Birding Blog Archives

February 6th, 2011
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February Workshop: Crane Special

Eurasian-Wigeon-Benson-WTP-11-0206-05Many thanks to Andrew Core for emailing the news of the drake EURASIAN WIGEON at Benson WTP this morning. I can’t really add to what he said, other than to confirm that it didn’t exhibit any obvious signs of hybridization at long range and looked good for a ‘real’ one. […]

February 1st, 2011

Sweetwater Wetlands

Ruddy-Duck-Sweetwater-Wetlands-11-0201-01We didn’t find anything terribly unusual but many of the regular birds kept us entertained. The bright colors of RED-WINGED and YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRDS were positively glowing as they flew in to roost in the cattails in the low afternoon light. […]