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 […]
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, […]
There is a Gray Hawk nest at the lower picnic area in Huachuca Canyon. I’ve seen this hawk before, I’ve seen it fly in and out of it’s nest, but before today I never really got any decent pictures of it. It’s funny, because I wasn’t really even planning to take any pictures today … […]
I swear I didn’t mean to be lazy, but this morning’s nature hike turned into more of a “nature drive”. I did do a little walking, at about 5am this morning, I was at the upper picnic area in Garden Canyon. Unfortunately, there wasn’t really anything interesting up there, so I started driving back down. […]