Visitors 30
Modified 14-Aug-14
Created 11-Aug-14
23 photos

A few swallows in flight*, as well as a Caspian tern, an ash-throated flycatcher, and a great blue heron. A singing bird displaying a nictitating membrane, half closed. The May birding transect out of Escobar Gate. Other images from today are in the adjacent gallery, and in "Adventures on a Smaller Scale".

*For a more complete collection of swallows in flight, and an explanation of the letters A, B, C, ..., see the adjacent collection, "Swallows in Flight". PLEASE HELP with IDs if you know them! Leave a comment!
California Towhee (Piplio crissalis)?Wild Turkeys (Maleagris gallopavo)Singing Wren with Nictitating MembraneSinging House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)?House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)?Singing House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)? in Valley OakGreat Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in FlightSwallow B in FlightSwallow B in FlightSwallow D in FlightSwallow F in FlightSwallow H in FlightSwallow H in FlightCaspian Tern (Sterna caspia) in FlightSwallow at RestSwallow at RestBirders at WorkAsh-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) in Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) at RestAsh-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) Looks Back