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Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Jan 18, 2014 - 11:42am PT
Dee ee. Great face shot on that white fronted. I agree, that 1923 quote on the WEGU that Tony posted is really great.

Next Thursday afternoon is my first of two Snow Goose Festival trips that I'm leading. The Thursday trip is a walk around Thermalito Afterbay. I can guarantee a Short Eared Owl.

Funny thing is most of the snow geese have moved on before the festival but I get to eat for free at the banquet. Debbie Shearwater is our guest speaker this year.
matty

Trad climber
under the sea
Jan 18, 2014 - 12:19pm PT
Yep Reilly! You know it.


EDIT: now that u got me thinking. I checked online and it was seen there on 12/22/13. Hope springs eternal!
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jan 18, 2014 - 07:18pm PT
Today I went on a OC Wren search. The only one I have left is the Canyon Wren which is the hardest one to find in the county.

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee
Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Jan 18, 2014 - 07:53pm PT
nice dee ee! good shots, good birds
moosedrool

climber
Stair climber, lost, far away from Poland
Jan 18, 2014 - 08:30pm PT
Credit: moosedrool
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
Jan 18, 2014 - 09:18pm PT
Cool double Wren shot :-)

CG and I would like to propose a SoCal Supertopo Birdapalooza for one or more days during the weekend of Friday March 28 - Sunday March 30. We'll be staying with friends in Palos Verdes which is always a fun birding area itself. It would be great to get some greater LA Tacos together for some birding and good times. Any takers? Suggested locations?

Cheers!
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Jan 18, 2014 - 09:23pm PT
I'm in! :)
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jan 18, 2014 - 10:17pm PT
I would like to be in.

I'll go anywhere. I will probably be up on the OC. LA County is good but just let me know.
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Jan 19, 2014 - 01:16am PT
Hey dee ee. Where can I see cactus wren in O.C.? Back Bay maybe?..... I'll trade you one of my 2014 canyon for a cactus. I only know two reliable places in my county for winter wren.
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Jan 19, 2014 - 10:49am PT

Dee
though it's not in your county, head out to Eldorado Canyon,
the canyon wrens are common there!
10b4me

climber
Jan 19, 2014 - 11:12am PT
I am definitely in!

Here is a decent source for birding festivals.

http://aba.org/festivals/index.php/search/results


dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jan 19, 2014 - 03:57pm PT
timid,
Yes, I went to Casper's first to a spot I thought was reliable and dipped. In the mid afternoon I went to the Back Bay. The spot is on the north shore where the bluffs rear up and the flood control channel heads out into the bay. There is an area with huge cactus patches on either side of a canyon. They were in the biggest patch.

What county are you in?
Tony

Trad climber
Pt. Richmond, CA
Jan 19, 2014 - 04:38pm PT
I also saw Cactus Wrens at Caspers Wilderness Park in OC. One of them might have been this one in Riley's great shot of one covered with juice from a Prickly Pear fruit.

Credit: Riley Wyna

TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Jan 19, 2014 - 05:18pm PT
Q- Ball

Mountain climber
where the wind always blows
Jan 19, 2014 - 07:16pm PT
Chobe River Botswana
Chobe River Botswana
Credit: Q- Ball

Name these!
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Jan 19, 2014 - 07:17pm PT
Credit: Bob D'A
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Jan 19, 2014 - 07:25pm PT
Giraffe!
10b4me

climber
Jan 19, 2014 - 07:33pm PT
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Q- Ball

Mountain climber
where the wind always blows
Jan 19, 2014 - 07:33pm PT
Well done! Any thoughts on the birds?
OR

Trad climber
Jan 19, 2014 - 08:04pm PT
No pics but there is an absolute invasion of Snowy Owls in southern Vermont right now. One flew into my windshield the other night and I was heartbroken. Seen five since then.
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