NorthwestBirding.com - Birds
    HOME     NorthwestJourney.com     RidgefieldBirds.com     Complete BirdList     "Trips"     Birds of Lewis and Clark
"Eagle Creek, Oregon ... January 1, 2011"
The Trip:    Overcast and very gray and VERY COLD (about 30 degrees) day ... went out to look for the Harlequin Ducks being reported there ... SUCCESS !!!    NOTE: Photography on a very gray day in the Eagle Creek drainage on the south side of the Columbia River is a bit tough ... camera used: Canon 40d with 200 zoom 2.8 lens ... a couple of shots with the 1.4 "doubler", however went back to the straight 2.8 to try and get more light.

Eagle Creek:    There is an overlook at the mouth of Eagle Creek, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River at River Mile 150. It is ONLY accessible from the east-bound lanes of Interstate 84. It is an enjoyable place to stop, as you never know what you will see when you look across the waters. Walk a short bit upstream too for more birds. To see a listing of birds photographed at Eagle Creek over the years ... click here.


Birds photographed:
  1.   Common Goldeneye ...
  2.   Harlequin Duck ...

 
Common Goldeneye ... MORE Common Goldeneye images

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Common Goldeneyes, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Common Goldeneyes, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Common Goldeneyes, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Common Goldeneyes, female, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Harlequin Ducks ... MORE Harlequin Duck images

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Harlequin Ducks, male (left) and female (right), Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z w/1.4.


... male ... MORE Harlequin Duck images

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Harlequin Duck, male, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Harlequin Duck, male, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Face and back ... Harlequin Duck, male, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


... female ... MORE Harlequin Duck images

Image, 2011, Eagle Creek, Oregon, click to enlarge
Click image to enlarge
Harlequin Duck, female, Eagle Creek, Oregon. Weather overcast and very gray, with temperature about 30 degrees. Image taken January 1, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.



HOME
NORTHWEST JOURNEY - HOME
COLUMBIA RIVER IMAGES
RIDGEFIELD NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
COMPLETE BIRD LIST
WILDFLOWERS
BIRDS of LEWIS and CLARK



/Trips/eagle_creek_01-01-11.html
© 2013, Lyn Topinka, "NorthwestBirding.com", All rights reserved.
Images are NOT to be downloaded from this website.
January 2011