Posted by: atowhee | June 12, 2022


Skilled and focused photographer, Barbara Rumer, was on the Malheur Field Station’s June birding trip. Here she shares some of her fine work. First a visual Valentine to the sprightly, bouyant, iridescent lack Terns at the exquisite Burns Sewer Ponds (any water in a drought, some say).

At Buena Viosta an adult raven weas feeding three fledgligs on a cliff ledge. Here is said adult carrying some other bird’s egg in its beak:

Some other prominent citizens of Malheur:

Black-billed Magpie, Wilson’s Snipe keeping posted, Common Nighthawk ingesting flying insects into its open mouth.

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