Category Archive: Bird

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.

The Owl

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Spotted eagle-owl Scientific nameBubo africanus Kgalagidi Park South Africa. Returning to camp from a late afternoon/early evening game drive; we almost drove by missing this fellow quietly sitting in his tree. The light… Continue reading

A Road Runner

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NO, not the cartoon one… not a “meep-meep” peep. These guys are really common around our home and especially on the golf courses.

Lilac Breasted Roller

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Originally my interest was photographing  the African “Big Five” (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Giraffe, Water Buffalo) –  only got four – the Leopard eluded us. However, what really excited me was the birds and their incredible… Continue reading

TAKE OFF!

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    African Tawny Eagle – Aquila rapax rapax In  Chobe National Park –  Botswana.  

African Birds: White-fronted bee-eater

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Surprisingly I found myself drawn, photographically, more to the birds of Africa than the big game animals… perhaps it had something to do with the vibrant colors…   This is the White-fronted bee-eater… Continue reading