Posted by: atowhee | June 30, 2013

MALHEUR GALLERY #1

TWIN TYRANTSTWIN TYRANTS Note how the Western Kingbird and Say’s Phoebe are refusing to look at one another while they share the same hunting perch at Malheur Field Station.

Did I mention how beautiful the kingbird looks in early morning light? KINGBIRD BEAUT
WEKI BACK
Say’s Phoebe on a wire: SAPH ON WIRE

CONI ON LIM1 (1280x1280) Note the large eye, large mouth, tiny beaklet (good only for preening) and loooong wings. Common Nighthawk ready for afternoon nap.

CRANES-DUO (1280x1280)

gho on ledge Great Horned Owl on ledge, hiding from hideous sunlight.

P1640449 (1280x1280)

SNIP SPEKS (1280x1280)
Wilson’s Snipe.
SNIPE IN EVE1

SNIPE--HOTT

snipe-up

SUNSTRUCK
Is this Red-wing sunstruck? Too hot to come in out of the sun?
TRSW N WIRE
Tree Swallow.
TRSW PREEN


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