Ankeny NWR

I took my Portland Audubon waterfowl class to Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge (Birding Oregon p. 86). The weather was glorious and the birds were abundant.

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Many of the fields on the refuge hosted large flocks of geese, mostly the minima race of Cackling Goose.

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This little mixed flock contains Western Canada, Dusky Canada, and Taverner’s Cackling Geese.

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Eagle Marsh held several dozen Tundra Swans.

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3 thoughts on “Ankeny NWR

  1. Isn’t Ankeny just the best for waterfowl? at least with this class you had a guarantee….unlike certain sparrow classes I recall. Yey!

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