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Draw a Bird Day December

Savannah Sparrows are Little Brown Jobs with delightful touches of yellow feathers above their eyes. My illustration has a few extra splashes of yellow… because… I just really seem to like using my yellow coloured pencil. 180 more words


December Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

There were maybe 40 or 50 Sandhills out at Scholes International Airport on Saturday morning, spread out over a wide area. I took this on Stewart Road right through the chain link fence. 202 more words

Galveston Birds

Powell Butte: July Juveniles

I headed up to Powell Butte in mid-July, just in time to spot several juveniles not long out of the nest exploring the area. There are a few key indicators that can help identify a young bird in the midst of adults; sometimes they don’t have the same plumage as their parents yet, which is often the most obvious sign. 553 more words


Broughton Beach

All the cool kids headed to Broughton Beach recently to check out Lapland Longspurs. The beach is a quick drive from my house, so I thought I’d try my luck too. 149 more words

Birding Trips

New on 500px : Savannah Sparrow and Iris by rickdobson by rickdobson

A gust of wind came up from behind the sparrow and flared his tail feathers giving this up-skirt effect. via Tumblr http://ift.tt/1ZHim7N


Alaska By Land - Denali Part II

We saw five grizzly bears from the shuttle bus on the way towards our unit.

Intimidating, much? We prepared for such encounters as best we could before setting off into the backcountry. 489 more words

Birding Trips