Posted by: atowhee | July 14, 2014

JULY BIRDS AROUND ASHLAND

SCJA IN CANOPYScrub-Jay in canopy, one of our mimosa trees. Below: juvenile Steller’s Jay with his crest still a bit unformed.

STLLR YNG
BTP IN-SHADE (1280x960)Band-tail hiding from the sun.

DPPR ON-EDGE (1280x960) Dipper along Ashland Creek. Last evening I saw one fly through the upper culvert beneath Granite Street about fifty yards up from the swimming reservoir, singing along as it moved downstream.

HOUS REN1 (1280x960)House Wren.

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YOUNG TURKS
Female with four youngsters browsing in Lithia Park:
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HEAT
These two nestling Bald Eagles were captured while panting in the sun…in nest along Westside Road at northwest edge of Klamath Lake. Suspect this picture was taken by Matthew Gooding, his wife Shannon emailed it to me:panting eaglets

KIT LARSEN’S PICS
Here are three images taken this month by Kit Larsen who was visiting Ashland from Corvallis:Great Gray Owl 2014_07_04_19305s

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This Hermit Warbler was on Grizzly Peak.
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Responses

  1. Love that picture of the owl’s wing! You can see a lot of structure and beauty behind it. TIp o’ the hat to my friend Kit.


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