Category Archives: Birds

Happy Holidays!!!!!!!!!!!!       Hope everyone is  having a cozy winter. (Above is a Veridian Flycatcher, phone photo of the back of my camera.) My computer died the slow death. It was very old. Surprised it lasted 13 yrs.  So … Continue reading

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Varied Thrush

All through out the north west I heard these birds in the deep woods. Sounds like a whistle at a basketball game. Each a bit different.  Again…I hope I haven’t publised this already. Was really hard to get one up … Continue reading

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Cry Babies

These fledglings where pretty noisy about wanting to get fed

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Birds with Masks

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Oyster Catchers

Bonding Pair

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Hairy

Hairy Wood pecker. Don’t think it is a downy.

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Unknown Bird

Julie, or anyone , this was seen on the coast during migratory season.  It it some common bird? I just overlooked? British Colombia Coast.

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Ruffed Grouse

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Fog or steam?

The sun came out on the Pacific Rim National Park BC beaches and steam began to rise from sand. Created this effect. Amazing. From blue skies to this in mins. I was looking for coastal wolves who been feeding on … Continue reading

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Who’s this??

OOOOOhhh,  Mr. Bared Owl.  The robins not happy to see him! Tweedsmuir Park BC. Shot at 3200, 5000, and 10,000 iso. 80-400 and 500 lens.  I could have left the photosdarker but wanted you to see the feather details.  

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And this is…

an Orange-Crowned Warbler! Hard to ID, but done through sound and finally a photo. Not a great photo..This is for my birding friends.  

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Woody Wood Pecker

This Pileated Woodpecker is where the cartoon drawings come from. And I think a few hair doos too!!   

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Turkey Day

Happy Thanksgiving to all  

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White

I believe this to be a Ferugenous hawk. If wrong please correct. It was so far away this is a heavy crop. Someplace in SD last spring.

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Great Grey Owl

  She was looking over her fledglings and seemed unconcerned we were near. My friend and I did not see them that day but he got great shots a few days later. We did not stay long, a few snaps … Continue reading

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Killdeer

they are dang cute must have a nest near Tail detail and yup…the nest. not much defining it. I took the egg photo with cell phone    

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Interesting rareish birds

The green kingfisher is a resident breeding bird which occurs from southern Texas in the USA south through Central and South America to central Argentina. This small kingfisher breeds by streams in forests or mangroves. Wikipedia This photo was heavily … Continue reading

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More from Gilbert Water Ranch

Gilbert Az has a fine park of reclaimed water and easy trails. The ponds are full of wintering birds as well as humming birds, raptors, song birds.  Birders paradise in the city! What a jewel. Very clean park. It is … Continue reading

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Visit to Gilbert Water Ranch, Az

Gilber Water Ranch, Gilbert Az ( east Of Phoenix Az) is a great place for birders to visit. And a fun place for families with kids. Land was set aside for recycled water into 8 ponds. With lots of riparian, … Continue reading

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August yard bird

took about a week of waiting for this hummer to allow me to get a photo. Good thing I have a comfy glider to wait on early mornings and evenings. I have such few flowers in the yard she is … Continue reading

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