Archive for October, 2012

The Northern Cardinal

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

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Northern Cardinal – male

 

The Northern Cardinal male is a bright red colored, medium (6-8″) sized bird. The range is eastern states of the US, south into Texas and Mexico. They are very common in my home area of the southern tip of the Baja peninsula , Mexico. (more…)

The Great Egret – Ardea alba

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

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The Great Egret is a very tall, white, stately heron. Field marks are his large size, all white color, long necked with a long, heavy yellow bill. His habitat is ponds, marshes, shores and mudflats. He moves slowly through shallow water feeding on … (more…)