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"Force Lake and Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon ... December 9, 2015"
The Trip:    Nice winter morning after days of MAJOR rain storms with nearly 4 inches of rain in 3 days ... Force Lake is FULL !!! ... just went to see what's there. Swung through Heron Lakes Golf Course too.

Force Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at Force Lake ... click here.
Heron Lakes:    For more birds seen or photographed at the Heron Lakes Golf Course ... 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 at Force Lake ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Crow ... (HL)
  2. Black-capped Chickadee ... (FL, heard)
  3. Bufflehead ... (FL)
  4. Cackling Geese ... (HL)
  5. Canvasback ... (FL)
  6. Dark-eyed Junco ... (HL)
  7. Great Blue Heron ... (HL)
  8. Gull (species) ... (FL, HL)
  9. Mallard ... (FL, HL)
  10. Northern Shoveler ... (HL)
  11. Ruddy Duck ... (FL)
  12. Song Sparrow ... (FL, heard)


 
Ruddy Duck ... MORE Ruddy Duck images

Image, 2015, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruddy Ducks, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken December 9, 2015. Canon G9.



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