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"Franz Lake and Drano Lake, Washington ... November 26, 2014"
The Trip:    Nice light overcast and warm day ... went to Franz Lake to look for the Redheads which had been seen there ... nope ... and went to Drano Lake to look for the Golden Eagle which had been feeding with the Bald Eagles on the dead fish ... nope ... HOWEVER, came home with FIVE new "Skamania County birds", the Canvasback, Green-winged Teal, and Northern Pintail at Franz Lake, and the Common Loon and Hooded Merganser at Drano Lake ... other highlights were a flock of 12 noisy Trumpeter Swans landing at Franz Lake, a flock of 40 Common Goldeneyes at Drano Lake, and a spectacular Red-breasted Sapsucker fight at Drano lake, with the two combatants tumbling down a steep embankment ...

Drano Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at Drano Lake ... click here.
Franz Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at Franz Lake ... click here.
Skamania County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Skamania County ... click here.


Birds seen or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ... (FL)
  2. American Wigeon ... (FL)
  3.   Bald Eagle ... (DL)
  4. Bufflehead ... (DL)
  5. Canada Geese ... (FL)
  6.   Canvasback ... (FL)
  7.   Common Goldeneye ... (DL)
  8.   Common Loon ... (DL)
  9. Common Merganser ... (DL)
  10. Common Raven ... (DL)
  11.   Downy Woodpecker ... (DL)
  12. Glaucous-winged Gull ... (DL)
  13. Green-winged Teal ... (FL)
  14. Gull (cross ???) ... (DL)
  15.   Hooded Merganser ... (DL)
  16. Mallard ... (FL)
  17.   Northern Pintail ... (FL)
  18.   Red-breasted Sapsucker ... (DL)
  19. Ring-billed Gull ... (DL)
  20. Ring-necked Duck ... (FL)
  21. Song Sparrow ... (FL)
  22. Steller's Jay ... (DL)
  23.   Trumpeter Swan ... (FL)
  24.   Tundra Swan ... (FL)
  25. Wood Duck ... (FL)

and a quick stop to Marble/Fitzgerald Road on the way home:

  1. Northern Harrier ... (Fitzgerald Road)

 
Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, left ISO 1250, right ISO 1000.


Canvasback ... MORE Canvasback images

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Canvasback, male, Franz Lake, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Nikon 50 and Nikon S6800.


Common Goldeneye ... MORE Common Goldeneye images

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Common Goldeneye, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, ISO 1250.
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Common Goldeneye, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, ISO 1250.


Common Loon ... MORE Common Loon images

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Common Loon, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, ISO 1250.


Downy Woodpecker ... MORE Downy Woodpecker images

Image, 2014, Drano Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Downy Woodpecker, female, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, ISO 1250.
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Downy Woodpecker, female, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm, ISO 1250.


Hooded Merganser ... MORE Hooded Merganser images

Image, 2014, Drano Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Hooded Merganser, male, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


Northern Pintail ... MORE Northern Pintail images

Image, 2014, Franz Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Northern Pintail, male, Franz Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Sony HX300.


Red-breasted Sapsucker ... MORE Red-breasted Sapsucker images

Image, 2014, Drano Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Red-breasted Sapsucker, Drano Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


Trumpeter Swans ... MORE Trumpeter Swan images

Image, 2014, Franz Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Trumpeter Swans, Franz Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Sony HX300.


Tundra Swans ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans, Franz Lake, Washington. Overcast. Image taken November 26, 2014. Sony HX300.



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