Category Archives: Thursday Thoughts

~ Bird Tracks ~ Short-billed Dowitcher ~

For over two weeks I’ve studied the photos I took at Long Beach on August 30, 2017 and consulted my trusty bird-books to determine whether these are Short-billed or Long-billed Dowitchers. “A medium to large shorebird with a long bill, … Continue reading

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~ Song Sparrow ~

Who is this fledgling — (its tail barely a hint of what it will become) — pecking seed on my deck rail? Dark and light streaked breast white eye-brow round — squat — splay-footed — English Song Sparrow!  In spring … Continue reading

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