Category Archives: photojournal

Report of Vaux’s Swifts over Indian River

Connor texted to let me know he saw (and photographed) a couple of Vaux’s Swifts flying over the bridge at Indian River. By the time I got there, they had apparently moved on, and didn’t come back while I was … Continue reading

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Fledgling Song Sparrow

One of the Song Sparrows banded in my yard last November has stayed around to nest. Connor discovered where the nest recently, and today I saw a young bird sitting just outside of it. I suspect it was just leaving … Continue reading

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Great Horned Owl

I heard about a Great Horned Owl that had been being harassed by crows since early this morning. It was located in a dense patch of trees in a residential area, but I was able to get a bit of … Continue reading

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Blue Lake and Off Trail Exploring

Despite a forecast for sunny conditions, a marine layer moved in over town, and it was a gray day for much of it. I took Rowan out the road for a conditioning hike. Coming around the road towards Thimbleberry Creek, … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

After recent rains, it was nice to see some blue sky this morning. The clouds put up a fight throughout the day, with occasional sprinkles from some of the bigger clouds, but overall the trend was towards clearing. It was … Continue reading

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Banded Yard Birds

Connor recently figured out where the Song Sparrows were nesting (the male in the pair was banded last fall in my yard), and I got a poor picture of one of them headed into the brush pile where the nest … Continue reading

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