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Looking for Bobolinks

This morning I volunteered to help look for Bobolinks and Savannah Sparrows. As part of a long-term study to learn about the health of ground-nesting bird populations, the idea today was to look for birds that had been banded in the past. 417 more words


A Quick Visit: Powell Butte

On a mid-April morning, I ventured up to Powell Butte to see what I might stumble across. This is a popular location in Portland, in part because it is so highly accessible to many residents of the surrounding communities but also because it’s a mountain biking, horseback riding, and dog-friendly location. 375 more words


On the way to Montrose Point, May 12

On the way there a Baltimore Oriole flew into a tree, high up, before I got to the harbor. Across from the tree were small fields where many small birds were busy looking for food. 93 more words

Mayslake Birds

by Carl Strang

Bird action at Mayslake Forest Preserve has sped up to the point of being hard to follow. Migrants have been stopping by in good numbers. 240 more words


One Day at a Time in the Mountains - Day One

Although I started my little vacation on Monday of last week, visiting with friends in Lacombe, I did no shooting there, it was visiting only, which I really enjoyed. 403 more words

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Sundial Beach Loop Hike

I had super-fun at a former Superfund clean-up site a couple of weeks ago! A place now called the “Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park” that just so happens to include the… 572 more words

Birding Trips

Mayslake Vertebrate Action

by Carl Strang

The season’s progress can be measured in many ways. One is through vertebrate activities. 60 more words