Okanogan County Aug 2011
Aug 16, 2011Public
Photo: On the way from Winthrop to Tiffany Lake
Photo: Lupine at the Tiffany Springs National Forest Campground
Photo: Fishing at Tiffany Lake. Caught four, threw back all but one brook trout, which we ate for dinner
Photo: Randy setting up tent at Oriole National Forest Campground west of Conconully
Photo: Blurry photo of American Three-toed Woodpecker. (The bird
 was moving -- pecking -- and the forest dark.)
Photo: Male and female Evening Grosbeak
Photo: Williamson's Sapsucker at the Salmon Meadows 
National Forest Campground
Photo: View on national forest road from Salmon Meadows to Long Swamp
Photo: Mountain Bluebird
Photo: View from the road to Long Swamp. Unfortunately, we saw a lot of dead
 trees from bug infestation followed by fire.
Photo: Long Swamp meadow
Photo: Spotted Sandpiper at Long Swamp National Forest Campground
Photo: Long Swamp
Photo: Far away but still identifiable as Clark's Nutcracker
Photo: One of our best sightings: Boreal Chickadee.
Right where it's supposed to be: in dense stands of sub-alpine firs and Engelmann spruce
Photo: The road from Loomis to Oroville
Photo: The Similkameen River just outside Oroville. It will feed into the Okanogan River in Oroville.
Photo: Western Wood Pewee, of which we saw a fair number
Photo: A view along the road from Oroville to Molson
Photo: Lewis's Woodpecker (from a distance)
Photo: Gray Flycatcher on Nine Mile Rd
Photo: Red-necked Phalaropes on Sidley Lake
Photo: Immature Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbirds
Photo: Hooded Merganser on the left, Green-winged Teal on the right