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Clark's Nutcracker

Clark's Nutcracker 

One of the many Clark's Nutcrackers that hang around the visitor's center on Mount Rainier, waiting for a handout.

Townsend's Solitaire

Townsend's Solitaire 

We spotted this solitaire near the campground at Taneum Creek, southwest of Cle Elum, WA in April of 2002.

Black-backed Woodpecker

Black-backed Woodpecker 

This female was found just off I-84 in the Blue Mountains of Oregon in May of 2002.

Gray Jay

Gray Jay 

This adult was accepting food donations near the Mirror Lakes at Mt Rainier National Park in August 2004.

Sooty Grouse

Sooty Grouse (fem) 

This female Sooty "Blue" Grouse was spotted along the road at Mt Rainier National Park in August 2004.

American Dipper

American Dipper 

One of a pair of dippers near Roslyn, WA in July 2006.

Olympic Marmot

Olympic Marmot 

This marmot was spotted on Hurricane Hill in Olympic National Park, WA in July of 2002.

Olympic Marmot

Olympic Marmot 

Another marmot nearby. There were two gathering nesting material at this location.

Elk

Elk  

Elk sighted near Banff, AB in April of 2000.

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep  

Some Bighorn Sheep, sighted near Osoyoos, BC

Douglas Squirrel

Douglas Squirrel 

A Douglas Squirrel, on the southwestern side of Mount Rainier

Hoary Marmot

Hoary Marmot 

A marmot, spotted at Paradise on Mount Rainier.

Townsend's Chipmunk

Townsend's Chipmunk 

One of the chipmunks off the main trail at Paradise on Mount Rainier. They were quite tame.

Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed "Oregon" Junco 

A junco, spotted at the top of Mount Si near North Bend, WA in July of 2002.

Western Tanager

Western Tanager 

a male we spotted in the mountains just west of Roslyn, WA in August of 1998.

Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker 

This juvenile was seen along the trail at Hurricane Ridge, near a flock of juvenile Gray Jays and two adult Hairy Woodpeckers (presumably his parents).

Mountain Chickadee

Mountain Chickadee  

This chickadee was photographed in Colville National Forest, near Republic, WA in September of 1997.

Hoary Marmot

Hoary Marmot 

One of the many marmots we saw at Paradise on Mount Rainier.

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel 

This squirrel was sighted in northeast Washington in October of 2002, gathering nuts for the winter.

Mule Deer

Mule Deer 

These relatively tame deer were found in the Blue Mountains of Oregon in May of 2002.

Sooty Grouse (juv)

Sooty Grouse (juv) 

This juvenile grouse was spotted near an adult female along the road at Mt Rainier National Park in August 2004.

juv. Gray Jay

juv. Gray Jay 

This is a young Gray Jay that was hopping along the trail at Paradise on Mount Rainier.

American Pipit

American Pipit 

This pipit was spotted at the top of Hurricane Hill at Olympic National Park in July of 2002.


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Christine Vadai
Kirkland, WA
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