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Interesting Nature Facts #9 – Corvids


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Corvids! Welcome to the next installment of a new series of nature photos that will be short & sweet, and all about the native and naturalized wildlife that is all around us with just...

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Black-tailed Gnatcatcher – Loudmouth of the Sonoran Desert


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This male black-tailed gnatcatcher and his mate weren’t very happy when I peered out of my tent in the bright Sonoran Desert morning in the Ajo Mountains of Southern Arizona’s Pima County. I was...

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Surf Scoters – My Favorite Pacific Sea Duck!


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Very recently I was taking a “day off” (inside joke for those who know me personally – I work in some capacity nearly every day of the year) on a scouting trip for future photography trips...

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Black-necked Stilts


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Quick post for today. I’ve been sitting on this photo of a trio of black-necked stilts for a while because I saw something in it, but it just didn’t look right. Then I had...

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Marbled Godwits in Los Angeles!


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Large for a sandpiper, and of the four species of godwits in the world, marbled godwits are the biggest. This beautiful cinnamon-mottled shorebird breeds in the central North America’s Great Plains (Alberta, the Dakotas, Montana,...

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The Sparrow and the Hummingbird


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Yesterday I was in Bellevue, Washington working as a Master Naturalist in an area where I work frequently pulling out invasive bindweed and blackberry plants to make room for native species, and I brought...

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Chiripa! The Chihuahuan Raven Seen in Arizona!


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One of the many pleasure on my last visit to Southern Arizona was seeing the Chihuahuan raven in its natural habitat. I didn’t even have to go look for it, this one found me...

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Birds of Los Angeles, California: Brandt’s Cormorant!


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New photos! Recently passing through LA, I had a bit of time for a quick stop at the beach to check out the local shorebirds….. Brandt’s Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) Cormorants (family Phalacrocoracidae) are medium to...

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The Birds of Southwest Florida


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Quick post for today on some of the more common birds of Southwest Florida, such as anhingas, herons, egrets and hawks. These species are most often found near or on the water. Anhinga Also known...

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Three Little Birds, Four New Photos


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Rise up this mornin’, Smiled with the risin’ sun, Three little birds Each by my doorstep Singin’ sweet songs Of melodies pure and true, Saying’, (“This is my message to you”) ~ Bob Marley...

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