62 Photos - Jul 23, 2013
Photo: Adult Lewis's Woodpecker in the Awbrey Hall burn west of Bend, ORPhoto: Close-up of adult Lewis's Woodpecker showing nictitating membrane closed over the eye, Awbrey Hall burnPhoto: Wolf spider (sp?) carrying egg sac, Awbrey Hall burn, Bend, ORPhoto: South Sister from Sparks Lake, Cascade Lakes HighwayPhoto: Adult male American Three-toed Woodpecker, Sparks LakePhoto: Beetle-killed lodgepole/hemlock forest, local realm of the American Three-toed Woodpecker, Sparks LakePhoto: Devil's Lake, Cascade Lakes HighwayPhoto: Six-spotted orb weaver, Davis LakePhoto: Buena Vista Audubon birders on Odell Creek, Davis LakePhoto: Brood of Barrow's Goldeneye ducklings, Odell Creek, Davis LakePhoto: Wetlands at the mouth of Odell Creek, Davis LakePhoto: River jewelwing damselfly (Calopteryx aequabilis), Crescent Creek campgroundPhoto: Emma's dancer damselfly (Argia emma), Crescent CreekPhoto: Pinedrops (Pterospora andromedea), with last year's dried stalk in center, Crescent Creek campgroundPhoto: Adult female Red-naped Sapsucker (possibly a RN x Yellow-bellied hybrid), delivering food to nestling(s), Calliope Crossing, Sisters, ORPhoto: Watch this sequence: #1-fem. sapsucker carries food to cavity "start" above nest to better prepare it for deliveryPhoto: #2-fem. sapsucker carries food to cavity "start" above nest to better prepare it for deliveryPhoto: #3-fem. sapsucker carries food to cavity "start" above nest to better prepare it for deliveryPhoto: #4-fem. sapsucker carries food to cavity "start" above nest to better prepare it for deliveryPhoto: #5-fem. sapsucker carries food to cavity "start" above nest to better prepare it for deliveryPhoto: Photo: Adult Northern Pygmy-Owl at Calliope Crossing, Indian Ford Creek, Sisters, ORPhoto: Fledgling Northern Pygmy-Owl calling to parent at Calliope Crossing, Indian Ford Creek, Sisters, ORPhoto: Lorquin's Admiral, Cold Springs, Sisters, ORPhoto: Lunch feast at Cold Springs outside SistersPhoto: Cascades frog at Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Adult male Western Tanager carrying food for fledgling(s), Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Closeup of beetle and small grub being carried by adult male Western Tanager, Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Profile of adult male Western Tanager carrying food for fledgling(s), Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Pipsissewa, or Prince's Pine (Chimaphila umbellata), Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Pipsissewa, or Prince's Pine (Chimaphila umbellata), Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Close-up of orange lower mandible on Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: Cat's ear lily (Calochortus sp.?), Trout Creek Swamp, Sisters, ORPhoto: North and Middle Sisters through the doorway at Dee Wright Observatory, McKenzie Pass, Hwy 242Photo: Buena Vista Audubon birders atop Dee Wright Observatory, McKenzie PassPhoto: Buena Vista Audubon birders at Deschutes Land Trust's Metolius Preserve, Lake Creek, Jefferson County, ORPhoto: Rotten snag that has served many cavity nesters, Metolius Preserve, Jefferson County, ORPhoto: Golden stonefly (Perlidae sp?), Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Wing close-up, golden stonefly (Perlidae sp?), Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Narrowest spot on the Metolius River, Canyon Creek confluence, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Mt Jefferson peeks over a ridge above Abbott Creek in the B&B burn, Metolius River basinPhoto: Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium occidentale), Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Corn lily (Veratrum californicum) at Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Close-up of corn lily (Veratrum californicum) at Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Unidentified seedy forb at Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Thread-waisted digger wasp (Ammophila sp.) on white brodiaea (Triteleia hyacinthina), Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Thread-waisted digger wasp (Ammophila sp.) on white brodiaea (Triteleia hyacinthina), Wizard Falls on the Metolius River, Camp Sherman, ORPhoto: Middle and North Sisters from the Pole Creek burn, Sisters, ORPhoto: Buena Vista Audubon birders at the Pole Creek burn, Sisters, ORPhoto: Fledgling male White-headed Woodpecker getting an easy meal, Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, Sisters, ORPhoto: Fledgling male White-headed Woodpecker getting an easy meal, Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, Sisters, ORPhoto: Fledgling male White-headed Woodpecker, Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, Sisters, ORPhoto: Adult male White-headed Woodpecker, Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, Sisters, OR (note very worn neck feathers)Photo: Twin flower (Linnaea borealis) off Skyliners Drive, west of Bend, ORPhoto: Fledgling Williamson's Sapsucker, Skyliners Drive, west of Bend, ORPhoto: Adult male Pileated Woodpecker off Skyliners Drive, west of Bend, ORPhoto: Adult male Pileated Woodpecker off Skyliners Drive, west of Bend, ORPhoto: Adult male Pileated Woodpecker off Skyliners Drive, west of Bend, ORPhoto: Lewis's Woodpecker inspecting a tree cavity, Shevlin Park, Bend, ORPhoto: Lewis's Woodpecker at Shevlin Park, Bend, ORPhoto: Black Butte and Mt. Jefferson with lenticular clouds, seen from Tumalo Reservoir, NW of Bend, OR