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"Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington ... March 4 and 8, 2013"
The Trip:    Two trips in one week ... great weather both days ... Monday's trip was a nice early spring day with a chilly wind and on/off high overcast ... highlight was a RED-SHOULDERED HAWK !!! ... Friday's trip was even a nicer spring day with lots of sun and not much wind ... highlight on friday were some Greater White-fronted Geese ...

Julia Butler Hansen NWR:    Located in southwestern Washington and northwestern Oregon, the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge was established in 1972 specifically to protect and manage the endangered Columbian white-tailed deer. The refuge contains over 5,600 acres of pastures, forested tidal swamps, brushy woodlots, marshes, and sloughs along the Columbia River in both Washington and Oregon. To see other birds seen or photographed at Julia Butler Hansen NWR ... click here.


Birds seen or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3. American Robin ...
  4.   American Wigeon ...
  5.   Bald Eagle ...
  6. Belted Kingfisher ...
  7. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  8. Bufflehead ...
  9.   Cackling Geese ...
  10. Canada Geese ...
  11. Common Raven ...
  12. Gadwall ...
  13. Great Blue Heron ...
  14.   Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  15. Gull (species) ...
  16. Lesser Scaup ...
  17. Mallard ...
  18. Mew Gull ...
  19. Northern Harrier ...
  20.   Northern Pintail ...
  21. Northern Shoveler ...
  22. Pine Siskin ...
  23.   Red-shouldered Hawk ...
  24. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  25. Ring-necked Duck ...
  26. Song Sparrow ...
  27. Turkey Vulture ...
  28. Western Scrub-Jay ...

 
American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeon, male, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle pair, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Cackling Geese ... MORE Cackling Geese images

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Cackling Geese, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


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

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Greater White-fronted Goose with Cackling Geese, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 8, 2013. Canon SX50.
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Greater White-fronted Goose with Cackling Geese, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 8, 2013. Canon SX50.
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Greater White-fronted Goose with Cackling Geese, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 8, 2013. Canon SX50.


Northern Pintail ... MORE Cackling Geese images

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Northern Pintail, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Red-shouldered Hawk ... MORE Red-shouldered Hawk images

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Red-shouldered Hawk, Julia Butler Hansen NWR, Washington. Image taken March 4, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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