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Winlock Neighbors Rescue Seven Bald Eagles; Release First Recovered Bird into the Wild

Campbell hold the eagle in her arms for a few long minutes, hoping to allow the young bird to familiarize himself to the surroundings before she lets him go.

WINLOCK — “Building a region where people and wildlife flourish together” is the motto and guiding principle of the Audubon Society of Portland — a lofty goal, to say the least, and a worthy goal. It’s a goal to which the neighbors on rural Harkins Road in Winlock, WA, had already aspired — perhaps without spelling it out, perhaps without even knowing ... Read More »

Ridgefield NWR: the Raptors (Part II)

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We see plenty of raptors here in Lewis County, but to get a really close view of them, you need to visit a wildlife refuge like the Nisqually or Ridgefield refuges. Here the birds are accustomed to having people watching their every move and you can spend a lot of time watching them and appreciating their beauty. This Red-tailed Hawk ... Read More »

Ridgefield NWR: Views, People, Mammals & a Frog (Part I)

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Monday afternoon my son Shane and I drove down to the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (just southwest of Woodland, along the Columbia River) to take the 4.2-mile auto tour of the River ‘S’ Unit. It was our second visit to a local wildlife refuge in the last month (see Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge: the Birds (Part I) and Nisqually National ... Read More »

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge: the Birds (Part I)

You couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day to take a walk through the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. On a whim I decided to grab my 8-year-old granddaughter and drag my 20-year-old son for the long walk, to see what we could see and enjoy the day outside on the water. The parking lot was packed, people parked as ... Read More »

Winlock’s Veteran’s Day Parade

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Better late than never! I had forgotten about this batch of photos until this morning — and for shame! Who could forget about the vets?? Winlock puts on one heck of a Veteran’s Day celebration each year. Here are some of the highlights of the day … Onlookers line the streets of Winlock as the Veterans Day Parade began at ... Read More »

Bald Eagle Driven Off By Red-winged Blackbirds

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The eldest son and I were fishing on Swofford Pond Saturday, June 4, sitting out near the middle of the pond when a Bald Eagle suddenly came out from behind the stand of trees to the south and dove down toward the water. He was on a mission.   I couldn’t see what he was after, it’s just a black ... Read More »

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