Wednesday, January 19, 2011


Rock squirrel

Round-tailed ground squirrels

Maricopa County Aquatic Bird Survey

Rio Salado preserve
Ring-necked ducks
Canvasback duck

American Wigeons

Canada geese
American coots
Spotted sandpiper

Monday, January 10, 2011

Southern grasslands

grassland sparrows
Lark buntings

Prairie falcon

Burrowing owl

Round-tailed ground squirrel
Santa Cruz River
Black-crowned night heron
Crested saguaro

Southern wetland

Dawn at the marsh
Cinnamon teal pair

Sandhill cranes at the roost site
Sandhill cranes feeding in the fields

Sandhill's darkening the sky
Video footage of the cranes leaving the feeding site

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Bird Portraits

Red-winged blackbird
Rock Dove
White-crowned sparrow
Feral lovebirds
European starling
Northern mockingbird
Great Egrets
Northern pintail

Long-billed dowitchers
Green Heron
Least sandpiper
Double-crested Cormorants
Common ground-doves
Abert's towhee
Ruddy ground-dove
Anna's hummingbird
Lesser goldfinch