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Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on January 30, 2013

Varied Thrush

Here’s a shot of a lifer for me–the Varied Thrush.  It’s body shape and size are almost exactly that of the common American Robin.  In all the years I’ve been visiting the Ridgefield NWR, I have never seen a Varied Thrush, although I know they are around ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 20, 2012

Mar. 8, 2012 – Thur. – Mt. Tabor Park (7 P ...

I decided to take a short trip to Mt. Tabor Park today (March 8 ) for a change of scenery from my usual “home” base of Ridgefield NWR.  Mt. Tabor is a city park in Portland, Oregon.  It is basically a small mountain at 600 feet high in the middle of the city which c ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on July 10, 2011

Sparrow at the Park

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Posted in The Blog on June 28, 2011

Mt. Tabor Park – Portland, OR, Jun 24, 2011

I spent an afternoon back at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR, and had a real tough time getting birds to show up, let alone get shots of them.  I saw a goldfinch, song sparrow, spotted towhee, steller’s jay, northern flicker, and a robin.  Of these, three of the bird shots ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on June 28, 2011

A Forest Home

At Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR, on May 26, 2011.  This park has wonderful greenery to capture birds in.  This American Robin gave me a nice pose.  Taken using a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Woodpeckers on June 27, 2011

Northern Flicker

I was at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, Oregon, on June 24, 2011, and noticed this Northern Flicker on the ground at the curb of the road.  It let me drive within a few feet of it without it flying.  Then, a jogger came down the hill by my truck, flushing the bird.  It flew to th ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on June 5, 2011

Olive-sided Flycatcher in the Rain

This bird was a ‘lifer’ for me when I spotted it at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR, on May 26, 2011. I used my Canon 7D, 1/400, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with flash fill. Also, see the VIDEOS section for a video of this bird. Continue Reading