Monthly Archives: February 2011

American Woodcock at Kitt Creek

After learning a lot recently about the Am. woodcock from a talk John Connors gave at Prairie Ridge, I realized that a place I bird at seemed to have all the right habitats in one location. So, I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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Another baldie at Bond

I was at the southern end of the lake and saw an adult bald eagle fly out of the creek area where the lake is shallow. It scared off a bunch of mallards as it flew over them. It then … Continue reading

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3rd-year bald eagle!

Birding only the southern portion of the Lake Trail, I tallied 38 species this morning in 1.5 hours. The most amazing spectacle was a bald eagle (3rd yr.). I got really good looks as the bird circled very low 3 … Continue reading

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Mating Red-shouldered hawks at Salem Pond

I watched a male RS hawk foraging for insects (I think). It would perch low and then fly a short distance to the grass where it appeared to eat something from there, and then return to the perch. This happened … Continue reading

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Common Raven at Kitt Creek

Keith J. and I birded at Kitt Creek lake and beaver impoundment. On the east side, next to Kitt Creek Rd., we saw and heard a C. raven flying toward us. The bird’s wedge-shaped tail was visible, and the bird … Continue reading

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More Siskins at Bond Park

My fingers are still cold after a few hours of early-morning birding around Bond Lake today. The double-note calls of a winter wren perked me up as I walked along the creek near the Oxxford Hunt pool. With a little … Continue reading

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