February birding is famously slow around much of Oregon, but, as I like to remind myself, there is always something to see.
This male Redhead has been spending the winter at Commonwealth Lake Park in Beaverton. 288 more words
A Private Tour in North Norfolk today. It was nice and dry all day, but a bit cloudy and cool in the W/NW breeze. That seemed to keep a cap on migration, although we still managed to see a nice selection of birds on the move and some early returning summer visitors. 2,209 more words
Whilst watching this Green-winged Teal at Virkie yesterday (forgive the poor photo) I was struck by its contrastingly pale loral area. I haven’t noticed this before, and don’t recall seeing it discussed (though Reeber does refer to a pale comma at the base of the bill in his discussion of head patterns). 54 more words