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"Columbia River near PDX, Oregon ... February 28, 2009"
The Trip:    Rainy blustery windy COLD day ... but a Tufted Duck was reported on the Columbia River near Portland International Airport ... rushed out there to see him ... SUCCESS !!!!!!!!

The Locale:    To see more birds photographed along the Oregon stretch of the Columbia River from Interstate 5 to just east of Interstate 205 ... click here.


Birds photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   Greater Scaup ...
  2.   Lesser Scaup ...
  3.   Ring-necked Duck ...
  4.   Tufted Duck ...

 
Greater Scaup ... MORE Greater Scaup images

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Greater Scaup, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Greater Scaup with "lunch" (left image), and Greater Scaup and Lesser Scaup (right image), Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


Lesser Scaup ... MORE Lesser Scaup images

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Lesser Scaup, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


Ring-necked Duck ... MORE Ring-necked Duck images

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Ring-necked Ducks, males, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Ring-necked Ducks, two males and one female, heavy swells, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


Tufted Duck ... MORE Tufted Duck images

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Tufted Duck, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Tufted Duck, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


... rough waters ...

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Tufted Duck, male, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


... with Scaups and Ring-Neck Ducks ...

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Tufted Duck, male, with Scaups and Ring-necked Ducks, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Scaup, Tufted Duck, and Ring-necked Duck, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Tufted Duck, male, with Scaups, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.
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Tufted Duck, male, with Ring-necked Ducks, Columbia River near Portland International Airport. Weather was cold with heavy winds, starting to drizzle. Image taken February 28, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.



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