[Tweeters] Fwd: Red-necked Phalarope at Ridgefield NWR

George Neavoll gneavoll at comcast.net
Sun May 19 19:49:44 PDT 2013



> Sabin Belknap and I watch RED-NECKED PHALAROPE twirling in shallow near-shore waters of Canvasback Lake at Ridgefield NWR this midafternoon (5/19/13). SPOTTED SANDPIPER in breeding plumage teetering nearby. Lingering REDHEAD on Rest Lake. AMERICAN BITTERN "thunder-pumping" at very close range, unseen, by observation blind.

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> Six GREAT EGRETS foraging together on North Quigley Lake.

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> HOUSE WREN singing in Oregon Ash woods by blind. Very dark (almost black) SONG SPARROW along road in woods by Marker #9.

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> George Neavoll

> S.W. Portland





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