Christmas Bird Count – 29 Palms, California

December 31, 2014 at 5:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, California, National Parks, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, , , )

Indian Cove, Joshua Tree National Park

Indian Cove, Joshua Tree National Park

On Sunday I went to my third CBC in Southern California.  Bill and Herman live in the area of Joshua Tree National Monument and were familiar with the areas.  Like most birders, Bill checked places where he had seen such-and-such a bird before.  For years afterward, certain rocks or trees or areas will always be remembered as “the place I saw….” That’s the way we birders are. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Birds!

November 17, 2014 at 7:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, , , , , )

Anna's Hummingbird male

Anna’s Hummingbird male

I saw some old favorites and new birds for my life list since leaving Dinosaur National Monument last month.  One was in Seattle, and the rest are in Apple Valley and Newberry Springs, California. Read the rest of this entry »

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