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Plan B

Ice climber
Agua Dulce,CA
May 8, 2014 - 08:56pm PT
Wow BrassNuts! Worth the wait!
CClarke

climber
La Paz, Bolivia
May 8, 2014 - 10:30pm PT
Ash-breasted Sierra Finch at about 5,000m:

Credit: CClarke

Cinereous Ground Tyrant:

Credit: CClarke


Tiquimani with an obvious unclimbed line to the right of the scary seracs:

Credit: CClarke

White-winged Diuca Finch:

Credit: CClarke

Here is a photo of a serac fall the size of a ten story apartment building and you can hardly notice it:

Credit: CClarke

Andean Hillstar, crappy photo but a cool bird:

Credit: CClarke

All yesterday.
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
May 8, 2014 - 11:17pm PT
Hey Plan B, nice to meet and bird with you back in March :-) Another time in SoCal for sure... Here's another round of spring pics for tonight.
Muscovy Duck
Muscovy Duck
Credit: BrassNuts
Townsend's Warbler, Palos Verdes CA
Townsend's Warbler, Palos Verdes CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Hummer at SCBG &#40;Rufous or Allen's?&#41;
Hummer at SCBG (Rufous or Allen's?)
Credit: BrassNuts
California Gnatcatcher, Palos Verdes CA
California Gnatcatcher, Palos Verdes CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Pair O Gulls &#40;type? I'm not a Gull guy eh&#41;, Palos Verdes, CA
Pair O Gulls (type? I'm not a Gull guy eh), Palos Verdes, CA
Credit: BrassNuts
CA Towhee
CA Towhee
Credit: BrassNuts
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 9, 2014 - 04:45pm PT
Nice BN, I recognize some of those individuals.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 9, 2014 - 04:52pm PT
Muchas gracias a BN y CClark! Way to combine birdwatching and avywatching!
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
May 9, 2014 - 04:57pm PT

Whale of a shot, DE!!!! (I couldn't resist)!!!

BN, great shots--heal up, buddy!
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 9, 2014 - 05:13pm PT
OK you guys, I'm getting behind on good photos. So, please forgive me if I inundate you for a couple of days.

I worked in Phoenix last week and birded at the Phoenix Desert Gardens.

Cactus Wren sequence.

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
May 9, 2014 - 05:42pm PT
No such thing as inundating anyone with bird photos. :) Great photos everyone. The names of CClarke's birds are as cool as the birds themselves. I adore the Muscovy photo. I swear you can see that bird's soul in his eyes.
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 9, 2014 - 05:52pm PT
Thanks for the thumbs up CG!

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

More to come.
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 9, 2014 - 05:57pm PT
Not Phoenix.

Spots!

Credit: dee ee

WILSON!

Credit: dee ee
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 9, 2014 - 06:02pm PT
I swear you can see that bird's soul in his eyes.

Really! He's totally working the Liberace thang!
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 10, 2014 - 11:53am PT
I enjoyed the article above. An ap that id's calls and songs really would be cheating.

More from the Phoenix Desert Gardens.

Gila Woodpecker

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee

Gilded Flicker

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 10, 2014 - 12:00pm PT
A couple more from Phoenix.

House Sparrow

Credit: dee ee

Curve-billed Thrasher

Credit: dee ee

Gambel's Quail

Credit: dee ee

Does anyone know what these little guys are. I couldn't find them in my way old Mammal Field Guide

Credit: dee ee

They like each other!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 10, 2014 - 12:16pm PT
They look like aliens! Run for yer life!
little Z

Trad climber
un cafetal en Naranjo
May 10, 2014 - 01:18pm PT
Wow, this page is a keeper. Great birds, some nice bonus taxa, and it even has monutains!

Interesting article on the trad vs sport birding. Very true, alot like climbing's old vs. new camps. Hope they never invent that program that can id bird songs in the field or I'll be out of a job (or at least wait until I retire).

Dave, how about Round-tailed Ground-Squirrel? seems to be the common one there in that part of the world.

Off to the wilds of the Indio Maiz reserve in SE Nicaragua tomorrow. Trying to get an Ocellated Poorwill for diehard lister Macklin Smith (current ABA area life list record holder). Report to follow...
cyndiebransford

climber
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
May 10, 2014 - 01:26pm PT
Here is my shot of the day.
Credit: cyndiebransford
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
May 10, 2014 - 02:31pm PT
Nice Eagle!
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
May 10, 2014 - 08:17pm PT
Beautiful stuff!

I think I learned a new bird word today: Feak. A bird feaks his/her beak (bill) to clean it off. My parrots do this a lot - wiping their bill on a branch to tidy it. Cool.

Or maybe I've been trolled. Either way, don't look it up on urban dictionary.
perswig

climber
May 10, 2014 - 08:28pm PT
Awesome last page!

BN, beautiful scrub jay pic.
Dale
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
May 10, 2014 - 09:30pm PT
Lots of fun new bird pics from everyone from around the globe, spring is sprung! ;-)
DE - we're going to have to do an Orange county only birdapalooza since you have those areas dialed!

Some more from recent weeks in the SW...
Tail shot of a Golden eye finishing his dive
Tail shot of a Golden eye finishing his dive
Credit: BrassNuts
A Rock Wren, temporarily not on a rock, Palos Verdes CA
A Rock Wren, temporarily not on a rock, Palos Verdes CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Anna's Hummer chillin in the late afternoon, Morongo Valley CA
Anna's Hummer chillin in the late afternoon, Morongo Valley CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Orange-crowned Warbler checking out potential nesting material, Morong...
Orange-crowned Warbler checking out potential nesting material, Morongo Valley CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Common Yellowthroat, Palos Verdes CA
Common Yellowthroat, Palos Verdes CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Ash-throated Flycatcher, Morongo Valley CA
Ash-throated Flycatcher, Morongo Valley CA
Credit: BrassNuts
Bewick's Wren, Morongo Valley CA
Bewick's Wren, Morongo Valley CA
Credit: BrassNuts
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