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"Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon ... August 12, 2013"
The Trip:    Humid and getting hot morning ... went to Vanport Wetlands to see if we could find the Red-necked Phalarope or Solitary Sandpiper reported there yesterday ... no luck ... but we did have two new "North Portland Lakes" birds - the Greater Yellowlegs and the Long-billed Dowitcher ...

Vanport Wetlands:    For more birds seen or photographed at Vanport Wetlands ... click here.

The Locale:    To see more birds 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 ... (in alphabetical oreder):
  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3. American White Pelican ... (flock of near 50 overhead)
  4. Canada Geese ...
  5. Cedar Waxwing ...
  6. Common Yellowthroat ...
  7. European Starling ...
  8. Greater Yellowlegs ...
  9. Killdeer ...
  10. Lesser Yellowlegs ...
  11.   Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  12. Mallard ...
  13. Mallard mix ...
  14. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  15. Ruddy Duck ...
  16. Spotted Sandpiper ...
  17. Swallow (species) ...
  18. Turkey Vulture ...


 
Long-billed Dowitchers ... MORE Long-billed Dowitcher images

Image, 2013, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Long-billed Dowitchers, Vanport Wetlands, Portland, Oregon. Hot humid morning. Image taken August 12, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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