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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 13:58
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Thanks, Pete. I am aware that the "little...

Thanks, Pete. I am aware that the "little additional details" will keep many from attempting to complete the reading. And, yet, there's so much I left out!

The American west is very different than...
Forum: California Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:08
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Hamhed
Trip report posted

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3878377#post3878377

Steve
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:06
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Crystal Peak Park.

Crystal Peak Park.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:05
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 18 Our 2pm flight from Reno, Nevada, gave us...

July 18
Our 2pm flight from Reno, Nevada, gave us time for a last look at western birds. Canyon Ranch was convenient and good birding so we finalized our packing, splitting our time between loading...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:03
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
More from Subway Cave.

More from Subway Cave.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:01
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 17 With a hunch that birding at Subway Cave...

July 17
With a hunch that birding at Subway Cave might be productive in the morning hours, we arrived at 6am. Our intuition was correct. It was a cool start but the sun was beginning to rise over...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:58
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Chaos Crags.

Chaos Crags.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:57
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 16 Today’s plans were put together the...

July 16
Today’s plans were put together the evening before. A ten minute drive took us to Cave Campground where we began a downstream walk along Hat Creek just after 6am. Never a great idea to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:52
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 15 Our northernmost motel was in the...

July 15
Our northernmost motel was in the rearview as we drove out of Burney and went south, back into Lassen Park. The entrance to the park is at Manzanita Lake, which also happened to be our...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:46
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
More from the 14th. Swift at Burney, Bank...

More from the 14th. Swift at Burney, Bank Swallows at Fall River Mills, others from Ahjumawi.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:41
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Birds at the Headwaters Pool.

Birds at the Headwaters Pool.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:38
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 14 In the morning, we voted unanimously to...

July 14
In the morning, we voted unanimously to skip the sub-standard continental breakfast at the motel, digging into our stockpile of groceries instead before returning to Burney Falls. We stayed...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:34
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
From the Paradise Meadows hike.

From the Paradise Meadows hike.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:32
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 13 The time change we experienced going from...

July 13
The time change we experienced going from one side of the States to the other made it easy for us to rise early. Getting up at 5 was not difficult and this morning was no exception. By...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:29
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 12 Mill Creek was not only in a cell phone...

July 12
Mill Creek was not only in a cell phone dead zone but they lacked any internet access, except for their own use. At $118 a night, we were disappointed in that lack of basic communication. ...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:26
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Photos from Devil's Kitchen.

Photos from Devil's Kitchen.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 11 On occasion, I look for the help of a...

July 11
On occasion, I look for the help of a member of the Birding Pal organization. John Shower, of Greenville, CA, responded to my request by offering to spend the morning birding with us, with a...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:18
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
July 10 The “resort” was series of small,...

July 10
The “resort” was series of small, well-spaced cabins within close proximity to the main house and small office. Cold Creek conveniently rushed close by the cabins and it wasn’t long before I...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:15
Replies: 19
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Northern California July 2019

There is nothing about my writing that is concise, abbreviated, terse or to the point. IF you reach the end of this report, I'm sure you will agree with that. But that's a big "if"...

Several...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 22:09
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Hamhed
We've also had chances on the Outer Banks in the...

We've also had chances on the Outer Banks in the NC winter and on our only Alaska trip but failed to connect either place. Everyone needs a nemesis bird!

Steve
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 2nd August 2019, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Hamhed
Last year was an irruption year when Snow...

Last year was an irruption year when Snow Buntings and Boreal Owl were also seen. They are the ones that "got away". There was also a Tufted Duck at Duluth until the lake froze over a couple of...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 2nd August 2019, 21:51
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Hamhed
I can now say it was worth it. If you had asked...

I can now say it was worth it. If you had asked me at 6am and -18, I may have hesitated. |:d|

S
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 30th July 2019, 19:31
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Hamhed
Thanks, stuartvine. The whole experience was a...

Thanks, stuartvine. The whole experience was a bit surreal for us who think below zeroF is unnatural. Counting the entire day's birds and falling well short of 20 was another surreal...
Forum: Minnesota Sunday 28th July 2019, 01:08
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By Hamhed
Trip report published

Sax-Zim Bog in February:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=379337

Steve
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 26th July 2019, 19:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hamhed
It is a wonder that birds the size of Chickadees...

It is a wonder that birds the size of Chickadees and Redpolls, or most any bird for that matter, survive what is difficult for us to bear for just a day. One bonus for Minnesota birding in February...
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