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"2018 Portland CBC ... Marine Park and Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington ... January 5, 2019"
The Trip:    Audubon's Christmas Bird Count ... "Vancouver slice" of the Portland CBC ... grey and overcast but on the mild side ... no wind, the Columbia River was smooth glass.

CBC's:    to see other CBC's ... click here.
Columbia River near Vancouver (Waterfront Renaissance Trail):    for more birds seen or photographed along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail ... click here.

CBC Map used:    click here ... Since 2013 the National Audubon Society's Google Earth/ESRI System circle for the Portland CBC has been used for the "Vancouver Slice" of the Portland CBC ... it includes Marine Park ... map used in 2011 and 2012 did not include Marine Park.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed ... (in taxonomic order):

Party Members: Lyn Topinka, Gene Iwatsubo, and Randy Hill.
Area: Vancouver, Washington, Columbia River "slice", approximately Columbia River Mile 105.5 to RM 109 (RR bridge to Marine Park)
Weather: starting cold and damp with temps in the low 40s,overcast staying most of the day, very mild, very little breeze.
Start Time: 8:03 a.m.
End Time: 12:45 p.m.
Total Hours by Foot: 4.5
Total Miles by Foot: 2.4
Total Hours by Car: 30 minutes
Total Miles by Car: 1

  1. Cackling Geese ...
  2. Canada Geese ...
  3. Mallard ... 8
  4. Northern Pintail ... 1
  5. Ring-necked Duck ... 2
  6. Bufflehead ... 1
  7. Greater Scaup ... 112
  8. Lesser Scaup ... 2
  9. Common Goldeneye ... 63
  10. Barrow's Goldeneye ... 1
  11. Common Merganser ... 4
  12. Pied-billed Grebe ... 2
  13. Horned Grebe ... 1
  14.   Red-necked Grebe ... 2
  15. Double-crested Cormorant ... 7
  16.   Great Blue Heron ... 4
  17. Bald Eagle ... 2
  18.   Peregrine Falcon ... 3
  19. Killdeer ... 1
  20.   California Gull ... 2
  21.   Glaucous-winged Gull ... 5
  22. Rock Pigeon ... 3
  23. Anna's Hummingbird ... 11
  24. Belted Kingfisher ... 1
  25. Downy Woodpecker ... 1
  26. California Scrub-Jay ... 1
  27. American Crow ... 49
  28. Black-capped Chickadee ... 17
  29. Bewick's Wren ... 5
  30. Ruby-crowned Kinglet ... 1
  31. American Robin ... 2
  32. European Starling ... 35
  33. Yellow-rumped Warbler ... 12
  34. Song Sparrow ... 20
  35.   White-crowned Sparrow ... 2
  36. Dark-eyed Junco ... 33
  37. Red-winged Blackbird ... 1
  38. House Finch ... 22
  39. American Goldfinch ... 30
  40. Lesser Goldfinch ... 7
  41.   House Sparrow ... 24

and the:

  1. "Unknown Gull" ... 25


 
California Gull ... MORE California Gull images

Image, 2019, Waterfront Park, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Gull, Waterfront Park, Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


Glaucous-winged Gull ... MORE Glaucous-winged Gull images

Image, 2019, Waterfront Park, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Glaucous-winged Gull, Waterfront Park, Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

Image, 2019, Columbia River at Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Great Blue Heron, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


House Sparrow ... MORE House Sparrow images

Image, 2019, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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House Sparrow, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast, odd spots of sun. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


Peregrine Falcon ... MORE Peregrine Falcon images

Image, 2019, Columbia River at Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge Image, 2019, Columbia River at Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Peregrine Falcon, Interstate 5 Bridge, Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


Red-necked Grebe ... MORE Red-necked Grebe images

Image, 2019, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Grebes, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.


White-crowned Sparrow ... MORE White-crowned Sparrow images

Image, 2019, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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White-crowned Sparrow, Columbia River near Vancouver, Washington. Gray overcast. Image taken January 5, 2019. Canon SX50.



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