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 Post subject: Tualatin Wildlife Refuge
 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 12:12 am 
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Just an update from Tualatin, lots to see, I strongly suggest going alone and trust me you'll see 100x more as talking/noise= less birds. Typically you hear them before you see 'em, so I fly solo.

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 Post subject: Re: Tualatin Wildlife Refuge
 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 12:38 am 
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Almost forgot...here's some video:




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 Post subject: Re: Tualatin Wildlife Refuge
 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 7:01 am 
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Nice to see them doing their best to control our local rodent population. Love the shot of the mischievous little racoon! :lol: Also: A bunting! :o :mrgreen:

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 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 8:56 am 
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great pictures, keep those close-ups coming, love to see them

curious about the heron and the newt, I read that newts were poisonous and birds avoided them


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 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 10:03 am 
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That appears to be a salamander, rather than a rough-skinned newt.


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 Post subject: Re: Tualatin Wildlife Refuge
 Post Posted: May 18th, 2017, 11:16 am 
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Great pictures! What a joy to see. Thank you.

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Thanks everyone!


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More great shots. I tend to agree with you about going solo as well. Many more photos. Although it is good to share the experience from time to time.

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 Post Posted: May 20th, 2017, 12:05 pm 
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Wonderful collection of candid wildlife photos. Thank you for sharing!


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 Post Posted: May 20th, 2017, 5:58 pm 
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Your pics are wonderful! It takes a special talent to be patient enough to see all that.


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