I thought this was interesting. In the first shot, the male vermilion flycatcher has a caterpillar in it’s mouth. In the second shot, which was taken about 15 seconds later, he appears to be feeding it to the female. I’m not sure whether or not this might be some sort of mating ritual, but either […]
I took a hike up into Huachuca Canyon again yesterday morning in search of Trogon. Last year I got a good picture of male, but missed the focus/exposure every time I tried to capture a shot of a female. Yesterday I found a nice cooperative lass … and got another decent shot of a male […]
This past weekend I finally made it to the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum in Tucson. We were only there for about 2 hours, but that was enough to convince me that I definitely need to purchase the annual membership and make my way back there as often as I can. Here are some of […]
In addition to the Sinaloa Wren I also took a few more picture on this morning’s Fort Huachuca hike.
I’m more of a photographer than a birder, however I’m getting a little more interested in the birds too. Last year, nearly every time I went to Huachuca Canyon someone would ask me if I’d seen the Sinaloa Wren yet. I always had to say no, because I initially didn’t even know what it was, […]
It’s starting to get light early enough that can get in a short hike after work, before I go to sleep. This morning, I didn’t get much further than the backyard and the little field down the street. I’ve seen plenty of house finch and thrashers around here, but I think I must have missed […]