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Tag Archives: Coyote
The weather has gone from winter rain to spring rain, still rather gloomy but definitely more pleasant overall. Spring migration is slowly picking up with new species gradually accumulating in my 5-Mile Radius. Most of the new sites that I … Continue reading
I led my waterfowl class on a field trip to Sauvie Island and Dawson Creek. We had a few big misses (Gadwall and Wood Duck) but the diversity was pretty good. At Wapato Access Greenway we found some Dusky Canada … Continue reading
We are in that late winter season when birding seems to slow. I don’t know whether there are actually fewer birds around this time of year or we have just already seen the local winter residents so they don’t hold … Continue reading
I made two trips to the coast for my shorebird class last week. Migration is picking up, and the sun is actually making occasional appearances. Three Arch Rocks, viewed from Cape Meares (Birding Oregon p. 129) This is the site … Continue reading
A recent trip around the Auto Tour Route at Ridgefield NWR in Washington provided a great opportunity to watch a Coyote hunting in a meadow. Ridgefield is one of those few places where Coyotes can go about their business without … Continue reading
Located on the east side of Portland, Powell Butte Nature Park (Birding Oregon p. 66) offers a variety of birds and some nice views of the nearby mountains. The butte is tall enough to produce its own rain shadow, so … Continue reading