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The American Dipper, photo by Nels Rasmussen, D.C.

As you walked along rivers and creeks did you hear the beautiful song of the American Dipper.  Hard to believe that big song came from the little bird comfortably perched on the rocks in the middle of the swift flowing rivers.  This bird is our only North American song bird that is also a shore bird.  Learn more...

Eagle feeding on salmon, photo USFS

Every year many await the majestic eagles return to the river valleys.  Eagles will come to the rivers to feed on the spawning salmon in preparation for their nesting season.  They mate for life and the average life span of a Bald Eagle is 20 years.  Learn more...

Chestnut Backed Chickadee, photo by Rick Korpienen

The Chickadee is a common bird to see and easy to point out to children as they learn about the birding community. The Chickadee also leads a very fascinating life.  Learn more...

Mating Osprey, photo by Ken Rasmussen, Sr

Osprey return to the same nest every year in the springtime.  The nest are close to rivers and lakes where they can feed on a steady diet of fish.  Learn more...
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