Posted by: atowhee | July 28, 2014

SOME UN-OWLS

Enough with those cutesy owls already. How about some birds of daytime action?RBSAP ON BIRCHRed-breasted Sapsucker that’s been drilling away on my neighbor’s birch tree.

weta in tree1 Western Tanager down from the hills to feed around Ashland Pond.
beag up (1280x960) Young Bald Eagle over Emigrant Lake. Below, Eurasian Collared-Dove. Now so common I hardly ever take a photo.

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Juvenile Bluebirds, Western, still showing spotted chest.
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This is one of the most common wildlife sights across America now that we have so many golf courses, and so many geese to trim them.

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in-flite (1280x960)squawk and fly

KILLDEERLET1 (1280x960)Strapling Killdeer, running fast but maybe not yet able to fly.

kngbrd-xWestern Kingbird.

lkesa looksLeast Sandpiper showing yellow legs.

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A flying Osprey can be an elegant, graceful thing.
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These last pictures all taken at Emigrant Lake.


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  1. lovely photos and friends!


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