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Birds 2020

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  • Sharp-shinned Hawk (© Nick Viani) #17 Ventral view of tail feathers illustrates more uniform length.
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  • Cedar Waxwing on the Holly (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • Cedar Waxwing on the Holly (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • Cedar Waxwing on the Holly (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • American Robin on the Holly (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • American Robin on the Holly (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • California Scrub Jay - Hoarding in the Garden (© Nick Viani) Backyard on Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • Sharp-shinned Hawk (© Nick Viani) Visiting our backyard feeder. Got bored with the service after about 5 minutes and took off.
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  • Female American Wigeon and American Coot (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
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  • Ring-necked Duck (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
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  • Hooded Merganser ~ Hood Series (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
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  • Hooded Merganser ~ Hood Series (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
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  • Hooded Merganser ~ Hood Series (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-76
  • Hooded Merganser ~ Hood Series (© Nick Viani) Ashland Pond, Ashland, OR
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-75
  • Northern Pygmy Owl (© Nick Viani) Medford Christmas Bird Count
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-68
  • European Starling (© Nick Viani) Medford Christmas Bird Count
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-67
  • Pine Sinskin (© Nick Viani) Medford Christmas Bird Count
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-66
  • Pine Sinskin (© Nick Viani) Medford Christmas Bird Count
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-65
  • Say's Phoebe (© Nick Viani) Medford Christmas Bird Count
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-58
  • Bushtit (© Nick Viani) Backyard birds in Paradise. Paradise Lane, that is.
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-57
  • Red-breasted Sapsucker (© Nick Viani) Backyard Birds on Paradise Lane
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-40
  • Black Oystercatcher (© Nick Viani) Harris Beach State Park
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  • Gull (© Nick Viani) Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, OR
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  • Golden-crowned Kinglet (© Nick Viani) Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, OR
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  • Golden-crowned Kinglet (© Nick Viani) Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, OR
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-32
  • Black Oystercatcher (© Nick Viani) Lone Ranch Wayside, Brookings, OR
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-31
  • Black Oystercatcher (© Nick Viani) Lone Ranch Wayside, Brookings, OR
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-29
  • Gulls (© Nick Viani) Gold Beach estuary of Rogue River
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-14
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk - juvenile (© Nick Viani) #15 Elephant Creek Nature Walk along the Rogue River Estuary.
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-28
  • Fox Sparrow (© Nick Viani) Gold Beach, Elephant Flat Nature Trail along the Rogue River
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-27
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-26
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-23
  • Wrentit (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-18
  • Black Oystercatcher (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Lighthouse Jetty
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-17
  • Fox Sparrow (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-16
  • Bewick's Wren (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-13
  • Wrentit (© Nick Viani) Bullard State Park Trail to beach
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-12
  • Black Turnstone (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse. Note: interesting dark coloration on the back of the wings isn't apparent when perched (more brownish)
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  • Black Turnstone (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse. Note: dark, pointy bills distinguish Turnstones from Surfbird (mostly yellow bills).
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  • Black Turnstone (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-9
  • 2 Black Turnstones (no yellow on pointy beak) among Surfbirds (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse
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  • Wandering Tattler (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse
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  • Surfbirds (© Nick Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse
Nick_Viani_-_Dec-19
  • Black Turnstones and Black Turnstones on the rocks (© Sooney Viani) Bandon Jetty near the lighthouse
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  • Sea Lions and Black Turnstones (© Nick Viani) Cape Arago State Park
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  • American Robin (© Nick Viani) Paradise Ditch, Ashland
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  • Brown Creeper (© Nick Viani) On a Ponderosa Pine in Duncan Gardens, Paradise Lane, Ashland
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  • Cedar Waxwing (© Nick Viani) Oredson-Todd Woods, Ashland, OR - Note: We saw hordes of Waxwings and Robins completely denude the Madrone berries off a single tree in a 24-hour period.
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  • Ferruginous Hawk - Dark Morph (© Nick Viani) Klamath Falls, OR
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  • Ferruginous Hawk (© Nick Viani) Klamath Falls, OR
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