Posted by: atowhee | July 6, 2010

California Birding Gallery

Here are some photos from June birding trip with Cheepers and eight of their birding clients, the Lucky Ladies from VA and NC.   Among them >200 lifers.

From top to bottom: two images of an Ash-throated Flycatcher in the bright sun at Caspers Wilderness Park in the hills of Orange County.  Bushtits at visitors center at Caspers.  California ground squirrel above ground.  Cliff Swallows on Caspers VC.   California Towhee in San Francisco.  Hooded Oriole male in SF Presidio.  Great Boue Heron.  Olive-sided Flycatcher juvenile in SF Presidio.  Great Blue Heron.

To see pictures taken on our expedition by Cindy Beckman, proprietor of Cheepers Bird tours, click here. She’s got Swainson’s Hawk, White-throated Swfits over the Bridge at Del Valle Reservoir in Alameda County, Yellow-billed Magpie, wrens and Wrentit, Island Scrub-Jay (making it two for two on California endemics), Lazuli Bunting, Black Skimmer, Least Tern, California Condor, Heermann’s Gull gang, Allen’s Hummingbird, Lewis’s Woodpecker and Rufous-crowned Sparrow.

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