Bird Photos from 2020 – Passerines — Wickersham’s Conscience

As you might suspect, WC finds birds and bird photography a refuge from the dumpster fire that is current events. For WC’s own peace of mind, if not yours as well, Wickersham’s Conscience will feature bird photo posts irregularly through the balance of the year. Some of these images may have appeared earlier this year. […]

Bird Photos from 2020 – Passerines — Wickersham’s Conscience

Golondrina Ribereña/Sand Martin|Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.345

Foto: Francisco PiedrahitaNombre en español: Golondrina Ribereña Nombre en inglés: Sand Martin|Bank Swallow Nombre científico: Riparia riparia Familia: Hirundinidae Canto: Jerome FischerEl avión zapador (Riparia riparia) es una especie de ave paseriforme de la familia Hirundinidae propia de Eurasia, América y África. Es un pájaro pequeño, de vuelo rápido y ágil y aleteo rápido, de unos 12 cm de longitud y 18 cm de envergadura. Posee una parte superior parda y una ventral más…

Golondrina Ribereña/Sand Martin|Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.345

Greater Roadrunner — Foraging — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I encounter Greater Roadrunners quite frequently as I drive around rural southern Arizona. These birds seem to be at home equally in desert and grasslands. They are tough and resourceful opportunists, preying on anything ranging from insects […]

Greater Roadrunner — Foraging — Sonoran Images

Birds and Islands, the Story of Cuba: Why the Island is Unique. Or Not. with Tom Hinnebusch – Evening Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, 1 December, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Santa Monica Bay Audubon Societyis putting on our third ZOOM evening meeting.You’re all invited. On December 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm, Join the Zoom Presentation by CLICKING HERE In addition to showing a variety of photos of Cuban birds, Tom will talk about why islands are special places, often the homes of interesting and unique […]

Birds and Islands, the Story of Cuba: Why the Island is Unique. Or Not. with Tom Hinnebusch – Evening Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, 1 December, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

“I’M WITH THE BAND…” PIPING PLOVER TUNA’S GUEST POST – revisited — ROLLING HARBOUR ABACO

“I’M WITH THE BAND…” PIPING PLOVER TUNA’S GUEST POST 1 ABACO PIPING PLOVER WATCH was an amateur ‘citizen science’ conservation program to help investigate the winter season migrations of a tiny shore bird. It started in August 2015 as a winter-season supplement to the serious scientific research carried out annually in the summer breeding […]

“I’M WITH THE BAND…” PIPING PLOVER TUNA’S GUEST POST – revisited — ROLLING HARBOUR ABACO

Ángel Nariñense/Gorgeted Sunangel/Heliangelus strophianus — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.313

Foto: Nick AthanasNombre en español: Ángel Nariñense Nombre en inglés: Gorgeted Sunangel Nombre científico: Heliangelus strophianus Familia: Trochilidae Canto: Niels KrabeeEl colibrí pectoral​ (Heliangelus strophianus) es una especie de colibrí en la familia Trochilidae. Foto: Javier ZuritaDistribución Se encuentra en Colombia y Ecuador. Gorgeted sunangel The gorgeted sunangel (Heliangelus strophianus) is a species of hummingbird found on the west slope of Ecuador and extreme southwestern Colombia. Description…

Ángel Nariñense/Gorgeted Sunangel/Heliangelus strophianus — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.313

North, East and West Shoal Lakes Blitz — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program

On August 8th we had our first IBA Blitz of the year (much later than normal of course, but better late than never!). Volunteers went out in the North, East and West Shoal Lakes IBA in search of Red-headed Woodpeckers. The day started off with perfect weather for our 15-member blitz crew to survey for […]

North, East and West Shoal Lakes Blitz — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program

A Green Heron Colony — Elizabeth River Bird Blog

Douglas, a fellow FM Forums member, just posted some awe-inspiring Green Heron nestling photos. He took them 15 feet from the birds’ natal tree—one of many trees that line a Maryland lake. A few of the photos feature a nestling being fed by a parent, a spectacle everyone should see at least once. Karl’s comment, […]

A Green Heron Colony — Elizabeth River Bird Blog
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