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"Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington ... December 5, 2012"
The Trip:    Beautiful winter day ... nice sunny and chilly ... went looking for Hawks as there had been reported Red-shoulders and Rough-legs there as well as Red-tails ... found at least 20 Red-tails and 1 Rough-legged with a possible second Rough-legged ... didn't find the Red-shouldered Hawk ... at least 25 Tundra Swans and 5 Common Goldeneyes ...

Woodland Bottoms:    Woodland Bottoms is the floodplain of the Lewis River. The area is in Cowlitz County and is bordered on the north by Burke Slough, on the south by the Lewis River, on the east by Interstate 5, and on the west by the Columbia River. For more birds seen or photographed in this area ... click here.

Cowlitz County:    For more birds seen or photographed in Cowlitz County ... click here.


Birds seen or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):
  1. American Crow ...
  2. American Goldfinch ...
  3. American Kestrel ...
  4. Bald Eagle ...
  5.   Cackling Geese ...
  6.   Common Goldeneye ...
  7.   Common Merganser ...
  8. Double-crested Cormorant ...
  9. Dunlin ...
  10. Eurasian Collared-Dove ...
  11. European Starling ...
  12. Great Blue Heron ...
  13. Great Egret ...
  14. Gull (species) ...
  15.   House Finch ...
  16.   Killdeer ...
  17. Loon (species) ...
  18. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  19.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  20. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  21.   Ring-necked Pheasant ...
  22.   Rough-legged Hawk ...
  23.   Sandhill Crane ...
  24. Scaup (species) ...
  25. Song Sparrow ...
  26. Tundra Swan ...
  27.   Western Meadowlark ...
  28. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  29.   White-crowned Sparrow ...

 
Cackling Geese and Sandhill Cranes ... MORE Cackling Geese images
MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Cackling Geese and Sandhill Cranes, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Common Goldeneye ... MORE Common Goldeneye images

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Common Goldeneye, Lewis River at Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Common Goldeneye, Lewis River at Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Common Merganser ... MORE Common Merganser images

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Common Merganser, male (left) and female (right), Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. On Horseshoe Lake. Late, sunny afternoon. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


House Finch ... MORE House Finch images

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House Finch, male, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Killdeer ... MORE Killdeer images

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Killdeer, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... dark morph ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Dark morph Red-tailed Hawk, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


When this hawk flew the upper tail feathers were red.
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Dark morph Red-tailed Hawk, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Ring-necked Pheasant ... MORE Ring-necked Pheasant images

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Ring-necked Pheasant, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Ring-necked Pheasant, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Rough-legged Hawk ... MORE Rough-legged Hawk images

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Rough-legged Hawk, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Western Meadowlark ... MORE Western Meadowlark images

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Western Meadowlark, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


White-crowned Sparrow ... MORE White-crowned Sparrow images

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White-crowned Sparrow, adult, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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White-crowned Sparrow, youngster, Woodland Bottoms, Woodland, Washington. Image taken December 5, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.



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