Small Groups, Cool Birds, Fun Locations
Vermillion Flycatcher perched in-between flights of snatching insects out of mid air.
A Snowy Egret waits for the incoming tide which will bring fishing opportunities.
A Royal Tern takes flight after a bath in Mission Bay, CA.
Wood Duck doing a wing flap after diving for food.
A close fly-by of a Rough-legged Hawk near Edison, WA.
Mount Rainier & Canada Geese
Just before sunrise, a flock of Canada Geese fly above the Kent valley with a backdrop of Mount Rainier.
The male Western Bluebird is feeding the female, this behavior occurs prior to the female starting incubation of the eggs.
A Western Sandpiper rests as the tide changes.
Peregrine Falcon and Rock Pigeon
A female Peregrine Falcon plucks feathers from a Rock Pigeon prior to having breakfast.
A Brown Pelican in breeding plumage looks a little goofy while scratching an itch.
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron hanging out inbetween tide changes, waiting/resting for a low tide so it can go hunting araing.
Common Night-Hawks balance in-line with branches or wires as they perch.
Looking for some food, teh Northern Cardinal has a quizical look.
A Great Egret fishing on a dark pond.
In-between probing for food the water drop falls form teh Western Sandpipers beak.
Merlin hunt on the beach by using driftwood that gives them a perch about three feet off the ground.
Hummingbirds twist their wings in a figure-eight pattern when flying this allows them to hover and fly backward. In this image, you can see the twist in the wings.
A Red Knot searching for food on Bottle Beach, WA
The Bald Eagle "Bad Hair Day" image was taken in a snow storm during a visit to Homer, AK.
A Snowy Owl stares back.
A Peregrine Falcon takes flight from its preferred low perch on the Washignton Coast.
Percehed inbetween flycatching or nabbing insects out othe the air.