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"Force Lake, Heron Lakes, Vanport Wetlands, and the PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon ... April 21, 2019"
The Trip:    Overcast dry day ... trip to Force Lake, Heron Lakes, Vanport Wetlands to look for the Yellow-headed Blackbird and the Cliff Swallows which have been seen there ... SUCCESS on the Yellow-headed Blackbird but no Cliff Swallows ... two added Bonuses tho - a FOS Greater Yellowlegs at Vanport Wetlands and a fly-by Green Heron and Heron Lakes ... a stop at the PDX Fire Station on the way home had a Chipping Sparrow, a Multnomah County FIRST for us !!!

Force Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at Force Lake ... click here.
Heron Lakes:    For more birds seen or photographed at Heron Lakes ... click here.
Vanport Wetlands:    For more birds seen or photographed at Vanport Wetlands ... click here.
PDX Fire Station:    For more birds seen or photographed at the PDX Fire Station ... click here.

The Locale:    For more birds seen or photographed in the lakes and wetlands in the North Portland area, west of Interstate 5 and bordered by the Columbia River to the north and the Columbia Slough to the south, including Smith and Bybee Lakes, Force Lake, Herons Lakes, and the Vanport Wetlands ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Kestrel ... (PDX)
  2. American Coot ... (VPW)
  3. American Crow ... (FL, HL)
  4.   American Pipit ... (PDX)
  5. American Wigeon ... (VPW)
  6. Bald Eagle ... (FL)
  7. Barn Swallow ... (VPW)
  8. Black-capped Chickadee ... (FL)
  9. Brewer's Blackbird ... (PDX)
  10. Brown-headed Cowbird ... (FL)
  11. Bufflehead ... (VPW)
  12. California Scrub-Jay ... (FL)
  13. Canada Goose ... (VPW)
  14.   Chipping Sparrow ... (PDX)
  15. European Starling ... (FL, HL)
  16. Gadwall ... (FL, VPW)
  17. Golden-crowned Sparrow ... (FL)
  18. Great Blue Heron ... (FL, VPW)
  19.   Greater Yellowlegs ... (VPW)
  20. Green Heron ... (HL)
  21. Green-winged Teal ... (FL)
  22. House Finch ... (PDX)
  23. Killdeer ... (PDX, VPW)
  24. Lesser Scaup ... (FL)
  25. Mallard ... (FL, VPW)
  26. Northern Pintail ... (VPW)
  27. Northern Shoveler ... (VPW)
  28. Osprey ... (PDX)
  29. Pied-billed Grebe ... (VPW)
  30. Red-tailed Hawk ... (on the road)
  31. Red-winged Blackbird ... (FL, VPW)
  32. Redhead ... (FL)
  33. Ring-necked Duck ... (FL)
  34. Ruddy Duck ... (VPW)
  35.   Savannah Sparrow ... (PDX)
  36. Tree Swallow ... (FL, VPW)
  37. Violet-green Swallow ... (FL)
  38.   Yellow-headed Blackbird ... (VPW)
  39. Yellow-rumped Warbler ... (FL)


 
American Pipit ... MORE American Pipit images

Image, 2019, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Pipit, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon. Image taken April 21, 2019. Canon EOS, 400mm.


Chipping Sparrow ... MORE Chipping Sparrow images

Image, 2019, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Chipping Sparrow, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon. Image taken April 21, 2019. Canon EOS, 400mm.


Greater Yellowlegs ... MORE Greater Yellowlegs images

Image, 2019, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater Yellowlegs, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken April 21, 2019. Nikon S9700.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

Image, 2019, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Savannah Sparrow, PDX Fire Station, Portland, Oregon. Image taken April 21, 2019. Canon EOS, 400mm.


Yellow-headed Blackbird ... MORE Yellow-headed Blackbird images

Image, 2019, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken April 21, 2019. Nikon S9700.



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