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Tag Archives: Semipalmated Sandpiper
Broughton Beach is along the Columbia River, right next to the Portland airport. It can be a challenging place to bird, with dogs and children chasing the birds, police carrying body bags down the beach, etc. But if you catch … Continue reading
I spent the day birding sites around Seaside, OR (Birding Oregon p. 121). The tide was the lowest I have seen at The Cove, revealing its sandy bottom. The low tide allowed lots of beach-combers to wander along the rocky … Continue reading
In the very southwest corner of Kansas lies the Cimarron National Grassland. This area, along with the nearby town of Elkhart, is a favorite birding destination for Kansas birders. Several western species reach the eastern edge of their ranges here, … Continue reading