I have another tit for you! This one looks pretty wild. They’re very common birds and their range is impressive! But they’re somewhat difficult to photograph because they’re pretty shy. Most of my pictures were like this. They move like chickadees because you can see them [...]
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I’ve posted pictures of the Horned Larks from the summer. But they’re even prettier in the winter because of all the snow. This was taken on Antelope Island. We had a lot of snow this past week and it’s made the island look like another planet. The Horned Larks don’t [...]
Today I got to bird outside of Salt Lake City! I went to Antelope Island and had possibly the best birding experience I’ve had in the last year. For example, even though it’s mid-October, I saw several different kinds of warblers in Utah! This is a Wilson’s Warbler. I was so happy to [...]
At Solitude, I came across a female Western Tanager eating berries. There’s this group on Google+ that participates in a game called bird poker where they post bird pictures with a certain theme. Birds eating berries would make an excellent theme. It’s funny how drab the females look compared to the [...]
I still have lots of pictures from Costa Rica. I took over 5,000 pictures. I saw two different honeycreepers. This is the Green Honeycreeper. He was always hiding out in the trees. Amazingly, he’s a type of tanager. It felt like 50% of the birds in Costa Rica were tanagers. I also saw [...]
The Golden-hooded Tanager is the superhero of tanagers, which means he should have a better name. Nanananana – masked bird! He has a really interesting rufous patch under his chin. They have such a near pattern. It’s not just a flash of color like the Vermillion Flycatcher, there are multiple solid [...]
Costa Rica has a lot of bright birds. One is the Summer Tanager. Now I know what you’re thinking, I’ve already shown you one of these birds after we went to Arizona. But that one is a Hepatic Tanager. They have more dark red in their face. Summer Hepatic We saw the Summer Tanager several [...]