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Tag Archives: Yellow-rumped Warbler
On a recent trip to Fernhill Wetlands (Birding Oregon p. 61), I watched this Yellow-rumped Warbler feeding over the water. The air temperature was below freezing, so I believed the bird was searching for insects in the slightly warmer zone … Continue reading
After the wettest March on record, April has provided a few sunny days to help awaken us from our rain-induced torpor. I made a quick trip out to Fernhill Wetlands to look for the Swamp Sparrow that has been reported … Continue reading
This March has been one of the coolest and wettest on record in the Portland area. Aside from keeping me indoors far more than I would like, the weather has created a bit of a stall in spring’s progress. The … Continue reading
With the autumnal equinox this week, we are seeing migrants returning to the Willamette Valley. The first flocks of Cackling Geese have arrived along with good numbers of Greater White-fronted Geese. The brambles are once again hosting Golden-crowned Sparrows. Sandhill … Continue reading