Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Posted in Woodpeckers on April 15, 2013

Sapsucker Fast Food

A Red-breasted Sapsucker, taken April 12, 2013, at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland.  This woodpecker drills holes in bark to extract the sap, holes that also afford other small animals further food opportunities.   If the number of holes in this tree is any indicator, it’s a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on April 13, 2013

Red-breasted Nuthatch

I went to Mt. Tabor park in Portland, Oregon, for a few hours on April 12, 2013.  Here’s a shot from my vehicle of a Red-breasted Nuthatch, which is, despite it being very common, a photo lifer for me.  Taken with a Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 2500, Canon 400mm f ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on February 23, 2013

Ovenbird in Portland, OR

Here’s a rarity in this part of the country, especially for winter time.  This Ovenbird should be vacationing in Mexico right now but for some reason, the wind blew him toward Portland, OR.   Taken with a Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 5000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 14, 2013

Jan. 22, 2013 – Portland, OR – 26 Photos

Greetings all!  I’m late in getting this post up but I finally made it.  Today’s photo shoot was a bit different from my usual Ridgefield NWR event.  January 22, I followed information I had received online about the location of an Ovenbird in Portland, OR.  I liv ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 23, 2013

Rare find in Portland, OR: Ovenbird

  Welcome to this special edition of The Blog.  I want to thank my friend, Bruce McCammon, for his recent blog posting which focused on how he was able to get a photograph of an Ovenbird here in Portland, OR.  After reading his post last night, I was raring to go today to ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 14, 2011

Mt. Tabor Park – Portland, OR, Jul 2, 2011

I’ve been super busy around the house the past month or so and have found it difficult to get over to Ridgefield NWR.  So I’ve been taking some “mini” trips over to Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, which is only about a 20 minute drive from my house.  I was o ... Continue Reading