Posted by: atowhee | May 15, 2021

OXBOW SLOUGH…THE ONE IN OREGON

Illinois and Idaho each have their own Oxbow Slough…the one here curves through Minto-Brown Park. And I saw two male and one female Wood Duck thereon this morn. Speaking genderly. I actually got to see a female Black-headed Grosbeak singing between nibbles as she fed her way through some trees. They are one of the species where both male and female adults sing in spring.

Minto-Brown Island Park, Marion, Oregon, US
May 15, 2021
10 species

Wood Duck  3
Anna’s Hummingbird  1
Turkey Vulture  2
California Scrub-Jay  2
Tree Swallow  X
Bewick’s Wren  1
American Robin  5
Cedar Waxwing  1
Song Sparrow  X
Black-headed Grosbeak  5     saw singing female


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