Birding Blog Archives

February 2nd, 2010
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Santa Gertrudis Lane, Madera Canyon

Acorn-Woodpecker-Madera-Canyon-020110-09A Painted Redstart and Gray Flycatcher were by the river crossing and a Crissal Thrasher, a couple of Green-tailed Towhees and a Plumbeous Vireo along the De Anza trail. A metal water trough at the back of the field attracted a handful of American Robins, 50+ Western Bluebirds and a Townsend’s Solitaire […]

February 1st, 2010

Sweetwater Wetlands

Yellow-rumped-Warbler-Sweetwater-013110-07-EDThere were so many birds in this area that we spent a while just standing, gawking at the spectacle of trees dripping with Yellow-rumped Warblers. There was one Myrtle, two Yellow, the friendly Black-throated Gray and several Orange-crowned Warblers, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, and Lucy, the leucistic Vermilion Flycatcher. […]