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"Seaside Cove and Clatsop Spit, Oregon ... August 4, 2014"
The Trip:    Gorgeous hot summer day in the Portland area (in the low 90s), but overcast, windy, and chilly at Seaside Cove and Clatsop Spit (in the high 60s) ... felt good !!! ... there has been an Anchovy migration along the coast so we went to see the action ... also hoping to see a Ruddy Turnstone ... SUCCESS on the Turnstone !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... also a stop at Hammond Boat Basin.

Hammond Boat Basin:    For more birds seen or photographed at the Hammond Boat Basin ... click here.
Seaside Cove:    For more birds seen or photographed at Seaside Cove ... click here.
Clatsop County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Clatsop County ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed ... (arranged alphabetical):
  1. American Crow ... (SC)
  2. Barn Swallow ... (CS)
  3.   Black Turnstone ... (SC)
  4. Black-bellied Plover ... (CS)
  5.   Brant's Cormorant ... (SC)
  6.   Brown Pelican ... (CS, HBB, SC)
  7. California Gull ... (SC)
  8. Canada Geese ... (HBB)
  9. Caspian Tern ... (CS, SC)
  10. Common Loon ... (CS)
  11. Common Murre ... (CS, SC)
  12.   Double-crested Cormorant ... (HBB, SC)
  13. Glaucous-winged Gull ... (CS, SC)
  14. Heerman's Gull ... (SC)
  15. Mallard ... (HBB)
  16. Pelagic Cormorant ... (SC)
  17.   Ruddy Turnstone ... (SC)
  18. Sandpiper (species) ... (CS)
  19. Surf Scoter ... (CS)
  20.   Surfbird ... (SC)
  21. Turkey Vulture ... (CS)
  22.   Western Gull ... (HBB, SC)
  23. White-crowned Sparrow ... (CS)


 
"Foggy Day" ...  

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Foggy day, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.

(Brown Pelicans ... Caspian Terns ... Heermann Gulls ... California Gulls ... Glaucous-winged Gulls)


"Anchovy Frenzy" ...  

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Anchovy frenzy, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.
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Anchovy frenzy, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.


Black Turnstone ... MORE Black Turnstone images

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Black Turnstones, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED) Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014.


Brown Pelican ... MORE Brown Pelican images

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Brown Pelican, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.


Double-crested and Brandt's Cormorant ... MORE Brant's Cormorant images
MORE Double-crested Cormorant images

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Double-crested and Brandt's Cormorants, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.


Ruddy Turnstone ... MORE Ruddy Turnstone images

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Ruddy Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.
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Ruddy Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Left image Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z. Right image Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.
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Ruddy Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.


... "camouflage" ... MORE Ruddy Turnstone images

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"Camouflage" ... Ruddy Turnstone, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.

(center of photo, bird is facing right)


Ruddy Turnstone and Black Turnstone ... MORE Ruddy Turnstone images
MORE Black Turnstone images

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Ruddy Turnstone (top) and Black Turnstone (bottom), Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.


Surfbird ... MORE Surfbird images

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Surfbird, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Nikon 65 and Nikon AW110.


Western Gull ... MORE Western Gull images

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Western Gull, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.
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Western Gull, Seaside Cove, Seaside, Oregon. Cold, windy and overcast. Image taken August 4, 2014. Panasonic Lumix G5, 200z.



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