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"Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon ... October 7, 2012"
The Trip:    Gorgeous fall day !!! ... went out to see the Stilt Sandpiper which had been reported there yesterday ... SUCCESS !!!!!!!!!!

Fernhill Wetlands:    Fernhill Wetlands is a 243 acre site composed largely of restored wetlands and moist soil habitats of now defunct sewage ponds, located near the Tualatin River in Forest Grove, Oregon. To see other birds photographed on various trips to the Fernhill Wetlands ... click here.


Birds seen or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  2. Brewer's Blackbird ...
  3. Cackling Geese ... (thousands !!!)
  4. European Starling ...
  5. Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  6. Great Blue Heron ...
  7.   Great Egret ...
  8.   Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  9. Greater Yellowlegs ...
  10. Gull (species) ...
  11.   Killdeer ...
  12.   Least Sandpiper ...
  13. Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  14. Mallard ...
  15. Northern Shoveler ...
  16.   Pectoral Sandpiper ...
  17. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  18. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  19. Song Sparrow ...
  20.   Stilt Sandpiper ...
  21. Swallow (species) ...
  22. Western Sandpiper ...

 
Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egret, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Greater White-fronted Goose ... MORE Greater White-fronted Goose images

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Greater White-fronted Goose, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Killdeer ... MORE Killdeer images

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Killdeer, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Least Sandpiper ... MORE Least Sandpiper images

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Least Sandpipers, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Least Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
Image, 2012, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Least Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
Image, 2012, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Least Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Least Sandpipers, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Pectoral Sandpiper ... MORE Pectoral Sandpiper images

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Pectoral Sandpipers, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Pectoral Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Stilt Sandpiper ... MORE Stilt Sandpiper images

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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
Image, 2012, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
Image, 2012, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


... scenics ...

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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


... in flight ...

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Stilt Sandpiper, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


... Stilt and Pectoral Sandpipers, with Long-billed Dowitcher ...

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Stilt Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, and Long-billed Dowitcher, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Stilt Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, and Long-billed Dowitcher, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Beautiful sunny fall day. Image taken October 7, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.



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