Posted by: atowhee | July 18, 2013

MORE MALHEUR BEAUTIES

burowl-x Along Hwy 78 east of Burns, Burrowing Owl atop his burrow entrance.

Here is a small selection of the shots birder Beth Branthaver got on the late June trip to Malheur. The Great Gray Owl, of course, was in the Cascades near Ashland.coni--X Nighthawk having a daytime rest.

frnkln-nest-x Franklin’s Gull carrying nesting material over marsh at The Boat Landing east of Malheur HQ.

ggo-X Great Gray Owl.

gho-x
Great Horned Owl on cliff cleft at Page Springs.
Judging from these photos you can see we did owl right on this trip.
stilt-x Black-necked Stilt in flight along Lawen Road.


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