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"Barlow Point Road and Coal Creek Slough, Longview, Washington ... March 31, 2017"
The Trip:    GORGEOUS spring day ... went to Barlow Point Road (north of Longview) to find the White-tailed Kite which has been there for these past few days ... SUCCESS !!! ... then to follow Coal Creek Slough where we found seven Red-throated Loons, one in almost full breeding plumage. Finally a brief stop at Willow Grove and a view of the Columbia River.

Kalama to Willow Grove:    A 20-mile stretch along the Columbia River. For more birds seen or photographed in this area ... click here.

Cowlitz County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Cowlitz County ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
    1. American Crow ... (BPR)
    2. American Kestrel ... (BPR)
    3. American Robin ... (BPR)
    4. Bald Eagle ... (BPR)
    5. Black-capped Chickadee ... (BPR, heard)
    6. Bufflehead ... (CCS)
    7. Cackling Geese ... (BPR, overhead)
    8. Common Merganser ... (CCS)
    9. Common Raven ... (BPR)
    10. Double-crested Cormorant ... (CCS, WG)
    11. Eurasian Collared-Dove ... (BPR, heard)
    12. European Starling ... (BPR, hundreds)
    13. Great Blue Heron ... (BPR)
    14. Greater Scaup ... (CCS)
    15. Northern Flicker ... (BPR)
    16. Northern Harrier ... (BPR)
    17. Red-tailed Hawk ... (BPR)
    18.   Red-throated Loon ... (CCS)
    19. Red-winged Blackbird ... (BPR)
    20. Song Sparrow ... (BPR)
    21. Tree Swallow ... (BPR)
    22. Turkey Vulture ... (Longview)
    23. Western Meadowlark ... (BPR)
    24.   White-tailed Kite ... (BPR)


 
Red-throated Loon ... MORE Red-throated Loon images

Image, 2017, Coal Creek Slough, Washington, click to enlarge
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Red-throated Loon, Coal Creek Slough, Longview, Washington. Image taken March 31, 2017. Nikon P900.
Image, 2017, Coal Creek Slough, Washington, click to enlarge Image, 2017, Coal Creek Slough, Washington, click to enlarge
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Red-throated Loon, Coal Creek Slough, Longview, Washington. Image taken March 31, 2017. Nikon P900.


White-tailed Kite ... MORE White-tailed Kite images

Image, 2017, Barlow Point, Washington, click to enlarge
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White-tailed Kite, Barlow Point, Longview, Washington. From Barlow Point Road. Image taken March 31, 2017. Nikon P900.



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