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"Smith Lake, Force Lake, and Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon ... August 19, 2012"
The Trip:    Overcast still hanging in ... hurried over to Smith Lake to find the Franklin's Gull and Arctic Tern which had been reported on Smith Lake ... SUCCESS !!!! ... afterwards went to Force Lake to look for Green Herons which had been hanging out there ... found three of them ... finally went and walked around Whitaker Ponds, hoping to find the Black Phoebes which had been reported hanging out there last week ... found two of them !!!!!! ... a good morning ...

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.
Whitaker Ponds:    For more birds we've seen at Whitaker Ponds ... click here.


Birds seen, heard, or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Crow ... (WP)
  2. American Goldfinch ... (WP)
  3. American Robin ... (WP)
  4. American White Pelican ... (SL)
  5.   Arctic Tern ... (SL)
  6. Barn Swallow ... (FL, SL, WP)
  7.   Belted Kingfisher (WP)
  8.   Black Phoebe ... (WP)
  9. Black-capped Chickadee ... (WP)
  10. Cedar Waxwing ... (WP)
  11. Double-crested Cormorand ... (WP)
  12.   Downy Woodpecker ... (WP)
  13.   Franklin's Gull ... (SL)
  14. Great Blue Heron ... (FL, SL, WP)
  15.   Great Egret ... (FL, SL)
  16. Greater Yellowlegs ... (WP)
  17.   Green Heron ... (FL, SL)
  18. Hawk (species) ... (WP)
  19. House Finch ... (WP)
  20. Hummingbird (species) ... (WP)
  21. Killdeer ... (SL)
  22. Lesser Goldfinch ... (WP)
  23. Mallard ... (FL, SL, WP)
  24. Northern Flicker ... (WP)
  25. Osprey ... (SL)
  26. Pied-billed Grebe ... (FL, SL)
  27.   Ring-billed Gull ... (SL)
  28. Song Sparrow ... (WP)
  29. Tree Swallow ... (SL)
  30. Vaux's Swift ... (SL, WP)
  31. Wood Duck ... (WP)
  32.   Yellow Warbler ... (WP)


 
Arctic Tern ... MORE Arctic Tern images

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Arctic Tern, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Arctic Tern, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Arctic Tern, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Belted Kingfisher ... MORE Belted Kingfisher images

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Belted Kingfisher, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Black Phoebe ... MORE Black Phoebe images

Image, 2012, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Black Phoebe, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Downy Woodpecker ... MORE Downy Woodpecker images

Image, 2012, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Downy Woodpecker, youngster, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Franklin's Gull ... MORE Franklin's Gull images

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Franklin's Gull, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Great Egret, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Green Heron ... MORE Green Heron images

Image, 2012, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Green Heron, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


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

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Ring-billed Gull, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Ring-billed Gull, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Yellow Warbler ... MORE Yellow Warbler images

Image, 2012, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Yellow Warbler, Whitaker Ponds, Portland, Oregon. Overcast and gray morning. Image taken August 19, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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