Entries Tagged ‘Birds’:

Snow(-ing) Geese

February 22, Sauvie Island.  A flock of Snow Geese, practicing takeoffs and landings, seem ready for their journey North.  Perhaps the end of Winter is near, in the Portland-Vancouver area.

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Nectar on Ice

Time for a cold one

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Birds of a (pink) feather…

No, these aren’t plastic lawn ornaments…

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Meet me half way

I wonder if these American White Pelicans were once seen as “The ugly cygnets”? I am guessing they were never mistaken for ducklings

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Endangered: American Whites (…Pelicans, that is)

The bird with the second largest wingspan in North America (after the California Condor), the American White Pelican, is classified as “endangered” by the Washington department of Fish and Wildlife. They can still be found foraging below hydroelectric dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers, in Eastern Washington State. Below such a dam [...]

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At the watering hole

So… you come here often?
(More Heron images)

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