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"Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington ... January 9, 11, 14, 22, and 25, 2018"
The Trips:    Earlier trips: January 2, 2018 and January 4, 2018.

January 9:    Cold but dry January day ... went out to drive the Lower River Road to find more birds for our 2018 listing ... we needed a COWBIRD !!! ... SUCCESS !!! ... looked for the Barn Swallows which had been seen at the end of Lower River Road but no success on them.
January 11:    Overcast murky afternoon but went out to see if we could find the Ross's Goose which has been hanging out with the Snow Geese ... no luck ... spent the time at Frenchman's Bar Park looking at some Snow Geese but mostly Sparrows.
January 14:    Beautiful warm January day ... went to look for the Glaucous Gull which had been spotted in the Lowlands ... didn't find him.
January 22:    Overcast rainy day ... went back to look for the Glaucous Gull ... no luck. Stop at Vancouver Lake.
January 25:    Another overcast and rainy day ... went to Vancouver Lake to try for better photographs of the Red-winged Blackbird and Brewer's Blackbird ... SUCCESS !!! ... and got photos of the White-breasted Nuthatch too !!!

Vancouver Lake:    For more birds seen or photographed at the Vancouver Lake ... click here.
Dike, End of Lower River Road:    For more birds seen or photographed from the dike ... click here.
Frenchman's Bar Park:    For more birds seen or photographed at Frenchman's Bar ... click here.

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, Frenchman's Bar, LaFrambois Road) ... click here.


Birds photographed since January 9th ... (in alphabetical order):

  1.   American Robin ...
  2. Barn Swallow ...
  3. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  4.   Brewer's Blackbird ...
  5.   Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  6.   Cackling Geese ...
  7. Cooper's Hawk ...
  8.   Dark-eyed Junco ...
  9.   Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  10.   European Starling ...
  11.   Fox Sparrow ...
  12.   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  13. Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  14.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  15. Green-winged Teal ...
  16.   Horned Grebe ...
  17. House Sparrow ...
  18.   Mourning Dove ...
  19. Northern Pintail ...
  20.   Red-necked Grebe ...
  21.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  22.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  23. Rock Pigeon ...
  24.   Sandhill Crane ...
  25. Song Sparrow ...
  26.   Snow Geese ...
  27.   Snowy Egret ...
  28.   Spotted Towhee ...
  29.   Tree Swallow ...
  30.   White-breasted Nuthatch ...
  31. White-crowned Sparrow ...
  32. White-throated Sparrow ...
  33.   Yellow-rumped Warbler ...


 
American Robin ... MORE American Robin images

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American Robin, Frenchman's Bar Park, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


Brewer's Blackbird ... MORE Brewer's Blackbird images

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Brewer's Blackbirds, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


Brown-headed Cowbird ... MORE Brown-headed Cowbird images

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European Starling and Brown-headed Cowbird, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.


Cackling Geese ... MORE Cackling Geese images

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Snow Geese and Cackling Geese, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Overcast gray day with occasional drizzle. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.
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Partially leucistic Cackling Goose, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.


Dark-eyed Junco ... MORE Dark-eyed Junco images

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Dark-eyed Junco, Oregon (left) and Slate (right), Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


Eurasian Collared-Dove ... MORE Eurasian Collared-Dove images

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Eurasian Collared-Dove, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.


Fox Sparrow ... MORE Forx Sparrow images

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Fox Sparrow, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Nikon P900.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.


Greater Yellowlegs ... MORE Greater Yellowlegs images

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Greater Yellowlegs, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). End of Lower River Road. Overcast gray day. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon S9700.


Horned Grebe ... MORE Horned Grebe images

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Horned Grebe, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken January 31, 2018. Nikon P900.


Mourning Dove ... MORE Mourning Dove images

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Mourning Dove, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Overcast gray day. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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Mourning Dove, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Overcast gray day with drizzle. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.


Red-necked Grebe ... MORE Red-necked Grebe images

Image, 2018, Blurock Landing, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington, click to enlarge
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Red-necked Grebe, Columbia River at Blurock Landing, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day. Image taken January 31, 2018. Nikon P900.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk, with jesses, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken January 14, 2018. Nikon P900.
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Handler, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken January 14, 2018. Nikon P900.


Red-winged Blackbird ... MORE Red-winged Blackbird images

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Red-winged Blackbirds, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


Sandhill Crane ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Sandhill Cranes, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.


Snow Geese ... MORE Snow Geese images

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Snow Geese, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken January 9, 2018. Nikon P900.
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Snow Geese, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.
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Snow Geese, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.

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"Blue Goose", Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Cold overcast gray day. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon S9700.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey's Arctic Goos Joint Venture website (2017):

Lesser Snow Goose (includes Blue Goose)
  • Red: Wrangel Island Russia and La Perouse Bay, Churchill, Manitoba
  • Blue: Alaska
  • Black: Western Canadian Arctic
  • Yellow: Central Canadian Arctic
  • Green: Eastern Canadian Arctic

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Red-collared Snow Goose (left) and blue-collared Snow Goose (right), Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Cold overcast gray day. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon S9700.


Snowy Egret ... MORE Snowy Egret images

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Snowy Egret, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon S9700.


Spotted Towhee ... MORE Spotted Towhee images

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Spotted Towhee, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. End of Lower River Road. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. End of Lower River Road. Image taken January 22, 2018. Nikon P900.


White-breasted Nuthatch ... MORE White-breasted Nuthatch images

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White-breasted Nuthatch, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Cold overcast gray day with a little rain. Image taken January 25, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


Yellow-rumped Warbler ... MORE Yellow-rumped Warbler images

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Yellow-rumped Warbler, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. End of Lower River Road. Beautiful mild sunny day. Image taken January 14, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z.



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