Tuesday, February 5, 2019

King Eider, Ocean Beach Park, New London, 2/5/19

King Eider, Ocean Beach Park, New London, 2/5/19.  Discovered at least a month age.  Photos and video below.  In some photos and video note"modified scapulars visible as blackish 'sails' on back" Birds of NA Online. Also note cheek is tinted green, and will probably become greener as it ages.








Sunday, February 3, 2019

Milford Merlin, Barred Owl, Purple Sandpipers, 2/3/19, 2/4/19

Milford Merlin, Barred Owl, Purple Sandpipers, 2/3/19, 2/10/19, 2/4/19

2/10/19

2/10/19

2/10/19

2/10/19

2/10/19








Saturday, February 2, 2019

(Eurasian) Green-winged Teal, Birdseye Boat Ramp, Stratford, 2/2/19

(Eurasian) Green-winged Teal, Birdseye Boat Ramp, Stratford, 2/2/19, found a few days ago by Bill Wallace.  The Eurasian drake was with about 14 American GWTE.  Horizontal white scapular line and white outlining on face separate this teal from the American GWTE (vertical white shoulder stripe).  Video and still photos.





Thursday, January 17, 2019

Palm Springs, 12/18-1/19









Vermillion Flycatcher

Vermillion Flycatcher

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Palm Springs, 12/18-1/19

Vermillion Flycatcher, adult male, Wellness Park, Palm Springs 1/21/19



 
Oak Titmice, Big Morongo Preserve, 1/19
Greater Roadrunner, Whitewater Preserve, 1/19
Gray Flycatcher, Whitewater Preserve, 1/19
Gray Flycatcher, Whitewater Preserve, 1/19

Bighorn Sheep, Indian Canyon, Palm Springs 1/19

Plumbeous Vireo, Wellness Park, Palm Springs
White-winged Dove

Cactus Wren


N. Flicker, Red-Shafted

Cassin's Kingbird, Demuth Park, PSP

California Thrasher, Whitewater Preserve

California Thrasher, Whitewater Preserve

Black-necked Stilt, Salton Sea

Black-necked Stilt, Salton Sea

Gray Flycatcher, Whitewater Preserve

Red-tail Hawk, PSP

Mule Deer, Big Morongo Preserve

Western Bluebird, PSP

Scott's Oriole, Indian Canyon

Greater Roadrunner and Cottontail Rabbit, Demuth Park

Costa's Hummingbird, PSP

Vermillion Flycatcher, Wellness Park

California Towhee, PSP

Blue-winged Teal and Black-necked Stilt, Salton Sea

White Pelican, Salton Sea

Western Screech Owl, Whitewater Preserve

Greater Roadrunner, Whitewater Preserve


Western Screech Owl, 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Nuttal's Woodpecker, Waterwater Preserve 1/23/19

Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19

Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19

Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19

Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19

Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19
Hutton's Vireo Whitewater Preserve, 1/23/19
American Redstart,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19

 Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19

Chipping Sparrows,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19
Common Merganser,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19

Common Merganser,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19
Pacific Loon,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19

Common Loon,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19
Pied-billed Grebe,  Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19

Western Grebe, Lake Perris CA, 1/25/19
Peregrine Falcon, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Peregrine Falcon, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Peregrine Falcon, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19
Western Sandpiper, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Western Sandpiper, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19
Black-necked Stilts, GWTE, NOSH, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Black-necked Stilt, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19
Cinnamon Teal, LB Dowitchers, , San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Long-billed Dowitchers, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/19

Cassin's Kingbird

Long-billed Dowitchers, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, 1/28/1