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There was a House Wren singing in the oaks at Emigrant Lake today.  Evidently he was a new arrival, and not likely to nest there.  Generally the Bewick’s Wrens get the low elevation territories, forcing their duskier cousins up into the mountains to nest.  73 more words


Coyote Wall - The Labyrinth Hike

Monday, I took a trip to eastern Washington to hike the Coyote Wall-Labyrinth Loop. It was gorgeous! The sun was shining, the wildflowers blooming, and yes, the birds were singing! 654 more words

Birding Trips

Signs of Spring - Birds and Bees

Despite what the calendar indicates, Spring is bursting out all over. The animals feel it. They are out foraging for fresh food. Insect-eating birds have returned from their winter vacations and are having no trouble finding bugs to consume. 291 more words


First Sony Bird Pics

I wanted to share the first bird pictures with my new Sony a 6000, a mirrorless camera which is very light weight. I was using the 55 – 210 mm lens to shot the pictures at my daughter Em’s house on Christmas Day. 164 more words



Pictures: Yet more pictures from Cloudcroft, NM. Man that was a great birding place.
Another Western Bluebird.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

Parker : Took a trip to Parker,AZ today (nearest Walmart) and did some shopping for things at the big store. 48 more words


Bluebirds, Shrikes and Raptors...for Lack of a Better Title

Birders…what a day of birding! And I was only out for a few hours! I finally found and photographed a Ferruginous Hawk! Other guys that were out there, some that appear in this post, include Golden eagles, Ferruginous hawk Red-tail, White-tailed hawk, Northern Harrier, Am. 77 more words


Yes! Back to warm weather

Pictures: When I post some of my bird pictures I will often pull them out of old file folders on my Computer and just pick ones I have not processed yet, put them in Photoshop and see what happens. 388 more words