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Birds of the Sawtooth Mountains & Salmon River
Sawtooth National Recreation Area, May 11, 2008

On Mother's Day, we hosted a bird walk with Louise Stands, Stanley area resident and expert birder. We started at the Stanley Creek beaver pond complex where resident and migratory species of ducks, geese and other waterfowl are often seen. We saw cinnamon teals, pintails and Northern shovelers. Sandhill cranes were in nearby meadows. Then, along the Salmon River, we were fortunate to see bald eagles at their nest. At least two pair now live here year-around. We also spotted golden eagles by a nesting site. Near the river, ospreys were bringing twigs to construct nests on the top of power poles. There is an osprey colony of about a dozen nests at Redfish Lake. It was good to be outdoors on bare ground, after a long, snowy Idaho winter.
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Summer 2008 Outings: Birds of the Sawtooth Mountains & Salmon River

 

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There are 7 photos in the slideshow above. Download times vary from 2-3 seconds for high-speed connections, and 2-3 minutes for dial-up. Enjoy the whole show (which will load and play automatically) OR use the quick links at left to view and print individual slides (just use the BACK button on your web browser to return to this page when you are done with each slide).

All photos are by Lynne K. Stone, BWCC,
Copyright 2008, unless otherwise noted.

> Slide 1: Spotting for Birds

> Slide 2: Bald Eagle

> Slide 3: Bird Watchers

> Slide 4: Male Cinnamon Teal

> Slide 5: Female Cinnamon Teal

> Slide 6: Above Stanley Creek Wildife Area

> Slide 7: Sandhill Cranes

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