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Varied Thrush

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Early Spring 2013 – Lac des Roches British Columbia…  

Cedar Waxwing2

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Taken in a vineyard along the Similkameen Trail in Oroville WA… he/she is sitting on the anchor wire to a row of grape vines… too early in the season for grapes… maybe hoping… Continue reading

Cedar Waxwing

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  We have been so amazed at beauty the birds have brought to us along the lake/river shore where our campsite is…

Flicker… take off

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The shot was a bit under-exposed… but when i did the PS magic … amazing what we don’t see in real time…

Bullock’s Oriole

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  ‘Stunned’ – the first time I glimpsed this guy at the edge of our campsite (Steelhead Provincial Park BC) …. fumbled for my camera and missed the shot… but he became a… Continue reading

Merganser Family

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Steelhead Provincial Park, British Columbia … Kamloops Lake Patience rewarded… the adults have been swimming and diving all week but then last evening the little ones came out of hiding. Hoping for a… Continue reading

FEED ME!

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Starling & chick out side our campsite… Steelhead Provincial Park BC. Keeping us well entertained.

Cold Road Runner

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Road Runner (Geococcyx californianus) trying to warm up on a cool January morning in our Indio CA backyard. A frequent visitor but, today more than willing to strike a pose.

Verdin

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Verdin – (Auriparus flaviceps) hanging around the Bougainvillea bush. Nice company on a lazy Christmas eve.

NEPAL GRAND MOM

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Thinking about Nepal and the earthquake(s) … I reviewed pictures of our Trek to Machupuchare in 2005/06. The woman pictured here is the mother of the guide who led Til’s  (broken-leg) evacuation from middle… Continue reading