29 January 10

Friday Walk

green heron, pen and ink I met the Friday lunchtime birding gang and we went to the eastern side of the Arboretum this time, hoping to find the white-throated sparrow. No luck, but we did see at least four orange-crowned warblers and a green heron that flew up and down and perched in a eucalyptus…

Orange-crowned warbler, pen and ink

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23 April 09

Bushtit Nest

Bushtit, pen and ink Seen during our walk around the Arboretum today. It had a piece of bright-orange twine woven in.

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2 April 09

Gular Flapping

double-crested cormorant, pen and ink

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19 March 09

Wood Duck

Wood duck male, pen and ink There was a pair of wood ducks perched in a cottonwood tree at the west end of the Arboretum today, peeping softly at each other.

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5 March 09

Double-crested Cormorant

double-crested cormorant, pen and ink Another Thursday at the Arboretum. The crests are now clearly visible on these cormorants.

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