Kachina Wetlands Preserve is a 70 acre area owned by the Kachina Village Improvement District. It evaporates treated wastewater from Kachina Village, just south of Flagstaff, Arizona. It was created with eight evaporation ponds, of which only a couple have water in them year round. The ponds have formed habitats attractive to wildlife, including birds… Read More KACHINA WETLANDS PRESERVE
I found these birds on a spring morning in the reeds and cattails at Kachina Wetlands Preserve. Learn more about wetlands here: WETLANDS American Coots are a duck-like bird with a white bill, red eyes, and big lobed feet. They are not ducks though, they belong to their own distinct order of birds. They are unique… Read More IN THE REEDS
The Red-Winged Blackbirds are back in my neighborhood. This one was very focused.
Here are photos I took of a couple birds on our feeder (with a built in streaming video camera). My husband created this cool device, it is called the Peep Streaming Bird Feeder. The bird feeder is not only highly entertaining but also encourages engagement with citizen science programs such as Project FeederWatch and eBird. We… Read More BACKYARD BIRDS