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Coyote Wall - The Labyrinth Hike

Monday, I took a trip to eastern Washington to hike the Coyote Wall-Labyrinth Loop. It was gorgeous! The sun was shining, the wildflowers blooming, and yes, the birds were singing! 654 more words

Birding Trips

Corvus corax

Common Ravens are one of my favorite animals because of their intelligence, curiosity and flying acrobatic skills.  I’ve been working on the Cabeza Prieta NWR for the last few weeks and set up my camera on the of the wildlife drinkers we maintain.   23 more words


Achievement Unlocked: 100 Species!

Last year was my first time keeping a list for my bird watching, although I didn’t get serious about really adding variety to my observations until part way into the year and I’d combined it with my desire to improve my photography skills. 714 more words


Ravens and Crows and Ravens, Oh My!

Like a lot of other folks, you might think Edgar Allen Poe when someone mentions ‘raven’, and in fact many western poets, authors and cultures have associated the raven with danger and death. 532 more words

Birding Arizona

Rocky Mountain National Park

I spent a recent morning in Rocky Mountain National Park. We arrived before sunrise, so we got to watch the sun come up from high elevation. 85 more words


Raining Ravens

While camping last week in the Sierra foothills, I got to witness a wonderful event; the first flight of a Common Raven. I have been fortunate enough to have seen many birds leave their nest for the first time and venture out in to the world. 358 more words

Natural History

Common Raven

In the canyons, the Common Raven is seen much more frequently than its look-alike, American Crow. The bird is about 7″ longer than a crow, it’s wingspread about 18″ longer. 345 more words