Why do Barred Owls Persist - My theory - They form strong family bonds

April 29, 2014 - I was able to watch six very active Barred Owls within a 30 square meter area for one and one-half hours today. The uniq...
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Camassia - a favorite local patch

April 26, 2014 - If you enjoy watching colorful birds singing on territory in an area thick with blooming native plants, then you should...
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The warbler and the vulture

April 21, 2014 - We ran out to Champoeg State Park over the lunch hour today to look for Chipping Sparrow in the same area we found two o...
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Tryon Creek Pileated Woodpecker - Part II

April 18, 2014 - While looking for owls in Tryon Creek State Park on 2 February 2014, I came across a male Pileated Woodpecker in the ear...
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Forest Birds

April 12, 2014 - A walk through Cook's Butte today in search of possible nesting Cooper's Hawk lead me to an extraordinary encounter with...
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