Sauvie Island

Some lovely weather at last. I walked along Rentenaar Road on Sauvie Island today. Many of the geese have moved on, but there were still a few good flocks of Cackling Geese and Sandhill Cranes.

A pair of Ospreys are working on a nest. There is a platform built for them just a few yards from this spot, but these birds prefer to build on the power lines.

This individual was eating a fish while the other tended the nest.

Two Coyotes were sniffing around in a pasture. I never get tired of watching these guys.
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1 Response to Sauvie Island

  1. Once again, great photos. We too have been watching some Osprey but we live closer to the ones nesting off of 148th and NE Marine drive. We really enjoy your blog. Thanks.

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