Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Hermit Warbler in Western Oregon

This bird was singing continuously this afternoon in the fir forest west of Willamina, Oregon. It seemed to be the only one present, although Black-throated Gray Warblers have been singing for several days in the deciduous trees nearby.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Today this pair of Red-breasted Sapsuckers did not seem at all interested in finding food, but were playing hide-and-seek on the trunk of a maple tree in the Coast Range foothills of Yamhill County, Oregon.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Eurasian Collared Dove nest

Eurasian Collared Dove numbers have increased dramatically in recent years here in Oregon, but this is the first nest I have found. This one is about 28 ft. high on a utility pole in front of my house.