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Recent content by mtbirder

  1. Vermilion Flycatcher.jpg

    Vermilion Flycatcher.jpg

    While learning some autofocus features of my camera, I photographed this little guy just as he was about to catch a small insect.
  2. Lark Sparrow.jpeg

    Lark Sparrow.jpeg

    Perhaps my favorite sparrow.
  3. Canyon Towhee.jpeg

    Canyon Towhee.jpeg

  4. Red-necked_Grebe


  5. Wilson's Snipe

    Wilson's Snipe

  6. Russet Nightingale-Thrush

    Russet Nightingale-Thrush

    Ran into this fellow while looking for Mountain Trogons in the mountains east of Puerto Vallarta, Mxico.
  7. Blue Mockingbird

    Blue Mockingbird

    Lucked out and ran into this Blue Mockingbird while in the open.
  8. Vermillion_Head_on


    It seems that birds always assume a different countenance when viewed head-on.
  9. Black-throated Magpie-Jay

    Black-throated Magpie-Jay

  10. Sandhills in flight

    Sandhills in flight

  11. Cactus_Finch1


    The Galpagos finches studied by Charles Darwin are rather plain in appearance. The major features distinguishing one species from another are beaks with adaptations to different food sources. The long, pointed beak of this female Cactus Finch allows the bird to seek food in cactus flowers and...
  12. Canyon Towhee

    Canyon Towhee

    This is the only time I have photographed this bird with its crown raised.
  13. Greater Peewee

    Greater Peewee

    Haven't seen many posts of this bird so thought I would add to the collection.
  14. Eared Grebe

    Eared Grebe

  15. Turkey Vulture

    Turkey Vulture

    Was able to get close enough to capture features of the bird I had never seen -- the see-through nostrils and white warts below the eyes.