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"Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon ... September 5, 2013"
The Trip:    Gray overcast morning with skies getting ready to drizzle ... went to the Smith Lake canoe launch area to see if the Snowy Egret was still there ... one had been spotted 3 days earlier ... no luck ... we did have a WHITE Barn Swallow however !!!!! ... practiced my "digiscoping" ...

Smith and Bybee Lakes:    For more birds seen or photographed at Smith and Bybee Lakes ... click here.
Force Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at Force Lake ... click here.

The Locale:    For more birds seen or 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 seen, heard, or photographed at Smith Lake ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Coot ...
  2.   American White Pelican ...
  3. Bald Eagle ...
  4.   Barn Swallow ... (and a WHITE one !!!)
  5. Canada Goose ...
  6. Double-crested Cormorant ...
  7.   Great Blue Heron ...
  8.   Great Egret ...
  9.   Green Heron ...
  10. Gull (species) ...
  11. Killdeer ...
  12. Mallard ...
  13. Northern Flicker ...
  14. Osprey ...
  15.   Peregrine Falcon ...
  16. Western Sandpiper ...

 
American White Pelican ... MORE American White Pelican images

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican and Great Blue Heron, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Nikon 65 and Canon G9
Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican and Great Blue Heron, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 5, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.


Barn Swallow ... MORE Barn Swallow images

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Barn Swallow, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 5, 2013. Panasonic Lumix FZ200.


Barn Swallow ... "leucistic" ... MORE Barn Swallow images

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Leucistic Barn Swallow, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Nikon 65 and Sony H10


Great Egrets and Great Blue Herons ... MORE Great Egret images

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Egrets and Great Blue Herons, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Nikon 65 and Canon G9


Green Heron ... MORE Green Heron images

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Green Heron, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Left image Panasonic Lumix FZ200. Right image Nikon 65 and Canon G9.


Peregrine Falcon ... MORE Peregrine Falcon images

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Peregrine Falcon, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 5, 2013. Nikon 65 and Sony H10



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