Upon our arrival to Northwoods yesterday we were greeted by 3 Swainson's Hawks flying in the sky above our spot. One is an obvious immature! Yeah- success!!
Adult Swainson's Hawk seen yesterday.
We had a wonderful day birding along the Grande Ronde River that flows through La Grande today.
This Tree Swallow was busy feeding babies:)
This American Robin was enjoying a cherry in between feedings.
This male American Kestrel was also enjoying a meal in-between feedings. It is obvious many adult birds are busy feeding their young.
This MacGillivray's Warbler was busy defending his territory. We imagine he must have a nest in the area.
We saw 3 different Calliope Hummingbirds along the river. The males were all sitting on top of trees spaced out approximately 50 yards apart defending their territories. These are the smallest hummingbirds in North America.
This Spotted Sandpiper was communicating with its mate upstream.
This Red-naped Sapsucker looks like he is collecting food for the brood.