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[singlepic id=237 w= h= float=center] A Californian white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys nuttalli) close to Tomales Point at Point Reyes National Seashore. While we were waiting for some tule elk to move into a more favorable position, this guy was engaging … Continue reading
[singlepic id=225 w= h= float=center] A Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta steller), who adamantly demanded to get some of our peanuts. We met this guy at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park where these jays, but also crows and what sounded like pheasants … Continue reading
[audioslideshow-content imageurls=”http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_1_small.jpg 16 http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_2_small.jpg 16 http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_3_small.jpg 16″ soundtrack=”Marcel_Pequel_-_09_-_Nine.mp3″] On Wednesday, as I was waiting for the sun to finally penetrate the looming high fog, I saw many groups of brown pelicans passing by along the shore. They were all flying … Continue reading
[singlepic id=125 w= h= float=center] Let’s just say that marabou storks (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) will never win a beauty competition, at least not if members of any other species participate. Like vultures they’re mainly scavengers and adapted to sticking their heads into … Continue reading
[singlepic id=60 w= h= float=center] We made it to Kibale National Park in Uganda. After three days in busy Kampala, with its congested streets and smog, the little resort we are at now feels like a little paradise of peace … Continue reading
… doesn’t make a summer. But the weather is indeed improving bit by bit here in Massachusetts. Like the gray heron, I saw this northern rough-winged swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) at the little lake on Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
A curious sea gull was checking whether I had any food to offer. This shot was also taken at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.