Category Archives: birding

Afternoon Birding

Today is the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count. I spent some time between errands this afternoon to get a little birding in with a friend. Fortunately we managed to avoid being out in the worst of the … Continue reading

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Another Sit

Mostly gray skies today. The rather fierce breeze of yesterday evening diminished as the night wore on, and today was basically calm. I spent a little time over at the airport both this morning and then again this afternoon. I … Continue reading

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Airport Birds

Very clear skies today, cool, but since it was calm, it didn’t feel too bad. I spent some time this morning sitting at the airport in hopes of seeing the American Pipit and Horned Lark that have been hanging out … Continue reading

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Indian River Ducks

I spent some time this morning down at Indian River trying to get pictures of the Wood Duck. It was there again with some Mallards and a few Buffleheads.

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Snow Free Winter

This winter has continued to remain snow free at low elevations Yesterday I got a report that the Wood Duck was refound along Indian River first thing in the morning. I had a chance to check there a couple of … Continue reading

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Crows and Oystercatchers

This time of year is a good one to see Black Oystercatchers and Northwestern Crows down at the beach during low tides. Although they look very different in good viewing conditions, their similar size and color can make them hard … Continue reading

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