Category Archives: Cranes

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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Bye to 2014

A few parting shots from the last hours of 2014….

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Like Yellowstone

People think of Yellowstone for the animals and  (and hot pools) and the Tetons as scenery. However, all the creatures are there in the Tetons. I prefer the Teton valley much more. Tree Swallow, so cute. I watched them everyday. … Continue reading

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Interaction

     

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Morning preening

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Looking for lunch

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Ending the year with Cranes

Or Starting the year with photos… Here the cranes are coming in after sunset to land in their night time roosting area. It was quite dark and my d300 is very noisy at 1600 iso. More photos to soon.

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Big Butt or not?

“Does this make my butt look to big?”

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Blue Heron

This is here simply because he was there. He was to close! Just fun stuff for me.  Need more fun stuff!!

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I SPY

In one day, I Spy:   Blue Bird hunting Geese honking  Lambs jumping  Cranes pairing  Mommy talk  Owl nest 

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They are back!

The Sandhill Cranes are back from their winter vacation. All paired up in their nesting areas. This one was exceptionally rusty colored.  Blended in quite well.   Remember these birds are aprox. 4 ft tall or more.                                                                                        Location:  Sierra Valley, … Continue reading

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Amazing birds

These Sandhill cranes number in the thousands. Both Greater and Lesser.  Some migrate down from Alaska some just from N. Ca. The Greaters are as tall as I am! (5-6 ft) Imagine standing next to one!!!  And can jump as far … Continue reading

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