Monday, April 22, 2013

Mt. Tabor.

It's that time of year again... time for terrible warbler photos and mystery birds.  Thankfully I saw zero empids today so you are spared true brain pain.  As for warblers, I had a couple Black-throated Grays, an Orange-crowned, and lotsa Yellow-rumpeds.

Orange-crowned Warbler

 A sapsucker joined the warbler party in one of the most-birded big leaf maple trees in town...


 A Lesser Goldfinch hit up the local watering hole...


And now this damn bird that I followed around for awhile because it seemed super grey.  But I think it's just a female goldfinch.  It's got that big finchy beak, stuffed with nesting materials in this photo. 


Lastly, a nice accip vs. crow shot. 


 Good times!

6 comments:

  1. If you were there today we just missed you! mark and chipper and I did a loop and saw similar birds to yours. Best bird was a cooperative Pacific Wren singing in the sunshine while waggling his wee tail. Talk about cute!

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    1. Oh bummer! I would have loved to y'all.

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  2. Neat shots, espeicalllllly that Sapsucker.

    I'll vote Goldfinch on that bird too.

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  3. Hi Jen, Love the Sapsucker shot and the cute shot of the finch at the water fountain. I would agree with the Goldfinch id! Happy Birding!

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  4. YES that sapsucker shot is terrific!!! I got all excited over a blue-gray gnatcatcher in the yard yesterday! CUTE To see that Goldfinch in the water fountain...hahaha

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  5. Love the sunshine on the sapsucker! Yea for Warbler Season!

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