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January 13, 2018

One of the reasons why I’ve always loved birding is that it essentially brings me to some of my favourite places, namely forests and wetlands. This is also a fair assumption by folks who find out you’re a birder: 390 more words

Summer's ended, now comes the rain

Although summer took its time in showing up this year, once it started, it was long, hot and dry. In just the last two weeks, temperatures have gone from 30 to 14. 812 more words



Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Homer, Alaska
Canon 7D w/ Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/300 sec @ f8 iso 200
© G. Runco / Teklanika Photography 2017


Jackson Bottom

I made a quick visit to Jackson Bottom in Hillsboro. This is a very busy spot in the summer. The Savannah Sparrows are still in full song. 153 more words

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A Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichenis) with a Damsel fly in it’s mouth.


Savannah Sparrow

Dear Friends, loved our day at Crex this week, so thankful that I can again venture out into the wilderness with my camera. This Savannah Sparrow was a lifer for me, I had never seen him before or if I did, I didn’t know what he was, id wise, thanks to the kind folks on Facebook who solidified my tentative id. til Tomorrow, MJ


Montrose Point, April 15-16, 2017

Many sparrows about. Some firsts, such as the Savannah Sparrow. Saw a beautiful Tree Swallow toward the shore on the 16th. No photo of the Tree Swallow because as soon as it perched, it was chased away by a Red-winged Blackbird. 52 more words