Rainy Day Birds

This entry is part 27 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Rainfall was continuous today, though the intensity varied from moderate to heavy. All told, over an inch of it was recorded at the airport recording station. No doubt more fell in some of the wetter areas of town. Temperatures dropped slightly, falling into the upper 30s after spending the past several days in the 40s. … Read more

9 November Photos: Birding near the Path of Hope

This entry is part 199 of 222 in the series 2007 Photojournal

Connor and I went birding around Moller Park. We saw 8 different species of sparrows that day, most of them along the road near the Path of Hope.

White-throated Sparrow

Today I had the opportunity to observe a White-throated Sparrow for the first time. I did not realize how striking they are, but the bright white throat with white lines on the head, accented by a little bit of gold just in front of the eyes made this bird really stand out. White-throated Sparrows are … Read more