Baja BirdNotes – This morning’s birds

March 28th, 2018

Female Black-headed Grossbeak

Spent a pleasant hour with a cup of coffee, photographing the many birds that come to my feeders every morning. I’m going through a liter of necture and 6 ounces of sunflower seeds each day.


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Baja BirdNotes – White-crowned Sparrow

March 27th, 2018

The White-crowned Sparrow is a large sparrow with a small bill and a long tail. The head can look distinctly peaked or smooth and flat, depending on the bird’s attitude.

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BirdNotes – 27 Mar 2018 – Cactus Wren

March 26th, 2018

Common in Baja, Mexico. Noisy, bold and active ground feeder.

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BirdNotes – Mar-13-18 – Baby Hummer Story

March 13th, 2018

I received a telephone call from my good friend Debbie Bonifer about a baby hummer.  The bird had flown or fallen from the nest.  It was a fairly older fledgling, well feathered, wings fully feathered.
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March 12 2018 – Black Headed Grosbeaks

March 12th, 2018

After many months of not writing my daily bird posts, I have resolved to try again. For those of you who get this post in your email, the same post is on my blog Please feel free to invite your friend to join the (somewhat) daily email list by sending me an email to

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: BirdNptes – 6 Aug 2017 – Hummingbirds at my feeders

August 6th, 2017

I have four different hummingbird/oriole feeders. Only one catches the morning sun, so that’s where I drink my morning coffee and photograph hummers.
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BirdNotes – 26 July 2017 – Cardinals

July 26th, 2017

A pair of Northern Cardinals showed up at this mornings feed. I’ll share some of the pics with you :

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BirdNotes – 19 July 2017 – A Lovey, Dovey Love story

July 20th, 2017

Haven’t had the camera out in a couple of weeks. Sitting in the backyard with the camera I spotted a pair of Common Ground Doves doing ‘their thing’. Doves in love, making more doves.

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BirdNotes – 04 July 2017 – Backyard birds

July 4th, 2017

Happy 4th of July …

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BirdNotes – 30 June 2017 – Revisit to this day a year ago – Costa Rica

June 30th, 2017

I’ve been super busy with wood carvings and have remiss in my birding. While I have lots of birds around all day they are the same old guys. I shoot a bunch of photos, but they are all of the same dozen species. For a change of pace, I dug back in the old files and will share the post from Costa Rica a year ago.

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