Album Pictures

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Avian Portraits Mar '18

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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
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  • Spotted Towhee
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  • White-breasted Nuthatch
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  • Downey Woodpecker (Pacific—females lack the red spot on the nape)
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  • Chickadee
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  • American Robin
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  • American Robin
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  • Acorn Woodpecker
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  • Dark-eyed Junco
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  • California Towhee
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  • American Flicker
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (Adult breeding)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (immature)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (mid-molt: in transition and not yet displaying adult breeding color)
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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
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  • American Dipper
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  • American Dipper (displaying the nictitating membrane)
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  • American Dipper (displaying the nictitating membrane, an additional translucent eyelid that allows the creature to see while affording its eyes additional protection. This is especially handy for birds that search for food underwater and for birds of prey flying at high speed, as it prevents their eyes from drying out.
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  • American Dipper in Ashland Creek
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  • Canada Goose
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  • Townsend's Solitaire
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  • Lewis's Woodpecker
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  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet (savoring insects exposed with early-spring budding)
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  • Hairy Woodpecker
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  • White-breastted Nuthatch (raiding the granary of an Acorn Woodpecker)