June 2017, Animalblog by Terry Costales

Tree Swallow Nesting Box
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A Tree Swallow about to enter its nesting box. I rarely, very rarely, get a shot of a swallow in flight.


Tree Swallow external link external link (Tachycineta bicolor)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:52:21 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3774
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Red-winged Blackbird Posed
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A beautifully streaked female Red-winged Blackbird made a bold stance amid the branches of a tree.


Red-winged Blackbird external link external link   •  (Agelaius phoeniceus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:01:11 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 29 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3885
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White Pelican Soars
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A White Pelican against a blue and cloudy sky.


White Pelican external link external link   •  (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:02 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3851
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Black Tern Soared
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Another Black Tern soaring at Fern Ridge.


Black Tern external link external link   •  (Chlidonias niger)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:14:39 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 27 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3831
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Black Tern Head On
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A Black Tern coming right at you! One of these days I'll get a really clear shot of this bird.


Black Tern external link external link   •  (Chlidonias niger)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:13:43 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 26 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3819
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Female Anna's Hummingbird
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A Female Anna's Hummingbird at the feeder remianed still long enough to get a good profile shot.


Anna's Hummingbird external link external link   •  (Calypte anna)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  At Back Yard Humming Bird Feeder   •  Eugene, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 16:54:00 Wednesday 14 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 25 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_5181
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Rufous Hummingbird
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A Female Rufous Hummingbird in my uncle's back yard.


Rufous Hummingbird external link external link   •  (Selasphorus rufus)   •  Guest Posting   •  On June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Port Angeles, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 21:15:39 Sunday 18 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Gerald Morris Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #IMG_4348
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Cedar Waxwing
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My uncle planted the "red hot pokers" outside his bedroom window. The flowers attract Hummers and Waxwings.


Cedar Waxwing external link external link   •  (Bombycilla cedrorum)   •  Guest Posting   •  On June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Port Angeles, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:17:00 Friday 16 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 23 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Gerald Morris Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #IMG_4238
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Alarmed Killdeer
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A Killdeer alarmed at my proximity makes a slow break for it.


Killdeer external link external link   •  (Charadrius vociferus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:33 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 30 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3910
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Tree Swallow In Tree
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A Tree Swallow in a tree at Fern Ridge.


Tree Swallow external link external link (Tachycineta bicolor)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:52:58 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 17 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3776
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Song Sparrow On Grass
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A wide eyed Song Sparrow on the grass at Fern Ridge.


Song Sparrow external link external link   •  (Melospiza melodia)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:16:16 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3838
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Canada Geese Goslings
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Last shot of this year for Canada Geese goslings.


Canada Goose external link external link   •  (Branta canadensis)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:23:27 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 15 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3924
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Canada Geese Sailing
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Another family of Canadian Geese sailing in shallow water.


Canada Goose external link external link   •  (Branta canadensis)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:55:52 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 14 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3784
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Canada Geese Goslings On Grass
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More Canada Geese with goslings, this time in the grass.


Canada Goose external link external link   •  (Branta canadensis)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:20:59 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 13 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3903
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Canada Geese and Goslings
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Canada Geese at Fern Ridge in May had many goslings.


Canada Goose external link external link   •  (Branta canadensis)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:39:43 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 12 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3989
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Great Blue Heron Moves
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The Great Blue Heron began slowly stalking away after our close encounter.


Great Blue Heron external link external link   •  (Ardea herodias)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:20:41 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 11 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3900
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Close Great Blue Heron
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I came upon a Great Blue Heron which surprised both of us. He stood very close to the path instead of far off on the mudflats.


Great Blue Heron external link external link   •  (Ardea herodias)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:20:40 Sunday 7 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 10 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3899
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Male Tree Swallow
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A male Tree Swallow found a good vantage point from which to survey his territory.


Tree Swallow external link external link (Tachycineta bicolor)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:54:51 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 9 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3628
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Red-winged Blackbird Tomato
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The Red-winged Blackbird here looks like someone pitched a tomato at him.


Red-winged Blackbird external link external link (Agelaius phoeniceus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:53:58 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 8 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3767
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Yellow-headed Blackbird Profile
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The profile of the handsome Yellow-headed Blackbird.


Yellow-headed Blackbird external link external link   •  (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:16:00 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 7 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3712
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Male Yellow-headed Blackbird Sang
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The male Yellow-headed Blackbird that was doing all the atrocious, but endearing "singing".


Yellow-headed Blackbird external link external link   •  (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:15:31 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 6 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3706
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Windblown Yellow-headed Blackbird
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A windblown Yellow-headed Blackbird paused his harsh singing.


Yellow-headed Blackbird external link external link   •  (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:14:30 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 5 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #141430_20170503
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Two Male Yellow-headed Blackbirds
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Two male Yellow-headed Blackbirds perched in a tree next to the path. They were beautiful birds, but made the most horrific sounds. I heard them from a distance and thought someone was torturing livestock.


Yellow-headed Blackbird external link external link   •  (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:14:01 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3693
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Nothing Like Her Mate
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The female Red-winged Blackbird looks nothing like her mate.


Red-winged Blackbird external link external link   •  (Agelaius phoeniceus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:01:52 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Friday 2 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3655
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Female Red-winged Blackbird Stretch
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A female Red-winged Blackbird having a nice stretch.


Red-winged Blackbird external link external link   •  (Agelaius phoeniceus)   •  June 2017 Animalblog by Terry Costales   •  Fern Ridge Wildlife Area external link external link   •  Veneta, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:01:41 Wednesday 3 May 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 1 June 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_3652
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