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Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Mar 16, 2014 - 01:40am PT
Another Harrier
Another Harrier
Credit: Mike Bolte
Brown Creeper
Brown Creeper
Credit: Mike Bolte
Pair of Pileated Woodpeckers, need to find a forest with shorter trees...
Pair of Pileated Woodpeckers, need to find a forest with shorter trees. They stayed way up there
Credit: Mike Bolte
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Mar 16, 2014 - 10:18am PT
Nice! Where did you see the Pileated pair? Beautiful.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Mar 16, 2014 - 12:18pm PT
Flickers gone bonkers~~ at a buddys place, which is FULL of varied species of birds, flickers have began tapping out "signals" on the vent caps, fire place caps and other metal objects on roofs. They drum a little then set and wait. Weve come to the conclusion that the metal makes FAR more sound than wood and as such they are attracting mates? That is the only thing we can think of.
Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Mar 16, 2014 - 12:30pm PT
Hi Cali! Henry Cowell Park near Santa Cruz.
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Mar 16, 2014 - 12:31pm PT
All woodpeckers use drumming to communicate, both males and females. Drumming is mainly used during breeding season and anytime a woody needs to proclaim, "here I am".

Imagine being in your drum circle in Golden Gate park and you are given the nod to solo. Are you gonna play on your oatmeal box or your djumbe? Come on, don't be sly. I saw you there.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Mar 16, 2014 - 12:35pm PT
I had always heard them on trees but was slightly fascinated that they figured out the resonance of the metal being a far better "signal" lol! Smart "boids" those flickers.;-)
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Mar 16, 2014 - 01:32pm PT
Flickers are no dummies! I love hearing them drum on the metal around here.

Thanks Mike B - love pileated woodpeckers. I know you are a ways away, but it'd be fun if you could join us at the upcoming Birdapalooza v2. It'll be in the Palos Verdes area. Looking forward to it!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Mar 16, 2014 - 01:50pm PT
At my buddys place yesterday: Flickers, magpies, starlings, says phoebes, ruby crowned kinglet, V quail, euro and mourning dove, lesser goldfinches, house finches, towhees, scrub jays, mallard and cinnamon teal ducks, canadian geese, and a few little zipping zippers that never did get an id!

edit: oops forgot about the golden eagle pair..
StahlBro

Trad climber
San Diego, CA
Mar 16, 2014 - 06:10pm PT
Credit: StahlBro
10b4me

Sport climber
www.tenbeephotography.com
Mar 16, 2014 - 07:35pm PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#349243
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Mar 16, 2014 - 08:14pm PT
Great photos!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Mar 16, 2014 - 09:22pm PT
Dee, did you score the LeConte's in the OC?
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Mar 16, 2014 - 10:48pm PT
Great photos everyone, kinda back in the climbing mode, saw this beautiful Stellar's Jay at the Bank CG at Shelf Rd. Really beautiful birds. I think people are a little weird it out by some guy tromping through their campsite in the early morning hours with binoculars.

Credit: Bob D'A
10b4me

Sport climber
www.tenbeephotography.com
Mar 17, 2014 - 12:10am PT
Great photo, Bob. I had a Scrub Jay on a branch about ten feet from me, today. It flew off before I could click the shutter.
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Mar 17, 2014 - 02:50pm PT
Thanks 10b...here are a few from this morning hike.

Credit: Bob D'A

Getting closer.
Getting closer.
Credit: Bob D'A

Credit: Bob D'A
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Mar 17, 2014 - 04:20pm PT
That black rumped flame backed woody by Lasti a page back sure looks amazing. I'd like to take JIm Donini up on his offer some day, Allah willing.

Bob d,A you have some really nice shots of the kinds of birds I'm familiar with, like that steller's jay shot; I've seen a million but that one really captures the best of their looks.
I think that kingfisher must be getting used to you taking its picture.

I rarely get a point and shoot worth posting but this lark sparrow yesterday came out ok.
lark sparrow at Stoney Gorge
lark sparrow at Stoney Gorge
Credit: Timid TopRope
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Mar 17, 2014 - 04:23pm PT
The state boid....OK, so I got a little 'arty' with it, you gotta problem with that?
Seriously, let me know. :-)


The dude was so intent on impressing the ladies that he could barely have
cared less about me, as long as I didn't start cooing also.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Mar 17, 2014 - 04:31pm PT
That's a cool photo by Reilly, the dude,... it's kind of impressing... lol...
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Mar 17, 2014 - 04:32pm PT
I'm probably one of the more opinionated of the bunch although I restrain the urge to opine more than you can imagine. I like it. As long as you are playing with it, maybe punch up the black a bit more. The background detail doodling is cool.
Most of my brother's bird collages are made from other's work and he whistles all the way to the bank.
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Mar 17, 2014 - 07:29pm PT
Reilly, nice Quail, what's he on? Can I get some?
I wish the Thrasher was a Leconte's, just a Cali.

WILSON!

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

I got a European Goldfinch today! Wow, what a beauty. Probably an escapee, I couldn't get a photo, may try again (below from intardnet).

Credit: dee ee

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