Posted by: atowhee | January 1, 2017


Click here for images of dancing crane making cool moves before a crowd of other cranes.

Evidence of beavers’ labor, Cedar Chest Stables:bvr-workBewick’s Wren at same location:bwik1bwik2Coyote staring at bipedal mammals, Sauvie Island.cyt-ridgGeese after eagle alertfogeesegcki1Golden-crowned Kinglet, Sauvie Island.gcki2kest-postThe snow from overnight, and the snow that fell mid-day.sno-coldsnowfal

Sauvie Island–Multnomah, Multnomah, Oregon, US
Jan 1, 2017 11:45 AM – 2:45 PM.   Comments:     cold, snow mid-day
33 species

Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii)  X
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Gadwall (Anas strepera)  X
American Wigeon (Anas americana)  X
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)  X
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)  X
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  40
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  20
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)  20
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  1
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  15
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  4
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)  2
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  3
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)  X
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  2
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)  1
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)  14
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)  1
California Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens)  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  8
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  X
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)  X


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