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Tag Archives: American White Pelican
In late summer, American White Pelicans become increasingly common in the Willamette Valley. These are post-breeding or non-breeding birds that have left their nesting areas in eastern Oregon and other sites throughout the interior West. Sturgeon Lake, on Sauvie Island … Continue reading
While certainly not one of the more scenic sites in Oregon, Fernhill Wetlands (Birding Oregon p. 61) always attracts some noteworthy birds. Least Sandpiper (left) and Western Sandpiper (right) are two of the more common shorebirds that use the mudflats … Continue reading