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"Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon ... December 24, 2011"
The Trip:    LATE afternoon with settng sun, but hurried over to Heron Lakes Golf Course to see if we could find the Brant which had been seen there that afternoon ... SUCCESS !!!!!! ... my FIRST Brant !!!! ... images shot a about 1/30 to 1/100 but got a couple nice ones ... Canon 7d, 400mm lens ... there were LOTS of duck species there but we didn't take the time to look at them ... the sun was going down and the goal was the Brant ... Heron Lakes Gold Course is located behind Portland's Expo Center, just south of Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon.

Heron Lakes:    For more birds seen or photographed at the Heron Lakes Golf Course ... click here.

The Locale:    To see more birds 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 photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.  Brant ...
  2.  Cackling Goose ...


 
Brant ... MORE Brant images

Image, 2011, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brant, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken December 24, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Brant, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken December 24, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... with Cackling Geese ...

Image, 2011, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brant, with Cackling Geese, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken December 24, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
Image, 2011, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brant, with Cackling Geese, Heron Lakes Golf Course, Portland, Oregon. Late afternoon at dusk. Image taken December 24, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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