Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 8, 2014

“I’ve been smiling for ten minutesR ...

Lots of folks have been getting some close shots of this young Red-tailed Hawk at the Ridgefield NWR over the last week or so.  I took this shot Dec. 2, 2014, when the bird was perched on a refuge sign.  As I reviewed my shots of this bird on my computer, I noticed it provided ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on January 22, 2014

Bittersweet Encounter: Trumpeter Swan

This is my first picture of a Trumpeter Swan, taken Jan. 21, 2014, at the Ridgefield NWR.  The bird was alone in the water, hundreds if not thousands of feet away from huge flocks of other swans in Rest Lake.  Two other cars had already stopped and were taking photos.  I did t ... Continue Reading