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Granada Winter

Canvasback Duck, drake

Canvasback Duck, hen

While not technically a lifer because I saw a female Canvasback last year, I had never seen a male Canvasback until I was at Granada Park recently. 88 more words

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Beneath the Canopy

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (lifer in my yard!)

Even though we live in a very urban area in central Phoenix, our backyard is almost entirely covered with trees. 266 more words

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brain sculptors

(aerial duels, investigated)

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sabotage the cerebellum by snow,
sand, apple fallen
too far from the beanstalk.

twisting crayon canyons wax
forth in the shelter of each… 38 more words

Photo Hiatus

I guess I was on a little hiatus, unintended. My knee hurts, waaaah, it was cold here, waaaah, I just didn’t get out much and, when I did, nothing much was going on. 110 more words

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Assorted Fall Birds

Muscovy Duck

American Wigeon, female

Ring-Necked Duck, drake

Rosy-Faced Lovebird

Northern Mockingbird

Anna’s Hummingbird, male

Yellow-Rumped Warbler, female

Here are some baby birdies from late summer that I never posted. 26 more words

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Fall at the Parks

Say’s Phoebe

Earlier this week, I went to a new-to-me park in Scottsdale (Northsight Park) because I had seen photos in my birding group of a cooperative male Vermilion Flycatcher spotted there. 193 more words

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MOCKINGBIRD BY EVENING LIGHT

Posed

Mockingbird

On bare

Fig tree

Branch tips

Blackened

By evening’s

Fading light

Reprised

Raucous calls

Until dark

–Image, Craig Roberts–

Poetry