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Modified 10-Mar-10
Created 10-Mar-10
30 photos

From a rare Phainopepla to the common Scrub Jay, birds are in all ecosystems in all seasons at Jasper Ridge. Almost half of these images are of a colony of Acorn Woodpecker near the Sun Docent Center. Many are of birds in flight -- harder to do than birds at rest! For a more complete set of bird images from Jasper Ridge, check out Peter LaTourrette's web site
Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)Northern Flicker (Colaptes  auratus)Immature  Black-Crowned Night Heron Feeding at Searsville LakeMallards against the MoonBirds in the MistCooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)Bird in FlightWestern Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)Want a Nut?TakeoffAcorn Woodpecker  (Melanerpes formicivorus)Acorn Woodpecker in FlightDifficult LandingAcorn Woodpecker in Flight (2)Acorn Woodpecker in Flight (3)Acorn Woodpeckers and MoonAcorn Woodpecker in Flight (4)Storing AcornsAcorn Woodpecker  (Melanerpes formicivorus)