Alderwood Trail

9 Species Identified Cooper’s Hawk Spotted Towhee American Robin Western Scrub-Jay American Crow Red-tailed Hawk Bufflehead Mallard Great Blue Heron Black-capped Chickadee After a rather bird-less Cape Horn hike, determinedly I set out the next morning to try again. This time at a location closer to home and at an earlier time. I arrived at…

By Audrey January 8, 2015 0

Happy New Birding Year!

Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is a great birding year. I’m feeling ambitious and excited to give it my best. I went hiking at Cape Horn in Washington with some friends on the first day of the year, but it was so cold (at or below freezing – especially with the wind chill) and…

By Audrey January 4, 2015 0

Bird Checklist; species so far: 264!

This list includes 534 species of birds that have occurred in Oregon, as of December 2014. Over the next year, I’ll mark the birds green that I’ve seen or heard. I’m using this list as a guide as I will also include birds I see in the surrounding Pacific Northwest. List source: John Rakestraw’s blog.…

By Audrey December 28, 2014 0