Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

Posts Tagged ‘pine siskin’

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on December 15, 2015

Seed Picker

A busy Pine Siskin extracting seed from the teasel at the Ridgefield NWR, Nov. 20, 2015.  These birds work the teasel in flocks so it becomes a game of which bird to shoot for a photo. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 11:42 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 24, 2015

Teasel Twister

Lots of Pine Siskins invading the teasel at the Ridgefield NWR, Nov. 20, 2015.  This one twisted its head around a couple of times, taking a break from foraging for seeds, and appeared to be checking me out.  Very pretty birds! VIEW LARGE! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 640 ... Continue Reading