, 2017. Samsung S5.

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Peregrine Falcon, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Pileated Woodpecker, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Purple Martin, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Sauvie Island Road. Nice early spring day. Image taken May 31, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Redhead, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Left image taken February 15, 2012, gray and overcast with occasional sun. Right image taken January 2, 2013, sunny and brisk winter day. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Red-breasted Sapsucker, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Sony HX100v.

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Red-winged Blackbird, female, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken February 21, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Sunny winter afternoon. Image taken January 11, 2012. Canon EOS 7d 400mm.

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Sandhill Cranes, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Sharp-shinned Hawk, female, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Snow Geese, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Image taken February 21, 2009. Canon G9.

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Song Sparrow, Sauvie Island (left) and Scappoose Bottoms (right), Oregon. Left mage taken March 19, 2011, Rentenaar Road. Right image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Spotted Sandpiper, Wagonwheel Hole, Steelman Lake, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Oak Island Trail. Overcast muggy day. Image taken September 17, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

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Spotted Towhee, male (left) and female (right), Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Left image taken March 19, 2011. Right image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Swainson's Hawk, dark-morphed adult, Sauvie Island, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Multnomah County, Overcast drizzly day. Image taken September 23, 2013. Background image digiscoped Fujifilm X170. Inset image Panasonic Lumix FZ200.

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Swamp Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Tundra Swans, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken February 23, 2008. Sony A100, 500mm.

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Western Grebes, Sturgeon Lake, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Oak Island Trail. Sandhill Cranes on the far shore and a Great Blue Heron in the lake. Overcast muggy day. Image taken September 17, 2014. Canon Rebel, 300mm.

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Western Meadowlark, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 11, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Western Scrub-Jay, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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White-breasted Nuthatch, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Reeder Road Observation Blind. Image taken February 23, 2008.

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White-crowned Sparrow, youngster, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 7, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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White-throated Sparrow, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Image taken March 17, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

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Wild Turkey, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Reeder Road. Overcast drizzly day. Image taken November 17, 2013. Canon SX50.

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Yellow-rumped Warbler, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Multnomah County, Gillihan Loop Road. Image taken March 11, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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