Migration is starting to ramp up, and I was fortunate to have a chance to sit with and photograph a couple of cooperative shorebirds in the morning light down at Totem Park.
I managed to get some mediocre pictures of a very yellow Pine Siskin in the yard today. Also, it’s coming into the main shorebird migration time of year, but I came up empty on my morning walk through the park. I did see my first-of-spring Black-bellied Plover on a shorter walk this evening. It may … Read more
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/20120415_SOSP_Etolin_Street_Donnelly_Yard-3.mp3] 20120415_SOSP_Etolin_Street_Donnelly_Yard-3 I went for a walk this morning and saw some Song Sparrows getting in to it along Etolin Street. The recording above is one singing in the Donnelley’s yard, it had been trading songs with another one across the street. I even saw them have a brief physical skirmish sort of in … Read more
Black-bellied Plovers and Short-billed Dowitchers rest at Totem Park.
Pictures from an evening walk to Totem Park.