Category Archives: birds

Bird Notes and Observations


Yesterday Eric and Cathy Parker found a Brambling over by the airport and posted some pictures on Facebook. Unfortunately the Facebook notification system didn’t function correctly for me in this case and I did not get the notice at first. … Continue reading

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Common Cuckoo Revisted

Common Cuckoo photographed Saturday, as of this writing I am uncertain if anyone found it today (Sunday, 14 June) Friday afternoon my kids and I spent a couple of pleasant hours hanging out on Harbor Mountain in the area we … Continue reading

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Harbor Mountain Cuckoo Quest

We had limited visibility when we reached the mixed open meadows near the picnic area After yesterday’s exciting report of the cuckoo on Harbor Mountain, I was inspired to get up there last yesterday evening. I had limited time, and … Continue reading

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Photo by Eric Parker, used with permission I had a message this afternoon from Eric Parker, reporting that he and his wife Cathy had seen a very unusual looking bird up on Harbor Mountain near the picnic area. They were … Continue reading

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Red-throated Loons on Blue Lake

Yesterday while up at Blue Lake, a pair of Red-throated Loons came into the little cove at the very lower end of the lake around the corner from the dam. Earlier this month I had seen them there as well, … Continue reading

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Anna’s Hummingbird Grit Station

Connor first noticed the female Anna’s Hummingbird flying under the porch about a month ago (I think), but we weren’t quite sure what it was doing. Over the past coupe of days when Rowan has been outside, she got some … Continue reading

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