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"Force Lake, Heron Lakes, Vanport Wetlands, Columbia Point (Hayden Island), Portland, Oregon ... January 3, 5, and 22, 2018"
The Trips:
January 3:   Cold but dry January day ... went out "listing" ... to Force Lake and the Heron Lakes Golf Course, then to Columbia Point on Hayden Island, all on the Oregon side ... back to Marine Park and the McMenamins area on the Washington side.
January 5:   Cold and rainy but went out to Heron Lakes to see if we could find the Glaucous Gull spotted there yesterday ... there were lots of Gulls there but no luck on the Glaucous ... stops at Force Lake and Vanport Wetlands, and then to Hayden Island (Columbia Point) where we had a SIX GREBE DAY !!!
January 22:   Mild rainy day ... went to Force Lake and Heron Lakes Golf Course to look for the Glaucous Gull which had been seen the the previous day ... no luck.

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.
Vanport Wetlands:    For more birds seen or photographed at Vanport Wetlands ... click here.
North Portland Lakes:    For more birds seen or photographed in the lakes and wetlands in the North Portland area ... click here.
Hayden Island (Columbia Point):    For more birds seen or photographed at Columbia Point on Hayden Island ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed at Force Lake ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3.   American Wigeon ...
  4. Bald Eagle ... (3 juveniles !!!)
  5. Belted Kingfisher ...
  6. Black-capped Chickadee ... (heard)
  7. Bufflehead ...
  8. Cackling Geese ...
  9. California Scrub-Jay ... (heard)
  10.   Canvasback ...
  11. Common Merganser ...
  12.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  13.   Great Blue Heron ...
  14. Great Egret ...
  15.   Greater White-fronted Geese ...
  16.   Lesser Scaup ...
  17.   Mallard ...
  18. Northern Shoveler ...
  19. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  20. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  21. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  22.   Ruddy Duck ...
  23. Song Sparrow ...
  24. Spotted Towhee ...


Birds seen, heard, or photographed at Heron Lakes ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Crow ...
  2. American Wigeon ...
  3. Bald Eagle ...
  4. Cackling Geese ...
  5. California Gull ...
  6. California Scrub-Jay ...
  7. Double-crested Cormorant ...
  8. Gadwall ...
  9.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  10. Great Blue Heron ...
  11. Great Egret ...
  12.   Greater White-fronted Geese ...
  13.   Hooded Merganser ...
  14. Mallard ...
  15.   Mew Gull ...
  16. Northern Shoveler ...
  17. Ring-billed Gull ...
  18. Thayer's Gull ...

Birds seen, heard, or photographed at Vanport Wetlands ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   Cackling Geese ...
  2. Canvasback ...
  3. Northern Pintail ...
  4. Northern Shoveler ...
  5. Ruddy Duck ...


Birds seen, heard, or photographed at Columbia Point (Hayden Island) ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ...
  2. California Gull ...
  3.   Clark's Grebe ...
  4. Common Loon ...
  5. Common Merganser ...
  6. Double-crested Cormorant ...
  7.   Eared Grebe ...
  8. Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  9. Greater Scaup ...
  10. Horned Grebe ...
  11. Lesser Scaup ...
  12. Mallards ...
  13. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  14.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  15.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  16. Snow Goose ... (flyover)
  17.   Western Grebe ...


and the:
  1. Domestic Goose ... (CP flyover)
  2. "Mongrel Mallard" ... (FL)

 
American Coot ... MORE American Coot images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Coot, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American Wigeon, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Cackling Geese ... MORE Geese images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Partially leucistic Cackling Goose, Delta Park West, Portland, Oregon. Near the Raceway. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Canvasback ... MORE Canvasback images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Canvasback, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Clark's Grebe ... MORE Clark's Grebe images

Image, 2018, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Clark's Grebe, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Eared Grebe ... MORE Eared Grebe images

Image, 2018, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Eared Grebe, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Glaucous-winged Gull ... MORE Glaucous-winged Gull images

Image, 2018, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Glaucous-winged Gull, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Golden-crowned Sparrow ... MORE Golden-crowned Sparrow images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Blue Heron, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.


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

Image, 2018, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Greater White-fronted Geese. Left image: Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, taken January 5, 2018. Right image: Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.


Hooded Merganser ... MORE Hooded Merganser images

Image, 2018, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge Image, 2018, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Hooded Merganser, male (left) and female (right), Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Lesser Scaup ... MORE Lesser Scaup images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Lesser Scaup, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Mallard ... MORE Mallard images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mallard, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Mew Gull ... MORE Mew Gull images

Image, 2018, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mew Gull, Heron Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Northern Shoveler ... MORE Northern Shoveler images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shovelers, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Red-necked Grebe ... MORE Red-necked Grebe images

Image, 2018, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Grebe, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.


Ring-billed Gull ... MORE Ring-billed Gull images

Image, 2018, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ring-billed Gull, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Ruddy Duck ... MORE Ruddy Duck images

Image, 2018, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Ruddy Duck, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 3, 2018. Nikon P900.


Western Grebe ... MORE Western Grebe images

Image, 2018, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Western Grebe, Columbia Point, Hayden Island, Portland, Oregon. Image taken January 5, 2018. Nikon P900.



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