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"Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington ... November 9, 2014"
The Trip:    Overcast and gray afternoon ... went to the end of Lower River Road to look for the Snowy Egret which had been spotted at the tip of Post Office Lake ... SUCCESS !!!! ... also had a female Surf Scoter in the Columbia ... Return trip on November 16: ... Snowy was still there !!! ... plus a flock of about 20 Western Meadowlarks !!!!!!!

Vancouver Lake Lowlands:    For more birds seen or photographed at the Vancouver Lake Lowlands (Lower River Road, Vancouver Lake, Shillapoo Wildlife Area, Rufener's Pond, LaFrambois Road) ... click here.


Birds photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   Great Egret ...
  2.   Sandhill Crane ...
  3.   Snowy Egret ...
  4.   Surf Scoter ...


 
Great Egret and Snowy Egret ... MORE Snowy Egret images

Image, 2014, Post Office Lake, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge Image, 2014, Post Office Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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Snowy Egret (with Great Egret), Post Office Lake, as seen from the end of Lower River Road, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Overcast gray day. Most of Post Office Lake, including where these images were taken, lies within the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Image taken November 9, 2014.


Sandhill Crane ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Sandhill Cranes, seen from the end of Lower River Road, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Overcast gray day. Image taken November 9, 2014. Canon Rebel, 200z.


Surf Scoter ... MORE Surf Scoter images

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Surf Scoter, female, Columbia River as seen from the end of Lower River Road, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Overcast gray day. Image taken November 9, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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