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Western Tanager

OIMB Boathouse (copied photo)

Wild Fucia Shrubs

Meadow at Bullards

Down by the River

Camus Meadow


Date: May 12, 2012

Tonight’s Location: Bullard’s Beach State Park, Bandon, Oregon

Weather: sunny, warm

Temperature: start 44º

High 65º

Wildlife count: Red-necked Grebe, Western Tanager, Surf Scoter, Common Loon, Pacific Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot

We picked up Les and Pam in the government car, and drove to Charleston for the last SEA seminar. It was excellent. We learned about Interpretation and more about Estuarine environments. We saw two life birds, both the Red-necked Grebe and Western Tanager, both absolutely stunning.

When we got home, we walked down to the river, and watched the birds. It was a beautiful afternoon with lots of birds on the river. We grilled pork steak and fixed cornbread with corn added, and enjoyed a relaxing evening.

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