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"Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon ... January 13, 2012"
The Trip:    Rather mild winter day with large cold front moving in, resulting in high overcast to gray clouds ... went back out to Scappoose Bottoms to look for the Golden Eagle ... SUCCESS !!!!!!!!!!!! ... BEAUTIFUL BIRD !!!!!!!! ... also "struck it rich" in other Raptors including Bald Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks including one Rufous-morphed, TWO Rough-legged Hawks battling overhead, numerous Harriers, American Kestrel, and one Cooper's Hawk ...

Scappoose Bottoms:    For more birds seen or photographed at Scappoose Bottoms ... click here.
Columbia County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Columbia County ... click here.


Birds photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   American Wigeon ...
  2.   Cooper's Hawk ...
  3.   Golden Eagle ...
  4.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  5.   House Finch ...
  6.   House Sparrow ...
  7.   Northern Shoveler ...
  8.   Pied-billed Grebe ...
  9.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  10.   Rough-legged Hawk ...
  11.   Song Sparrow ...


 
American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeon, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Cooper's Hawk ... MORE Cooper's Hawk images

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Cooper's Hawk, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Golden Eagle ... MORE Golden Eagle images

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Golden Eagle, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Golden Eagle, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... approaching ... MORE Golden Eagle images

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Golden Eagle, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Golden Eagle, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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"Eye-to-eye" ... Golden Eagle, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


House Finch ... MORE House Finch images

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House Finch, male, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


House Sparrow ... MORE House Sparrow images

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House Sparrow, male, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, and Pied-billed Grebe ... MORE Northern Shoveler images

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Northern Shoveler, female, and American Wigeon, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Northern Shoveler, female, American Wigeon, and Pied-billed Grebes, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Pied-billed Grebe and American Wigeon ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe and American Wigeon, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Red-tailed Hawk ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Red-tailed Hawk, Rufous-morphed (right), Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Rough-legged Hawk ... MORE Rough-legged Hawk images

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Rough-legged Hawk, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song_Sparrow, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.

 



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