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"Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon ... December 25, 2010"
The Trip:    Getting out on Christmas day inbetween rain showers ... weather overcast and gray ... went looking for the male Eurasian Wigeon ... he was there ... and a nice surprise was a Glaucous Gull !!! ...

The Locale:    Westmoreland Park is a local neighborhood park in southwest Portland.

Westmoreland Park:    For more birds seen and photographed at Westmoreland Park ... click here.
Multnomah County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Multnomah County ... click here.


Birds photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1.   American Wigeon ...
  2.   Bufflehead ...
  3.   Canada Goose ...
  4.   Chinese Swan Goose ...
  5.   Eurasian Wigeon ...
  6.   Glaucous Gull ...
  7.   Glaucous-winged Gull ...
  8.   Lesser Scaup ...
  9.   Mallards ...
  10.   Mallard hybrids ...
  11.   Ring-billed Gull ...
  12.   Rock Pigeon ...
  13.   Thayer's Gull ...
  14.   Western Gull ...
  15.   Wood Duck ...


 
American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeons, female (left) and male (right), Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Eurasian Wigeon ... MORE Eurasian Wigeon images

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Eurasian Wigeons, female (left) and male (right), Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Eurasian Wigeons, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Eurasian Wigeons, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Bufflehead ... "diving" ... MORE Bufflehead images

The duck dived 4 times in front of me, and, while I managed three shots of the "tail high" I could only manage the swim by and the re-surfacing once.

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Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Diving" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Diving" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Diving" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Underwater" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Underwater" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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"Surfacing" ... Bufflehead, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Geese images

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Canada_goose, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Chinese Swan Goose ... MORE Swan Geese images

Image, 2010, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Chinese_swan_goose, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Lesser Scaup ... MORE Lesser Scaup images

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Lesser Scaup, female, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Mallard ... MORE Mallard images

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Mallard, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Mallard hybrids ... MORE Mallard images

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Mallard hybrid, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Mallard hybrid, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Rock Pigeon ... MORE Rock Pigeon images

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Rock Pigeon, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Wood Duck ... MORE Wood Duck images

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Wood Ducks, male (left) and female (right), Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Wood Ducks, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Wood Ducks, male, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Glaucous Gull ... MORE Glaucous Gull images

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Glaucous Gull, 1st year, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Glaucous Gull, 1st year, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Glaucous-winged Gull ... MORE Glaucous-winged Gull images

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Glaucous-winged Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


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

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Ring-billed Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Ring-billed Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Thayer's Gull ... MORE Thayer's Gull images

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Thayer's Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Western Gull ... MORE Western Gull images

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Western Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.
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Western Gull, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.


Fox Squirrel ...   

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Fox Squirrel, Westmoreland Park, Portland, Oregon. Overcast, gray, but no rain. Image taken December 25, 2010. Canon EOS 40d, 200z.



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