March 2017
Animalblog by Terry Costales

The late-winter, March 2017 collection of bird and animal portraits by photographer Terry Costales.
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Downy Woodpecker On Trellis
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Downy Woodpecker external link external link (Dryobates pubescens)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:27:09 Saturday 18 March 2017)
(Date Published: Thursday 31 March 2017)
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A Downy Woodpecker on the trellis and eyeing the suet feeder.


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Ruby-crowned Kinglet
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet external link external link (Regulus calendula)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 09:32:45 Sunday 26 March 2017)
(Date Published: Thursday 30 March 2017)
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A Ruby-crowned Kinglet perched on a tomato cage. You can just make out the place on his head that hides the red feathers that gives him his name.


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Two Yellow-rumped Warblers
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Yellow-rumped Warbler external link external link (Setophaga coronata)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:17:57 Friday 24 March 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 28 March 2017)
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Two Yellow-rumped Warblers at the suet feeder. They are coming out of their washed out winter look.


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Rufous Hummingbird Wings
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Rufous Hummingbird external link external link (Selasphorus rufus)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:07:46 Friday 24 March 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 27 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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This Rufous Hummingbird really does have two wings. The other one is just moving too fast to see. (kidding)


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Rufous Hummingbird
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Rufous Hummingbird external link external link (Selasphorus rufus)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:07:45 Friday 24 March 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 26 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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A male Rufous Hummingbird at the feeder. Well, almost at the feeder.


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Northern Flicker On Wood
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Northern Flicker external link external link (Colaptes auratus)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:21:54 Sunday 19 March 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 24 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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A Northern Flicker drumming on more appropriate material than an electrical transmission tower.


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Northern Flicker On Strut
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Northern Flicker external link external link (Colaptes auratus)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 09:40:45 Sunday 19 March 2017)
(Date Published: Thursday 23 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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A male Northern Flicker was on the strut of the tower holding up the power lines. A female Flicker sat nearby and he would drum on the metal strut to make an incredible sound. Everyone loves a drummer!


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Yellow-rumped Warbler
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Yellow-rumped Warbler external link external link (Setophaga coronata)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 09:52:49 Sunday 19 March 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 22 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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A Yellow-rumped Warbler about to land on a branch on a cold morning at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. My first photo of this bird not taken in my own yard.


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Red-breasted Sapsucker
(9 of 17) (5765 views)

Red-breasted Sapsucker external link external link (Sphyrapicus ruber)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:28:26 Sunday 19 March 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 21 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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This was the first time I'd ever seen a Red-breasted Sapsucker and he did not disappoint.


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Red-tailed Hawk With Branch
(10 of 17) (6757 views)

Red-tailed Hawk external link external link (Buteo jamaicensis)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:57:52 Sunday 19 March 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 20 March 2017)
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A Red-tailed Hawk carrying a branch to her nest that was as long as her own body. Spring is here!


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Song Sparrow In Brush Pile
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Song Sparrow external link external link (Melospiza melodia)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 12:01:03 Wednesday 8 February 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 15 March 2017)
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This Song Sparrow spent the winter in our brush pile.


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Amid Lovely Folliage
(12 of 17) (7099 views)

American Robin external link external link (Turdus migratorius)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 11:23:45 Thursday 9 February 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 14 March 2017)
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Another American Robin at Mt. Pisgah. It was perched amid lovely foliage


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Squirrel Partially Hidden
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Squirrel external link (Sciuridae)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:30:22 Tuesday 31 January 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 13 March 2017)
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Partially hidden behind the smashed tomato cages (thanks ice storm) a squirrel sat and ate.


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American Robin Surveys
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American Robin
American Robin external link external link (Turdus migratorius)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:06:18 Thursday 9 February 2017)
(Date Published: Saturday 11 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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An American Robin at Mt. Pisgah surveys his world.


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Yellow-rumped Warbler Posed
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Yellow-rumped Warbler external link external link (Setophaga coronata)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:16:07 Saturday 4 February 2017)
(Date Published: Thursday 9 March 2017)
© 2017 Terry Costales
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Looking lovely as usual, a Yellow-rumped Warbler posed in the garden.


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Jay In Garden
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Scrub Jay external link external link (Aphelocoma)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 14:18:20 Tuesday 7 February 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 7 March 2017)
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A Scrub Jay in the garden.


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Eye On Visitors
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American Robin
American Robin external link external link (Turdus migratorius)
March 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 11:25:09 Thursday 9 February 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 6 March 2017)
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An American Robin near the White Oak Pavillion at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum kept his eye on the visitors.


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