Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Dawn at Sweetwater Wetlands: Part II - Common Gallinule


Common Gallinules (previously Common Moorhen) are often present but hidden in the Cattails. Usually when seen it is early morning. Such was the case last week:






Monday, June 18, 2018

Dawn at Sweetwater Wetlands - Part I: Raccoon



In my days before the Bed and Breakfast when my wildlife photography "focus" was large mammals, I would try to be at the place with the most potential prior to dawn.

With that in mind, I headed out just before dawn to Sweetwater Wetlands. And, I was rewarded. First, some wonderful photos of Raccoon siblings. I took over 100 photos in about 20 minutes. Here are a few of my favorites:









Saturday, June 16, 2018

Miscellaneous Birds of Southern Arizona - Part III



Continuing with some of last week's photos:

Stellar Jay

Turkey Vulture

Yellow Eyed Junco building nest

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Miscellaneous Birds of Southern Arizona - Part II



Part II of miscellaneous birds photographed last week:

Mexican Jay

Red Faced Warbler

Stellar Jay

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Miscellaneous Birds of Southern Arizona - Part I



I've put together a few odds and ends -- photos of birds seen at various places during the past week. Here's part one: 


Ash Throated Flycatcher

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Elegant Trogon

Singing House Finch


Sunday, June 10, 2018

Birds of Sweetwater Wetlands - Part III


Continuing with typical birds of Sweetwater Wetlands:


Vermillion Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Western Tanager

White Crowned Sparrow

Wilson's Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Friday, June 8, 2018

Birds of Sweetwater Wetlands - Part II



Continuing with typical birds of Sweetwater Wetlands:

Lesser Goldfinch

Red Eared Slider (I know it's not a bird, but I like this tiny one)

Red Winged Blackbird Female

Roadrunner

Tropical Kingbird

Verdin