A murder of crows, a parliament of owls, a colony of gulls, a raft of ducks…but what would you call a collection of Brown Creepers? Over the weekend we had a fun (but cold) outing with our local bird club and while the bird diversity was a bit low, the birds we saw were enjoyable.
Bird Photography Weekly #11 had 17 species. Please join in again this week!! Join in Bird Photography Weekly #12 The list: Barred Owl Milky Stork Chipping Sparrow Greenfinch Tri-colored Heron Blue-throated Bee-eater Common Koel Trumpeter Swan Killdeer Yellow-billed Magpie American Kestrel Red-necked Grebe White-throated Sparrow Peregrine Falcon Brewer’s Blackbird parrot sp. Eastern Bluebird Help spread
In 1993 the The Arizona Breeding Bird Atlas (ABBA) was launched with the ambitious goal to complete, for the first time, a survey of the breeding birds across the entire state of Arizona. This great project was completed and published in 2005 by the University of New Mexico Press. Edited by Troy E. Corman and
Everyone have a grand weekend!! We have a lot of projects in the works plus a NCIOS field trip so this looks to be a busy weekend. Eastern Bluebird – digiscoped Our Skywatch Friday submission is a morning scene in northern Illinois (in HDR)
Digital SLR (single lens reflex) cameras have many advantages over traditional point-and-shoot digital cameras, many of which carry over into the realm of digiscoping. The biggest advantage is the SLR’s ability to shoot numerous shots in succession with nearly no lag time. Not only that, but you have virtually complete control over every aspect of
Jam-packed with 2,000 color photographs, the Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America is a bold, eye-catching addition to the ever-increasing line of bird guides. We know what you may be thinking: “Another field guide? I already own four, why get another one?” While it may be true that you can never have
Bird Photography Weekly #10 had 14 species. Please join in again this week!! Join in Bird Photography Weekly #11 The list: Figbird Whimbrel Great Blue Heron Sanderling Australian Pelican Snowy Egret Pine Siskin White-winged Dove Whooping Crane Gray Jay American Goldfinch Empidonax flycatcher Osprey Ring-billed Gull Help spread the word with these badges: Copy this
As the saying goes, “your spotting scope is only as good as your tripod” or something to that effect. This statement holds a lot of truth but finding the “perfect” tripod is a lot more difficult than finding the perfect scope. Swarovski Carbon Fiber Tripod CT-101 There are an unbelievable amount of tripods on the