Category Archives: Birding

I recently became fascinated with the birds I see while walking on trails by San Francisco Bay, and started to take pictures in order to learn about the birds. At this point, I am trying to identify the names of the birds, so please leave comments if you can help me!

Yellow-headed Blackbird & Black-billed Magpie @ Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado, June 9th, 2017

After camping by the Rio Grande in Del Norte, we went to a larger town, Monte Vista to get groceries.  While looking at a map, we discovered there is a National Wildlife Refuge near the town, so we had to … Continue reading

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Barred Owl

Today, we went for a walk in the woods right across from our house, and came across a Barred Owl.  I ran back to get my camera while Bob kept an eye on the bird.  We were able to see … Continue reading

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Caspian Terns & Red-Winged Blackbirds@Nisqually NWR

On Tuesday, May 22, we visited the Nisqually NWR near Olympia, WA.  We arrived around 2:00 P.M., and it was sunny and warm.  It was a beautiful day, but the reserve was very quiet until we reached the observation tower … Continue reading

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Roufous Hummingbird

Quite few Humingbirds have been visiting my feeder.  I was finally able to take some pictures.  I think they are Roufous Hummingbird.

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Sooty Grouse & Northern Flicker on Icicle Ridge Trail

We went camping/hiking at Leavenworth, Washington Area on May 1-3.  On May 2,  we hiked the Icicle Ridge trail.  It was a steep trail, but I enjoyed the view and the crisp air.   Midway into the hike, we heard deep sounds … Continue reading

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Black-capped Chickadee

The very old cherry tree on our front yard finally had flowers, so I was taking pictures of the cherry blossoms.  A Chickadee flew in.  I guess the old cherry tree has yummy insects for them. I thought the tree was … Continue reading

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Dinner time at Fay Bainbridge Park

Fay Bainbridge park is my favorite park, and I go there at least 2 or 3 times a week to walk on the beach.   However, it is a small park, and you will not be able to get much exercise … Continue reading

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