Towhee’s are from the family of birds Passerellidae, which includes Towhees, American Sparrows, and Juncos. Towhees are seed-eaters. There are eight species of Towhees in North America. Spotted Towhee’s are found in much of the western part of North America. They have very distinct spots on their back and red eyes. This Spotted Towhee was… Read More TOWHEE
Drove in northern Arizona, out to Navajo Bridge in Marble Canyon. On the bridge, I saw California Condor 354 (54), along with his chick, Condor 952 (no tag or transmitter yet). No sign of mother on this morning for me, Condor 496 (H9). Here are some links about California Condors I have posted in the… Read More CONDORS AT MARBLE CANYON
American Flamingos are related to Greater Flamingos from the Caribbean region of the Americas. They are a slim, long neck, wading bird with a thick and sharply bent bill, and webbed feet. They feed by immersing their bill and head in water. In flight, you can see black on the wings. They are generally pink,… Read More AMERICAN FLAMINGO
Here is a Mallard and an American Coot walking together in the mud, close to a local duck pond.