Visitors 13
Modified 11-Jun-15
Created 7-Jun-15
35 photos

Here are photos of four or five species of birds: one catching insects from out of the top of a valley oak, near the serpentine on Trail 15; one flying back and forth over some serpentine rocks -- drab on the outside, but with a touch of red on the wing, visible when flying; and two or three species of swallows, captured in flight. Please help ID these birds.

The neighboring collection shows birds -- including hummingbirds and turkeys, birders, and landscapes seen on the Escobar birding expedition the morning of 5/20/2015. In "Adventures on a Smaller Scale", there are two more collections of images from this morning, focusing on flowers (with insects) and ants (and other insects, and spiders). Enjoy! And please leave a comment with an ID, or just a general comment, on any photo.
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsBlack Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) Catching InsectsRed-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) on Serpentine RockRed-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) on Serpentine RockRed-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) on Serpentine RockRed-winged Blackbird Landing on Serpentine RockRed-winged Blackbird Flying across Serpentine RockRed-winged Blackbird Flying along Serpentine Rock