May 14th is World Migratory Bird Day, a day that celebrates the seasonal movement of birds often north and south along flyway between breeding and wintering grounds. It also focuses on the importance of the conservation of birds through agreements, laws, and treaties. Here is a Red-Wing Blackbird that migrates through our area yearly in… Read More MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
Orange-Crowned Warblers are plain yellow and grayish birds with no wing bars and light eye rings. They are found throughout much of the West and migrants in the Eastern part of North America. Orange-Crowned Warblers are one of the most common warblers in the West. The orange crown is seen only in courtship displays or… Read More ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
Pied-Billed Grebes are smaller waterbirds with lobed toes. They are good swimmers and divers found inland at bays, lakes, ponds and open water with aquatic vegetation throughout much of North America. They feed on water bugs and small fish. They do not do well on land as they are very clumsy on their feet. This… Read More PIED-BILLED GREBE
Great Blue Heron near neighborhood pond.