Headwaters of the Metolius

February 18, 2013  •  1 Comment

A walk along the headwaters of the Metolius River today yielded excellent looks at a Pacific Wren, and an American Dipper plus glimpses of a handful of other species.  

The Pacific Wren, formerly known as the Winter Wren:

Pacific WrenPacific Wren (fka Winter Wren) Pacific WrenPacific Wren (fka Winter Wren) Pacific WrenPacific Wren (fka Winter Wren)

Next are four images the American Dipper:

American DipperAmerican Dipper

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Below are a few of the other pictures from our walk:

Belted KingfisherBelted KingfisherBelted Kingfisher

Hooded Merganser (female)

Hooded MerganserHooded Merganser (female)

Hooded Merganser

Hooded MerganserHooded Merganser

Near the headwaters of the river

Metolius River - February 18, 2013Near the headwaters of the Metolius

And finally a picture of the Black-coated Jilly

Jill WilliamsonBlack-coated Jilly


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The jump-off point for this hike is the store at Camp Sherman, Oregon.  We walked slowly, birding the entire length of the trail upstream from the trail head and back in approximately 2 hours.  Click the (A) below for directions to the store.  


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Aliza Earnshaw(non-registered)
Love the wren shots.
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