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Springing Into Action

Savannah Sparrow gathering nesting materials.

Photo credit:  Athena Alexander


Welcome Spring

Happy first day of spring!  To celebrate the outgoing winter, here are a couple shots of a Savannah Sparrow making a living in the snow.  These were taken at Clarence Cannon NWR.

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American Wigeon

Here’s a female and male Wigeon out in Apffel yesterday. Breeds in the Northwest and winters in the Southwest and South. Life bird!

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Galveston Birds

Not Too Much to See Along Desmond Road Today

After work, I drove over to Desmond Road by the Cosumnes River Preserve.  There weren’t a lot of photo ops today.  Most of the birds were in the distant ponds or on distant perches in the trees or on telephone poles, so that was a little disappointing.  66 more words

A Triplet of Lifers for me

More winter birds: a Northern Shoveler, a Savannah Sparrow, and a Northern Harrier (female). All seen in a brief visit to Apffel flats yesterday morning before work.

Galveston Birds

Sandhill Cranes, Red-Tailed Hawk, and Other Birds

After work, I was feeling a little better so I went down Desmond Road again and took it around to Bruceville Road… Saw the regular kestrel that always seems to cruise that area and a Red-Tailed Hawk.  300 more words